Author Archives: FYI

Turtles!

September 26 7:00 PM Society Meeting, Historic Green St. Museum, 416 W. Green St. Nominating Committee Election. Carol Leonard from Coastal Wildlife Club, Turtle Patrol will be sharing her experiences with turtles, as well as important information on how the public can help the turtle population. She will also answer audience questions. Carol has degrees in Zoology and […]

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Sing – A – Long!

Come join the ELBOW gang (Englewood Little Band of Writers) at the Green Street Church for a fun-for-all family Sing-A-Long! August 29th, 7pm For only a $5.00 donation fee it will be an evening you will long remember and proceeds will go to help rescue the Historic Green Street Church.   DOWNLOAD SONG SHEET: WORDS […]

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Historical Tour

August 27th: 12 – 2pm: Historic Green Street Church Museum Open House  1 – 4pm: Visit the proposed new site for the Historic Green Street Church, on the south side of the Lemon Bay Cemetery   DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE MAP &  BROCHURE

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Family Bowling Tournament

Sunday, August 20: Choose 1 to 4pm OR 4 to 7pm to bowl 3 games, bowling shoes included Englewood Bowl, 299 S. Indiana Ave.  CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION & RULES

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“Hello Elvis!”

We are looking for young singers  & actors to play high-school students in the premier production of an original teen musical called “Hello Elvis”. We also need adults to play teachers and a strong male singer to portray the ghost of Elvis Presley.   This will be an all-volunteer production with 7 pm. performances on […]

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Vote for Charlie Hicks for Mayor!

On behalf of the Society, many thanks to all of you who donated to Charlie Hicks’ run to be “Mayor for a Day.” The grand total is $2784 which will be added to the amount raised to move our historic building. Thanks again to all who contributed and congratulations to Charlie!! Elect Charlie Hicks for […]

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Sarasota History & the SRQ Quiz

We are pleased to present a wonderful article about the Lemon Bay Historical Society written by ‎Jana Susan Paley for the Facebook group “Sarasota History & SRQ Quiz.”  Those of us interested in the preservation of the cultural heritage of the entire Gulf Coast will be pleased to learn that residents of the southern portions of […]

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D L Havlin

Author, speaker, international traveler, ship captain and retired business Owner D L Havlin will be our Guest Speaker Tuesday, March 28th at 7pm at the Historic Green Street Church.   “My books are stories about life; about how great and how testing it can be.  Writing at my ‘mature’ age is an advantage when discussing […]

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Florida Folklore wi­th a Lemon Bay Twist

Lemon Bay Historical ­Society welcomes Carol Mahle­r as the guest speake­r Tuesday, February 2­8 at 7 p.m. at the Hi­storic Green Street C­hurch Museum, 416 Wes­t Green Street, Engle­wood. The title of Ca­rol’s presentation is­ “Florida Folklore wi­th a Lemon Bay Twist”­ that will educate an­d entertain the audie­nce with tales of Flo­rida Crackers, Semino­le […]

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Jean Airey Tribute

Nancy Jean Airey: January 23, 1943 – May 6, 2016 By Bret Shawn Clark, Compiled by Don Bayley ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Fam­ily and friends of Nancy Jean Airey gath­ered Sat­ur­day after­noon (July 9, 2016) at the Green Street Church, the site of many of the stage pro­duc­tions of her plays, to pay trib­ute to Airey, […]

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