Toys for Tots needs help to make Christmas wishes come true for local children in need.
On Nov. 22, Bird Key Yacht Club held its annual Commodoreâ€™s Ball.
On Nov. 22, St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church held its annual Christmas Bazaar.
On Nov. 20, the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce held a Chairmanâ€™s Reception at Amore by Andrea, which recognized its former chairs from 1993 to 2013.
On Nov. 18, the Longboat Key Garden Club held its monthly meeting at Windward Bay.
Longboat Key must be home to lots of bookworms, because the Longboat Libraryâ€™s Nov. 11 sale was the biggest in its 57-year history.
Christmas bells arenâ€™t quite ringing yet, but bells will soon be ringing at a Publix near you.