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Traveling somewhere? Don't forget to pack your Observer newspaper! Bring along the Sarasota Observer, Longboat Observer, East County Observer or Pelican Press; snap a photo of you with your newspaper on your vacation; submit to win (2) travel certificates, good for round trip travel on Jet Blue, Delta, United or US Airways from SRQ Airport!
Enter the 2014-2015 Photo Contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc. Weekly winners will be published in an issue of the Observer; monthly winners will receive a $25 gift card; and one grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 flooring makeover.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Boo Fest
Children dressed in their Halloween best snacked on candy and said "trick-or-treat" for sweet snacks from vendors at Boo Fest, Oct. 24, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.
PHOTO GALLERY: Art Center Sarasota's Artists at Work
The Sarasota Art Center hosted another installment in their "Artists at Work" celebration with the night's theme being "An Evening in Paris" in anticipation of their French river cruise in October of next year.
PHOTO GALLERY: Freedom Monster Mash
Children at Freedom Elementary School and their families donned costumes and Halloween spirit tonight during the Parent-Teacher Organization's Monster Mash.
Black Tie & Tales
Designer fever at UTC; CAN you top this?; An uplifting story; and "What am I going to do for 100?"
25 Free picture framing seminar
25 Manatee Audubon -- Bird walk at Leffis Key
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
25 Ellenton Sunday Market
25 Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence (DV Awareness Walk)