EyeOnMarco,  Friday, October 4, 2019.
 "News, Happenings & Opportunities"    
                                       "Enjoy Our Paradise "
BILL'S  MACHINATIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS!!
1.  QUOTE OF THE WEEK:    "You have enemies? Good. It means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life."  -- Sir Winston Churchill
     
2. FOOD FOR THOUGHT:  "I don't make jokes, I just watch the government and report the facts."  --   Will Rogers
 
  NOTED MARCO ISLAND AUTHORS & JOURNALIST'S   
  Don Farmer & Chris Curle.have just released another thriller    FATAL AMBITION   which is now available on Amazon and soon to be at Sunshine Booksells. Marco Island.  
Bad men, feisty women and ambitions that turn deadly.  
What more can we ask for!  Read more.  Flyer.

 MARCO MOVIES--PLAYING NOW!!!
Marco Movies
 NOW PLAYING: NEW:  JOKER & RAMBO  also playing   ABDOMINABLE. & DOWNTON ABBEY.
  Show times:  Link. Tickets:  Link.


       FOOD, BEER, WINE, POPCORN, STEAKS AND LOTS MORE!!!!!  
      THUNDER STORMS, COLD, RAIN ----COME EARLY-BEST SEATS! 

   MATINEE'S WILL BE BACK IN NOVEMBER!!!
 10 DAY WEATHER FORECAST!!!
    
              10   DAY WEATHER FORECAST.      
 
 LOTS OF SHOWERS, GREAT TIME FOR A MOVIE!!!!!
COMING SOON:  ISLAND THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS "FROZEN"!!
COMING SOONISLAND THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS "FROZEN",Show dates are: November 2, 3, 8, 9 &10.The Box Office is open and tickets are currently on sale for the  production of  FROZEN JR. and just days before FROZEN 2 comes out in theaters. Almost 40 locals "actors/actresses" are participating. with  memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, with five new songs written for the Broadway production.  Flyer.
KEEP SMILING!
KEEP SMILING!       
 
HONOR OUR HEROES--NEVER FORGET!!
                      GOD BLESS OUR GREAT COUNTRY!!!
Flag "We live in the land of the free because of the brave!"   Powmia
              Pray for our military and their families!!
                             ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL!
 
LOCAL HEADLINES:
CORRECTION.   Marijuana: Last week I said that Council member Grifoni was head of Independent Party. It was the Libertarian Party. for many years and openly supported recreational marijuana.
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1. Buckling up in the backseat wouldn't be optional anymore if a Florida bill becomes law.  Link.
2. Lowest Crime Rate Seven Years in a Row, 20 Judicial Circuit.  Link.
3. Marco City Council sets legislative priorities for Fl lobbyist.  Link.
4. Fl proposal bans holding/touching a smartphone while driving. Link.
5. Marco Car Ace Samples British Historic Race.  Link.
  What-a- gad-about.  Keith looks like he may be defecting.
WORLD HEADLINES!!
1. CDC warns flu season could be one of the worst.  Link.
2. Your license might not be good enough to travel with next year.  Link.
3. Coca-Cola Energy is coming to the U.S..  Link.
4. RECALL: Ford issues recalls for 2019 F-Series Super Duty, 2020 Explorer and Escape.  Link.
5. Brown bear photo-bombs 'oblivious' fishermen,  LInk.
  They are hoping they do NOT catch anything-bear may be hungry!
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AMERICA'S BOATING CLUB MARCO ISLAND. SEASON'S COURSE SCHEDULE!!
AMERICA'S BOATING CLUB MARCO ISLAND( ABClub - MI) today announced its boating education program for the 2019-20 Season.                                          
"If you want to be a better, safer boat operator, America's Boating Club has a course for you," said Tom Morr, Commander of ABClub - MI. "We teach the knowledge and skills to make operators, regardless of their watercraft type, confident and  capable boaters." 

