* The Cape Coral Soccer Association, "Cyclones" under the direction of Coach Eddie Carmean, director of Soccer Operation, has set the dates for its tryouts.
May 29 through June 1
Trafalgar Sports Complex
1410 Sports Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33991
Register for tryouts on-line
Time: Varies by Age
Check the website for details
Questions: Contact Eddie Carmean firstname.lastname@example.org
* Greater Fort Myers Dog Club
The Greater Fort Myers Dog Club will hold its Spring Show May 26-27 at the Lee Civic Center.
The show will be held at the Lee Civic Center, 11831 Bayshore Road, North Fort Myers, at the junction of State Road 31 and 78, on Saturday May 26, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday May 27, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with judging beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day.
There will be a $10 per car per day entry fee, or $17 for both days. Due to AKC regulations, dogs not entered in the show will not be allowed into the building. Additionally no children's strollers are permitted in the buildings.
For specific breed information, visit www.fortmyersdogclub.com or call 945-2776.
* 8th Annual Ryan McCleskey Redfish Challenge Fishing Tournament
Lee Memorial Health System Foundation announces that angler spots are still available for the 8th Annual Ryan McCleskey Memorial Redfish Challenge set for Saturday, May 19, at Cape Harbour Marina, 5828 Cape Harbour Drive in Cape Coral. The day on the water runs from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes food, chance drawings and cash prizes: $1500 First Place, $750 Second Place and $500 Third Place.
Mandatory Captains' Meeting is May 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the The Twisted Conch, 837 S.E. 47th Terrace Cape Coral. Entry fee is $250 for up to four anglers.
Net proceeds from the event benefit Barbara's Friends--The Children's Hospital Cancer Fund. The tournament honors Ryan McCleskey who ended his fight against cancer on Feb. 3, 2006. Family, friends, and acquaintances of Ryan wish to continue his battle with loving memory.
For sponsorship or registration info, call Kristin McCleskey at 239-699-7426 or Wayne Dutton at 239-574-6950 or visit www.ryansredfishchallenge.com
* Lee County Genealogical Society.
The Lee County Genealogical Society has announced the following event:
Thursday, May 17, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, presented by Carol Rooksby Weidlich "Exploring the 1940 U.S. Federal Census"
* Literacy Council seeks volunteer tutors
The Literacy Council is seeking volunteer tutors to help Lee County residents who want to learn English or improve reading skills.
No foreign language or teaching experience is necessary, only the desire to help and the ability to commit an hour, twice a week. To you it's only a couple hours; to students it's the chance to change their lives.
For more information call the Literacy Council at 676-5202.
* Restful Yoga
The North Fort Myers Community Center will YOGA classes on Wednesday evenings from 6:15 p.m .-7:15 p.m.
Yoga classes are $30 per month and space is limited. Terri Fields, yoga instructor, has been practicing yoga for 15 years. Yoga also improves circulation, increases energy, strengthens and tones the entire body. Yoga is great physical and mental exercise for all ages. Register by call 239-533-7440 or on-line at www.leeparks.org. For more information regarding the yoga classes please call 652-4512.
* American Merchant Marine Veterans
The American Merchant Marine Veterans holds a luncheon meeting the third Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m. at Gulf Coast Village, 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral. The luncheon is $13. For more information call 239-728-3169 or 239-543-4072.
* Arts & Craft registrations being accepted
Arts & Crafters can sign up now for the 14th Annual Heritage Arts & Craft Fair to be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. All tables are still only $15, with electricity, if needed. Please contact Barbara Trubenbach at 239-731-3768 or email at email@example.com for further information. Please make sure all items are hand crafted.
* Treasure! Exhibit discounts
Visiting the Imaginarium Science Center has just become easier on the wallet thanks to a new rack card providing a discount coupon during its annual traveling exhibition period. The Treasure! special exhibition runs through May 20, and the rack card highlights this exhibit offering as well as the many interactive exhibits and educational programming opportunities available at the Imaginarium.
The new museum rack card lists exhibit highlights, gives location and contact information, and offers a discount coupon. Rack cards are available at more than 400 sites in hotels, motels, and attractions throughout Lee and Collier counties. Guests will be able to explore the special exhibition, Treasure!, as well as other popular interactive science exhibits like the Sporty Science Arena virtual simulator with five sports selections, Dino Discovery fossil dig, Animal Lab, SEA-to-SEE touch tanks with stingray feedings, live animal encounters, science demonstrations, a 3-D movie, and the brand new IMAG-TV Studio. Call 239-321-7420 or visit www.imaginariumfortmyers.com.