Gather ye spoons while ye may, for The Island School has announced that its second annual chowder dinner will be held on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crowninshield Community House.
The dinner is a fundraiser for the school’s PTO, which provides valuable services such as funding the school’s yearbooks, providing funds for field trips to places such as Busch Gardens, funding the Friendship Dance and providing teachers with supplies and money for special projects.
Several items will be up for auction, including a private round-trip air charter for four to Key West, a three-day, two-night stay at The Anchor Inn, a 1/2-day fishing trip with Capt. Dave Chatham, two 1/2- hour golf lessons with The Gasparilla Inn & Club head pro Robert Duke and art by local artists.
Local restaurants will be participating by bringing their finest chowders to the table. Last year more than a dozen restaurants participated.
Call The Island School at 964-8016 for more information.The cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children, cash only at the door.