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Calendar of Events for May, 2016

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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours
May 21 2016 Time: Saturday, 10:00 am and 11:30 am
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Hwy, Islamorada
The Matecumbe Historical Trust is presenting guided historical trolley tours throughout Islamorada on Saturday, May 21st. Tours begin at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway starting at 10:00 am and 11:30. The tours will take approximately one hour. Reservations are recommended due to demand. Tickets may be purchased on site. Adults are $15.00 a person, children six and under are free. Join us for a colorful and much acclaimed historical tour featuring 29 Points of Interest on the Islands of Islamorada. Enjoy an enlightening trolley ride through time. A staffed tent by MHT volunteers will be at the Islamorada Moose Lodge to provide information, ticket purchase for the tours, books, t-shirts, historic photographs and memorabilia for sale. For more information contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

May 30 2016 Time: Monday, 9 am
Florida Keys Memorial known locally as the Islamorada Hurricane Monument
The Matecumbe Historical Trust will hold their annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 30th at 9:00 a.m. at the Islamorada Hurricane Monument, Mile Marker 81.8 Overseas Highway. The monument was dedicated in 1937 to honor the Veterans and civilians killed in the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935. The ceremony will begin with an introductory presentation, followed by the invocation by Pastor Tony Hammon of Island Community Church, Guest Speakers, Presentation of Colors, the National Anthem, the history of the Hurricane Monument, the laying of the memorial wreath and the benediction. The service is open to the public. Residents and visitors are encouraged to attend in observance of Memorial Day. The service is free and open to the public. For additional information, please contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940 The wreath is sponsored by Centennial Bank

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