FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's new music Monday on WINK News This Morning. Gina Birch joined the show to talk about some new tunes hitting the shelves this week. She also had a number of events to tell us about, taking place around Southwest Florida this week.
Martina McBride is out with "Everlasting". It's a bunch of pop classic covers, with her interpretation. On the album McBride has duets with Kelly Clarkson and Gavin DeGraw.
Local music is at Miromar Outlets this week. The shopping area is throwing a different kind of block party Thursday to benefit Lee County Public Schools Dancing Classrooms. It's very cool program that uses dancing as a way to help disadvantaged kids with self esteem and inspiration. It's from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday and is for adults with food and beverages and entertainment. It's $75 per couple
It's time to start collecting dresses for the annual Love That Dress event to benefit Pace Center for girls. There are events in both Lee and Collier but the first one is Thursday in Naples at Lux Boutique. The actual LTD event in Collier County is August 23rd
For something totally different, there is a photography scavenger hunt at Big ART Center on Sanibel Island. You get a map and a set of clues and take off with you digital camera and your creativity. The photos are shown at a reception afterwards along with a gourmet boxed dinner and awards are handed out. It's from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday.