Senator Bill Galvano will visit East County’s Willowbrook community today to gauge the progress of repairs to its homes.
+Police Department victim advocate position reinstated
The Sarasota Police Department has hired Jude Castro as the new victim advocate.
WEEKEND BEST BETS
+WEEKEND BEST BET: Music on Main
Tonight's monthly concert will feature music by The Venturas.
+WEEKEND BEST BET: Sarasota Ski-A-Rees season opener
Waterski troupe has been a Sarasota tradition for 56 years.
+WEEKEND BEST BET: ARC Best in Show Gala 'Unconditional Love'
Celebrate the month of love by giving 'unconditional love' to four-legged companions in need.
Popcorn Bob's Movie Magic
A homeless population staying on Central Avenue illustrates the city's difficulty in trying to find a strategy to deal with an increasing homeless population.
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1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.