June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Bayview Park
Mango Fest of Key West features all things mango including mango tasting, mango trees and mango daiquiris. The culinary competitions between local chefs and residents alike showcases the colorful abilities of what the mango, also known as the king of fruit, has to offer. The Vendor Village gives art collectors and foodies the experience of a festival atmosphere. Music is provided along with live radio broadcasts.
The Police Athletic League’s programs are designed to get children involved in sports and in educational programs. It provides a safe place where kids can go after school and on weekends. It encourages teamwork and strong self-esteem. Members of the Key West Police Department donate their time and effort to help with an array of programs that include boxing and basketball. PAL supports computer classes after school and provides entertaining and educational camps during the summer and on holidays.
June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Monroe County Fire Rescue will host seven “Beat the Heat” events this summer for children of all ages throughout Monroe County. Monroe County firefighters and firetrucks will provide a gentle stream of misting water in a safe and fun environment.
Children are asked to wear bathing suits, water shoes, and sunscreen, and to bring a bottle of water and a towel. Monroe County Fire Rescue will provide snow cones.
All the events are from 10 to 11 a.m. The dates include:
Saturday, June 29 – Bluewater Apartments, Tavernier
Saturday, July 6 – Layton Community Baptist Church
Saturday, July 13 – Big Pine Community Park
Saturday, July 20 – Sugarloaf School
Saturday, July 27 – Bay Point Park
Saturday, Aug. 3 – Big Coppitt Fire Station
Saturday, Aug. 10 – Bernstein Park, Stock Island
For more information, call 305-289-6005. The dates will be canceled or rescheduled if there is threatening weather.