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Literary Walking Tours available

The Key West Literary Seminar is again offering Literary Walking Tours of Old Town Key West every Saturday. The leisurely stroll features the former homes and favorite haunts of some of our most well-known writers, including Tennessee Williams, Shel Silverstein and Elizabeth Bishop, as well as our lesser-known local talent. Tours begin at the Key[…]

Autocross set for Dorn Road

The Ecurie Vitesse Sports Car Club will be hosting an autocross at Dorn Road in Big Torch Key on Sunday, Nov. 18. An autocross is a “one car at a time” skill-driving event where drivers compete against the clock. Anyone with a safe car or small truck is welcome to participate. All drivers must have[…]

Marine life rescues lesson is topic at Discovery Saturday

Discovery Saturday on Nov. 17, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center will include a lesson on marine mammal and sea turtle rescues, plus, finger painting a dolphin or whale crafted from a handprint. The Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, operated by Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, hosts Discovery Saturday for children[…]

FKCC spring termscholarships available

Florida Keys Community College encourages future and current students to apply for scholarships for the spring term, which begins Jan. 4. Criteria for scholarships range widely to accommodate and assist a variety of students. Scholarship descriptions and criteria can be viewed on the college’s website at http://www.fkcc.academicworks.com. Applications are submitted online; deadlines vary. There is[…]

Artisan Market: Let’s Get Hoppy event set Sunday at Higgs Beach

Key West Artisan Market: Let’s Get Hoppy will be held Sunday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Higgs Beach, 100 Atlantic Blvd. Local artisans include culinary, textile, jewelry, wood, artists and crafters, curiosities, Key West Writers Guild Local Author’s Nook, 104.9 The X live variety show, fresh produce and lots of great,[…]

Planning meeting set for upcoming events

The I Love Stock Island Initiative, a not-for-profit organization focused on making Stock Island a better place to live, work and play, is planning a city-wide cleanup on Saturday, Dec. 1, and the third annual I Love Stock Island Festival on Dec. 7-9. An informational meeting for all interested businesses, volunteers and potential entrants in[…]

Online training course in opiod overdoses offered

The American Red Cross has launched First Aid for Opioid Overdoses, an online course to teach people how to respond to a known or suspected opioid overdose. The 45-minute course contains content on how to identify the signs and symptoms of a suspected opioid overdose and the appropriate care to provide based on the responsiveness[…]

Community health survey underway

The Florida Department of Health in Monroe County is currently conducting a countywide community health assessment through Friday, Nov. 30. This survey is for people who live, work, or spend time in Monroe County. Information gathered in the survey will help identify community health priorities and assist in developing and/or strengthening health-related programs and services.[…]

The 59th annual Home Tours’ kickoff party set for Nov. 15

The 59th annual Key West Home Tours’ kickoff party for the upcoming season will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in the backyard garden of the Oldest House Museum. Members, volunteers, sponsors, tour home owners and friends are invited to the party, during which the winner of this year’s Old Island Restoration Foundation[…]

Garden Club to hold its annual fall plant sale

The Key West Garden Club will hold its annual Fall Plant Sale at the West Martello Tower in Key West on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please note that the sale is on Friday and Saturday. Admission and parking are free. The Garden Club propagation nursery has increased its[…]