• The Cedar Key Lions Club will be sponsoring its Annual Community Health Fair at the 6th Street Community Center (former Lions Club building) on Friday, March 1 from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m.

  • February CKAC Workshops

  • The Cedar Key Arts Center has issued a call to artists for its March show of  three dimensional works.

    All entries must be original work by an artist and works must be delivered to the Arts Center Gallery by Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. All pieces must be cleaned and ready to display (with accompanying hardware and specific instructions). There is a $5 entry fee with a limit of three submissions per artist.

    Prizes of $100, $50, and $25 will be awarded based on originality and artisanship.

  • There was a long line waiting and stacks of dinners ready to be delivered when Robinson's seafood restaurant in Rosewood opened its doors on Monday evening for a benefit fish fry for the family of John Freddrick Alford.

    Alford recently died in a hunting accident and his family will receive the proceeds of the dinner to help pay the bills incurred. Eve Robinson said the restaurant was busy all evening. 

  • By Rory Brennan

  •  Sponsored by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS)  and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Florida Nature Coast Master Gardener Program announces its 2013 class series.

  •  On Thursday, Feb. 21, the Cedar Key Historical Society Third Thursday Speaker Series will present “The Naval Stores Industry in Florida” with guest speaker, Everett Birchard.

  •  Students at Cedar Key School are mesmerized by a balancing act at the Hoggetowne Medieval Fair recently. While there, students learned about the dress, food and customs of the time.

  •  On Tuesday, Feb. 19, the Friends of the Lower Suwannee & Cedar Keys NWRs will sponsor two nature walks. 

  • February

  • The Fiction Book Bunch meets monthly on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. at the Cedar Key Library.  Selections are as follows:

  • Blue Ribbon winners at the Cedar Key Woman’s Club Annual Arts Competition held at the Community Center on Jan. 23 will go on to Gainesville in February to compete in the GFWC Florida District 5 Competition. Judges for the event were well-known Cedar Key artist Sandi Allen and photographer Kellie Parkin. Back row, from left: Teri Brennan, Joan Selby, Vicki Crumpley, Judy Duvall, Christine Black and Jane Moore. Front row, from left: Kate Wyrosdyck, Eileen Senecal, Debbie Franks, Priscilla Alvord, Janet Ramsay, Joyce Patti and Susan Hollandsworth.

  •  To enroll in any of the classes offered at the Cedar Key Arts Center, follow the contact information listed with the class. 

  • Mac’s experience in landscaping is very evident in his beautifully landscaped garden. According to Mac, it definitely is a work in progress, and when you talk with Mac, you realize it is a labor of love.

  • By Donna Beach

  • A charity organization dedicated to keeping foster children from the same family together is looking for donations.

  • The Cedar Key Art Center will once again sponsor a Benefit Dinner, with a raffle and silent auction for the 2013 Cedar Key Children’s Art Program. This gala event will be held at the Cedar Key Community Center on Thursday, Feb. 28. There will be a social and silent auction beginning at 6 p.m. with dinner and raffle beginning at 7 p.m.  This gourmet feast will be provided by Cedar Key’s Island Room Restaurant.

  • The early sun that beamed into Chick Schwartz’ studio seemed to wake things up.

  • Pre-school Story-time will be held at area libraries during the month of January.

  • Seahorse Key Marine Laboratory: who we are, what we do, and what is in it for you!