Thursday, April 19, 2012

Connections: Summer Camp Programs


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Try transit (for free!) April 19
TODAY: SCAT will offer free rides to all transit users on regular fixed-route or commuter Express buses to celebrate "Try Transit Day." The standard fare is normally $1.25 for fixed-route service and $2.50 for Express.

Kensington Park cleans up
SATURDAY: Sarasota County will hold its annual free community cleanup for Kensington Park area residents from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 21.

Take Earth Day home!
SATURDAY: Sarasota County, Sears and Florida Power & Light are partnering for a free Energy Upgrade Expo, "Take Earth Day Home," Saturday, April 21, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., at Sears at Westfield Sarasota Square Mall. 

Veterans 'stand down' April 28
Big Truck Day PromoA free "Stand Down" event for veterans will take place Saturday, April 28, to help veterans access VA benefits, housing assistance, legal services and health screenings. All services are free.

Gun range undergoes cleanup 
The Knight Trail Park Pistol and Rifle Range is closed for up to three weeks while crewsperform a lead remediation on the site. The 12-yard, 25-yard and 50-yard shooting ranges, as well as the trap, skeet and archery ranges, will remain open during the cleanup project.

Are you ready for the summer!
Sarasota County Parks and Recreation is now accepting registration for summer camp programs. Sign up for traditional, adventure, specialty and therapeutic camps. Financial assistance is available for qualifying Sarasota County resident


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