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2017 World Rowing Championships awarded to the U.S.

2017 World Rowing Championships awarded to the U.S.

SARASOTA, Florida - For the first time in more than 20 years, the World Rowing Championships will be held in the United States. Sarasota, Florida's Nathan Benderson Park (NBP) has been selected by the International Federation of Rowing Associations (FISA) to host the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

Venice Community Center season tickets now available

Venice Community Center season tickets now available

Sarasota, Florida -- SARASOTA COUNTY - Whether you're a toe-tapping country fan, pop-the-collar disco junkie or you just want to sway the night away, the upcoming lineup at the Venice Community Center is sure to please. And, if you have mixed musical tastes, all the better, because VCC is offering a new five-show, season ticket option for purchase.

Florida parks offer FREE admission for International Literacy Day

Florida parks offer FREE admission for International Literacy Day

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service will celebrate National Literacy Month with special events at state parks statewide. The month will be celebrated in conjunction with International Literacy Day on Sunday, Sept. 8 and National Library Card Signup Month.

County hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new Gulf Gate Library

County hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new Gulf Gate Library

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota County officials will conduct a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Gulf Gate Library at its original and future home, 7112 Curtiss Ave., on Friday, Sept. 6, at 9 a.m.

Register now for SAL half marathon and relay

Register now for SAL half marathon and relay

Sarasota, Florida -- Registration is open for the SAL Half Marathon on Palmer Ranch, which will be held Sunday, December 1, 2013. This is the fourth year of the event and all proceeds benefit the Sheriff’s Activities League of Sarasota County (formerly PAL).

The 13.1 mile race takes runners on a USATF-Certified course through the scenic communities of Palmer Ranch and along the Legacy Trail. Runners who don’t want to tackle the full distance have a relay option with each runner covering 6.55 miles.

Call for area authors and illustrators to participate in Art Center Sarasota’s Book Fair

Call for area authors and illustrators to participate in Art Center Sarasota’s Book Fair

Sarasota, Florida -- Art Center Sarasota invites area-based, self-published authors and illustrators to participate in the Sarasota Book Fair. The event is held in conjunction with ABCBooks4Children, Inc., a not-for-profit networking organization for self-published authors and illustrators of all genres. Admission to the event is free.

Gem and bead show comes to Sarasota

Gem and bead show comes to Sarasota

Sarasota, Florida -- The Gem, Jewelry and Bead show is coming to Sarasota this weekend. 

Frank Cox Productions will bring the 2013 Gem, Jewelry and Bead Show presenting some of the finest gem, jewelry and bead collections for sale in the United States. 

The show will be coming to Sarasota August 23 through August 25 at the Municipal Auditorium at 801 North Tamiami Trail. 

The event will last from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days and admission is $4.00.