         Read more about the club:  Flyer
         Check out this season's courses:  Flyer.
OCTOBER HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!
OCTOBER HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!
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CITY: TOP TEN THINGS TO KNOW FOR OCTOBER..   Flyer.
 
CITY: FALL ACTIVITIES GUIDE.  Flyer.
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1. October 5, Saturday. D ICK SHANAHAN MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by MI Police

Foundation. Cash prizes, Hole-in One Prize. Island Country Club. Everyone Welcome. 
Flyer.


2. October 6, Sunday1-3PM.   AUDITIONS: THE GOLDEN CHARM OF MARCO ISLAND   will be held at the

  Mackle Park Community Center on Sunday October 6th,from 1 PM to 3PM.  Flyer.

They are seeking as many as 5 men and 5 women (some double casting is possible).
4 women, 35-50 years old, 1 woman 65-75, 3 men 40-55
1 man 60-75, 1 man 25-35




3. October 8, Tuesday, 4:30-7PM.   OCTOBER FEAST DINNER sponsored by San Marco Knights of Columbus benefiting MIPD & MIFD Foundations.   Flyer.

4. October  10, Thursday, 4:30-6:30PM.  PHYICIANS REGIONAL MARCO OPEN HOUSE
                                                                                                                                      
Come meet some of their Doctor's and enjoy free screenings          
and light refreshments.
           Flyer.


5.  October 12, Saturday.  CHRISTMAS ISLAND STYLE 2019 OPEN   sponsored by F-Troop - Island  Country Club.  Men's women, mixed shotgun and lot of prizes.    Flyer.






6. October 12,Saturday, 8-10AM. BEACH CLEAN-UP sponsored by MI Civic Association. 

Location: Residents Beach.  Everyone/volunteers welcome.  Flyer.



7. October 14, Monday.  BINGO AT JCMI, Winterberry Dr.  Last Bingo is the first Monday in May, the 4th.
Doors open at 5:30, Bonanza posted at 6PM. First game starts at 7PM. FREE Kosher Hot Dog Supper with pickles, relish, sauerkraut, chips & baked goods. Coffee. 1 FREE Bonanza.   Print coupon & present at door!  FREE Food, Coffee & Tea. Print a coupon for 1  FREE Bonanza, FREE coupons for pizze & haircut/manicurestyling..    Flyer
  
8.  October 16,, Wednesday, 11AM.   CALLING ALL FRIENDS OVER 60.    Join us (the Marco YMCA and Our Daily Bread Food Pantry) for a free lunch the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Marco Lutheran Church on Collier.  This is a collaboration between the Marco Island YMCA and Our Daily Bread Food Pantry and co-sponsored by the Marco Lutheran Church.  With the support of local restaurants, businesses and sponsors, a luncheon (free of charge) is open to all area residents "60 or better". Each monthly event includes a time for networking, lunch, a program, and door prizes. Lunch will be sponsored by Discovery Village in Naples with a wonderful lunch from Stonewalls. We also offer rides to and from the Lutheran Church.  We hope you can join us, just contact Nancy Kot to let her know you with be with us 706-566-8532 or  email: lunchwithfriendsmarco@gmail.com to RSVP.    Flyer.

9.  October 17, Thursday, doors open at 5:30PM-till?   KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO , PARISH  CENTER, San Marco Catholic Church.  Bingo will run every Thursday from October 17, 2019 to November 14, 2019.  Bingo will resume on January 2, 2020.  No credit cards accepted.  This event is open to the public and everyone is invited.  Come join us for an evening of fun and games and celebrate the 42nd anniversary of K of C Bingo.  For more information, contact 239-389-5633 or website at www.marcoknights.com.   Flyer.

10. October 20, Sunday, 5:30-7PM .   5TH ANNUAL DISCO DAVE MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT.
Rookery at Naples.   Dave is missed and was a real friend to many Marcoite's. Flyer.


