Students packed the Bay Haven cafeteria Friday, May 11, for the Bay Havenâ€™s Got Talent show. Students took turns performing acts including karate demonstrations, hula hooping songs and dances.
Students and their families gathered at Phillippi Shores Elementary Friday, March 11, to celebrate spring in style. The playground was transformed into a carnival featuring bounce houses, rock climbing walls and various games and booths.
Long-time board member and treasurer of the Historical Society and owner of Sarasota Lock and Key, George "Pete" Esthus, died May 3.
The Gulf Coast Latin Chamber of Commerce presented its Taste of Latin America celebration Saturday, May 5, in downtown Sarasota. The festival brought live entertainment and Latin American food and culture, where people danced and celebrated Cinco de Mayo.
Newgate School sponsored its first elementary chess tournament Saturday, May 5, at the Selby Public Library. Students went head to head in five 30-minute rounds to compete for trophies and practice their skills in a tournament setting.
Members of the Sarasota Orchestra Association gathered in Island Park Saturday, May 5, for a surprise, flash-mob performance. Participants wore matching SOA shirts and sang, â€œAinâ€™t We Sweet.â€
Construction has begun out at Payne Park where a circus-themed playground will be created over the next few months.