Aug 072015
 
This Florida Box Turtle was rescued in the middle of Flagler Avenue  in Key West. Thanks to all those taking the time to look out for our wildlife in distress. Another good reason to keep your driving speed from exceeding the limit and give wildlife a break on our island! Visit Key West Wildlife Center,  Indigenous Park, 1801 White St. to find out how you can help.

This Florida Box Turtle was rescued in the middle of Flagler Avenue in Key West. Thanks to all those taking the time to look out for our wildlife in distress. Another good reason to keep your driving speed from exceeding the limit and give wildlife a break on our island! Visit Key West Wildlife Center,
Indigenous Park, 1801 White St. to find out how you can help.

Thursday, August 6 thru Wednesday, August 12
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.

Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Friday
Upper Duval Art Stroll, 6 PM
Special art exhibitions and receptions at galleries and shops along Upper Duval from United to Truman. Including Frangipani Gallery, SoDu Gallery, Cocco & Salem, Island Arts, Key West Pottery, Cork & Stogie, Millionaire Gallery, Dog Tired Studio & Gallery and Rock House Gallery.

CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
The Studios of Key West – Classes and Workshops: Painting and drawing, writing and reading, Photo and Mixed Media, Culinary Arts, Kids and Teens, Music Performance and movement. 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org

DANCE
Fridays and Wednesdays
Salsa and Salsa Rueda too Dance Class, 7 PM
Wednesdays at 8 PM: Cha Cha Dance Class. All levels, drop in class, no partner needed. Paradise Health and Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-6348. Lucy@DanceKeyWest.com

Key West Country Western Dancers, 7:30 PM
Texas 2-step, swing, waltz, cha cha. Free line dance lessons. Bourbon Street Pub, 724 Duval St. 724-333-4137.

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Thursday-Sunday
Key West Lobsterfest
Various events and times. keywestlobsterfest.com
Featuring a traditional lobster boil and street fair. See website for events and times.

FILM
Tropic Cinema:
Saturday – Kids Movie Club: Home, 10:30 AM
Saturday – Creature Feature: I Walked With a Zombie, 11 AM
Tuesday – Globe on Screen Series: The Comedy of Errors, 6:30 PM
Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com

LITERARY
Saturday
Key West Writer’s Guild, 9 AM
Key West by the Sea, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd. (Community Room) keywestwritersguild.org
Writers of essays, poetry, fiction and nonfiction, published and unpublished, all are welcome.

LECTURE
Tuesdays in August
Artist Mario Sanchez’s Historic Perspective of Cuban-Key West, 2 PM
Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 305-294-1669. galleryongreene.com 150 year relationship through the artists work.

MUSEUMS, HISTORY and NATURE
Tuesdays-Saturdays
Key West Firehouse Museum, 10 AM
1026 Grinnell St. 305-849-0678. keywestfirehousemuseum.com

Daily
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 9 AM
35 East Quay Rd., (End of Southard St.) floridakeys.noaa.gov

305-293-7013. keywestwildlifecenter.org

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum Exhibits – Celebrating 30 Years of Treasure and Adventure, 9:30 AM
200 Greene St. 305-294-2633. tours@melfisher.org

Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit, 10 AM
513 Truman Ave, behind the Key West Visitor Center294-3121. exhibit@twkw.orgtwkw.org

Daily Thru September 1
Blue Star Museums Program – Free Admission for Active Military Personnel/Family
Participating museums – Islamorada: The History of Diving Museum; Key West: The Custom House, The Key West Lighthouse & Museum, Fort East Martello, KW Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum.

MUSIC
Wednesdays-Sundays
In the Cabaret in the Gardens, 5 PM
The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St. 294-2661. gardenshotel.com
Wednesdays and Thursdays: John Benson, Fridays and Saturdays: Michael Robinson, Sundays: Will Johnson.

Nightly Jazz – Tavern N’ Town
Marriot Beachside, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-8100.
Thurs/Tues: Carmen Rodriguez and Michael Thomas, Fri/Wed: Mike Emerson, Sat: Bobby Nesbitt, Sun/Wed: Rob DiStasi, Mon: Michael Thomas.

THEATER
Monday and Fridays (thru August 21) – Acting Classes: Scene Study, 7 PM
Wednesdays (thru August 21) – Acting Classes: Monologue, 7 PM
Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St. (rear) 305-296-5587. keywestsummerstage.com

Middle Keys Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Daily
Celebrating Lobster Season Exhibit, 10 AM
Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Big Pine Key. 305-872-1828. artistsinparadise.com Over 30 local artists, many mediums in acrylic and water color paintings. Also art from Ms. Thompson’s 5th Grade Class Window Exhibit.

CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
The Art Studio in Marathon – Classes and workshops: Pottery, Clay, Glass, Painting, Sculpture and more.
12535 Overseas Hwy, Oceanside. 305-289-9013. keysartstudio.com

DANCE
Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center
American and International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required. Ballroom and Latin Dance Instruction. 5800 Overseas Hwy., Suite 40, Marathon. 305-766-3428. keysdancecenter.com

Upper Keys Happenings
ARTIST RECEPTIONS/EXHIBITIONS
Daily
Fabulous Funky Fish, 9 AM to 5:30 PM
Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, Islamorada, MM 82, bayside. 305-664-3571. lobstertrapart.com Artist Glenn Lahti’s cast of fun and festive fish characters.

MUSEUMS, HISTORY and NATURE
Daily
History of Diving Museum, 10 AM
MM 83, bay, Islamorada. 305-664-9737. divingmuseum.org

Thursdays-Sundays
Keys History and Discovery Center, 10 AM
at the Islander Resort, MM 82, Islamorada. 305-922-2237. keysdiscovery.com

Daily Thru September 1
Blue Star Museums Program – Free Admission for Active Military Personnel/Family
Participating museums – Islamorada: The History of Diving Museum; Key West: The Custom House, The Key West Lighthouse & Museum, Fort East Martello, KW Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden and Mel Fisher Maritime Museum.

MUSIC
Thursdays
Jam/Open Mic with Dave Feder and Friends, 9 PM
oo-tray Restaurant, 80939 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 305-922-2027.

Sundays
Dave Feder’s Jazz Trio, 6 PM
Smuggler’s Cove Resort & Marina, 85500 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, bayside. 305-664-5564

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