East County residents on Oct. 22 headed to Nathan Benderson Park for the Creaky Bones 5K & Sarasota Dragon Boat Festival.
Students at Freedom Elementary School learned about farming and food during National School Lunch Week Oct. 10-14.
Sporting pink shirts and bras, Sarasota and Manatee county residents walked for a cause Oct. 21 during the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event at the Sarasota Polo Club.
Donning their Halloween costumes, children at McNeal Elementary School gathered Oct. 21 with their families in the school's cafeteria for a Costume Ball. Attendees enjoyed pizza and ice cream, dancing and a costume contest, among other activities.
A new budget development process is being implemented for the Manatee County School District's 2012-2013 school year.
East County residents gathered Oct. 21 at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA for the Y's annual Fall Festival event. Children and their families enjoyed carnival-style games, music and other festivities.
A Sarasota man was robbed at gunpoint at a gas station in the 2800 block of University Parkway Oct. 20.