THE MORNING SHOW WITH PAUL CONRAD
Welcome to my morning show page.
After our NBC simulcast, at 7am, you'll hear modern easy musical favorites, both vocal and instrumental to help you get your day started. If you're new to my morning show, here are some of the features you'll hear:
• Traffic Reports
• This Day in History
• Word of the Day
• Good News/Lighter Side Story
• Quote of the Day
• Celebrity Birthdays
• Beach Watch
I hope you enjoy spending the mornings and day with us, and thanks for listening to WAVV 101.1
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Word of the Day
When your Wi-Fi device indicates that you're connected to a wireless network, but you're still unable to use any internet services.
Today through Sunday
Soapfest on Marco with your favorite daytime actors who will help raise money for charity. theateronmarco.com/soapfest
Fleamasters Watermelon Festival Speed Eating and Seed Spitting Competition, Community Showcase Exhibition Area, live entertainment, games, and locally grown watermelon. Open Friday 9 am to 3 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm. Fleamasters Fleamarket S.R. 82 1¼ miles west of I-75 (exit 138), Ft. Myers. Free Parking and Admission.
The Charlotte Stone Crabs host the Ft. Myers Miracle at the Charlotte Sports Park. First pitch tonight at 6:35, Saturday at 6:05, Sunday at 12:35pm.
Friday Night Concert Series The Bill Colletti Music Group playing a variety of music in the restaurant Piazza at Miromar Outlets in Estero from 7 to 9pm.
Car Cruise-In. Classic and cool cars line the streets of downtown Fort Myers with music from 4-8 p.m. Free. Dow
Naples Dixieland Jazzmasters free concert from 1 to 3pm at the Norris Center on 8th avenue south.
Family Fun Expo Children’s activities, carnival games, vendor exhibits, and Thomas the Tank Engine. Two live stage shows and photo opportunities with Thomas. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $7 adults; $3 ages 3 to 12. Germain Arena in Estero. Free Parking.
Memorial Day Observance The Fort Myers Mastersingers will perform. 11 a.m. Moorings Park, 120 Moorings Park Drive, Naples.
Flag placement All are welcome to help place flags on the graves. 8 a.m. Fort Myers Memorial Gardens, Field of Honor, 1589 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. www.fortmyersmemorial.com, 936-0555.
A Nation Divided - Civil War Battle Reenactment A field day of activities, including color guard presentations, Civil War battle reenactment and encampment. “Farewell Address” by George Washington. “Gettysburg Address” by Abraham Lincoln. Presentation of “Wreath” in memory of patriots. Battle of Fort Myers Reenactment. Proceeds benefit local veterans. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 per car; $2 per person. Cultural Park Theatre, 528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral.
– A Tribute to America’s Heroes Tribute will be hosted by Clay Miller of NBC-2. Featuring guest speaker, Sergeant, Jeff Kyle of the United States Marine Corp, the event will also include performances by the Southwest Florida Symphony and the Fort Myers Police Department’s very own “Singing Police Officer,” Yvetta Dominique. Additional activities will include a rifle salute and flyover performed by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a presentation of colors by the Fort Myers Police Department, and a wreath will by laid on the Caloosahatchee River by Marine Units. The American Red Cross will accept items for care packages which will be sent to deployed troops. 6 p.m. Centennial Park, Fort Myers.
Bonita Springs with host Remarks from veterans and officials, musical tributes, Posting of the Colors, 21-gun salute, laying of the wreaths and other traditional commemorations. Organized by the City of Bonita Springs Veterans Advisory Committee. 9 a.m. Riverside Park Bonita Springs.
Bonita Springs The Bonita Bay Veterans Council will host and honor nine local World War II veterans, kicking off the ceremony with an honor guard. There will be a 20-minute video, produced by the Bonita Springs Historical Society, featuring four of the World War II veterans discussing their stories. The video was produced by the Bonita Springs Historical Society. 11:30 a.m. Bonita Bay Club, 26660 Country Club Drive, Bonita Springs.
Cape Coral Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery Mayor Sawicki will lead the Pledge of Allegiance and read a proclamation from the city. Gold Star Parents & Families will be special guest. “The Sun-Sations” and U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran Roy St. On stage will perform patriotic songs. A “Roll Call” of deceased veterans will be read by U.S. Air Force Veteran and Chuck Warren, chairman of the Dignity Memorial Homeless Veterans Burial Program in Cape Coral. 10 a.m. Coral Ridge Funeral Home & Cemetery, Veterans Honor Garden, 1630 SW Pine Island Road.
Cape Coral The day begins at the Southwest Florida Military Museum at 9 a.m. with flag lowering and bugle call. Museum tours start at 10 a.m., with hot dogs and burgers offered from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a small donation. A formal retirement of worn flags is from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by closing ceremonies at 3 p.m. Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library, 4820 Leonard St., Cape Coral..
Fort Myers The Veterans Club of America will have an observance with Sheriff Mike Scott speaking and representatives from the Lee County Sheriff's Department, Iona McGregor Fire Department and the Boy Scouts of America attending. The ceremony will include a bugler, bagpipes, and honor guard. A free lunch will follow the ceremony. 11 a.m. Veterans Club of America, 16701 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers.
Lehigh Acres American Legion Post 3323 and Veterans of Foreign Wars join for their annual tribute. 10 a.m. Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park, 12777 State Road 82, Fort Myers.
Naples Keynote speaker by Marine Lance Cpl. Josh Wege, with the Wounded Warrior amputee softball team and music by the Pine Ridge Middle School band. The ceremony is followed by the Earl Hodges Memorial Picnic presented by Cook Bros. BBQ. 10 a.m. Free. Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens, 525 111th Ave N,, Naples.
Quote of the Day
I can still remember a time
when I knew more
than my phone.