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June


"Crate Expectations" Citrus Exhibit
Fri. Jun. 23 thru Thu. Aug. 31
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Come view colorful, original citrus labels and memorabilia from local citrus. Have a photo op with Captain Citrus, the newest super hero from Marvel Comics!
Location: Historical Exhibit and Education Center, 701 N. Tamiami Trail
Information: foschc.org or 941.361.2453

 

July


Kindergarten Readiness Days
Sat. Jul. 8
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A fun-filled, educational day for you and your children! On select Saturdays this summer, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading will present Kindergarten Readiness Days at libraries throughout Sarasota and Manatee county. These FREE family events are designed specifically for families and their “soon-to-be-kindergartner” and include a variety of games, activities, stories, and learning designed to build skills to help children succeed in school. Please visit our website for more information.
Location: North Sarasota Library 2801 Newton Blvd.
Information: www.gradelevelreadingsuncoast.net/event/kindergarten-readiness-days-3/
America Concert at Music Compound
Fri. Jul. 14
6:00 PM
Join us at Music Compound July 14th as our talented students perform patriotic songs on stage. This concert is a great way to escape the summer heat and listen to local talents! Admission is free so invite your friends and neighbors to come see this fantastic concert!
Location: Music Compound, 1751 Cattlemen Road
Information: www.musiccompound.com or 941.379.9100
Kindergarten Readiness Days
Sat. Jul. 22
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A fun-filled, educational day for you and your children! On select Saturdays this summer, the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading will present Kindergarten Readiness Days at libraries throughout Sarasota and Manatee county. These FREE family events are designed specifically for families and their “soon-to-be-kindergartner” and include a variety of games, activities, stories, and learning designed to build skills to help children succeed in school. Please visit our website for more information.
Location: North Sarasota Library 2801 Newton Blvd.
Information: www.gradelevelreadingsuncoast.net/event/kindergarten-readiness-days-3/

 

October


Beer, Bands, and Barbeque
Sat. Oct. 7
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The 3rd Annual Beer, Bands & BBQ presented by Music Compound. Local craft and Domestic beers will be on tap. Yummy, local restaurants will be serving up BBQ inspired dishes. Top, local bands will take the stage for 45 minute sets. $15 at gate
Location: Sarasota Farm Bureau, 7289 Palmer Boulevard
Information: www.musiccompound.com or 941.379.9100

 

 

 

