Lee County Domestic Animal Services, along with various county agencies, area shelters and rescues, will decorate kennels and catteries for the “Flip This Kennel” event to highlight shelter pets in the county’s adoption center.
Visitors to the shelter, 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, can vote for their favorite flip from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1.
People also can vote on the Animal Services Facebook page, Facebook.com/LeeCountyDomesticAnimalServices/ by liking the picture of a favorite kennel or cattery all day Saturday and Sunday, April 1 and 2. Winners will be posted on the Facebook page Monday, April 3.
This is the ninth annual “Flip This Kennel” event and this year’s theme is “Sports.” Expect to see creative spins on Puppy Bowl, quidditch, Red Sox versus Twins and more. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third place and honorable mention in both in-house and Facebook votes.
The adoption center at Lee County Domestic Animal Services is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers, next to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Available pets can be viewed online at www.leelostpets.com.
For more information about Lee County Domestic Animal Services’ pets for adoption go to www.LeeLostPets.com or call 239-533-7387 (LEE-PETS). You can also submit an adoption application online.
Registration for the Cape Coral Junior Golf Association’s Summer Program at Coral Oaks Golf Course is now open.
The six-week summer program costs $30 and will be held every Monday morning starting June 12 and ending July 17. Space is limited to 250 participants, and kids must be 7 to 18 years old.
The camp provides equipment if needed and is geared to all skill levels ranging from first swing to championship flight.
For more information or to register online, visit CapeCoralJrGolf.org. Registration fills up quickly and can only be completed online before May 15. Call the Coral Oaks Pro shop at (239) 248-5258 or CCJGA President Ed Crann at (239) 248-5258 with any additional questions.
Join the City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation and High Point of Cape Coral for the third annual Hight Point Field of Dreams baseball game.
The game will be held March 23 at High Point of Cape Coral, 1701 Four Mile Cove Parkway. The ceremonial first pitch will be at 6 p.m. and thrown by Joe Petrella, Cape Coral Parks and Recreation Director.
This year’s game will feature two, six-and-under teams from the City of Cape Coral’s Youth Baseball Program. The Pirates will take on the Giants.
In 2020, a baseball field was built at High Point Assisted Living Facility to bring fun sporting events to residents with limited mobility. This event is open to the public, but parking is limited.
The Pine Island 6-8 Grade Golden Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, on the baseball fields at Phillips Community Park, 5675 Sesame Drive., Bokeelia.
This free event is for middle school-age children. Participants will receive a candy bag and will have the chance to find golden eggs with special prizes. Registration begins at 9 a.m. April 8 at Phillips Park.
April 8, North Fort Myers:
Spring Fest will be held 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 8, on the football field at North Fort Myers Community Park, 2000 North Recreation Park Way, North Fort Myers.
Activities include music, yard games, photo booth, bounce house and food trucks. The event is free. This event is co-sponsored by Rotary Club of North Fort Myers. For more information, call the North Fort Myers Recreation Center at 239-533-7200.
April 8, Lehigh Acres:
Veterans Park Ultimate Egg Hunt will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the park basketball pavilion, 55 Homestead Road S., Lehigh Acres.
Activities include egg hunt, games, music, food truck, photo booth and more. Bring your camera and basket. The cost is $5 per child. This event is co-sponsored by Lehigh Acres Rotary Club. Advance registration is required. Participants can register online at www.leeparks.org/register, at the Veterans Park Recreation Center or by calling 239-369-1521.
April 8, Estero:
Estero EGGStravaganza featuring an adaptive egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at Estero Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. Preregistration is required by calling the recreation center at 239-533-1470 or online at www.leeparks.org/register.
The egg hunt and the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny are for children ages 12 and under. The cost is $5 per child. Bring your camera and basket. The first egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. This is an outdoor event, weather permitting. For more information, call the Estero Recreation Center at 239-533-1470.
April 8, Boca Grande:
The Boca Grande Egg Hunt will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8. This free event is sponsored by The Friends of Boca Grande Community Center. Activities include an egg hunt for ages 11 and under, and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera.
Individually wrapped soft candy donations are welcome. For more information, call 239-533-2921 or visit www.leeparks.org. The Boca Grande Community Center is located at 131 First St., Boca Grande.