11. October 21,24, 28, 31 & Nov 4. 6:15PM.   AMERICA's BOATING COURSE.
  Provides basic knowledge and bascic skills required to be a safe boater & much more. oat handling, Charts, Anchoring, Sound & Light signals, VHF Radio & much more.Please register by Oct.18  Flyer.

12. October 24, Thursday, 5:30-7PM.   CHLOE AGNEW- THE ORIGINAL CELTIC WOMAN. MI Center for t he Arts. Chloe Agnew is an Internationally renowed singer who shot to fame as the youngest and one of original members of the world-famous music group Celtic Woman.
       Flyer


13. October 25, Friday, 6:50 PM.  THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS.  
 
Move Nights in the Park at Mackle Park. Bring your blanket, chair, friends & family. Food for purchase.  Flyer.



14. October 26, Saturday, 4-6 PMCALLING ALL GHOSTS AND GOBLINS - the annual Halloween  Hal 8 Spooktacular is Saturday, October 26, 4-6 p.m. This free event includes music, games, crafts, inflatables, balloon animals, critter show, haunted house (ages 10 & older) and food for purchase.  Flyer.


15. October 26, Saturday, 6PM-9PM.   HO-HO-HO, RAISE SOME DOUGH for Christmas Island Style.

Everyone Invited.  Marco Lutheran Church. Sponsorships also available.  Flyer.


OCTOBER  RECURRING EVENTS!!
 OCTOBER  RECURRING EVENTS:
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1.October 7 thru November 5,9AM-4PM..   OPPOSITES ATTRACT EXHIITION at  Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to view the main gallery exhibition "Opposites Attract." The exhibition runs from October 7 - November 5, 2019, Monday - Friday, from 9 AM to 4 PM.  Flyer.

2. October 7 thru November 5. "DAY OF THE DEAD". Artwork by Marco Island Charter Middle School.
 
Opening reception October 8, 5:30-7PM. In The Rush Gallery. MI Center for the Arts. Flyer.


3. October  thru September 26,2020.    BUILDING A DREAM! The exhibit celebrates the 25th 
Anniversary of the MI Historical Museum. Visit and see what it takes to build a Museum? Time, money & community support. Since 1984, MIHS has been educating and inspiring people about Marco Island History.   Don't miss!     Flyer.

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1. MONDAY'S, 9AM-12PM.   CHESS CLUB       
   
Casual chess. FREE. Open to all players. Marco Lutheran
Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd.  Everyone's welcome.   Call Wade Keller 239-389-2525.

2. MONDAY'S  Starting October 14,   BINGO AT JCMI, Winterberry Dr.  Last Bingo is the first Monday in May, the 4th.Doors open at 5:30, Bonanza posted at 6PM. First game starts at 7PM. FREE Kosher Hot Dog Supper with pickles, relish, sauerkraut, chips & baked goods. Coffee. 1 FREE Bonanzas.   Print coupon & present at door!  FREE Food, Coffee & Tea. Print a coupon for 1 FREE Bonanza, FREE coupons for pizze & haircut/manicure.   Flyer.

3.  Thursdays, Starting October 17, doors open at 5:30PM-till?   KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BIN GO  , PARISH CENTER, San Marco Catholic Church.   Bingo will run every Thursday from October 17, 2019 to November 14, 2019.  Bingo will resume on January 2, 2020.  No credit cards accepted.  This event is open to the public and everyone is invited.  Come join us for an evening of fun and games and celebrate the 42nd anniversary of K of C Bingo.  For more information, contact 239-389-5633 or visit our website at  www.marcoknights.com .

4.  HONOR, CELEBRATE, REMEMBER. Sponsor a bench on the beautiful grounds of the Marco Island Historical Museum. This is a unique way to honor, celebrate or remember a special person in the award winning landscape.   Flyer.

NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!
NOVEMBER HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!
   COMING SOON
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1. Marco Island Knights CAR SHOW -- November 2.
2. Columbiettes TREASURES IN THE TRUNK --November 9.
MAXINE KNOWS BEST!!
  



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