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Clubhouse Reserved/Variety Show Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, February 22, 2020
4pm to 10pm
The Clubhouse is closed entirely to all other activities after the Yard Sale Breakfast for the Variety Show rehearsals/performance through Sunday, February 23 at 5 PM.
Church of the Wilderness
Sunday, February 23, 2020
9am to 10am
Join your neighbors and Pastor Fred Messmer for Sunday worship from January through March in the Clubhouse. The non-denominational service with inspirational short sermons and music is followed by a...
Clubhouse Closed for Variety Show Set Up
Sunday, February 23, 2020
10:30am to 5pm
The Clubhouse is closed to all activities after Church of the Wilderness for the Variety Show until 5 PM.

Upcoming Special Events
HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Tuesday, March 7th to Friday, April 30th at Clubhouse
Activity committee members will sell tickets for scheduled ticketed events Monday mornings after the general activities meeting, Wednesday 11:30 - 1:00 and Saturday morning 8:30-9:30. Note: Tickets will be for sale during these times even if meals are not being served. If paying by cash, please try to bring the exact amount. If paying by check, please make your check payable to IW Activities Committee (IWAC). If reserved seating is an option, don't forget to fill out your table reservation!
YARD SALE & BREAKFAST BY CARMEN & CREW
Saturday, February 22nd, 8:30 am to 12:00 pm at CLUBHOUSE
The IW Yard Sale will be held February 22nd from 8:30 to Noon. 
Breakfast will be held from 8:30 to 9:30.  Special price of $5.00 for breakfast
Questions about the yard sale see JO #378
ON WITH THE SHOW! VARIETY SHOW
Sunday, February 23rd, 2 pm at Clubhouse
ON WITH THE SHOW --
The Variety Show returns to "The Wilderness"! Residents have spent the last few months deciding in what manner they will entertain you.  Stay tuned for details! There will be a 50/50 raffle! What fun! $5 PP.
THE ALTER EAGLES
Wednesday, February 26th, 7:30 pm to 9:30 at IWCA Clubhouse
Combining beautiful vocals and harmonies with superb instrumental performances, the band consists of professional touring musicians who pool their talents to provide the most accurate, authentic and engaging live recreation of The Eagles music
possible.  The band performs all of the Eagles classics, such as "Take It Easy," "Desperado" and "One of These Nights," as well as songs from their newer albums and solo careers, including "Heartache Tonight" and "Hotel California". For more information on the band, visit https://www.altereagelesband.com.
 
TICKETS: $20.00 per person. First sale date will be Saturday January 25th during breakfast hours 8:30 - 9:30 AM. Please fill in names and lot numbers on the table reservation forms.  All music will be live with stage set-up. This group usually charges significantly more money.  REMINDER: tickets sales for events go to owners and renters and their overnight guests first.
There will be a wait list if necessary. 
MID-STATES POT LUCK
Sunday, March 1st, 4 pm to 6 pm at Clubhouse
More information to come. 
Collier County K-9 Unit Demonstration
Thursday, March 5th, 2 PM at Front of the Clubhouse!
K-9s are considered certified deputies and members of the CCSO.  They live with their handlers and become part of the handler’s family.  These dogs are asked to do many jobs that are too dangerous for people to do.  The K-9s are trained for:
Tracking crime suspects
Detecting narcotics
Detecting explosives
Crowd control
Search and rescue of victims
Community demonstrations
 
Come see this fascinating demonstration of K-9 abilities and responsibilities!
"ALL DECKED OUT" FASHION SHOW/LUNCHEON
Friday, March 6th, 12:30 PM at CLUBHOUSE
FASHIONS BY PATCHINGTONS/IZOD. LUNCH CHOICES INCLUDE A CHOICE OF CHICKEN OR SEAFOOD CROISSANT AND A CAESAR SALAD. RELISH TRAY SKEWERS, ICED TEA, LEMONADE AND STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE ROUND OUT THIS DELICIOUS MENU. SEVEN "THEMED" RAFFLE BASKETS AND A 50/50 DRAWING ADD TO THE FUN.
TICKETS $15/PP.
DOORS OPEN AT 12:30/LUNCH SERVED AT 1PM. FASHION SHOW AT 2PM!
FIRST FRIDAY ON THE POOL DECK
Friday, March 6th, 4:00 pm at CLUBHOUSE POOL DECK
More information to follow. 
CHICKEN SHOOT
Saturday, March 7th, 7:00 pm at CLUBHOUSE
This event defies explanation except that it is fun! It involves chickens and clucking! The Colonel has shown up and of course we have our own chicky chicken to liven things up! It's five bucks to cluck.....'er play! It involves poker chips and bingo...and chickens....39 of them! Come for the fun! BYOB and snacks-no chicken fingers or wing dings please! :) The house is packed so be there for the fun! 
TOMMY'S INVITATIONAL
Monday, March 9th, TBA at CLUBHOUSE
More information to follow. 

