Did you get lost on news this weekend? Check in every Monday for the Monday Event mashup to catch up on the hottest action from the weekend.
+ Lakewood Ranch Main Street was closed Friday, Oct. 4, while a DJ played Top 40 songs for local kids to dance while parents socialized.
+ St. Armands Key Lutheran Church welcomed cats, dogs and even a hedgehog during its animal blessing event Saturday, Oct. 5.
+ Kids met search and rescue dogs and police horses while touring Sarasota County Fire Department’s Station 5 Saturday, Oct. 5m during a celebration of the department’s 25 year anniversary.
+ Roughly 100 attendees joined Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center at J.D. Hamel Park for Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence Saturday, Oct. 5.
+ Siesta Key Chapel parishioners gathered Sunday, Oct. 6, for World Communion Sunday and mission fair.
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17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tiny trio tours safety facilities
Commissioner Lynn Larson’s three grandchildren, Zander, 9, Zora, 8, and Zoe Ramsey, 5, got a close-up look at what Longboat Key police and firefighters do to keep residents safe earlier this month, during a tour of the police and north fire stations.
Mar Vista dollars to benefit local teen
Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub’s walls and ceiling are covered with dollar bills, signed and decorated by patrons. Every few years the restaurant removes the bills for a good cause.
'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.