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.
July 27, 2010
After 10 years at Temple Beth Israel, the Temple Tuesday group will become part of a Friday Senior Outreach Services group.
July 25, 2010
Christ Church of Longboat Key organized a summer salad supper for its members who live in the area year round.
July 21, 2010
During the summer months, members of the Longboat Island Chapel have a picnic potluck the third Sunday of the month. Hosts for the July 18 event were Anne and John Summers. After enjoying a barbecue, with juicy watermelon for dessert, guests participated in informal games.
8 Sarasota Music Half Marathon
7:00 am - 6:00 am
12 Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
14 New Exhibit "Oh Baby" Life Cycles of the Seas
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
17 Hospitabull Evening 'A Taste of Israel'
Gauls celebrate sweet 60
On Jan. 29, Jack and Joan Gaul will celebrate their 60th anniversary.
Dora Walters goes by the book for readers
You saw her byline countless times during her 26 years at the Longboat Observer, but now, retired Senior Editor Dora Walters’ byline appears on her new book, “Rewind…Playback: A Collection of Life’s ‘Little’ Memories.”
Encore opening celebration
Members of the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce gathered for a ribbon-cutting event Jan. 20, at Amore by Andrea.