EyeOnMarco, Friday, March 13, 2020.
 "News, Happenings & Opportunities"    
                                            "CANCELLED "
LOTS MORE CANCELLATIONS!
CDC: BE CAUTIOUS, STAY AWAY FROM GATHERINGS!!
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COLLIER SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED UNTILL MONDAY, MARCH 23!!
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MOST MARCH EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED ACROSS THE ISLAND!
If is doubt, click on the  EVENT LINKS (below) for organization phone #'s to doublecheck.
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EVENTS CANCELLED!
    BINGO AT SAN MARCO CATHOLIC CHURCH!
    BINGO AT JCMI!
    SEAFOOD FESTIVAL   The Festival's Arts and Craft portion of the show is still on --in it's usual spot at Veterans Community Park Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 20,21 and 22. 
    CHAMBER AFTER FIVE  ----Tuesday, March 17
    CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO ---  Wednesday, March 18
    SPRING PANCAKE BREAKFAST -- Sunday, March 29
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THE JEWISH CONGREGATION OF MARCO ISLAND  (JCMI)
is concerned for the safety and well-being of their congregants, guests, and staff. In an abundance of caution, due to the current COVID-19 virus, JCMI has cancelled all special events for all participants through June 30, 2020. However, religious services will continue: Friday evening Shabbat services held at 7:30 pm and Saturday Torah Study at 9:30 am followed by Saturday services. Services are open to the public. Monday Night Bingo, the Jewish Film Festival, the Eagles Concert, Passover Seder as well as all small group activities have been cancelled!   For further information contact the Synagogue Office at 239.642.0800.
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 CORONAVIRUS:  FEVER, COUGH & SHORTNESS OF BREATH!
TAKE EVERY PRECAUTION--IF IN DOUBT, ERR ON THE SIDE OF SAFETY!! 
i you are planning on attending any events,  double-check to see if they are still scheduled and make sure you are comfortable (safe) attending. Many March events (below) have been cancelled and are identified, others  have links to Flyers with the organization phone #'s.
FEVER, COUGH & SHORTNESS OF BREATH.  I f you have these symtom's . DON'T go to doctor or hospital. Contact your Doctor's Office or hospital and tell them you have these symptom's then follow their directions!!
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MARCH HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!!
  IF PLANNING TO ATTEND AN EVENT-CONTACT THE ORGANIZATION TO SEE IF STILL ON!!
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MARCH HAPPENINGS & OPPORTUNITIES!!
1. March , Fridays, thru April 3,  4:30 pm to 7:00 PM.   CANCELLED TILL FURTHER NOTICE.   
FISH FRY  DINNER (renowned) 
sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, San Marco Council #6344. San Marco Parish Center from 4:30 pm to 7:00 PM.   Open to everyone!!    Flyer.

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 2.  March 13. Friday, 7PM.   CANCELLED!  BARBRA STREISAND TRIBUTE   "T HEN & NOW" . Rose History Auditorium.      Flyer.
 

3. March 15, Sunday, 7:30AM. STILL ON-OUTSIDE EVENT! 12TH ANNUAL MI HALF MARATHON & 5K BRIDGE RUN. Will start at
 
Shops of Marco.  Flyer.

4. March 15, Sunday, 3PM .   " WITNESS" performed by the MI COMMUNITY CHORUS . Will be at San Marco Catholic Church. FREE, (free-will offering)  Flyer5

5. March 18, Thursday, 11AMCANCELLED! NEXT ONE SCHEDULED APRIL 15!  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 Luthera  Church on Collier.   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.  We also offer rides to and from and the opportunity to visit the food pantry.  Lunch will be sponsored by the Island Country Club.  The Marco Players will provide fabulous entertainment for all our guests.  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.
  
6. March 18, Wednesday, 2-4PM.   PIZZA WITH THE POLICE.   Joey's Pizza on N.Collier Blvd. 
 
Everyone Invited.   Flyer.


7. March 18, Wednesday, 4-6:30PM.    CANCELLED!  20TH BUSINESS & COMMUNITY 2020 EXPO
      Open to the public!   Flyer.

8. March 18, Wednesday, 5:30-7:30PM. CANDIDATE FORUM FOR FL CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 19rep elephant  

Includes Marco Island. Sponsored by the Republian Club of South Collier County.  Flyer.


9. March 19, Thursday, 5:30- 7PM.   ASHLEY PEZZOTTI, JAZZ VOCALIST. Everyone Invited.  MI Center foe the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Dr.   Flyer.

10. March19-21, Thursday, Friday & Saturday.  40TH ANNUAL SHELL SHOW & SHELL ART SALE
Shell 1
All proceeds benefitting scholarships and grants supporting Marine Sciences. 


11. March 20-22, Friday, Saturday & SundayCANCELLED!  2020 MI SEAFOOD & MUSIC FESTIVAL at Veterans
      
Community Park.    Flyer.



12. March 21, Saturday, 1030AM-1:30PM. 17TH ANNUAL CUREPSP AWARENESS & MEMORIAL WALK. Location: YMCA.    Flyer.

13. March 21, Saturday, 7PM.  CANCELLED! LET IT BE: BEATLES TRIBUTE CONCERT sponsored by the Knights of
Band  
Columbus. San Marco Church Parish Hall.   Flyer.
 
14. March 24, Tuesday, 8:45AM. CANCELLED!  10TH ANNUAL ELEGANT HOME TOUR & LUNCHEON sponsored by MI Woman's Club. Fills up fast-get your reservations soon.  Flyer.

15. March 24, Tuesday, 7PM.   "WHERE FRESH MEETS SALT" presented by Naturalist Bob McConville.  Rose History Auditorium.  Flyer.

16. March 25, Wednesday, 5-6:30PM.   DOTTIE'S MEMORIAL DUCK DERBY. All proceeds to benefit the

MI Fire Rescue Foundation. FUN TIME-everyone invited!    Flyer.


17. March 25, Wednesday, 6-8PM. "LOOKING AHEAD IN COLLIER COUNTY" presented by MI Civic Association. Rose History Auditorium.  Flyer.

18. March 27, Friday, 5PM. FRANK GERVIN MEMORIAL, International Live Amateur Boxing. Bouts 

begin at 6PM. Featuring teams from Ireland & England. JW Marriott. Fun night.   Flyer.


19. March 27, Friday, 7PM.  HOLLY FARIS.  Rose History Auditorium. MI Historical Museum Campus     Flyer.

20. March 28, Saturday 6-8PM. MUSIC ON THE MOUND, "JAZZ UNDER THE STARS".  Flyer.

21. March 29, Sunday. 49TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.  
 
Island Country Club. Everyone Invited.  Flyer.


22. March 30, Monday, 1:30PM. UNLACING THE LADY! Rose History Auditorium. Flyer.

23. March 31, Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8PM. 7 Sessions.   BOAT HANDLING CLASSES  sponsored by the MI

Sail & Power Squadron.  Flyer.
MARCH RECURRING EVENTS!!
MARCH RECURRING EVENTS:
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1. Monday thru Friday.  PICKLEBALL at the Marco YMCA.  Flyer.
    

2. 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.

3. MONDAY'S,   CANCELLED!  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 pizza & haircut/manicure.   Flyer.

4. WEDNESDAY'S.    FARMERS'S MARKET.   Veterans Park.

 
5. THURSDAY'S,  5:30 PM-till?  CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!  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 visit our website at  www.marcoknights.com .