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We are excited to welcome the month of September, because we know cooler days are ahead! However, the current temperature outside is still a little warm, so we have planned a full lineup of educational, cultural, and social events scheduled for you in the weeks and months to come! We would love to see you inside, at the Historic Sanibel Community House, your Island Gathering Place.

You won't want to miss this! Please Join Us for Community Reunited - Sat. Sept. 30th

Beer and wine will be available for purchase at the Community Reunited event.

Click cookie image above or text below for the Sanibel Community House "Cookie Generation" Bakers Contest Form.

Community Shredding Day, Sat. Oct. 14th

Fall Festival - Family Fun! Sat. Oct. 28th

Calling all Fall Festival Sponsors and Volunteers! Interested in supporting the Sanibel Community Association and the local families and friends of Sanibel and Captiva for a great cause? Great! We have the perfect sponsorship or volunteer opportunity for YOU!

Please contact Teresa Riska-Hall for more information at 239-472-2155 or send her an email at

A Very Special Thank You to our Harvest Sponsor:

A very special thanks to friend and supporter, Ken Burgener of Carefree Birding. Ken created this video for the upcoming Fall Family Festival!

Don't be fooled, it's really not too spooky! Thanks so much Ken!

Oil Classes with Suzette Heeres

Begins Tues. Nov 7th

Join local artist, Suzette Heeres and paint with her as she teaches classes again this year, beginning Tuesday, Nov. 7th! From Colorful Cottages to White Ibis, Little Blue Heron to Sea Oats, Suzette has something planned for everyone!

$60 per Member or $65 per Guest for each class. All Supplies Included. Don't delay, reserve your spot today! There is an 8 person maximum per class! Register here.

Click Here to Register for Oil Classes with Suzette Heeres

Painting with Friends Returns Wed. October 18th!

All painters are invited to join in as we paint with our friends. Bring your own supplies. New painters welcome. Donation $10. Register and pay at the door. Contact Jane Hudson for more information:

Every Wednesday from 1-4pm beginning October 18th

Click Here for "Painting with Friends" Website Calendar

Join Us on Mondays for the "Original Shellcrafters"

We are excited to announce that our calendar is beginning to fill up with events, classes and social gatherings again!

Click below to see What's Happening at the House!

SCA Website Calendar

Indoor Arts & Crafts Fair - Sun. Oct. 29th!

Presented in partnership with 

Additional Sunday Indoor Arts & Crafts Fair Scheduled - Please plan to join us!

Save-the Date! Tues. Jan. 23, 2024

97th Anniversary Gala!

The Historical Sanibel Community Association is honored to share the date of our annual Anniversary Gala with you! Save-the-Date for Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024 as we toast to 97 wonderful years together!

We are looking for sponsors to help support this event. Interested sponsors, please contact Teresa Riska-Hall at 239-472-2155 or send her an email at

We Are Updating Our Records

Have you moved or relocated in the last year? We’d love to know and keep your current contact information up to date in our database.

Please call us at (239) 472-2155 or send us an email us at to let us know your current mailing address and contact info. In the subject line please use "Update My Contact Record". Thank you!

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