- Friday December 7, 2012
- 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Selby Public Library Auditorium, 1331 First St., Sarasota
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As a starter to Selby Public Library's One Book/One Community program series and to commemorate Pearl Harbor Day, the library will be showing a Stephen E. Ambrose documentary directed by Steven Spielberg at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Selby Public Library. The 90-minute film covers the Pacific theater of World War II from Dec. 7, 1941 to Sept. 1945. Narrated by Tom Brokaw, this film will provide a historical background for upcoming discussions of Laura Hillenbrand’s book, "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption."
PHOTO GALLERY: Reindeer Trot
Runners and their families spent the morning at the third annual Achieva Reindeer Trot, Saturday, Dec. 7. The run included a 5K, 10K and Dog Walk with a dog costume competition afterwards. Attendees were welcomed to enjoy hot chocolate with Santa Clause. The run benefitted local classrooms and was held at Payne Park.
PHOTO GALLERY: Willis Carnival
Willis Elementary School today hosted a winter carnival for its families and the public.
PHOTO GALERY: St. Andrew's Gulf Gate Festival
St. Andrew United Church of Christ held its third annual Gulf Gate Festival, Saturday, Dec. 7. Activities included walking the wire with a Wallenda, a bouncy castle and rock climbing wall. All proceeds from the event were donated to army, air force and navy-marine corps relief societies.
PHOTO GALLERY: YMCA Sledding with Santa
East County families hit the slopes today at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA, during Sledding with Santa.