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Free Entrepreneur & Innovation workshop

Free Entrepreneur & Innovation workshop

Sarasota, Florida -- A workshop designed for current and aspiring entrepreneuers will be held in Sarasota and it's free and open to the public. 

The Entrepreneur & Innovation Workshop will be conducted by Dr. jean Kabongo, Assistant Professor of Management at the University of South Florida. Dr. Kabongo will discuss entrepreneurship, creativity and why innovation shapes the marketplace as well as hot to develop and nurture the mindset to be innovative. 

Summer’s Evening Book Group

Summer’s Evening Book Group

North Port, Florida -- Don’t hesitate to join the Summer's Evening book group, even though it started in June.

They are sharing the history of Florida through novels, films, poetry, memoirs, and non-fiction. The group will continue to meet through August 28. 

Pre-registration is preferred at www.sclibs.net/Calendar or call 941-861-1307.

New to North Port?

New to North Port?

North Port, Florida -- The North Port Newcomer Day will take place at the North Port Library on August 3 from 10:00 a.m. to noon. 

The event is a way for local residents to learn more about their community. During Newcomer Day, nonprofit and government agencies set up information tables throughout the entire library. 

Attendees can peruse the booths and talk to volunteers. For more information, visit www.cityofnorthport.com Click on "Newcomer Day" under the "Living" menu, or call (941) 429-7165. 

Scotland travel program

Scotland travel program

Venice, Florida -- If you enjoyed the Ireland Travel Talk and DVD "Visions of Ireland" they you will really like the July program held at the North Port Library.

The program will include a showing of a DVD in the same series. 

The event will be held on July 16 at the Juliano Room of the North Port Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon. 

Pre-registration is preferred by calling (941) 861-1307. 

Family sustainability events to be held Friday at county libraries

Family sustainability events to be held Friday at county libraries

Sarasota, Florida -- Families are invited to learn about how to make sustainability improvements in their lives while receiving a free starter Family Sustainability Kit at events Friday, July 12, at two county libraries. North Port Library and Selby Library will launch the newly available kits with  guest speaker Julie Radlauer-Doerfler, creator of the Easy Going Green Flash Cards. 

Pirate Fest

Pirate Fest

North Porth, Florida -- Fishermen's Village will host Pirate Fest starting July 26!

The event will feature a pirate parade, pirate floatilla invasion, pirate theatrical antics and more fun for the entire family. There will also be a children's costume contest, a treasure hunt through the village and live music with pirate themed vendors. 

For more information visit www.fishermensvillagepiratefest.com .

SunPrints

SunPrints

Venice, Florida -- Children ages 8 to 13 get to chance to make a nature print using the sun as their paintbrush.

SunPrints with Shana will take place at the North Port Library as part of the Youth Summer Programs at 2:00 p.m. 

For more information call, (941) 861-1307.