Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Free admission for locals

Sunday is designated "Locals Free" day at the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, 5210 College Road, Stock Island. The entrance fee will be waived for all local residents with Monroe County identification.

Visit the birds and butterflies in the quiet of the garden's shady palm trees and peaceful ponds and lake. Bring a lunch and enjoy a picnic in the courtyard by the waterfall, where free Wi-Fi is available.

For information, call 305-296-1504 or go to

The garden also welcomes all volunteers to "dig in the dirt" at the nursery and in the garden every Wednesday and Saturday morning.