Daily Archives: June 11, 2012

Fantasy Fest King & Queen Candidate Meeting: Today, 6pm

One of the most important accolades any Key West fan can win, the King & Queen of Fantasy Fest are certainly a vital part of the October celebrations. As with any awarded monarchy, campaigning for one’s crown is of the utmost importance! If you think you’ve got what it takes to wear this year’s crown, come to an informative meeting this evening, June 11th at 6pm at the Southernmost Hotel Conference Room, 1319 Duval St. Official campaigning begins Friday, August 24th, so today’s meeting is a great way to get a jump on preparations and have any questions about the process answered. As with each year, candidates whose fundraising efforts are the most successful will be crowned the King and Queen of Fantasy Fest on Friday, Oct. 19, at the official Coronation Ball, the theme of which is “Mayan Empire.”

For more information call Pam DeMala at 296-6196.

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Art Camp for Kids begins today

Presented by The Key West Art & Historical Society, this year’s summer Art Camp for children ages 5 to 12 begins today, June 11. The two one-week sessions will take place at at East Martello, 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd., and will teach students about the culture of global and local art. Classes are held daily from 9:30am to 12:30pm and are a wonderful way for children to escape the summer heat for a few blissful hours of crafts and learning! The cost of each two-week session is $150 for non-museum members and $135 for museum members.

Registration has already started and classes are filling up rapidly, so call 305- 295-6616 ext. 111 to register or to learn more. Alternatively, you may email mgidea@kwahs.org for more information.

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