June 18, 2024


June, July & August

  • Summer Showcase—Weekdays through Friday, June 28 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Featuring the magnificent talent of several local artists in our community! Presented in partnership with the Sanibel-Captiva Art League. Click here for more information.
  • June Summer Salutations—This Thursday, June 20 from 3:00-5:00pm. Join us for our second social gathering of the Summer Season! We'll have light snacks, beer, wine and soda. Click here for more information.
  • Sanibel Fire Rescue District Retirement Ceremony—Saturday, June 22 from 4:00-6:00pm. Please join the Community in congratulating and thanking Firefighter Carl Johanson for his dedicated service to our island community for over 12 years. Click here for more information.
  • American Red Cross FREE Presentation—Thursday, June 27 from 10:00am-12:00pm. Join us for "Be Red Cross Ready" and "Hands Only CPR", two very important, life saving and FREE presentations made available for YOU! Click here for more info and to register, send an email to info@sanibelcommunityhouse.net.
  • 31st Annual Independence Day Parade—Thursday, July 4 beginning at 9:00am, the parade route will keep to its familiar route, traveling from Tarpon Bay Road, to Periwinkle Way, east to Casa Ybel Road. Click here for more!
  • Indoor Arts & Crafts Fair—Saturday, July 6 from 9:00am-2:00pm. Back by popular demand! Come "cool off" indoors with some of your favorite local artisans. Click here for more!
  • July Summer Salutations—Thursday, July 18 from 3:00-5:00pm. Join us as we gather for a good time! We'll have light snacks, beer, wine and soda. Mark your calendars and we'll see you soon! Click here for more.
  • August Summer Salutations—Thursday, August 15 from 3:00-5:00pm. Join us for our final Summer Social Gathering of the season. We'll have light snacks, beer, wine and soda. Hope to see you there! Click here for more.
  • Primary Election Precinct 105—Tuesday, August 20 from 7:00am-7:00pm. Please click here for more information.


  • Shell Crafters—Mondays from 10:00am-1:00pm. Click here for more. 
  • Rotary Meeting—Fridays from 7:30-9:00am. There will be no Rotary meetings held on Friday, July 5 and Friday, July 12. Click here to learn more.
  • Check out our website calendar here for an up-to-date listing of local events all "Happening at the House", we're your Community Connection!

Do you have a few hours each week to share? We are looking for volunteers in various areas, from inside, office clerical work to outside, hands-on gardening—and everything in-between!

We have the perfect fit for what you are looking for! Come join us at The Island Gathering Place, Your Historical Sanibel Community House.

Click HERE to contact us and submit a volunteer form.

Get Involved. Make an Impact. It takes a Village and we need YOU.

Looking for a fun summertime activity to keep you cool while the temperature heats up outside? Look no further!

Step into our lobby and immerse yourself into a world of inspiration and creativity at the “Summer Showcase”, presented in part with the Sanibel-Captiva Art League.

Join us *weekdays from 9:00am-1:00pm during the month of June, featuring the magnificent talent of several local artists in our community.

*Please note: Our office will be closed in observance of Juneteenth on Wednesday, June 19, 2024.

Don’t miss this chance to shop locally, support our community and experience the beauty of these talented artists' work firsthand. If you’re interested in purchasing any of the pieces, please feel free to contact the artist directly. Their contact information is conveniently listed on the labels located with each piece of artwork. A portion of the proceeds benefit The Sanibel Community House.

Below is a preview of some of the stunning artwork available to view and purchase. Please stop in weekdays from 9:00am-1:00pm to see all of the beautiful artwork available.

Artist: Suzanne G. Bennett

Title:3 Swimmers

Size: 20" X 23"

Medium: Pastel

Price: $425.00

Artist: Suzanne G. Bennett

Title: Peaceful Path

Size: 16" X 20"

Medium: Pastel


Artist: Joleen Mercedes Raho

Title: It’s Still Paradise to Us

Size:3' X 6'

Medium: Acrylic

Price: SOLD $10,000. On loan for public viewing from Ron and Hope Hodges.

Artist: Joleen Mercedes Raho

Title: Invisible Lines that DEFINE, UNITE and DIVIDE US

Size:3' X 4'

Medium: Acrylic

Price: $700.00

Artist: Brooke Stanley Simon

Title: The Nautilus

Size: 14-1/2" x 11-1/2"

Medium: Pastel

Price: $300.00

Artist: Brooke Stanley Simon

Title: The Rutland House

Size: 12-1/2" x 15-1/2" 

Medium: Pastel

Price: $300.00

Sanibel Fire Rescue District Retirement Ceremony | Saturday, June 22 at 4:00pm

The SANIBEL FIRE RESCUE DISTRICT is happy to announce the retirement of FF Carl Johanson. Carl has been a dedicated employee to this district and to our island community for over 12 years.

Please join us in thanking him for his service on June 22nd at 4pm at the Sanibel Community House for his retirement ceremony. We look forward to seeing our community there for FF Johanson as he embarks on his new journey of retirement.

If you have any questions regarding the ceremony, please contact Deputy Chief John DiMaria either by email, JDIMARIA@SANIBELFIRE.COM, or by phone at 239-414-6774.

American Red Cross FREE Presentation Thursday, June 27 | 10:00am-12:00pm

Let's Celebrate Our Resilience Together!

Sanibel Independence Day Parade | July 4 at 9:00am

Sponsorship Opportunities for You!

Dear Friends, Neighbors and Community Supporters,

Throughout the years we have greatly appreciated your support at The Community House. We want to take the time to say thank you for all that you have done. We look forward to our continued partnership in building and enhancing our community.  

Please look at our various sponsorship opportunities by clicking the 2024-2025 Sponsorship Package button below. Supporting our nonprofit lets your customers know where your heart is.

You can fill out the sponsorship form by clicking the 2024-2025 Sponsorship Commitment Form button below and email it back with your high-res logo so that we may begin this exciting journey together. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us at 239-472-2155 or operations@sanibelcommunityhouse.net.

Thank you for your support!

2024-2025 Sponsorship Package
2024-2025 Sponsorship Commitment Form

Step into a world of legacy at The Community House, the Island Gathering Place. Explore a realm where history meets modernity and where every event is a celebration of togetherness.

By generously supporting the Sanibel Community Association with a 100% tax-deductible charitable contribution, you are not just making a donation; you are nurturing the very soul of our mission. Your gift paves the way for enriching educational experiences, captivating cultural programs, and vibrant social gatherings that define the heart of our historic Community House.

Together, let's create a lasting impact and ensure that the spirit of unity thrives for generations to come. Join us in shaping the future and preserving the legacy of Sanibel through your invaluable support.

As our fiscal year draws to a close on June 30th, we rely on your support to sustain these essential programs. Every contribution, regardless of its size, has a meaningful effect.

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2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 

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