Published: Jun 02, 2014 9:08 AM EDT
Updated: Jun 02, 2014 9:10 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla.-- The weekend has ended and now we're faced with another Monday. But there's still plenty to look forward to during the week. Gina Birch is here today to fill us in.

On this new music Monday, both ends of the spectrum are covered with new releases in both the country and rap world. Miranda Lambert is out with "Platinum", fifth album. There is a lot of talk surrounding her duet with Carrie Underwoood. 60 Cent releases "Animal Ambition", his first album as an independent artist.

If you want to hear live and local music, Mercato Nights Music Series continues Thursday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. It features the music of Rockin' Horse.

A Love That Dress Collection Party takes place on Wednesday at Brodeur Carvell at the Bell Tower Shops. These parties are in preparation for the Love That Dress Party on August 27, a hugely successful benefit for PACE Center for Girls.

One more event at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, something new and free, yoga on the lawn. Yogabird studio's puts on the event. for all levels so if it is something you've been wanting to try, this might be a good time.