Bonita Springs Liles HotelThe evening at the park will be held at RiversidePark in Downtown Bonita Springs, just south of EvergladesWonderGardens.The six restored cottages are now home to various local artists. The event is FREE and open to the public. The historic society of BonitaSprings will have the restored Liles Hotel open, also. IF YOU GO:

What: Evening in the Park in the City of Bonita Springs.

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2007

Where: The cottages at Riverside Park on Old US 41 in BonitaSprings, Florida.

Admission: Free

More: The Bonita Springs Historical Society will also have an open house at the neighboring Liles Hotel.

Recent activities at Riverside Park of Bonita Springs also include the first annual ImperialRiver “RiverFest”. All monies that were raised benefit the Bonita Springs Waterways Conservation Fun, dedicated to preserving the city’s waterways.

RiverFest included kayak and canoe races along the ImperialRiver and a litter clean up along the river banks. The 2-mile trial races started at

Kent Road
and ended at RiversidePark. There were four races: single kayak female, single kayak male, tandem kayak and canoe. Each race had a $250 first place prize.