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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.

 

 

 

Mermaids returns to Warm Mineral Springs

Mermaids returns to Warm Mineral Springs

North Port, Florida -- Warm Mineral Springs will be visited by Mermaids Nerissa and Misty!

The Mermaids will arrive at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 14 and will be available to swim with visitors.

The event will end at 1 p.m.

Come swim and take pictures with the mermaids!

Sarasota Summer Camp Registration Opens April 1

Sarasota Summer Camp Registration Opens April 1

Sarasota, Florida -With just a couple of months left in the school year it's time to think of what the kids will be doing this summer.

Registration for Sarasota's summer camps begins April 1. The Sarasota County parks and Recreation summer camps are offered over 11 weeks for children entering grades 1 through 10.

The camps are open from 7:30 a.m. to as late as 5:45 p.m. The county offers a traditional camp from June10-July 5 and July 8-August 2.

Children's Easter Party at Siesta Key Village

Children's Easter Party at Siesta Key Village

Siesta Key, Florida -- Kids, it's time to get your running shoes on and your baskets ready. The Siesta Key Village is once again sponsoring a fun morning of activities, including an Easter egg hunt.

The fun on March 30 begins at 9 a.m. and runs until noon.

Besides the hunt, there will be face painting and other games and prizes. If you want to participate in the hunt, you have to register.

St. Armands celebrates St. Patrick's Day

St. Armands celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Sarasota, Florida - Celebrate the "Luck of the Irish", in an authentic way, on St. Armands Circle.

Festivities begin March 17, at Lynches Pub & Grub, an authentic Irish Pub with those Irish lasses from County Cork - Chris & Ethna, bright and early, and will continue into the "wee hours of the night."

Sarasota Schools To conduct Parent Survey

Sarasota Schools To conduct Parent Survey

Sarasota, Florida- The Sarasota County School District will conduct its annual Parent Climate Survey from Feb. 25 to March 6.

The survey asks parents and guardians how well their schools are performing. The information is used to help measure customer satisfaction.

The link to the online survey will be posted on the Sarasota County School District website.

Respondents may take the survey by clicking on the "Parent Climate Survey" button on the left side of the home page.

Sarasota County Libraries Host "Design-A-Card" Contest

Sarasota County Libraries Host "Design-A-Card" Contest

Sarasota, Florida- Feeling artistic this month? Then help Sarasota County libraries design new library cards.

As of Valentine's Day, applications for the "Design-A-Card" contest can be found at any county library,or on the library website at www.sclibs.net.

The theme for the card designs is "What my library means to me."

Entries may be submitted at any county library before 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.