Paddleboarders from as far away as Vancouver, Canada, and Turks and Caicos gather for the third SUP Sarasota race series Oct. 12, at the Sarasota Sailing Squadron.
Vicar James Henricks and the Rev. Mark Bernthal bless Australian shepherd Jack Oct. 6 at St. Armands Key Lutheran Church's Blessing of the Animals.
Alex and Marlene Lancaster bring a touch of good and evil to Sarasota Yacht Club's Monster Mash Oct. 26.
Marty Samowitz celebrates his 99th birthday Oct. 28, with granddaughter Gia Haynes, daughter and son-in-law Lani and Chad Haynes, granddaughter Kayla Haynes and wife, Paulette. Samowitz, who was the oldest known survivor of the Battle of Iwo Jima, died Dec. 6.