The Longboat Key Garden Club awarded grants, scholarships, beautification awards and plaques thanking Home & Garden Tour participants Tuesday, April 9, at Joan Durante Park.
Grand Bay bid adieu to seasonal residents with a potluck party Monday, April 8, in the neighborhood clubhouse.
Nearly 1,000 runners hit the beach Saturday, April 6 to help endangered turtles at Mote Marine Aquariums Run for the Turtles on Siesta Key Beach. The 5K sanctioned by the Manasota Track club and the 1-mile fun-run/walk provided major support for Mote Marine Laboratoryâ€™s Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program
Longboat Island Chapel installed the Rev. Dr. Vince Carroll as its sixth senior pastor Sunday, April 7.
Christ Church hosted a tropical-themed party Saturday, March 6, to say goodbye to seasonal members. The event featured a potluck, book sale and light-hearted costume contests.
Save Our Seabirds held its annual soiree Friday, April 5, to raise funds for hospital operations and food. The Resort at Longboat Key Club catered the event; acoustic guitarist Dean Miller performed.
Two exhibits, "The Inspiring Image" and "Journeys in fine Art Photography," opened Friday, April 5, at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, a division of the Ringling College of Art and Design.