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Andrew West

Southwest Florida kids find community and success in the Chicklet Club, which airs on Saturdays on CTN. more

Features

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Mom’s boasts homemade cooking in two locations: Fort Myers Beach and Cape Coral. more

Food

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Andrea Stetson

The kids’ menu at Poached is extensive and cheap, and it caters to all the kid favorites. Everything from the chocolate chip pancakes and cheesy eggs to the dino nuggets, mac and cheese, sandwiches and more are $5 including a drink. more

Restaurants

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Andrea Stetson

Kids are falling in love with the Rock Climbing FunWalls at Miromar Outlets. more

Things To Do

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Numerous mental health professionals will converge at Florida Gulf Coast University on Saturday, November 17, to talk about school mental health at the school's eighth annual Children & Youth Mental Health Conference. more

Parenting

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The School District of Lee County invites parents to three seminars in November and December about tobacco and vaping prevention. The rapid rise in teen e-cigarette use, called vaping, is now considered an epidemic by the FDA. more

Parenting

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The News-Press took down its online paywall for election coverage. So you can get information on the issues and the latest on results without subscribing. more

Features

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Miromar Outlets rescheduled its Mall-O-Ween event to Tuesday, October 30 more

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The president of the United States of America is coming to Hertz Arena in Estero on Halloween night, presenting parents with a dilemma: Take your kids trick-or-treating or go see President Donald Trump. What will you do? more

Features

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Andrew West

Lee Health will end baby deliveries at Gulf Coast Medical Center in March and expand such services on the HealthPark Medical Center campus in south Fort Myers, home to the region's only children's hospital. more

Wellness

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For the first time, students about to start kindergarten in Lee County can be registered in advance of the usual open enrollment window. more

Education

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The upcoming November 6 election ballot includes an item that will impact all of Lee County for years, maybe decades to come: the half-penny sales surtax more

Education

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Southwest Florida has some unusual playgrounds that make playtime much more interesting. more

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