Please Join Us! Upcoming Events and Classes - All for You!


  • Sanibel-Captiva Lions Club Christmas Tree Sale—Weekly on Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm. (until supplies last)
  • Sanibel LightsFriday, Dec 1 from 4:00-7:00pm. A Luminary Stroll in partnership with St. Michael's Church. Christmas carols, cookies, punch, popcorn, take along craft for kids, island nonprofits featuring items for your holiday shopping! Adult wine and beer available for purchase.
  • Oil Classes with Suzette Heeres—Tuesday, Dec 5th and Dec 19th. Click here to learn more and hold your space!
  • Joyce Curvin 2-Day WorkshopWednesday, Dec 6 and Thursday, Dec 7 from 6-8:30pm. Fun Fish & Bird Paper Mache Ornaments. Back by Popular Demand! Click here to reserve your spot today!
  • Painting with Friends—Wednesdays from 12:30-3:30pm through April 24. Click here for more!
  • Moran Wealth Management—Thursday, Dec 7 from 1:00-3:00pm. Join Charles Chesebrough as he discusses his outlook for the economy and the market. Light pasties and refreshments will be served. Visit our website calendar here for more information.
  • Indoor Arts & Crafts Fair—Sunday, Dec 17 from 9:00-2:00pm..
  • ShellcraftersMeets each Monday from 10:00am-1:00pm.
  • Club Meetings—Check out our website event calendar here for scheduled meetings for Kiwanis, Rotary, Sanibel Community Church, SCAL, Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors, Shell Islands Garden Club, Progressive Club of the Islands, League of Women Voters of Sanibel, COTI, The International Osprey Foundation, Sanibel Captiva Audubon Society and more!
  • Membership—Join or Renew by clicking here today!

Scroll down and mark your calendars. There is something for everyone - We'll see you at the House real soon! Your Island Gathering Place since 1927.

Local friend, neighbor and member, Lynne Campean generously hand crafted and donated (15) holiday wreaths for the Sanibel Community Association to sell for $40 each at our November Arts & Crafts Fair. Each beautiful wreath, original and unique—and hand decorated by Lynne, is a testament to our Community and we are truly grateful for her taking the time to make these and donate all the proceeds to your Sanibel Community House. Thank you so much, Lynne!

Reserve your space today!

Oil Painting Classes - Tuesday Dec 5 and Dec 19

Now Booking! Local Resident and Artist, Suzette Heeres is back again this month to share her love of painting and has an exciting lineup of classes on the calendar. $60 per Member or $65 per Guest for each class. All Supplies included. Don't delay, there is a minimum of 8 participants per class! We can't wait to see you painting with Suzette—Reserve your spot today! Next two classes are Tuesday, December 5th and December 19th!

Click Here to Register for Oil Classes with Suzette

Joyce Curvin's 2-Day Workshop!

Back by Popular Demand! Click HERE to Register.

Click HERE to Register for Joyce Curvin's 2-Day Workshop

Indoor Arts & Crafts Fair – Sun. Dec. 17th

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Painting with Friends – Wednesdays from 12:30-3:30pm

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 12:30-3:30pm through April 24

Click Here for "Painting with Friends" Website Calendar

Observe the original Sanibel Island Artists at work each Monday from 10:00am–1:00pm. A shell crafting class starts at 10:00am, the class is free, just pay for supplies which usually are between $5-10. Other beautiful items for sale.

All purchased items support the operations of the non-profit historical Community House. Your purchases are greatly appreciated!

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

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

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! More information to follow soon...

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

Click HERE for 2024 SCA Shell Festival Exhibitor Rules & Entry Form

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