Recurring Events

Handz-on Family Program
Every Sunday
1:00-3:00 PM
Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to bring their favorite adult to the Ringling Museum for Handz-On!  Guided by creative Museum educators, families will explore the galleries, enjoy family-friendly activities, and make fabulous works of art
Location:  John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Information:  To reserve your space, call Janine Packard, Education Specialist at 941-359-5700 ex 1-3703, or email jpackard@ringling.org   www.ringling.org
Palm Singles
Every Monday
6:00 PM
Over 50's singles group meets for dinner at 6 pm followed by a program. We also offer a full monthly calendar of events. This is a great time to come out and make new friends.
Location:  Church of the Palms 3224 Bee Ridge Road
Information:  For dinner reservation call Dotty, 941.924.7430
Meet The Sky
First Monday of the Month from Jan - Sep
Dusk
Join Eve Plews and other sky observers as we explore the infinite night sky. See constellations, stars and planets through telescope provided. Weather permitting. Free for all ages!
Location:  Siesta Key Beach Pavilion
Information:  941.952.1200
Free Yoga On Siesta Beach
Every Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat
9:00 AM
Bring your own mat and water to the Siesta Beach Main Entrance. Taught by Avananda (with over 35 years of teaching experience in Hawaii and around the world. If your  coming for the first time it would be good to call.
Location:  Siesta Beach
Information:  941-320-6693 or email yogaonsiesatabeach@yahoo.com hathayogalesson.com
Sarasota African Violet Society
Every 3rd Tuesday  except June, July, August
10:00 AM - Noon
Learn and share America's favorite and most recognized house plant,including monthly workshops.
Location:  First Baptist Church 265 N. Tamiami Trail, Osprey
Information:  941.343.0976
Art on the Boardwalk
Every Tuesday, Feb. & March
Noon - Dusk
This exhibit is a juried, weekly event showcasing the fine art and quality craftsmanship of approximately 30 outstanding local and regional artists.
Location:  The Boat Yard Village, 1508 Stickney Pt Rd
Information:  941.539.7972
Edson Keith Mansion Historic Tours
Wednesdays through April 27, 2016 10:00 AM
Tour this Italian Renaissance Mansion, built in 1916. Docents will take guests through the house, recounting its history, its occupants and the early days of the Sarasota Community. Donations gratefully accepted.
Location:  Phillippi Estate Park 5500 S. Trail
Information:  941.316.1309 or www.farmhousemarket.org
MOMS Club of Sarasota North
Every 1st Wednesday
10:00 AM
We discuss club business and activities planned for the month while children play or make a craft. You and your children are WELCOME to join us.
Location:  St. James United Methodist, 2049 N. Honore Ave.
Information:  941.306.3649 or momsclubofsarasotanorth.com
Mommy and Me at Mote
Every Thursday
9:50 AM
Ocean education for small fry! Kids ages 2-5 and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed games, songs, stories, crafts, role plays, and guided visits to the Mote exhibits. Pre-registration is required. Meet at the Aquarium Entrance.
Location:  Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Information:  www.mote.org/mommyandme
Preschool Storytime
Every Thursday
10:00 & 11:15 AM
For ages 3 and up. Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests.
Location:  Selby Public Library, 1331 First St.
Information:  941.316.1181
Not-Two-Young Storytime
Every Thursday
10:00 AM & 11:15 AM
For 2-year-olds and an accompanying adult. Read-aloud stories, music, films, finger games, and community guests.
Location:  Selby Public Library, 1331 First St.
Information:  941.316.1181
Sarasota Shell Club
2nd Thrusday of the Month, Sep - Apr
7:00 PM
Meetings include:  Guest speaker, raffle, door prizes,business meeting, refreshments, and a whole lot of shell talk. Don't miss the fun.  Everyone Welcome.
Location:  Waldemere Fire Station, 2nd Floor
Information:  sarasotashellclub@hotmail.com
Positively Speaking Toastmasters
Every Friday
6:00 PM
Do something different on Friday nights by challenging your mind and having loads of fun with a great group of people. Guests are always welcome.
Location:  Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 5900 N. Lockwood Ridge Road
Information:  941.685.1614 or posspeaking.freetoasthost.org
>Live from Downtown it's Friday Night!
Every Friday
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Friday night downtown has never been better, featuring a different downtown Sarasota neighborhood each week. Every month a new theme to showcase and celebrate Sarasota's unique seasons and holidays.
Location:  1st Friday Palm Ave, Main St, 1st St & Whole Foods
2nd Friday Burns Square (South Pineapple)
3rd Friday Towles Court (Adams & Washington)
4th Friday Rosemary District (Fruitville & Central)
Information: 
Sarasota Farmers Market
Every Saturday
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Every Saturday, rain or shine, the Downtown Farmers' Market is is a potpourri of fresh produce, food, flowers and plants, fine artisanship, friends and fun. It has become a community happening - a gathering place for people to bring families, friends and even dogs to peruse the displays of garden-fresh produce and unique craft products.
Location:  Main St. and Lemon Ave
Information:  www.sarasotafarmersmarket.org
Mommy and Me at Mote
Every Saturday
9:50 AM
Ocean education for small fry! Kids ages 2-5 and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed games, songs, stories, crafts, role plays, and guided visits to the Mote exhibits. Pre-registration is required. Meet at the Aquarium Entrance at 9:50 AM.
Location:  Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Information:  www.mote.org/mommyandme