Greek Fest to entertain this weekend
Greek Fest will celebrate the rich heritage of Greece with authentic homemade Greek food and pastries, live music, carnival rides and dance performances. There will be live music by Demetrios & The Islanders.
The festival began Friday, March 1, and continues today, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and noon to 5 p.m., Sunday, at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, 8210 Cypress Lake Drive, in Fort Myers.
Admission is $5 for an all-weekend pass. Children age 11 and under get in free.
There will be raffles, including one for a choice of a featured vehicle or $25,000. Merchandise vendors will be on hand, and church tours will be conducted.
A portion of the proceeds from the festival go to Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida, Meals On Wheels and Communities Cooperative Ministries Incorporated.
For more information, call 481-2099 or go to www.greekfestfortmyers.com.
Ethnic Bake Sale
All Saints Byzantine Catholic Church in North Fort Myers will hold an Ethnic Bake Sale Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Several ethnic baked goods will be available, such as nut roll, poppyseed rolls, cookies and a variety of breads, along with six varieties of pirohi and stuffed cabbage.
Also available will be Easter Bread -both egg and white raisin.
The church is located at 10291 Bayshore Road, east of I-75 and a quarter mile west of the Lee County Civic Center.
For information, call 239-543-6363.
Rick Strickland in concert
Award-winning Southern Gospel tenor Rick Strickland will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church.
Strickland is a former member of the J D Stamps Gospel Quartet and an
inductee of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. Come hear his testimony
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church is located at 8260 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers. For more information call 239-481-3233. There will be a free-will offering.
Currently a revival is in progress, leading to a crusade, scheduled for June 1, "My City - God's City" with Pastor Maddox.
Tickets are still available for the fund-raising banquet to be held Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. Come and enjoy the food and program. Tickets are $25 for adults $10 for children, with youngsters 10 years and under under 3 years old - free.
Starting May 11, a Creation Health Seminar will be held with a time to be posted at a later date
Starting Saturday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m., "Speak Out," an open forum, Give it to God" will be held. Ask questions on issues, problems, desires, burdens, concerns and by all means Testimonies welcome. This will be a quarterly event.
The Community Garden Experience is held Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon. The reaping is tasting great.
For more information, call Pastor Robert Ferguson at 239-878-6750. The church is located at 14830 Palm Beach Blvd., Fort Myers.
4th Annual Total Growth Conference Building Ministries Together
Six dynamic speakers will share their experiences and insights on church growth at the upcoming Total Growth Conference in Fort Myers.
This conference is free of charge, including complimentary lunch, and is taking place Thursday, March 7, at Next Level Church, 12400 Plantation Road, Fort Myers, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Presented by the National Association of Church Design Builders and sponsored by J.L. Wallace, Inc. General Contractors, the Total Growth Conference is intended for pastors, church leaders and committee members who wish to learn more about growing their churches and building for that growth.
More information on the conference can be found at www.totalgrowthconference.com. Attendees can register on the website, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by calling Staci at 239-333-1551. Seating at the conference is limited; register early to ensure your seat.
Easter Egg Hunt
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church in Fort Myers invites the community to come to a free Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 30, 10 a.m. Be sure to bring your Easter basket!
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church is located at 8260 Cypress Lake Drive. For more information, call 239-481-3233 or visit the church's web site at www.clpc.us.
Easter Services at Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church welcomes the community to join the congretation as it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ during Easter services on Sunday, March 31.
Service times are 6:45 a.m,, Sunrise Service; 8 and 11 a.m., traditional celebrations; 9 a.m., Praise celebration; and 11 a.m., Iglesia Presbiteriana (service in Spanish).
For more information, call 239-481-3233 or visit the church's web site at www.clpc.us.
Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church is located at 8260 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort Myers.