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LBHS Athetes and Sportsmanship Awards for February

Lemon Bay High School Athletic Department has announced Tee’Aunna Williams and Jack Oliver as Athletes of the Month and Alex Harris, Sportsmanship Award winner.

Best Hole-In-The-Wall in Florida: Nando's Taqueria

Craving an authentic taco experience? Look no further than Nando’s Taqueria, recently crowned Florida's top pick for "Best Hole in the Wall Mexican Restaurant for Every State."

Rum Bay Restaurant reopens after post Hurricane Ian renovations

On March 5th, the Englewood Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand reopening of Rum Bay Restaurant on Palm Island.

Healthcare Day for the Leadership Englewood 2024

What do a miniature therapy horse, a fire engine, a robot and a warm-scented towel all have in common? They were all featured prominently recently during Healthcare Day for the Leadership Englewood 2024 class.

April Concerts at Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents four concerts in April, all featuring duos.

Seagrape Gallery Happenings

Sea Grape Gallery in Punta Gorda will be highlighting the works of photographer Barbara Morris throughout the month of April, alongside the featured artists Anne Tuttle and Nancy Griffin.

Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, in collaboration with the Greenfield Foundation, presents the 16th year of the Hermitage Greenfield Prize Celebration Saturday-Monday, April 13-15.

ESA’s Adult Learn-to-Sail Classes Set Sail on Lemon Bay

Englewood Sailing Association (ESA) recently held two 'Learn to Sail' classes for adults at their sailing center at Indian Mound Park on Lemon Bay. An additional class for adults will be conducted November 4-7.

LBHS presents "Beauty and the Beast"

Purchase your tickets now for Lemon Bay High School’s theatre production of “Beauty and the Beast”, on stage Thursday through Saturday, April 4-6.

BBBS of the Suncoast Kicks Off '100 Men in 100 Days' Campaign

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast launches its “100 Men in 100 Days” campaign to encourage men to become a Big Brother and volunteer with the organization.

Newly Announced Hermitage Artist Retreat Programs

Newly announced Hermitage Artist Retreat programs begin with “Stage, Page, and Useful Rage” from Pulitzer Prize finalist and New York Times bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez (Olga Dies Dreaming), alongside award-winning playwright and librettist Julia Jordan (Murder Ballad), on Friday, April 5, 6:30pm, on the Hermitage Beach. On Wednesday, April 24 …

The Boca Royale Community's holds “Play It Forward” event to support “Boca Royale Cares”

The Boca Royale Community hosted its Fifth Annual “Play It Forward” event on March 16th in support of “Boca Royale Cares” a donor advisor fund helping the greater Englewood Community.

Englewood Beach Volunteers Join Great American Clean-up

On Saturday, March 16th, 80+ volunteers showed up at Englewood Beach for the Great American Clean-up. Participants collected trash and a large quantity of cigarette butts.

Englewood Bike Clininc celebrates 1 year

The Englewood Bike Clinic celebrated its one-year anniversary on March 5th. The free bicycle repair clinic is open on the first Tuesday of each month from 10am to noon at the Jubilee Center to service those who need repairs.

Purple Martins in Florida

Purple martins (Progne subis) are the largest species of swallows that breed in North America. In the birding world, few species generate more excitement than the Purple Martin as they are now making their arrival throughout Florida.

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Portrait Ukraine Photography Exhibition

The Lexow Gallery is set to host the Portrait Ukraine Photography Exhibition from Friday, March 15 to Friday, April 19.

Shore Fishing

Wellen Park: A few days ago, we finally got around to checking out Wellen Park, located west of River Road, off US 41. We were pleasantly surprised by what we found. After years of driving around and through the construction on US 41 we turned into the main entrance and …

High School Scholarship Recipients Recognized

At the March 1 meeting, the Lemon Bay Woman’s Club continued the traditions of the past while celebrating the future.