Thursday, June 1, 2017

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2017-06-01 / What to Do, Where to Go
Florida Weekly Publication June 1st, 2017

Rapunzel – By Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre June 2-23. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or
Clue: The Musical – By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through June 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278- 4422 or
Right Bed, Wrong Husband – By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre June 15-July 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or
Whatever Happened To Baby Jane: A Parody Of The Horror – By Laboratory Theater of Florida June 16-July 15. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or

Aladdin Jr. – By students in Gulfshore Playhouse’s STAR Academy summer camp at 7 p.m. June 22-23 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or

Sister Act: The Musical – By The Naples Players June 29-July 30 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or
The Cocktail Hour – By The Studio Players July 21-Aug. 6 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 398-9192 or
Into the Woods – By students in Gulfshore Playhouse’s STAR Academy summer camp at 4 and 7 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or
For The Birds – Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center presents a program about shorebird migration from 9-10:30 a.m. Instructor Adam DiNuovo is manager of the Shorebird Stewardship Program for Audubon Florida. $15 includes a light breakfast. Registration required. 300 Tower Road. 530-5490 or 

Music in the Garden – Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform a chamber concert at 1 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. 643-7275 or
Art Talk – South Regional Library hosts a lecture about Bernini and the Baroque era at 2 p.m. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. Free. 252-7542 or
Free Concert – Wilder Sons and Sprout perform from 6-9 p.m. on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or
More Free Music – Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform works by Schubert, Haydn, Berger and Ives at 5 p.m. at South Regional Library. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or
Dog Daze – Pups and their people can enjoy pet-friendly specials and entertainment from 6-9 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or
Opera Night – Tenor Livio Ferrari performs at Barbatella while guests enjoy a special four-course menu starting at 7 p.m. $65. 1290 Third St. S. 263- 1955 or
FRIDAY On 6.2 
Foreign Film – South Regional Library screens “Labyrinth of Lies” (Germany, 2014) at 2 p.m. A story that exposes the conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up Nazi crimes during World War II. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252- 7542 or
Art Reception – Center for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, “Heat of the Moment,” from 6-8 p.m. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or
Ad Libbing – Stage II Improv performs at 8 tonight and 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday at Sugden Community Theater. $10- $20. 263-7990 or
To Market, To Market – Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or
Swamp Meditation – Bethany Gonzalez leads a meditation session from 9-11 a.m. in the amphitheater at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp. $10 for members, $20 for others. 349-9151 or
Wonder in the Garden – Kids are invited to Naples Botanical Garden to learn how art and science collide through themed activities from 10:30-1:30 p.m. today and Sunday in the Smith Children’s Garden. Free with regular admission. 643-4737 or
In the Hole – Bone Hook Brewing Co. hosts a corn hole tournament and more fun, including live music by Wilder Sons & Sprout and The Ben Allen Band starting at 11:30 a.m. and continuing throughout the day. 1514 Immokalee Road. 631- 8522 or
Choir Concert – The Southwest Florida Gay and Lesbian Chorus performs its 2017 “True Colors of Pride” concert at 7 p.m. at Laboratory Theater of Florida. $15. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or
Funny Guy – Comedian Eddie Ift (“Chelsea Lately,” “Last Comic Standing”) performs tonight and Sunday, June 4, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 495-8989 or
Brushes Up – Vino’s Picasso hosts a family paint party at 11 a.m. $25 includes materials and instruction. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-8750 or
Pro-Am – Talented amateur musicians perform great orchestral works alongside the Naples Philharmonic at 7 p.m. at Artis—Naples. 597-1900 or
SUNDAY On 6.4 
Got Some Pipes – Artis—Naples shows off its 3,604-pipe Casavant organ with a program of a wide range of music performed by the area’s best organists at 3 p.m. 597-1900 or
Meet The Composer – Center for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a multimedia presentation about Mozart at 3 p.m. $22. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495- 8989 or
MONDAY On 6.5 
Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts a performance by Raiford Starke with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or
Films for Film Lovers – Center for the Arts Bonita Springs screens “Max Manus: Man of War” (2008) at 7 p.m. The true story of one of the most brilliant saboteurs of World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or
Pup Patrol – Naples Botanical Garden welcomes friendly, leashed dogs to accompany their owners from 8-11 a.m. Free for member dogs, regular admission plus $9.95 for non-members and their pooches. Dog-walking hours are also from 3-5 p.m. Thursday and 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday. 643-4737 or
Meet the Author – New York Times bestselling author Ann Kidd Taylor, the daughter of Marco Island resident and bestselling author Sue Monk Kidd, discusses her newest book, “The Shark Club,” a novel about love, loss and sharks in the Gulf of Mexico, at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. 592-5100 or
Wild Wednesdays – Naples Botanical Garden hosts tours of its upland preserve from 9-10 a.m. each Wednesday through summer. Free with regular admission. Long sleeves, hat and sunglasses recommended. 643-4737 or
Lifelong Learning – Naples Botanical Garden hosts a presentation on practical approaches to well-being from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or . 
Two to Tango – El Gaucho Inca hosts tango music and dancing with Adrian Batista from 5:30-9:30 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or
Holocaust Doc – Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida screens the documentary “We Testify: Hidden Children of the Holocaust” at 3 p.m. at Naples Regional Library. 650 Central Ave. 262- 4130 or
Jig Is Up – Traditional Irish musicians take the stage and kick up their heels at 7 p.m. at Riptide Brewing Company. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or
Free Film – Naples Regional Library screens “La La Land” (2016) at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 8. A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or
Story Time – Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis presents “The Company We Keep” from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 9, at the office of Dr. Joel Ying. $15. Ms. Ellis also leads a workshop for storytellers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 10. 2335 Tamiami Trail N. www.elizabethellisnaples2017. 
Psychic Fair – Spirit’s Row Psychic Fair brings readers and vendors to Unity Church of Bonita Springs to raise money for local children in need from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 10. Entry is $5, with readings priced separately. More info at the Spirit’s Row Psychic Fair Facebook page. 947-4100 or
Nature Film – The Conservancy of Southwest Florida screens Disneynature’s “Earth” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, June 10. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 262-0304 or
Alone Together Again – Dave Mason and his band bring their “Along Together Again” tour to the Southwest Florida Event Center (formerly the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center) at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 10. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or
Danger Zone – Paul Schaffer & The World’s Most Dangerous Band perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $75. 800-514-3849 or
Songwriter Showcase – The Marco Players hosts a performance by Austin Church with a post-performance reception, Q&A with the musician and jam session from 7-10 p.m. Monday, June 12. $30-$35. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642- 7270 or ¦

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