The book sale takes place on early voting days and resumes on Election Day.
The Sarasota Yacht Club Charitable Foundation raised held a Rock & Roll Gala Saturday, March 2. The event, which featured the band Stormbringer, raised funds for scholarships for local students pursuing studies in marine science, marine engineering, marine biology and seamanship.
The Sarasota Wildlife Arts Festival featured a juried art competition and environmental speakers Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 at Ken Thompson Park on City Island. The event benefitted Save Our Seabirds and the Sarasota Rotary Club.
Longboat Key Garden Club members Susan and Lenny Landau hosted a potluck dinner Friday, March 1, for homeowners featured in the club's Home and Garden Tour and other volunteers.
Forty Beachplace residents competed in their 7th annual golf tournament Friday, March 1. Afterward, 80 friends gathered in the clubhouse for a dinner party.
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church opened its annual Royal Rummage Sale at noon Friday, March 1. The sale, which donates proceeds to Sarasota Catholic schools and local charities, continues Saturday, March 2.
Longboat Key resident Bill Johnson was honored Tuesday night as the 26th Community Hero of the year.