Check out upcoming events on Longboat Key and surrounding areas.
Out of the Gates into the Winners’ Circle
What: InStride Therapy, Inc.’s Derby Day will feature hors d’oeuvres, dinner, a live and silent auction and a raffle. The Kentucky Derby race will be shown. The event will benefit InStride Therapy, Inc., which helps improve the physical and neurological status of individuals with special needs through the therapeutic use of horses. Cost is $150. Call 412-9333.
When: 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 7
Where: Pattigeorge’s, 4120 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Saturday, May 7
Classic Corvettes on the Circle — Takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Armands Circle Park. See more than 150 models of classic Corvettes at the 20th annual show. Proceeds will be donated to the Honor Flight of West Central Florida. Call 993-4201.
Thursday, May 12
Fiesta de Tortugas — Takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cedars Café and Tiki Bar, 645 Cedars Court. The event will support Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program and the Longboat Key Turtle Watch education programs. Cost is $20. Call 383-6428.
Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
RSVP to [email protected] or 383-6493.
Zumba with Suzy — Takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Cost is $10 per class.
Beginners Bridge or Refresher Course — Takes place from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Coffee and cookies are provided. Cost is $10.
All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church, 563 Bay Isles Road
Rotary Club of Longboat Key — Meets at 5:15 p.m. Cost is $8. Email [email protected].
Bayfront Recreation Center, 4052 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
Muscles, Balance, Strength, Flexibility — Takes place at 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. Cost is $8 for members; $13 for nonmembers. Call 538-8456.
Feel Good Yoga Therapeutics — Takes place at 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. Call 316-1988.
Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive
Shifting Sands Support Group — Takes place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Ruth Cushing Room. This group is open to any adult going through a difficult transition.
Longboat Key Club Tavern and Whiskey Bar, 3110 Harbourside Drive
Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key — Meets at 7:30 a.m. Cost is $10 and includes a breakfast buffet. Call Donna at 388-2847.
Longboat Library, 555 Bay Isles Road
Wonderful Wednesdays Book Sales — Take place from 9 a.m. to noon. Gently used books will be discounted by 50%. Paperbacks will be 25 cents, and hardback books will be 50 cents to $2.50. Call 383-2011.
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