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ISLAND SUN - JANUARY 6, 2017
Island Seniors At
Center 4 Life
Meet your friends and make some
new ones at the Center 4 Life.
Browse through the following
activities, then stop by to sign up.
Page Turners with Louise
Fitzgerald and Ann Hartman – If
you are not on the Page Turners list and
wish to be, email email@example.com or
contact the center.
Wednesday, January 11 at 2:30
p.m . Featured book: Lab Girl by Hope
Jahren – “Lab Girl is the story of a girl
who becomes a scientist. It’s also the story
of a career and the endless struggles over
funding, recognition and politics that get in
the way. It’s the story of the plants and soil
she studies. But – and this is the weirdest,
coolest part about this book – it is really
the story of two lab partners and their
uncommon bond” – Washington Post
Morikami Museum and Japanese
Gardens Private Tour – Tuesday,
January 10, Cost is $48 for members and
$58 for non-members.
Take an in-depth look at the current
exhibits (including the Origami exhibit) in
the museum galleries, the Seishinan Tea
House, the Donald B. Gordon Memorial
Library as well as a brief introduction
of the gardens. After the private tour,
lunch is on your own at the Morikami’s
Cornell Café. After lunch, tour Rojien:
The Garden of the Drops of Dew. Round
trip transportation is included. Limited to
30 participants, first come, first served.
Advanced registration is required by
Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farms
Tour and Lunch – Wednesday, January
25. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for
This is a repeat favorite of a casual farm
walking tour where you can see the free
range animals and learn more about the
organic and holistic methods used at Rosy
Tomorrows Farm. The pre-fixe lunch is all
fresh from the farm and prepared by the
head chef and staff. You will also have the
opportunity to purchase organically grown
produce, organically raised and pastured
meats and prepared foods. Carpooling is
available. Advance registration required by
Friday, January 20.
Edison Ford Winter Estates Inside
The Homes Tour and River Cruise
– Monday, January 30. Cost is $67 for
members and $72 for non-members.
Begin the adventure with a scenic
river cruise, narrated by a knowledgeable
captain and docent. Lunch is on your
own at Pinchers Restaurant, located on
the Caloosahatchee. After lunch, take a
tour inside the homes, where you will step
back in time and imagine Fort Myers as
it was for Thomas Edison. Discover how
Edison lived, studied, dined and entertained
in this behind-the-scenes tour. Advance
registration is required by Friday, January
27. Limited to 20 participants, first come,
Arts & Crafts Fair – Saturday,
February 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More
than 40 local vendors will be selling their
creative designs. Pottery, shell designs,
paintings, fabric art, jewelry, glass works,
books, tropical plants, photography,
wreaths, canned goods and much more.
Sponsored by the Center 4 Life and Island
Seniors, Inc. There will be a bargain priced
hot dog lunch for hungry guests.
Learn To Play Mahjongg with
Katie Reid – January 23 to 27 from
9:30 a.m . to 12:30 p.m . Cost is $15 for
members and $30 for non-members.
Class is limited to four or eight students
(to fill a table to practice). You must be able
to attend all five classes. All supplies are
provided. Register in advance.
Learn To Play Bridge with Christl
and Bruce Smith – January 30,
February 1, 6 and 8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m .
Cost is $20 for members and $35 for
Class is limited to eight students and
you must be able to attend all four classes.
Register in advance.
Cost for all games is $2.50 for
members and $5 for non-members. Prizes
will be awarded.
Bridge – Monday and Wednesday.
Register by noon; the game begins at
12:30 p.m .
Mahjongg – Monday and Thursday at
12:30 p.m .
Hand & Foot – Thursday at 12:30
New Game: Hearts – Friday at 12:30
New Game: BINGO – Friday, January
Kayaking offered on Tuesdays and
Thursdays, January through March
– Janurary 3 and 5 (weather permitting) at
8:30 a.m . There is space for 16 people on
eight two-person kayaks and limited space
for those who own their own kayaks.
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The shooting of a Sanibel police
officer last November was a wake-
up call, reminding us all that mental
illness can be a dangerous fact of life. Does
Lee County offer quality, affordable mental
The League of Women Voters of
Sanibel is hosting The Health of our
Mental Health System luncheon at noon
on Thursday, January 19 at the Sundial
Beach Resort and Spa. Open to the public,
featured speakers are Vacharee Howard
with the National Alliance on Mental Illness
for Lee, Charlotte and Hendry
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First Aid Tools
Join Karen Semmelman, an
Advanced Energy Medicine
Practitioner and former
matrimonial lawyer, to experience
your own energies shift as you learn
tools that you take home with you!
The Wednesday, January 11 workshop
from 6 to 8 p.m. (the first in a series
of four this year) on First Aid includes
learning tools for tension headaches,
neck and shoulder tightness, digestion
issues, depression, stopping colds and
flus, reducing pain and many more.
Energy Medicine provides the tools
to add to our collective health care
kit... for ourselves, our families and
our community. Free, self-applied
and effective, it is powerful and
During this workshop, you will
learn “hands on” tools that take five
minutes daily to shift the “Bla’s” to
“A h Ha’s” with Eden Energy Medicine.
The November issue of Bottom Line
Personal extolls the virtues of energy
medicine. Work with subtle energies to
restore your energy when tired; sharpen
your memory; boost your immune
system; and alleviate stress and pain.
After addressing the 5-Minute Routine,
learn First Aid tools to take home
with you and share with your family
and friends. It works, it’s fun, it’s easy
and it’s under your control. Empower
yourself with EEM. Join Karen to gain
the gift of knowledge to self-heal.
Next month’s workshop will be to
Explore Homeopathy, Another Form
of Energy Medicine. Join Semmelman
and Burke Lennihan, RN, CCH on
Wednesday, February 8 from 4 to 6
p.m. Lennihan wrote the book, Yo u r
Natural Medicine Cabinet. Learn
from a practicing homeopath about
homeopathy and its rich vibrational
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photo courtesy League of Women Voters
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