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Calendar of Events for January, 2017

  
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"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the Islands of Islamorada
January 07 2017 Time: Saturday 10:00 am
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
The Matecumbe Historical Trust presents the “29 Points of Interest” historical Trolley Tours on Saturday, January 7th 2017. The tours will begin at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway starting at 10:00 am. 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. 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. 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. For more information or reservations contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

"A HISTORY OF FISHING THE FLORIDA KEYS" and "AFRICA ON A PIN & A PRAYER" by AUTHOR BOB EPSTEIN
January 16 2017 Time: Monday, 6:30 pm
Island Community Church, mm 83
The audio/visual presentation is free and open to the public. Many of the images for the fishing book were provided for his use in writing and putting together his book published by the History Press in Charlotte, N.C. All African images were taken by the author in 1962-63. Bob Epstein, a 35-year resident of Tavernier, is a full time Author, freelance writer, photographer and presenter. He is currently on the Masthead at New Pioneer Magazine, a Parade Magazine Group Magazine, and writes monthly articles on a variety of subjects. He and his wife Barbara, who worked for Monroe County for 14-years as Building Coordinator, are Publishers of www.AmericanPressTravelNews.com with over 3-million viewers this past two years. Besides authoring 12-books, the latest now about to be published Titled: “The Best Restaurants in the Florida Keys” that also includes the best places for visitors to experience. Bob was past President of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association and a member of almost all writers’ organizations in America and more than 1500 newspaper columns. After the presentation based on his book “A History of Fishing in the Florida Keys” (note many of the fishing historical images in his book were provided by his friend and mentor Irving Eyster) Bob will be happy to sign several of his recent books, and a portion of each sale will benefit the Matecumbe Historical Trust. For more information contact Barbara at 305-393-0940.

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the Islands of Islamorada
January 21 2017 Time: Saturday 10:00 am & 11:30 am
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
The tours will begin at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway starting at 10:00 am. 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. 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. 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. For more information or reservations contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940

"29 POINTS OF INTEREST" Historical Trolley Tours on the Islands of Islamorada
January 28 2017 Time: Saturday 10:00 am & 11:30 am
Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway
The tours will begin at the Islamorada Moose Lodge, 81573 Old Highway starting at 10:00 am. 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. 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. 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. For more information or reservations contact Barbara Edgar at 305-393-0940.

 
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