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World Ocean Day Family Festival

World Ocean Day Family Festival

Sarasota, Florida - June 8 is World Oceans Day and Mote Aquarium is ready to celebrate. 

Dining certificates offered by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals

Dining certificates offered by The Sarasota-Manatee Originals

Sarasota and Manatee County, Florida -- Kate Atkin, executive director of The Sarasota-Manatee Originals, announced that the organization will again be offering over $33,000 in discounted dining certificates for all of the member restaurants beginning Thursday, June 6.

Free event on elder fraud and exploitation

Free event on elder fraud and exploitation

Sarasota, Florida -- In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Community Alliance of Sarasota Stakeholders in Aging Consortium is hosting its second annual free educational forum on elder fraud and exploitation prevention on Friday, June 14, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Salvation Army Fellowship Hall, 1701 S. Tuttle Ave., Sarasota.

Family night at the museum

Family night at the museum

Venice, Florida --  Have you ever looked up at the night sky with its beautiful twinkling stars and wondered, Is there another Earth-like planet out there? Are we alone in this great big universe? If there is life on other planets, what would it look like?

On Saturday, June 1, you have the chancet to explore the universe (from a comfy chair!) and investigate the possibility of life outside of our home planet Earth.

Venice Theatre hosts Golda’s Balcony One woman show

Venice Theatre hosts Golda’s Balcony One woman show

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre is pleased to welcome Theatre Winter Haven’s 60-minute production of William Gibson’s acclaimed drama, Golda’s Balcony.

This one-woman show recently won top honors - including best actress and best director - at the Florida State Theatre Festival and the Southeastern Theatre Conference. 

Sarasota's Memorial Day Parade May 27th

Sarasota's Memorial Day Parade May 27th

Sarasota, Florida- Sarasota's annual Memorial Day parade in will take place Monday, May 27. 

The event begins at Main Street and Osprey Avenue at 10 a.m. Then as the parade ends around 11, a ceremony will take place at Chaplain JD Hamel Park at Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue. 

The theme this year's Memorial Day ceremony is "Never Forget". The keynote speaker will be John Rosentrater who has served as Director of the Sarasota National Cemetery since May 2012.

 

 

 

Sarasota honors local Marine

Sarasota honors local Marine

Sarasota, Florida -- Memorial Day is a day of remembrance, when we honor the memory of the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country.  We thank them for their service, their heroism and for the liberty and freedoms we enjoy today. We also thank the brave troops still in harm’s way. 

Many of the Police Officers who patrol the streets of Sarasota have served in the military.  We want to highlight one of our local heroes, Sarasota Police Officer Juan Jaimes.