Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Current Events around the County

Venice BeachBeach water advisory lifted at Venice Beach at west end of Venice Avenue
A beach water advisory for Venice Public Beach at the west end of Venice Avenue was lifted Tuesday afternoon. Sarasota County Health Department officials received testing results from samples taken, Monday, April 4. (MORE)
One Book One Community2011 'One Book' selections to be announced April 15 
In coordination with National Library Week, the Sarasota County Library System will announce the book candidates for the 2011 "One Book, One Community" program on Friday, April 15, on the program website, www.onebooksarasota.com. (MORE)
Sarasota Bay Esturay ProgramGulf recovery plan to be discussed in Sarasota 'Listening Session'
Sarasota County Environmental Services, in partnership with the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, invites area residents to offer their input on priority issues regarding the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem restoration. (MORE)
Golf ballPlay golf and send a child to summer camp
Friends of Sarasota County Parks and Sarasota County Parks and Recreation have a limited number of slots left available for the Adopt-A-Camper Golf Scramble scheduled 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at Heron Creek Golf and Country Club, 3401 South Sumter Blvd., North Port. The 18-hole shotgun tournament raises money for Parks and Recreation's summer camp scholarship program. (MORE)
loggerhead turtleSea turtle nesting season begins May 1 
Sarasota County officials are reminding residents and visitors that sea turtle nesting season begins May 1, and that means turning off lights along coastlines, removing beach accessories after dark and staying away fr

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