Local authors to sign books
Keys writers with original books to sell are invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Key West Authors' Book Fair in the garden of the Key West Oldest House, Saturday April 28, noon till 4 p.m.
Featured will be readings in the gazebo and book signings by the authors, brilliant literary conversation, a lovely spring day in the garden and complimentary mimosas and pastry.
Admission is free and nearby parking may be available. Authors may register and reserve a table for $25 by calling Sheri Lohr at SeaStory Press, 296-5762. Deadline for registration is April 24. Additional details are available at SeaStoryPress.com.
The Oldest House is located at 322 Duval, between Caroline and Eaton streets.
Cave diver discusses the dark realm
The History of Diving Museum at Mile Marker 83 continues its free Immerse Yourself! series at 7 p.m. Wednesday with a special seminar on cave diving.
Cave diver Tracy Grubbs will present this month's seminar, entitled "The Dark Realm: Cave Diving." Grubbs will explain the History of cave diving, and the evolution of techniques and training used in the dangerous, but fascinating sport. The presentation, which is sponsored in part by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, is free and open to the public.
The History of Diving Museum is a non-profit museum open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The museum will be open extended hours until 7 p.m. the night of the seminar so participants may peruse the exhibits before the event.
Call 305-664-9737 or visit divingmuseum.org for more information. No reservations are required.
Key West celebrates Earth Week
The city of Key West is teaming up with local environmental organizations to host several Earth Week activities, including short films, environmental cleanups and community projects. The week will culminate in a green cooking party, award-winning movie and an expert panel to help all Keys residents and visitors learn how to live lighter on this earth.
Wednesday features a clean-up at Little Hamaca Park and an evening outdoor movie at Old Town Manor. Thursday evening features a free tour of the GLEE Community Garden at the corner of Leon and Seminary streets.
GLEE's Earth Day and Sustainable Finger Food fundraiser event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Bottlecap Lounge.
Saturday includes a Tot Swap consignment sale for children's items at 2926 North Roosevelt Blvd.
Sunday features a screening of "Forks Over Knives," and a panel discussion at Tropic Cinema. The day also includes a Green Transportation Showcase at Schooner Wharf Bar, five free shark movies at the Eco-Discovery Center and the Blue Heaven Earth Day Outdoor Music Festival. Visit keywestcity.com for details.