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October saturation patrol results and November dates

October saturation patrol results and November dates

Sarasota County, Florida -- The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office conducts monthly saturation patrols to remove dangerous, uninsured or impaired drivers from local roadways to keep motorists safe.

Because of our commitment to keep the public aware of these ongoing education and enforcement efforts, results are provided at the end of each month and dates for the next month’s activity are announced.

Sarasota County hazardous waste collection program receives award

Sarasota County hazardous waste collection program receives award

Sarasota County, Florida -- Sarasota County Hazardous Waste has been recognized for its highly successful hazardous waste collection program. The 2013 North America Hazardous Materials Management Association (NAHMMA) Longstanding Program Excellence Award recognizes programs with more than 20 years of service that are consistently above and beyond." The award was presented at the 2013 NAHMMA Florida Chapter Workshop in Daytona Beach earlier this year.  

Sarasota High students to haunt St. Armands in Halloween ‘Thriller’

Sarasota High students to haunt St. Armands in Halloween ‘Thriller’

Sarasota, Florida -- As part of a tradition known as Fright Night, Sarasota High School theater students will zombie-walk their way around St. Armands Circle on Halloween on Thursday, October 31.

Their route will end in St. Armands Circle Park with a macabre dance performance of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.”

Sarasota Bay Water Festival going to the dogs

Sarasota, Florida - The Sarasota Bay Water Festival has selected Vintage Paws Sanctuary as its nonprofit partner for 2013. The proceeds from the sale of beer and wine at the event on Saturday, November 2 will support the mission of Vintage Paws to provide care for displaced senior dogs. 

The Water Festival is pet-friendly, but don't forget your six-foot leash and doggie bags. The outdoor expo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the live music runs from noon until 7 p.m.

Sarasota Bay Water Festival announces final music lineup

Sarasota Bay Water Festival announces final music lineup

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Bay Water Festival will showcase seven hours of free music from noon until 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 2 at Ken Thompson Park.

The award-winning guitarist Ben Hammond is the performing MC on the live music stage. Ben will also introduce the other performers including Democracy, Hymn for Her, Luke Andrews, and Come Back Alice.

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change returns to Venice Theatre’s Cabaret in November

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change returns to Venice Theatre’s Cabaret in November

Venice, Florida -- The long-running off-Broadway musical comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change returns for the third time to Venice Theatre on Friday, Nov. 1.  

Get rid of old prescription drugs on Drug Take Back day - October 26

Get rid of old prescription drugs on Drug Take Back day - October 26

Sarasota, Florida -- The Sarasota Police Department is one of many local law enforcement agencies taking part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 7th Annual Prescription Drug Take Back.  

The event will be held Saturday, October 26th from 10 a.m. until 2  p.m.