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'Band Bash' this Saturday!
One of the coolest additions to Selby Library's recent renovation is the new Teen Center, complete with work stations and materials created especially for teens.Now it's time to party, with some of the area's hottest local bands and DJs. Here's the lineup.
Holiday office closings
Most Sarasota County government offices and services, including libraries, the History Center and recreation centers, will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Here is a complete list of closings.
Sample Venice's best cuisine, visit the finest attractions, and cut a major rug, all in a single night, during "A Taste of Culture." This progressive dinner starts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the Venice Archives, and concludes at the Venice Community Center with after-dinner refreshments and dancing.
Logic and accuracy testing
The Supervisor of Elections ivites you to observe the logic and accuracy testing of the county's voting and tabulating equipment that will be used in the Jan. 31 Presidential Primary.
Stand Up Fight Back as a group became involved in actively opposing a proposed dump at the Celery Fields in Sarasota, Florida, in February of 2017. I personally had been following the issue from abroad in Sweden and upon my return in Jan 2017 our steering committed agreed to officially proceed. I headed up the Celery Fields wing of our group and immediately began organizing events and public outreach to the County Commissioners. Along with hundreds of activists, thousand of hours and a massive amount of money, we won an impressive victory on August 23rd 2017 in defeating an industrial waste concrete crushing construction and yard debris facility situated within the 450 acres that is the Celery Fields.Dozens of members of our group were actively involved and showed up at every event, town hall, private meeting and all the public hearings. I want to thank them from the bottom of my heart to the top of the Celery Fields hill.This is a list of …