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Clubs and organizations listings: 10-20-15

October 20, 2015
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Editor's Note: Please send club and organization notices to communitynews@breezenewspapers.com. Recurring weekly and monthly notices may alternate and will run space permitting.

Upcoming:

* New Residents Club

The New Residents Club of Cape Coral provides opportunities for new residents of Cape Coral to become acquainted and make friends by participating in group activities such as dinner/dances, game night, sporting events, book clubs, golfing, bowling and more. The club meets at 9 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, at 5819 Driftwood Parkway.

The New Resident's Club is plannning a "spooktacular" time on Oct. 24 when the organization will hold its "Haunted Cape Coral" dance. Costumes encouraged but not required. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway.

Price is $25 for members, $30 for non-members; get your tickets now. Visit the Cape Coral Yacht Club or the NRC website, www.capecoralnewresident.com .

Upcoming speakers include: Nov. 3, Don Paight, Fort myers Downtown Redevelopment.

Dance schedule: Dec. 12, Holiday Spectacular.

Membership is $45 per person for two years. For more information, visit online: www.capecoralnewresident.com.

* Ladies of the Elks

It's the Elks Octoberfest Open House Weekend from Oct. 23rd -25th. Come one, come all to this wonderful open to the public weekend of food, music and fun. Have a great meal at the Elks Friday Dinner Dance from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, then dance the evening away to the mellow music of Jerry Dycke. Or, come entertain us with you own song Friday at Open Mic night with host Robert Gonnelli. Robert keeps the music flowing in the Lounge from 7 PM - 10 PM. On Saturday, October 24th, come out to Antlers Grove and move to the sounds of Ragady. Have a tasty dinner first from 5 PM - 7:30 PM so you have the energy to cut a rug with Ragady. Don't forget the Del Prado's Show on Saturday, Oct. 24th. The festivities begin with cocktails at 5 PM, a delicious buffet dinner at 6 PM, and then the Del Prado's take to the stage at 7 PM. You don't want to miss this one. Tickets on sale in the HCO for $25 per person. For more information on all Elk functions, call 549-1508. And come back Sunday, Oct. 25th for bingo from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Or why not come out to Antlers Grove and play in the bean bag tournament on Sunday. The fun starts at 1 PM.

The Elks have a special promotion going in October and November, which features a very special initiation and re-instatement fee. Come say hello at the booth in the Farmers Market through May 14. Application forms will be available at the booth, in addition to inside the Lodge for anyone who wishes to become an Elk. Tell your family and friends, and let's make our Lodge bigger and better.

The Ladies of the Elks have a board meeting on Oct. 28 at 9:30 AM. All board members and chairpersons should plan to attend.

On Thursday, Oct. 29th the Ladies of the Elks have a Beauty, Health and Wellness luncheon from noon - 2 PM. The cost is $10 per person, and there will be door prizes and raffles with beauty services as the prizes. A special lady will be made up to look 10 years younger, right before our eyes. Come see how you can be a more beautiful you. Call Sandy at 478-0347 before Oct. 26 for tickets and more information.

Have you figured out your costume for the Ladies of the Elks Halloween party on the 31st? Come be spooky, scary or funny with us out in Antlers Grove from 5 - 7 p.m. There will be a prize for the best costume and the runner-up. Food will be served from the regular Saturday menu from 5 PM - 7:30 PM. Then dance the evening away with Tony Blake from 7 - 10 p.m.

Mark your calendar now for the Ladies Club 52 on Nov. 9/ Come play cards and games with us. The cost is $3 at the door, which opens at 11 AM. And don't forget coffee and dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth..

The next S-SW Florida Ladies of the Elks meeting is on Nov. 19 at the Bonita Springs-Estero Lodge. The meeting starts at 11 AM, with a cost of $10. Cape Coral Ladies only, please call Carol at 549-5693 by Nov. 13th to make reservations. If you need information for Elk functions, call 549-1508.

It's the Ladies of the Elks fashion show, "Purple Fantasy" on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 11 AM. Tickets on sale

Ongoing:

* Fraternal Order of Eagles #3957

Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. is our weekly Bingo party, if you like bingo you will have a good time.

Show me the Eagle every Saturday from 2-4 p.m.. Burgers and hot dogs are available in the Tiki Bar immediately afterward. Our kitchen has a great menu for breakfast on Saturday, lunches and dinner during the week.

* German American Social Club

The German American Social Club on 2101 Pine Island Road in Cape Coral invites the public to its Casual Friday Night Dinner and Dance and enjoy some German Gemtlichkeit beginning at 5:30 p.m!!! Music from 7 to 11 p.m. at the German American Social Club on 2101 Pine Island Road in Cape Coral. Dinner served from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. $4 charge for non-members. 283-1400.

