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Longboat Key: Your Calendar

Check out upcoming events on Longboat Key and surrounding areas.
by: Kristen Herhold Community Editor


Sailors and Sandals

What: The event will benefit Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County, which helps low-income and at-risk students gain the help they need to achieve an education. Cost is $75. Call 266-6231.

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 28

Where: Sarasota Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Parkway


Thursday, May 26

‘Meditation and Mindful Breathing’ — Takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive. Tamara Page, of Yoga Alliance, is presenting this calming, interactive workshop on how to explore Pranayama, the art of yogic breathing. Cost is $10. RSVP to [email protected] or 383-6493.


Thursday, June 2

Business & BBQ on the Beach — Takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Sandcastle Resort at Lido Beach, 1540 Benjamin Franklin Drive. The chambers of commerce from Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island and Siesta Key will hold a networking event with beach music, games, a barbecue and a cash bar. Cost is $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Call 383-2466.


Saturday, June 4

World Oceans Day — Takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway. With the theme “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet,” the festival will include games and crafts focused on green practices, marine science and conservation. Cost is free with a regular paid admission ticket. Call 388-4441.


Thursday, June 9

Disaster Preparedness Seminar — Takes place from 3:15 to 6:30 p.m. at the Longboat Key Club’s Harbourside Ballroom, 3000 Harbourside Drive. Learn how to protect your family, home and business in the event of a natural disaster on the Key. Cost is free. Call 383-2466.


Saturday, June 11 and Sunday, June 12

St. Armands Craft Festival — Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on St. Armands Circle. More than 175 artisans will sell their crafts during the annual festival. Call 813-962-0388.






Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive

RSVP to [email protected] or 383-6493.


Beginners Bridge or Refresher Course — Takes place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Coffee and cookies are provided. Cost is $10.



All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church, 563 Bay Isles Road

Call 383-8161.


Rotary Club of Longboat Key — Meets at 5:15 p.m. Cost is $8. Call John Brill, 383-1210.


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.


Feel Good Yoga, 6350 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Call 904-610-7565.


Connected Warriors —Takes place from 4 to 5 p.m. beginning May 12. Debby McClung’s trauma-conscious teaching methods can help service members, veterans and their families. Cost is free.


Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Call 383-6491


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

Call 383-2011.


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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