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Islands of Marathon Events

TAS February calendar art & music festival cabana breezes mardi gras COM family fun fest 2 DAS Harlem Basketball FL Keys Sailing women's class fly on the ford airplane health & wellness program living healthy program Marathon Boat Yard Free Fishing Seminar National Pig Days

Pigeon Key Art Festival

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Marathon Happenings

COM family fun fest fl keys health fair 2 fl keys health fair Luncheon 1.20.15 pigeon key art fest TAS January calendar BAH 1.14.15

2014 Florida Keys Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest

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2014 Florida Keys Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest

Friends! Come on out and join us for the first ever Florida Keys Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest. Saturday December 27th, 2014 from 11am to 7pm at the Marathon Community Park,  200 36th Street, Marathon, FL 33050. Call us at the Chamber for details or to purchase your VIP tickets! 305.743.5417. Visit our website at www.floridakeysbeerfest.com. We hope to see you all there!

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Holiday Season Events

The Christmas and New Year Holidays are upon us! There are so many things to do here in our little island paradise! Our Marathon Chamber is proud to provide you with upcoming event information. You can choose from meeting Santa, holiday lighting parties, shopping, driving through town and touring the lights, rummage sales, holiday buffets, Craft Beer & Bubbly Fest, and New Year’s Eve Parties! We love to celebrate Christmas island style with lots of holiday lights, outdoor & beach side parties, and delicious food from our wonderful restaurants! We hope you will join us for some or all of our wonderful events!

Beer & Bubbly logo FB Music Vidoe FestCabana Breeze NYE party Celtic Festival 2015 COM December Movie in the park Cookies with Santa Food for thought holiday faire KCB holiday boat parade

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Boot Key Harbor Christmas Boat Parade

 

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Crane Point Astronomy Class

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CRANE POINT PRESENTS “ASTRONOMY TONIGHT” PROGRAM

 

Astronomy Tonight  is an educational program for lifelong learners ages 21 and older.  This program consists of a series of three modules with four sessions of three-hour classes each.  These modules will take participants through a basic understanding of how the study of Astronomy began to joining those that are now looking for habitable planets in other systems far away.  Each week participants will not only be a part of a class but will enjoy a hands-on activity related to the weekly topic.  Participants will be able to continue learning through forum and chat room opportunities.

The final session of the module will include an interactive session under the stars.  Participants will be able to put what has been learned into practice by helping others to enjoy the universe.  The first module begins on January 27th .

Class Schedule and Topics:

January 27 – History & Overview of Astronomy

February 3 – Observing the Night Sky – Binoculars and Telescopes

February 10 – Understanding our Solar System – The Sun and the Planets

February 14 – Solar Observations

Students will receive a planisphere to aid in location and identification of constellations and other cosmic objects and build a simple telescope that will aid in the understanding of the use of optics in viewing our universe.

Cost is $100.00 for registration prior to January 9, 2015.  Cost after January 9 is $125.00.

To register, call 305-743-8889, 305-394-0975 or email seascience@bellsouth.net .

Classes are scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will be held in the Cracker House located at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.  Entrance to Cracker House is located on the right-of-way near the center of the property.  Look for the sign.

For Crane Point information, call 305-743-3900.

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Islands of Marathon Christmas Events

Marathon is such a wonderful family friendly community! There are so many events to choose from for everyone from the young to the young at heart! These are just a few of the events going on this weekend! Be sure to check back often to stay up to date on our community events! Also, check us out on FB, twitter, pinterest, and instagram. And you can always view our events calendar on our webpage at www.floridakeysmarathon.com. Have a great weekend!

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Dolphin Bistro December Events

Dolphin Bistro Events-

December 5th Sunset Dinner from 5 – 8 pm. $20

December 18th Social Hour from 5 – 8 pm $15

And December 19th we will offer Sides To Go for the holidays again.

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes  $7

Savory Stuffing and Gravy  $7

4 Cheese Mac n Cheese  $7

Sweet Potato Casserole  $7

Mixed Berry Cobbler  $10

Look for MHS Culinary Arts program featured in the new Florida Keys Chef’s Table cookbook! Follow events on facebook –Dolphin Bistro.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you.

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