November 5, 2010
There was a warm welcome for all as members of Christ Church Presbyterian of Longboat Key gathered at The Shores on Friday, Nov. 5, for an informal evening. Organized by Sue Wertman, members enjoyed a potluck buffet and exchanged news of summer happenings.
November 4, 2010
It was a star-studded night at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church's seventh annual Cabaret Night held Thursday, Nov. 4, at Stella Maris Hall. "Songs We Remember" was the theme of the evening created by Music Director Michael Tucci.
October 20, 2010
Lynne Anast, Director of Road Scholar Programs Sarasota, described the not-for-profit organization's program offerings at the Episcopal Church Women's Group meeting at All Angels by the Sea on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
October 13, 2010
The Aging in Paradise Resource Center at The Longboat Island Chapel will be completed in Spring 2011.
October 9, 2010
Christ Church members gathered to sing some of their favorite tunes at their Sunset Soiree and Sing-along on Saturday, Oct. 9 at Islands West.
September 17, 2010
There were definitely plenty for this potluck. Even though season has yet to hit the island, Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian USA welcomed more than 40 of its members for a fish fry/potluck Friday, Sept. 17, at Islands West.
September 12, 2010
Monsignor Gerard Finegan was honored Sunday, Sept. 12 at an investiture ceremony and reception at St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church. Bishop Frank Dewane, from the Diocese of Venice, performed the invocation.
September 1, 2010
This year's high holiday events will begin with a Selichot service at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, at Temple Beth Israel.
August 25, 2010
Michael Eisenstat, rabbi emeritus at Temple Beth Israel, spent three weeks volunteering in late June/early July on an Israeli military base outside of Tel Aviv, followed by two weeks at the Shalom Hartman Institute, in Jerusalem.
August 25, 2010
Temple Beth Israel members gathered for a Shabbat dinner Friday, Aug. 20, at The Lazy Lobster Longboat Key. The event drew a crowd of 50 and was organized by Maye Lavinson.
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Durante dog, owner well after raccoon run-in
Last week, we reported on a scuffle between a black dog and a group of raccoons that occurred at dusk near Joan Durante Park.
Golfer scores her first hole in one
Liz Lang scored her first hole in one July 8, on the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside White Course, while celebrating her friend, Jane Hunter’s birthday.
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’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.