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Englewood Triathlon

Englewood Triathlon

Englewood, Florida -- The Warren Loranger Englewood Family YMCA will host a triathlon on Englewood Beach on July 13.

The event will feature a 400-meter swim, 13 mile bike ride, and 5K run. The event is USAT sanctioned, and is open to individuals or relay teams.

Awards are presented five deep in each division. Entry cost before June 1 is $70 individuals, $140 teams. After June 1, $80 individuals, $160 teams. Race Day pick-up begins at 5:45am at race venue.

For more information, visit www.swflymca.org.

 

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. 

Free turtle walk and talk

Free turtle walk and talk

Sarasota, Florida - Florida's Gulf Coast is a hotspot for nesting sea turtles, but how much do you know about our flippered friends? You can learn the tale behind the turtle tracks and scout local beaches for nests by joining Mote Marine Laboratory's Turtle Walks - free educational strolls offered in collaboration with Hilton Longboat Key Beachfront Resort.

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Imagination's Destination

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Imagination's Destination

Sarasota, Florida -- The Barnes & Nobles is introducing its Summer Reading Imagination's Destination!

Children grades 1 to 6 can come join the 17th annual summer reading program!

All kids need to pick their journal, read 8 books and turn in the completed journal and earn a Free Book!

To learn more details visit the Barnes & Nobles at 4010 South Tamiami Trail. 

 

Reuse water main break temporarily closes portion of Legacy Trail

Reuse water main break temporarily closes portion of Legacy Trail

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota County Utilities have closed a small portion of the northern section of The Legacy Trail to repair a ruptured water line. 

The line carries reclaimed water, so no residents will experience an interruption in service. 

Repairs are expected to last through June 22 through June 23. 

 

 

Get ready for the 7th Annual Firecracker 5K Run

Get ready for the 7th Annual Firecracker 5K Run

North Port, Florida -- This patriotic 5K run will take place on July 4 at the Morgan Family Community Center.

Arrive at the community center at 7:30 a.m. for a run that will take place on a flat, fast, mixed, well mark course with water stations. Packet pick-up and race day registration will take place between 6:15 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. 

Registration fees are $15 per participant and $10 for participants 18 years and under. However, registration after June 26 (including on race day) is $20 per person. 

BOGO offered for camping on Turtle Beach Campground

BOGO offered for camping on Turtle Beach Campground

Sarasota, Florida -- Sarasota County's Turtle Beach Campground on Siesta Key is one of only a handful of spots in Florida where campers can pitch their tents or park their recreational vehicles (RVs) only a few short steps away from the Gulf of Mexico.