Daily Archives: May 7, 2012

The “Battle in the Bay” Dragon Boat Festival is back!

You won’t want to miss this May 12th event, which is free to watch and fun for the whole family. These authentic dragon boat beach-launch races are unique to Marathon, where the “Battle in the Bay” has been celebrated for four years. This high-action 400 meter race benefits local charities and offers all-day fun for people of all ages, including a special performance of traditional Japanese Taiko drumming– truly out of this world!

For event day information, directions, and photos, visit: http://www.battleinthebay.org/
Or call Karen Bowers at 305-766-1053.

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6th Annual Mother’s Day Dolphin Tournament

Celebrate mom the old fashioned way– by winning her a big cash prize!

On May 11th and 12th, 2012, join some of the best anglers in the Keys as they vie for $15,000 in cash and prizes, with a $5,000 prize to the heaviest fish!
Registrants are invited to participate in a mandatory captain’s meeting on the evening of May 11th, after which the tournament begins the following morning at a prompt 7:30am. This 8-hour Dolphin-only tournament benefits the Habitat for Humanity Middle Keys chapter. Each $200.00 angler fee (with a $15.00 discount if you register online!) includes entry, one meal ticket for both the Captain’s Dinner and the Awards Banquet, a long sleeve tournament shirt and one goodie bag. Additional meal tickets may be purchased for each event.

Registration continues through May 11th at the Captain’s Meeting or online at: http://habitatmiddlekeys.org/habitatwebsite02_14_2012_018.htm

For more information, contact Christine Todd Young at 305-797-5779, or email:  ExecDirector@HabitatMiddleKeys.org

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