Thursday, January 23, 2014

County news and info


Welcome to Sarasota County's community e-newsletter. If you have questions, ideas for articles, or feedback on the system, contact us at communityconnections@scgov.net.   
FRIDAY: The yearlong celebration kicks off with a reception Friday, Jan. 24, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., and continues Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with activities for the entire family. All the festivities will be held at Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Public Library in Venice.
SATURDAY: Sarasota County Parks and Recreation will hold a Winter Arts and Crafts Show Saturday, Jan. 25, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., at the Englewood Sports Complex.
Come see - and hear - the 2014 Sarasota Oral History Project presentations, "Celebrating Our Water Heritage," Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. at New College of Florida.
Meet the author of "Muck City: Winning and Losing in Football's Forgotten Town" Jan. 30 and 31. The program is free and open to the public. 
In recognition of Florida's "Prescribed Fire Awareness Week" Jan. 26 - Feb. 1, the county is hosting Fire Fest 2014 on Saturday, Feb. 1.
A second Pickleball Workshop for Beginners will be held at the Englewood Sports Complex Wednesday, Feb. 5, 10-11:30 a.m.
The games take place Feb. 18-23.
Locations and dates for the next round of Grant Orientation Workshops have been announced. Attendance is a requirement to be eligible to receive a neighborhood improvement grant.
Sarasota County Parks and Recreation's popular "Say I Do Again" wedding vow-renewal event returns to Siesta Beach, 948 Beach Road, Siesta Key,Friday, Feb. 14, at 6 p.m.   
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