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PHOTO GALLERY: Girl Inc. Celebrates Girl of the Year
Today called for a celebration at Girls Incorporated Girl for the Girl of the Year award and the first ever National Girls Inc. “Champions for Girls” award.
The Ringling rings in the winter season
The "Greet the Light" celebration takes place 7 to 11 p.m. Dec. 20 and is a bright light against the dwindling daylight caused by the winter solstice.
Gator policy still floats
Despite a legal opinion from legal counsel stating the Ranch shouldn’t create a gator policy, Town Hall officials are working to create an educational presentation that help the reptiles stay put.
Sarasota Ballet invited to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
After a year of honors and firsts, the Sarasota Ballet has been invited to perform at Jacob's Pillow, America's longest-running dance festival.
19 The Power of ASSET-BASED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
19 Achievers Scholarship Partners Holiday Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
19 The Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents a â��Jazz at Twoâ�� Holiday Jazz Jam Session
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
19 La Fille mal Gardee Pre-Performance Holiday Dinner