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Helpful Things to Know
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm  (closed for lunch 12-12:30 pm) Please check in at the office when you arrive  for the season and when you depart for home. Lost and Found located in the office. 
    • Park Manager: Tim Johns
    • Office Manager: Beth Johnson
    • Office Associate: Irene Brooks
    • ​​Office phone number: 239-793-6220   
    • Fax number:  239-793-4378
  • Wi-Fi is available in the clubhouse.  Contact IWCA office for logon and password.
  • IWCA Mailing Address:
    • ​Name
    • 14100 E. Tamiami Trail
    • Lot Number ( absolutely necessary)
    • Naples, FL 34114
  • Link to Information for Landlords and Renters.  Need both Rental Packet and Required Lease Contract
  • Rules and Regulations for owners and renters are currently available online or in the office upon request and included in the Welcoming Packet for new owners and renters. 
  • Activities meeting, Mondays at 9:00 - Coffee at 8:30. Come hear about upcoming events and community news. Free coffee if you bring your own cup. Twenty-five cents if you don't. Bring extra change for treats as well. Find out what's happening. All are welcome.
  • The Voice of the Wilderness newsletter is delivered to your door monthly with information on activities, updates, interesting articles and more.
  • Trash is picked up Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Have your trash out by 8:00 am. Let's keep the wild animals hungry.  Please do not put trash out the night before pickup.  Trash should be placed on the sidewalk side of the road. 
  • Recycled materials are picked up on Thursday mornings. Have your recyclables placed on both sides of the road by 9:00 am for pick up.  Information on how and what to recycle can be found at Recycling Etiquette. Recycling helps our environment.
  • Water is precious to all of us. Just a reminder that it is not an unlimited resource. 
  • Stop signs are not a suggestion. They are there for your safety. 
  • Please walk with a lit flashlight when walking after dark.
  • When biking after dark, please use a headlight and rear blinky.
  • Please, no Canadian coins in the laundry. The washers and dryers don't like them. $2.00/machine.
  • We are a gated community, but you need to lock your homes, cars and golf carts. 
  • Our sewer system will malfunction if you flush anything other than waste material and toilet paper. No diapers please. 
  • COMCAST: SKIP THE LINE & SAVE SOME TIME- Go online and make an appointment! WWW.XFINITYSTORES.COM - Make sure to specify the store at 12707 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34114
  • Pool Hours and Requests:
    • ​Satellite - Sunrise to Sunset
    • Clubhouse - Sunrise to 10:00 pm
    • Please use towels on poolside chairs to help keep them clean. Sunscreen/lotions add to the grime and dust accumulation.
    • Please remember to shower before entering the pool. 
    • Please straighten chairs/lounges and return noodles to their storage container.
    •  No food or beverages are allowed in the pool area.  Please enjoy your beverages and snacks on the adjoining patio outside of the lanai.
    • Thank you for your anticipated help in keeping the pool area clean and tidy. 
  • ​NEED PROPANE? "Thompson Gas delivers propane in IWCA every Friday during the season.  Brian is the delivery man. There is a sign up sheet in the mail room on the bulletin board which he picks up every Friday morning. Please list your name, Lot # and Telephone number so Brian can contact you and find you.  If you feel more comfortable calling the Thompson propane office to schedule a delivery, call 239-992-7942.
  • Beach Permits may be picked up at Eagle Lakes Community Park, 11565 Tamiami Trl. E., Naples FL 34112. Property owners pay no fee but they must bring tax bill, current drivers license and vehicle registration. as proof of ownership. The city is no longer selling non-resident beach parking passes. 
Updated 1/02/2020