* Cape Coral Elks Lodge #2596

Football Season is here! Come join your friends at the Cape Coral Elks every Sunday for fun and great food! See you there! Bean Bag is played every other Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.. registration is at noon. Join the fun and great food!

* Italian American Club

Karaoke Tuesday 6-9 p.m. Like to sing? This is the place to be to showcase your talent! Dinner menu, cash bar.

"Whatever" Wednesday - 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Come out and order off of our new menu with new variety to choose from! Plenty of dance music for a night of fun!

Friday Dine & Dance 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Lounge/Bar opens 5 p.m. New dinner menu of appetizers, salads, subs, entrees and desserts. Dance music! Reservations appreciated. Open seating. Tables of 8 reserved upon request. The Italian American Club, at 4725 Vincennes Blvd., Cape Coral, is open to the public and available for banquets, wedding receptions and parties. Note: Office hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Monday - Closed) Reservations Office (239) 542-6515 website: www.capecoralitalianamericanclub.com

Weekly:

* Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral

The Kiwanis Club of Cape Coral meeting and buffet dinner is held at 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of every month at the Kiwanis Hall, 360 Santa Barbara Blvd. Visit mycapecoralkiwanis.org

* Rotary Club of Cape Coral

Want to find out what Rotary is all about? The Rotary Club of Cape Coral meets every Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the La Venezia, 4646 S.E. 11th Place. (East end of Club Square) Join us for networking at 7:30, program starts at 8 a.m. Breakfast: $10.

* Rotary Club of Cape Coral Sunset

Rotary Club of Cape Coral Sunset will meet every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Mariner Rm of Marker 92 at the Westin, Cape Coral Resort at Mariner Village 5951 Silver King Blvd. Questions call 549-4471

* Cape Coral Rotary Club Goldcoast

Cape Coral Rotary Club Goldcoast meets each Friday at 11:45 & ending promptly at 1 p.m. We welcome you to visit and enjoy meeting and networking with club members, executives and business owners within the community. There is usually a great guest speaker on hand during the luncheon bringing us up to date on the local market & atmosphere. Come out and meet great people, learn something new about the area and have a fantastic lunch. Address: 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. in the Gulf Coast Village Auditorium. Contact info@goldcoastrotary.org

* Cape Coral Quilters Guild

The Cape Coral Quilters Guild meets every Monday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2911 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral. We welcome anyone interested in quilting. For more information call or e-mail Dianne Zinszer at cell 239-220-4555 or dezinszer@yahoo.com

* Dulcimer Club

Southwest Florida Dulcimer Club meet every Tuesday night (year round) at 7 p.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. For additional info email: vicdonmagg@aol.com or call 652-4214.

* Harney Point Kiwanis

Harney Point Kiwanis Club meets Wednesdays at the Elks Lodge, 4631 SE 10th Place

Meetings are held:

The first and third Wed. noon-1 p.m.

second and fourth, Wed 5:30-6:30 p.m

fifh Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m. Social event

* Caloosa Dive Club

The Caloosa Dive Club welcomes all SCUBA divers - new and experienced. The group usually meets the first, second and third Thursday of the month at the Tony Rotino Center at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5817 Driftwood Parkway. Social hour, with snacks, is at 7:15 p.m.; the meeting starts promptly at 8. When we aren't diving, we have social functions, and the second Thursday is usually a dinner. So, divers, (and your families), come on down and join us! For more info, contact Dawn Steedman at 239-573-9417 or rlumenator@aol.com

Monthly:

* Korean War Veterans

A Korean War Veterans luncheon is held every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Invest in America's Veteran's Foundation museum, at 4820 Leonard St.All other veterans are welcome to come. The luncheons are free; donations are appreciated. For information, call (239) 690-7715.

* MOAA

The Calusa chapter of the Military Officers Association of America normally meets the second Saturday of each month from September through May. The meetings will start at 9 a.m. with a buffet breakfast followed by an entertaining presentation, usually a noted speaker. A short business meeting then will follow. Call Dixie Buick at 239-945-5030 for reservations and location. For additional information about the organization, contact Tim Cook, the membership chair, at 239-945-6155. The MOAA exists to enhance and protect the rights and benefits of all military officers and their families.

* U.S. Submarine Veterans

The monthly meetings of U.S. Submarine Veterans (BarbBase) are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cape Coral Elks Lodge on S.E. 46th Lane, corner of S.E. 10th Place (Club Square), at 7 p.m. Call 542-3038 or 458-1136.

* American Merchant Marine Veterans

The American Merchant Marine Veterans holds a luncheon meeting the third Tuesday of the month (except July and August) at 11:30 a.m. at the SWFL?Military Museum, 4820 Leonard St., Cape Coral. The luncheon is $13. 543-4072.

