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Family Fall Festival haunts Turtle Beach Campground

Family Fall Festival haunts Turtle Beach Campground

Sarasota, Florida - Autumn brings perfect weather for camping in Florida and Turtle Beach Campground celebrates that with a Family Fall Festival the weekend of October 25 -27.

Sarasota Health officials remind residents to get their Flu shots

Sarasota Health officials remind residents to get their Flu shots

Sarasota, Florida- Sarasota County health officials remind residents to protect themselves and others from the flu this season.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fly cases during the winter season peak during January and February.

Help protect yourself from the flu by washing hands often with soap and water, avoiding touching your eyes, nose and mouth, avoid close contact with sick people and getting revaccinated every year because flu viruses change.

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.

Hot on the Harbor event

Hot on the Harbor event

North Port, Florida -- Fishermen's Village will have a fun events for the entire family including live music!

Hot on the Harbor will take place on Saturday, August 17 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Fishermen's Village. There will be fun activities for the entire family including live music with the "Gumbo Boogie" band from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For more information call (941) 575-3067.

 

Start dates for '13-'14 school year in 10 Tampa Bay area counties

Start dates for '13-'14 school year in 10 Tampa Bay area counties

It seems like just  yesterday we were celebrating school's end and summer's start, but time has flown and the first day of the '13-'14 fall semester is not far off!

Here is a list of start dates for the majority of schools in 10 Tampa Bay area counties:

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. 

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.