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Sugarloaf Showdown to Lure Anglers to Lower Keys Nov. 5-7

When: October 6, 2020 @ 3:42 pm – 4:42 pm

Angling teams are to pit their skills against the Lower Florida Keys’ wiliest in-water inhabitants during the Sugarloaf Showdown, a fundraising fishing tournament scheduled Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 5-7.N

Racers to Circle Key West During 12-Mile Paddle Classic

When: September 28, 2020 @ 2:17 pm – 3:17 pm

The 12-mile distance around the island of Key West is to become a saltwater racecourse for competitors on paddleboards and self-propelled watercraft during the 2020 Key West Paddle Classic.N

Brad Bertelli: Steward of Florida Keys History

When: September 22, 2020 @ 5:17 pm – 6:17 pm

As curator and historian at Islamorada’s Keys History & Discovery Center, Brad Bertelli is a storyteller who spins colorful, articulate tales with rich factual details about life in the Florida Keys.N

Sea Turtles and Manatees Released in the Keys

When: August 19, 2020 @ 2:37 pm – 3:37 pm

As well as human visitors who come to the Florida Keys for rest and renewal, marine creatures in need come calling, too. Some arrive with health problems, while others are injured, orphaned or lost.N

Divers Can Help Keys’ Ocean Ecosystem and ‘Take a Bite Out of Lionfish’ During REEF’s Upper Keys Derby

When: August 13, 2020 @ 3:48 pm – 4:48 pm

Divers can help preserve the Florida Keys’ native reef fish populations during the fun, socially distanced Reef Environmental Education Foundation 2020 Lionfish Derby. Scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 10-13, the derby challenges participants to capture …

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Jessica Ann Cecil: Steward of Marine Life Through Art

When: July 23, 2020 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Talented Islamorada artist Jessica Ann Cecil, 30, is self-taught with a unique flair for capturing marine life with colorful personalities — and she’s on a mission.N

Bob Dylan Unveils Poetic Song About Key West

When: July 2, 2020 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan recently released a ballad titled “Key West (Philosopher Pirate),” becoming the latest in a long line of poets to draw inspiration from the island city.N