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Marine Debris – Get Involved in Coastal Clean Ups!

January 21, 2015 Events

Marine debris is a problem that affects everyone, says Gabrielle Renchen, a scientist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission speaking at the Eco Discover Center in Key West this  week.. In the summer, Renchen can be found most often on the water, surveying lost lobster traps and other marine debris, but in the […]

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Food, Fishing, Fun! Festivals of the Florida Keys in March!

February 24, 2014 Events

March Events Please Locals and Visitors Alike There is always plenty to do in Key Colony Beach and the surrounding islands no matter when you visit, but March brings several local special events that visitors really enjoy – and this year includes a new local fishing tournament!  Key Colony Beach Day This Sunday, March 2, […]

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Mother’s Day Celebrations Around the World

March 22, 2013 Events

Around the World and in the Florida Keys …  Image Credit Mothers’ Day is universal now, celebrated in various ways around the world and on different days. Its history goes back to the Romans who had a festival of Hilaria (the mother of the gods); the Ancient Greeks, who worshiped Cybele the mother goddess. Mothers’ […]

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Celebrate the 4th Of July in the Florida Keys

June 27, 2012 Events

Celebrate the freedoms this country enjoys this 4th of July holiday at  Sombrero Beach in the Florida Keys.  The City of Marathon hosts a spectacular, day long celebration which begins with a parade at 10:30 a.m. Admission to the beach is free and there is plenty of parking at the newly restored entrance to Sombrero […]

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