The Southwest Florida Reading Festival kicked off today at 10am at the Fort Myers Regional Library Campus at 2450 First Street. The Festival is a fun, informative and entertaining one-day event that celebrates books and the written word. The initiative began in 1999 with the aim of celebrating the importance of reading as well as bringing the finest literary talent...
March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and a range of promotions are being planned worldwide to help raise awareness.  West Lothian Council Executive approved that lanterns in the roof of the Civic Centre are to be 'Lit Up Yellow' for the weekend of the 6-8 March in support.  The council's healthy working lives representatives are also set to challenge staff to...
The World-famous Budweiser Clydesdale are scheduled to make several appearances in Lee County from February 29th. Horses chosen for the Budweiser Clydesdale hitch must be at least three years of age, stand approximately 18 hands or six feet at the shoulder, weigh an average of 2,000 pounds, be bay in color, have four white legs, and a blaze of white...
What is the best way to eat Haggis? Tonight is the night to find out! Burns Night marks the anniversary of Robert Burns’ birth on the 25th of January each year. The first Burns supper was held in July 1801 when nine of Burns’ close friends got together to mark the fifth anniversary of their friend’s death. Taking place at Burns...
As the Christmas decorations come down, trees disappear from living rooms and New Year Resolutions kick in, it is hard to imagine anyone in Scotland wanting to make merriment on what for many is the first day back at work. Yet not so long ago, today would have been the most important day of the festive year in many...
The 2nd Annual Fort Myers Seafood & Music Festival held on the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers is in full swing today, with a full programme continuing tomorrow.  The event is produced by Paragon Festivals in partnership with the Fort Myers River District Alliance. Festivities began yesterday and continue today until 10pm and tomorrow 11am-6pm. General admission is free. Visitors can...
The 3rd Annual Festival Of Christmas Trees is taking place this weekend at St Michael's Parish Church, Linlithgow, right next to the Palace. The theme this year is 'Around the World' and features Christmas trees decorated inspired by countries of the public's choice. There will also be refreshments including a warming mulled wine and or hot chocolate from the “Hot...