The annual blessing of the animals, in celebration of the Feast of St. Francis, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. at The Gasparilla Inn & Club Croquet Courts.
Please be sure all pets are on a leash or otherwise restrained. The event is sponsored by the churches of Boca Grande and The Gasparilla Inn & Club.
Calling all interested kids! Want to be an actor or work backstage in “Jungalbook,” the Kids Drama Club’s RPP non-musical production scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18 and Sunday, Jan. 19.
BY JACK SHORT - Frank Davis is bringing years of local experience in sales and guiding to a new venture.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - To some, July 1, 1995 was the day their livelihood died. The gill net ban debate was dredged up again in mid-October, when a circuit judge from Florida’s second judicial district, Jackie Fulford, ruled in favor of Wakulla Commercial Fishermen’s Association, Inc., and against the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
Music at St. Andrew’s will present pianist Joe Holt in concert Tuesday, Nov. 12, 8 p.m. in the church. This will also be the dedication of St. Andrew’s new Steinway “A” grand piano.
The Friends of the Boca Grande Community Center and the Literature Forum will present their newest installment in the series, featuring author Sebastian Barry and his book, “A Long, Long Way.”
There is a new addition to the Boca Beacon family! Caroline Sabal Hopkins came into the world at Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in the afternoon hours. She weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces, and she and mom are healthy and happy.
Welcoming her home are a doting Sam Gish and big sister Kate Hopkins. Congratulations to all!
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