The Longboat Key Club Moorings Marina hosted National Marina Day Saturday, Aug. 8, a day celebrated nationwide to educate people about the important role marinas play in communities. National Marina Day was established in 2002 and is celebrated on the second Saturday in August each year.
The event featured boat-safety displays from Florida Clean Marina, West Marine, Save the Manatee Club, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, U.S. Customs & Border Protection and Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation.
Portofino Ristorante & Bar served pizza by the pool at the event.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larsonâ€™s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pubâ€™s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced â€śThe Commandantâ€™s Ownâ€ť U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.