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Village People gather on Key

Village People gather on Key

The Longboat Key Village Association members and Village residents met for the first meeting of the year. See In Print edition page 8 for actual photos.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Gourmet fun served at Longboat Key Lawn Party

Gourmet fun served at Longboat Key Lawn Party

  About 1,000 Longboat Key residence, visitors and supporters came out to dine on gourmet samplings from more than 30 area restaurants and to listen to Blues Pig band as well as support the annual fundraiser that donates money to the Longboat Key Kiwanis student scholarship program as well as area charities.  

December 21, 2016 | Posted in Key Events, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Darkness Circles St. Armands

Darkness Circles St. Armands

November 13, 2016 | Posted in Key Events, Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »

CANDance Competition raises funds and awareness

CANDance Competition raises funds and awareness

Professional dancers partnered with amateurs to raise money for the Community Aids Network at the 2016 CANDance competition fundraiser last week at Michael’s On East. Organizer Scott George oversaw the evening’s events which included an auction, dinner, dance competition and after-party dancing. George says the event raised a record amount of more than $200,000.   […]

November 13, 2016 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

LBK Memoirs Class celebrates

LBK Memoirs Class celebrates

The Memoirs Class at Longboat Island Chapel is celebrating the publication of Patsy McLaughlin’s second book of poetry, “Keeper of the Night.” The collection of poems follows the author’s journey through life, beginning with her growing-up years in a large farm family in the Ohio Valley, touching on the years of being a military wife […]

September 4, 2016 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Gourmet Lawn Party time of year!

Gourmet Lawn Party time of year!

The Kiwanis Club of Longboat Key’s Gourmet Lawn Party fundraiser will be coming to the Key Club in December.  The Gourmet Lawn Party will be held on Dec. 5, and although last year tickets were $25 in advance and tickets for the raffle were $100, this year tickets are $50 but will include a raffle […]

October 15, 2015 | Posted in Key Dining, Key Events, Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

French Frigate replica of L’Hermione relives history on July 4

French Frigate replica of L’Hermione relives history on July 4

MARI ZEVIN Guest Writer zevin@lbknews.com As we celebrate Independence Day this year an exciting historic event has been taking place along 12 famous ports on the Eastern Seaboard of the United States and the event has been made possible in part by a Florida based organization known as the Florida Friends of L’Hermione-Lafayette in America, […]

July 14, 2015 | Posted in Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser

Garden Club and Kiwanis pair up for ‘fun’draiser

The Longboat Key Garden Club and Longboat Key Kiwanis Club have paired up for an exciting new ‘fun’draiser on Friday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 each and limited to 200 guests. The Dinner & a Movie themed evening begins when ticket holders arrive at the Longboat Key Club Islandside driving range and […]

April 6, 2015 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Voters get Younger, Daly

Longboat Voters get Younger, Daly

March 16, 2015 | Posted in In the news, Key Events, Top Box | Read More »

What’s happening at the LBK Education Center

What’s happening at the LBK Education Center

January heralds the beginning of the inimitable “season” in our Paradise.

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Key Events, Key Life, Top Box | Read More »