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Mote offers a variety of fall education classes for kids and adults

Mote offers a variety of fall education classes for kids and adults

Sarasota, Florida - Whether you're a kid who is being home-schooled of just a curious adult, Mote Marine Laboratory has a class that's right for you.

Mote offers informal science education programs to help people of all ages become more ocean literate.

The classes run from this month into December and you can register now.

For a full list of classes and schedules click here.

 

Sarasota's Master Gardeners host annual plant sale October 12

Sarasota's Master Gardeners host annual plant sale October 12

Sarasota, Florida --  As the temperature begins to cool gardeners begins planning their fall garden.

Sarasota County Extension Master Gardeners will hold the 9th Annual Plant Sale and EdFest, Saturday, October 12, from 8 a.m. to 1 .p.m. at the Sarasota County Extension offices, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota.

Gardeners will have a large variety of plants native and non-native plants to choose from including edibles, trees, shrubs, vines, succulents, houseplants and many tropical plants.

Supervisor of elections schedules voter registration drives

Supervisor of elections schedules voter registration drives

Sarasota County, Florida -- In celebration of National Voter Registration Day, September 24, 2013, the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections office will be conducting a number of voter drives during the week of September 23-27.

SOE staff will be out in the community to remind people of the importance of registering to vote and ensuring their voter information is current with the elections office.

Goodwill Offering Free Conversational & Practical Spanish Workshop

Goodwill Offering Free Conversational & Practical Spanish Workshop

Sarasota, Florida -- During the month of October, Goodwill Manasota will host a free, five-week long workshop on conversational and practical Spanish as part of the non-profit’s Good Neighbor Program. Workshop classes are open to the public and will be held every Tuesday, Oct 1 – 29, from 6 – 7:30pm at the Goodwill North Trail at Mecca Community Room.

Community wellness walk to highlight mental health

Community wellness walk to highlight mental health

Sarasota, Florida- Take the first step towards a healthier you by taking part in The Community Wellness Walk Saturday, September 21 at 8 a.m.

The walk is sponsored by members of the Laurel Osprey Venice Nokomis Community Health Action Team. They have planned this walk to raise awareness about mental health and wellness. The free walk is for all ages and is a 1.6 mile walk through Venice. 

Walkers will meet on the grounds of Summit at Venice, 200 Nassau St. N. in Venice. The event is free.  Walkers will travel down Venice Avenue to Esplanade Avenue and back.

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful accepting volunteer award nominees

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful accepting volunteer award nominees

Sarasota, Florida -- Do you know someone who's given their time to keep their community looking clean and beautiful? Keep Sarasota County Beautiful is accepting nominations for the 2013 Volunteer Awards.

The award recognizes individuals or groups who take part in anti-littering an beautification activities in Sarasota County.

Venice Theatre to hold open auditions September 15 & 16

Venice Theatre to hold open auditions September 15 & 16

Venice, Florida -- Venice Theatre is seeking four strong singers with a flair for harmony and comedy to perform in the upcoming Cabaret, The Marvelous Wonderettes.  The actors will be playing characters that are in their late teens in Act I and late 20s in Act II.