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Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce Brown Bag Lunch Bunch — meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 18, at the chamber office, 5570 Gulf of Mexico Drive. Bring a brown-bag lunch and join the discussion with other Longboat Key businesses about issues facing your business on the Key. Call 383-2466.
Harry’s Continental Kitchens Wine Tasting — takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at Harry’s Deli, 525 St. Judes Drive. This month’s event will benefit United Way’s Climbing for Dollars. Cost is $10. Call 383-0777.
Mote Island Quest — takes place from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway. This month’s topic is “Mini-Monsters of the Sea.” Contact Amy Fleischer at 388-4441, Ext. 514.
Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce ‘Nooner’ Luncheon — takes place at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, 2001 Siesta Drive, Suite 101, Sarasota. Cost is $20 for members; $25 for non-members. Call 383-2466.
Save Our Seabirds Baby Bird Shower
What: Help baby birds take flight at this fundraiser for Save Our Seabirds. Cost of lunch is $35, of which $10 will be donated to the organization. Reservations are required. Call 383-4888.
When: 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 18
Where: Whitney Beach Deli & Wines, 6810 Gulf of Mexico Drive
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