* Fleet Reserve Association

Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), S. W. Florida Branch 118 meets the second Thursday of every month, at noon at the Elks Lodge, 4631 S.E. 10th place, Cape Coral All enlisted personnel that served or are currently serving in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard including reserve components are welcome. Contacts: 239-898-8212 or 239-567-0740

* Destroyer Escort Sailors Association

Looking for DE/DD shipmates? The Destroyer Escort Sailors Association gathers at the Cape Coral Veterans Foundation Museum, 4820 Leonard St., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every third Thursday each month. DE, DD, sailors, Coast Guard and ladies are welcome. For more information, call Werner Grabner at 239-458-8471.

* Police Association of Cape Coral

The Police Association of Cape Coral, a.k.a. "The Cop Shop," is at 822 S.E. 46th Lane in Cape Coral, (239) 549-7223. We are made up of active or retired police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel from all over the United States. We also have associate members that were not police, fire, or EMTs. We have our own building with a fully stocked bar, a separate meeting room, and a brand new commercial kitchen that is in the process of being built. We are open 7 days a week with plenty of parking. Monthly meeting is the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. We are actively seeking new members so come over and join us!

* DAR

The DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Lawrence Kearny Chapter meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd. at 11:30 a.m. Reservations are required for luncheon. The cost is $13. The meeting is open but reservations are needed: fllittlemac@embarqmail.com or (863) 885-1514.

* SAR

The Caloosa Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) hold luncheon meetings on the second Wednesday of each month - October through May - at the Helm Club at the Landings Yacht, Golf & Tennis Club in Fort Myers. For more infomration contact Russell Radcliffe 239-949-6620 or email russradcliffe@gmail.com

* Lee County Civil War Roundtable

The Lee County Civil War Roundtable group meets monthly the first Wednesday of the month, from 12:30 to 3 p.m., at the Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, 1502 Cape Coral Parkway, E.. Contact Dave Garcia, 216-513-9806

* Cape Coral Civic Association

The Cape Coral Civic Association meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, Driftwood Parkway. Meetings are open to the public.

Membership fees are $20 per year for the entire family. For more info call 677-1173.

* Cape Republican Club

The Cape Coral Republican Club meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Fletcher's Grille & Spirits, 627 Cape Coral Parkway. Social time begins at 6:30 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Call 540-7725.

Email capecoralrepublicanclub.com

* Democratic Club

The Democratic Club of Cape Coral meets the third Saturday of the month, 12:30 p.m. for social time, at 1 p.m for the meeting, at 1216 SW 4th Street, Unit 6 (off Pine Island Road behind the Bonefish Grill Plaza)

Contact Kay Nichols; 239-209-8668

* Libertarian Party

The Libertarian Party of Lee County (LPLC) meets the first Wednesday of each month from 7 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. in the Judge Landis or Useppa rooms of Shoeless Joe's restaurant within the Crowne Plaza at Bell Tower in South Fort Myers. They welcome liberty minded individuals of all party affiliations. Dinner is served from Shoeless Joe's between 7 and 7:45 (self-pay). The program follows at 7:45. For more information see www.facebook.com/leelibertarians, or call the Lee Libertarians at (239) 245-9267.

* Friends of the NW Regional Library

The Friends of the NW Regional Library hold meetings on the first Tuesday of every month. Annual membership is $10 for individuals, $15 for families. Contact friendsnwlibrary@yahoo.com for info on how you can support your local library and its ongoing programs and events.

* Friends of the Cape Coral Library

The Friends of the Cape Coral Library meet the third Saturday of the month in January, March, May, September and November at 9:30 a.m. To learn more about programs sponsored by the Friends of the Cape Coral Library or our organization, check the web at capefriends.org or call the Hotline at 349-2572.

* Cape Coral Kiwanis Club

The Cape Coral Kiwanis Club meeting and buffet dinner is held at 6 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Kiwanis Hall, 360 Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral. Cost of dinner is $8 per person. For further information and opportunities to participate in the Kiwanis Club contact the secretary Richard Rolfe at 239-910-2176 or email: secretary@mycapecoralkiwanis.org or visit www.mycapecoralkiwanis.org.

* New Residents Club

The New Residents Club of Cape Coral provides opportunities for new residents of Cape Coral to become acquainted and make friends by participating in group activities such as dinner/dances, game night, sporting events, book clubs, golfing, bowling and more. The club meets at 9 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, at 5819 Driftwood Parkway. Speakers are invited to share with the club information with regards to public safety, the government, wildlife and more. Membership is $45 per person for two years. For more information, visit online: www.capecoralnewresident.com.

* Cape Coral Lions Club

The Cape Coral Lions Club meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 5 pm. The first Thursday meetings are dinner meetings at Perkins Restaurant, 1502 Cape Coral Parkway, Cape Coral, and the third Thursday meetings are at Room 152,Cape Coral First United Methodist Church, 4118 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral. Interested persons are welcome to show up at any meeting. For further information, see our Facebook page CAPE CORAL LIONS CLUB, or call our club secretary @ 802-745-8632."

