The Longboat Key Historical Society held its monthly lecture on Feb. 19. Matthew Woodside, chief curator and director of exhibitions of the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, spoke about the history of the Gulf Coast of Florida and how we got where we are today.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church Menâ€™s Club held a roast beef dinner on Feb. 19. Before the dinner, Longboat Key firefighters showed club members the technology and apparatuses of the fire trucks.
Due to predicted inclement weather, St. Armands' Mardi Gras celebration was cancelled.
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Temple Beth Israel took the catwalk for its annual fashion show on Feb. 16 at Michael's on East. Adults and children, ages six months to 13 years, modeled in fashions by Dream Weaver and Little Boutique on St. Armands Circle.
Love and luck were in the air on Longboat Key for the Kiwanis Foundation Valentines in Monte Carlo dinner and casino party Saturday night at the Longboat Key Club.
Members of the Republican Club of Longboat Key welcomed Mote President and CEO Michael Crosby as the guest speaker Friday, Feb. 13 at Portofino Restaurant and Bar.