A donation for $1,500 will go toward the purchase of cribs for the Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center shelter. The funds were donated by Direct Energy in person to SPARCC on Thursday in the form of a large check.
Kids got to explore trucks and get Easter eggs.
The Parent Teacher Organization planned a day full of globetrotting and experiencing new cultures for the annual Celebrate Learning Day on Thursday, April 2.
Children and parents hopped to it for the Siesta Village Association Easter egg hunts Saturday morning at the Siesta beach access on Ocean Boulevard.
In support of sea turtle conservation, local runners took to the sands for the 29th annual 5K Run for the Turtles on Saturday morning at Siesta Beach.
Different county and state departments brought big vehicles for kids to explore.