* Cape Coral Social Club

The Social Club has been in existence since 1968 serving the community of Cape Coral. All residents are welcome to attend a meeting and/or the dinner dance.

The club offers members a way to meet new friends, attend special events, coffee social, pot lucks, dinner theater,, etc., so whether you are a married couple or a single, come and enjoy the many benefits that the Social Club has to offer.

Membership dues are $20 per person. For further information visit the website: capecoralsocialclub.org/

* The Caloosa Gyro Club

The Caloosa Gyro Club has two stag meetings a month, they are on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Stag meeting will be either a luncheon or a dinner. Also once a month we will have a couple's meeting that will include wives, girl friends, or significant others. The couples night is a night out at a restaurant, a house party or just a friendly get together with a pot luck dinner. See gyro4.org for more info.

* Gulfshore Singles Club

Gulfshore Singles Club is a non-sectarian organization of legally single men and women, ages 45-80, formed for the purpose of developing friendships and having fun. The calendar of events is quite varied and geared toward having something for almost everyone to enjoy. The meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays of the month at the Fort Myers Christian Church, 5916 Winkler Road, Fort Myers. All legally single people, ages 45-80 are welcome. Call: 239-549-1124 or visit gulfshoresinglesswfla.com

* Bunco

Let's play Bunco! Men and women make time for fun, the second Thursday of the month till May. Games start at 12:30 p.m, $5 admission at the door. Prizes, laughs and refreshments. You can learn as you play! St. Katharine Drexel Parish Hall, 1922 SW 20th Ave, Cape Coral.

* Southwest Florida Ship Modelers Guild

The Southwest Florida Ship Modelers Guild invites anyone interested in building wooden ship models, or interested in becoming a wood ship modeler, to contact the guild at SWFSMG@gmail.com or call Russ at 458-9383 for more information. The group meets the second and fourth Saturday of the month at the Riverside Community Center, 3061 E. Riverside Fr. Fort Myers. Meetings start at 9:30 a.m.

* Cape Coral Sailing Club

The Cape Coral Sailing Club welcomes all boaters, both sail and power to their monthly meetings at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. except for November when it is the fifth Wednesday and December when there is no meeting. For more info visit: capecoralsailingclub.org

* Cape Coral 912

Cape Coral 912, a community-based organization, presenting and teaching the Constitution and constitutional principles to school-age children, holds its monthly meeting on the second Saturday of each month at Rodino's Pizzeria at 11 a.m. The address is 2110 Santa Barbara. Participation is open to everyone, no membership dues. Visit www.cape912.com

* Cape Coral Irish American Club

The Cape Coral Irish American Club meets the first Thursday of the month from September through April at the Cape Coral MLS Building at 918 S.E. 46th Lane.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in learning about Irish culture is welcome.

* Garden Club of Cape Coral

The Garden Club of Cape Coral meets the second Wednesday of each month (except June, July and August) at the Cape Coral Art League, 516 Cultural Park Blvd. On-stie parking. Social time is 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; the meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. Men and women are welcome to join the club. Contact Sylvia Swartz, 239-339-3778.

* AARP

AARP Cape Coral Chapter 188 meets 1 p.m. the third Friday at Lake Kennedy Senior Center, 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Call 458-0834 or 574-2463

* Southwest Florida 10-13 Club

The Southwest Florida 10-13 Club, Inc. is an association of retired New York City police officers. The club also welcomes other retired police officers of other cities and state to join. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Elks Cape Coral Lodge, 4431 S.E. 10th Place (Club Square). Call Neil O'Connor, president 239-540-7232.

* ABWA

ABWA Cape Coral Caloosa Chapter meets the third Wednesday of every month at the Gulf Coast Village at 6 p.m for networking. Calling all professional business women who want to get involved in the community. For reservations call, 239-549-1199.

* Chapter FL2G, Gold Wing Road Riders Association

Chapter FL2G, Gold Wing Road Riders Association, holds its monthly chapter meeting the fourth Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. at The Golden Coral, 410 Andalusi Blvd., Cape Coral. Join the group for food and friendship. For more information, call the chapter directors at (239) 560-0500. All motorcycle riders welcome.

General

* Volunteers needed

Support our local veterans by volunteering to help The Veteran's Midpoint Memorial Charitable Trust, Inc.The Trust oversees improvements at Eco Park in Cape Coral.

Veterans, or veterans families preferred, but people who support our military are welcome to find out about our organization. For information, call Gary Bowler 549-2822.

* Calendar Girls

The Calendar Girls award-winning dance team is always looking for new talent. Call Katherine 239-850-6010. www.calendargirlsflorida.com

 
 
 

 

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