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SWFL Weekend Events: September 14-16

10:58 AM, Sep 14, 2018

Junk in the Trunk - Saturday, Sep. 15th at Alliance for the Arts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Coastal Cleanup – Saturday, Sep. 15th at Collier County Beaches from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Swamp Walk - Saturday, Sep. 15th at Six Mile Cypress Preserve at 1 p.m.

SWFL Weekend Events: September 14-16

---- Junk in the Trunk ----

Junk in the Trunk Fest is the area's largest community yard sale where you'll find all kinds of cool things. It's like 50 yard sales put together. People from the community will be there to sell their stuff and you can swing by Saturday free of charge from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Alliance for the Arts. For $10 you can buy an early entry pass to get first dibs. You can purchase these at the door at 8:30 or online .

--- Coastal Cleanup ---

Keep Collier Beautiful is hosting a beach cleanup all along Collier County's coastline. Almost every beach has a crew ready to go for Saturday morning. If you've been wondering how you can help our beaches, this is it. During their last beach cleanup, they gathered 80,000 pounds of trash. They'll have supplies ready for you, all you have to do is show up. They currently have over 1,500 people signed up to volunteer and they can still use your help.

These are the beaches hosting a cleanup Saturday morning starting at 8 a.m.:

• Everglades City
• Barefoot Beach
• Delnor Wiggins Pass
• Vanderbilt Beach
• Lowdermilk Park
• Naples Pier
• Clam Pass
• Rookery Bay NERR
• Tiger Tail Beach
• Golden Gate Canals
• Isle of Capri
• Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge
• Naples Bay (NSYC)
• Bayview Park (Haldeman Creek)
• Immokalee
• Naples Cruise Club Key Island
• FSW's Adopted Canal

For more information about how you can help prevent litter in your community, contact Keep Collier Beautiful at (239) 580-8319 or visit www.keepcollierbeautiful.com.

*Keep Lee County Beautiful had to cancel their cleanup due to red tide posing health risks.*

-- Swamp Walk ---

Saturday at 1 p.m. you can walk deep into the slough at Six Mile Cypress Preserve. Charles O'Connor is your guide and he has led close to 200 wet walks, so you’re in good hands. You’ll get waist deep in clean freshwater so wear appropriate clothing- like long pants and secure shoes. you can register for the walk by emailing Charles O'Connor at: rcoc77@embarqmail.com

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