April 07 to April 09
Islamorada All-Tackle Spring Bonefish Tournament Anglers compete to catch the gray ghost of the flats in the legendary shallows surrounding Islamorada. This all-release tournament features trophies and prizes.
Contact: Charlotte Ambrogio (305) 664-2444
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt The Easter bunny hosts this 10th annual underwater egg hunt off Key Largo to benefit Kids in Special Situations, a local charity for needy children. Open to divers and snorkelers.
Contact: (305) 451-3020
April 17 to April 18
Art Festival Weekend Arts and craftsmen are to share their wares during the first annual event at Island Market Place, which features everything from jewelry to spices. Enjoy art, live music, food and fun. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, located at mile marker 101. Free admission.
Contact: Robert Sperry 305-731-9558
April 23 to May 02
“The Producers” Mel Brooks’ outrageously funny, teeny bit offensive, off the wall, and recipient of 12 Tony awards, The Producers comes to Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center, mile marker 102. Show dates April 23, 24, 30 and May 1 at 8 p.m. Matinees April 25, May 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets available online.
April 23 to April 30
Key Largo Independence Celebration An independence celebration presented by Upper Keys Business Group, the week-long family fun event is to showcase the unique historical and cultural characteristics of Key Largo. Visit web site for schedule of events.
April 10 to April 11
19th Annual Florida Keys Island Fest Music, Art, Food & Fun at Founder’s Park in Islamorada. Free admission, festival hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Founder’s Park, mile marker 87 bayside on Plantation Key.
Contact: Chamber of Commerce 305-664-4503
History of Diving Museum presents: FREE Seminar Series This month’s free seminar is to be given by Robert Clift, themed “Preservation of Florida Bay.” Starts at 7 p.m. at Diving Museum, mile marker 83 in Islamorada. Immerse yourself in the fun!
Earth Day at Cheeca Lodge The annual celebration features entertainment, food, environmental education booths and sand-shaping sculptures on the beach.
Contact: (305) 267-1845
Pops In The Park – Young Musicians Concert Florida Keys Community Concert Band presents the 2010 season finale at Islamorada Founders Park, Bayside, MM 87, Plantation Key. Performances are outdoors; no chairs provided. Starts at 4 p.m. Admission free.
Contact: (305) 853-7294
April 30 to May 02
Florida Keys Fly Fishing School Learn fly fishing in saltwater with world class instruction in a fun and no-pressure environment. Two-day schools present a unique opportunity for beginners and experienced anglers, as well as couples. Call or visit Web site for details.