Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Mile Markers


Free dolphin documentary

The Sanctuary Friends Foundation will host a free screening of the documentary "When Dolphins Cry" at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Marathon Power Squadron building on Loggerhead Lane off 52nd Street, gulfside.

The film shows Japan's dolphins jumping and playing and also the mammals constant threat from traditional fishermen who have been hunting dolphins for generations.

Free popcorn. Drinks will be available for a donation.

For a listing of upcoming events, visit keysenvironmentalcalendar.org.


Register for 'No Name' 5k

The Domestic Abuse Shelter's 14th Annual No Name Race is set for 8 a.m. Saturday at the Old Wooden Bridge Fish Camp.

The first 250 people to register will get the race T-shirt. Medals will go to the first-place winners in various categories at a post-race ceremony.

Cost is $25 for adults, $10 for children under 15.

Registration is available online at www.domesticabuseshelter.org and pay with a VISA or MasterCard. The race benefits the Domestic Abuse Shelter, which serves the entire Keys. Email dasadm@aol.com for more information.


City reviews $348K parking lot

City commissioners will vote tonight on whether to spend $348,000 on a new 46-space parking lot along Fort Street in Bahama Village.

Plans call for two handicapped spots and 14 scooter spaces, along with landscaping, stormwater drainage and new lighting.

D.N. Higgins, Inc. of Ann Arbor, Mich., submitted the lowest bid. City staff says the lot is needed for Bahama Village and the upcoming Truman Waterfront Park.

Commissioners meet at 6 p.m. tonight at Old City Hall, 510 Greene St.