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Saturday, September 9:
Science Saturday

Tuesday, September 12:
Butterflies for Beginners

Saturday, September 16:
Mariposa Martinez Puppet Show
Junior Ranger Program
Coastal Clean Up

Wednesday, September 20:
Advances and Treatments of Atrial Fibrillation

Thursday, September 21:
Vocal Performance
Equinox Labyrinth Walk

Saturday, September 23:
Get in Rhythm - Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Event

Saturday, September 30:
Inspiring Health 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk
National Public Lands Day

Get in Rhythm - Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Event
   Saturday, September 23 at 10:00am
An estimated 5 million Americans are believed to have Atrial Fibrillation, a condition where the heart’s smaller chamber stops beating and fibrillates.

Dr. Paul DiGiorgi, a cardiothoracic surgeon with Lee Memorial Health System, will talk about A-fib and the latest advancements in treatment.

{ Call 239-495-4475 to RSVP }
Inspiring Health 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk
  Saturday, September 30 at 8:00am
Run or walk in this inspiring event at Coconut Point Mall. $30 race entry. Call 239-495-4475 for more information.

Koreshan State Historic Site

Butterflies for Beginners
   Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00am
Join a park naturalist in the Art Hall of the Koreshan State Historic Site for a talk on butterflies of Koreshan State Historic Site and Southwest Florida. Topics will touch on differences between moths and butterflies, butterfly development, plants that support butterflies, netting techniques, tagging and more. Reservations requested. To reserve your space, please visit  http://friendsofkoreshan.org/butterflies-for-beginners/  or call 239-992-0311.

Coastal Cleanup
   Saturday, September 16 at 8:30am
Koreshan State Historic Site, Keep Lee County Beautiful, College of Life Foundation, and the Friends of Koreshan State Historic Site invite one and all to a river cleanup to celebrate The International Coastal Cleanup in collaboration with Keep Lee County Beautiful. We provide canoes, paddles, and life jackets at no charge for registered volunteers wanting to help keep the Estero River beautiful.

To reserve your space call 239-992-0311.
National Public Lands Day
   Saturday, September 30, 9:00am
The College of Life Foundation will facilitate a cleanup at Koreshan State Historic Site. Canoes will launch for an Estero River cleanup to include painting over the graffiti on the Seminole Railroad Bridge. All equipment and supplies will be provided. Advanced reservation is required to participate by calling 239-992-2184.

{ Call (239) 992-0311 to RSVP. }
There are lots more events at the Koreshan State Park, including kayaking, weekly farmer's market, yoga in the park, native plant sales, exercise programs and more.
Happehatchee Center
Celebrating the Autumn Equinox Labyrinth Walk
   Thursday, September 21 at 6:00pm  
Welcome Fall and Harvest Energies and bring the season into being while enjoying the slowing of the Earth and the cycle of enjoying the fruits of our labor both materially and spiritually.
South County Regional Library
Mariposa Martinez Puppet Show
  Saturday, September 16 at 11am 
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Storyteller and puppeteer Katie Adams performs How Color came to the World, an Aztec myth about the origin of the rainbow,The Proud Cuckoo Bird, a Mayan tale from Mexico, Mariposa Martinez, a favorite tale from Cuba about a butterfly, and Medio Pollito, a folktale from Spain that has traveled all over Latin America.

For ages 3 and up. No registration required.
Sponsored by Friends of South County Regional Library, Inc.
Bower School of Music and Art
Vocal Performance
  Thursday, September 21 at 7:30pm 
Young Mexican bass Jose Luis Reynoso recently won first place in both the International Lyrical Singing Competition in Trujillo, Peru, and the National vocal Competition Carlo Morelli in Mexico. Accompanied by Isabelle Aubin on Piano.
There are many other events happening in art, music and theatre starting in September. Click the button below for the full season brochure.
Estero Historical Society
History of a Seminole Indian
  Monday, September 11 at 2:00pm 
A fascinating opportunity to come and hear the history of the Seminole Indians given by Matthew Griffin. Matthew will talk about the war period of 1835-1842 in full Seminole attire. He will also share some materials and artifacts with us and answer any questions you may have about the Seminoles. 
Burroughs Home & Gardens Guided Tour
  Tuesday, September 19 at 9:45am 
Join a guided tour of this beautiful, riverside home, which sits on 2.45 acres overlooking the Caloosahatchee River in historic downtown Fort Myers. 
Estero Community Park
Parkinson's Exercise Class
  Mondays & Wednesdays at 11:00am 
There is evidence that exercise may hold specific benefits for people with Parkinson’s in staying active and relatively limber, and improving balance and motor coordination. Must be a member of the facility to participate. Must contact Michelle Martin with Hope Healthcare Services to register prior to attending class. For more Information: Michelle Martin (239) 985-7727.
Estero High School
Estero Wildcat Sports
Volleyball, Bowling, Swim, Golf, Cross Country, Freshman & JV Football all have events both at home and away in the month of September. Check the schedule for times and locations
No School
  Monday, September 4, Labor Day
Thursday, September 21, Rosh Hashanah
Miromar Outlet Mall

Science Saturday
  Saturday, September 9, 11am
Join Mr. Glen, his Science and Engineering team, and Sylvan Learning Center for interactive science projects that are fun for the whole family. Located in the WINK Playland at Miromar Outlet Mall.
Want to see everything the ECCL has to offer this month?
Estero Council for Community Leaders | P.O. Box 424, Estero, FL 33929 | eccl@esterofl.org