Longboat Key Garden Club
  A social, philanthropic, eco-friendly organization

Monthly Meetings  (at Windward Bay Clubhouse, 4888 GMD)

  Dr. Tracy Fanara E. I. Ph.D.

Dr. Fanara is Program Manager, Environmental Health at Mote Marine Laboratory and a former GC scholarship recipient. She and Vince Lovka are leading a project at Mote to reduce red tide effects in coastal communities. Dr. Fanara had to cancel but click here to view a video
of Dr. Lovka discussing red tide.

Oct 16, '18 7pm
Dr. Sally Chambers

Dr. Chambers is a botanist at Selby Gardens and will discuss her expeditions and research on rare and exotic botanical species in Central and South America.

Nov 13, '18 7pm
Jay McWilliams and Orion Morton

Jay McWilliams and Orion Morton, previous GC scholarship recipients and New College graduates, will discuss edible landscaping and their new business endeavor, a sustainable edible landscaping enterprise called The Florida ReWilding Collective.

Jan 15, '19 7pm
Ed Chiles

Ed Chiles from The Chiles Group (Mar Vista, Sandbar, Beach House) will discuss the Company’s organic farm and locally sourced and sustainable farm-to-table approach to their restaurants.

Feb 19, '19 7pm
Annual Meeting and Picnic

Wednesday, 11:30 AM, Joan Durante Park.

Home Tour & Beautification Awards, Grant and Scholarship recipient awards, book awards, election of officers. Lunch provided. Annual Membership dues are due.

Apr 17, '19 11:30am
  For further information, please email programs@lbkgardenclub.com

Events  (times and locations below)

J. McLaughlin Trunk Sale

Wed, 10-6PM, Thurs, 10-5PM
Paradise Center, Beth Israel Temple, 557 Bay Isles Rd

J. McLaughlin Trunk Show Fundraiser

Come and support the Garden Club’s 2nd annual JML Trunk show.

Click here or contact Cathy Bishop for more information

Oct 10-11 2018
Welcome Back Luncheon

Wednesday, 12-2:00 PM
Holiday Inn Lido Beach
Sand Dollar Dining Room
700 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota

Welcome back to the upcoming season. Choice of selections from lunch menu. Reservation information will be provided in detailed flyer. Click here or contact Linda Ulrich for further information.

Members are encouraged to invite new members!

Nov 7, 2018
Holiday Party

Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 PM
The Beach House, 200 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach

Join for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music on the beach terrace. Click here for flyer.

Contact Susan Loprete for further details.

Dec 5, '18
A Taste of the Keys Fashion Show


Wednesday, 6:00 PM
LBK Club & Resort, Harbourside Dr.

Tickets $65.00; Pre-sale tickets @ $60 IN ADVANCE for full tables of 10-12 ONLY. For additional information, contact Lyn Haycock or Patty Sileo  

Jan 23, '19
  Love on the Beach

Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm
Bay Isles Beach Club.

Sunset and happy hour. Champagne & chocolates provided by the GC. For further details click here or contact Pat Pantello.  

Feb 14, '19
Annual LBK Garden Club House Tour

Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM.


Tickets $25.00

For further information including where to purchase tickets click here or contact Cathy Bishop/Marlene McBrier.

Mar 2, '19
Dinner and a Movie

Friday, 6:30pm
Bayfront Park (rain date is Mar 23rd)

Click here for movie and raffle information.

Mar 22, '19
Arbor Day Observation & Picnic

Friday, 11:00 AM
Joan Durante Park, 5550 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Apr 26, '19