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March 2021

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Littles at the Lighthouse

2-March from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 2nd, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in March). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register below to secure your spot. Parents should bring a large blanket or towel to sit on during the story time session. All…

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt

4-March from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | The Legacy of Franklin Roosevelt’s WPA in Florida by David Schmidt Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was one of FDR’s most wide-ranging, yet controversial programs. Many saw it as a “make work’ program that did not accomplish its goals—the acronym was derided as “We Piddle Around.” The evidence indicates that the program was far more successful and, even today, Floridians enjoy the buildings and constructions…

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Littles at the Lighthouse

9-March from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 9th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register below to secure your spot. Parents should bring a large blanket or towel to sit on during the story time session. All adults and…

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Littles at the Lighthouse

16-March from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 16th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register below to secure your spot. Parents should bring a large blanket or towel to sit on during the story time session. All adults and children…

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VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark

18-March from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

VIRTUAL Distinguished Speaker Series | Presidents in Florida by James Clark Thursday, March 18, 2021, from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm George Washington had nothing but trouble with Florida. Thomas Jefferson tried to steal it. Abraham Lincoln hoped it would win him re-election. Three men came to Florida to fight and ended up in the White House. Franklin Roosevelt was nearly assassinated before he could be inaugurated and quick thinking by a Secret Service agent saved John Kennedy’s life in…

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ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp

22-March to 26-March from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

ArtCamp! | Key West Artists Camp Monday, March 22nd to Friday, March 26th, from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM This week-long in-person camp gives your camper the opportunity to learn about and create works in the style of Key West artists from the past and present. This camp concludes with a pop-up exhibition that is curated and installed by the campers. Parents and families are invited to the opening, which will take place before pickup on the last day of camp. Ages…

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VIRTUAL Happy Hour with the Historian | The Wrecking Industry

24-March from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Key West Art & Historical Society is excited to offer a series of VIRTUAL fun historical lectures entitled ‘Happy Hour with the Historian’. Historian: Cori Convertito Ph.D. Topic: The Wrecking Industry Ships began wrecking along the Florida Reef almost as soon as Europeans reached the New World.  The majority of sailing ships returning to Europe caught the Gulf Stream, which meant they passed close to the Florida Keys and their surrounding shallow waters.  The shallow waters were treacherous to…

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Littles at the Lighthouse

30-March from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, March 30th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in April). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register below to secure your spot. Parents should bring a large blanket or towel to sit on during the story time session. All adults and…

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Member-Only Breakfast

31-March from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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As a Key West Art & Historical Society (KWAHS) member, you are cordially invited to our upcoming Member Breakfast! Please join me Wednesday, March 31st at 9:00 am at the Key West Lighthouse to enjoy a light breakfast and a brief presentation. Learn about your membership benefits, our mission, upcoming programs and all KWAHS has to offer. Feel free to climb the Lighthouse or tour the Keepers Quarters following the Breakfast presentation. I hope you can join us for this…

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April 2021

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Littles at the Lighthouse

6-April from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM
Key West Lighthouse, 938 Whitehead Atreet
Key West, FL 33040 United States
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Littles at the Lighthouse Tuesday, April 6th, from 10:00 am – 10:30 am Our Littles at the Lighthouse program invites parents and children aged five years old and under to join us each week for story time on the lighthouse lawn. Each session will have an exciting new theme that will pair with our Parent & Me program at Fort East Martello Museum (which is tentatively scheduled to resume in May). Space is limited to 15 people, so please register…

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Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience

6-April from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Custom House Museum, 281 FRONT ST
KEY WEST, FL 33040-8313 United States
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Tour of Tours: Historic Cigar Experience Tuesday, April 6th, from 10 am to 12:30 pm (Rescheduled from March 30th) Our new “Tour of Tours” for members is as exciting as it is exceptional. This hands-on tour features the oldest cigar factory currently operating in the Florida Keys as well as a visit to the iconic Custom House before and after. Join us at the Custom House Museum, for a quick study of the industries that defined our local economy, followed…

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