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PHOTO GALLERY: Southside Stroll

PHOTO GALLERY: Southside Stroll

December 17, 2012

Families took a leisurely holiday stroll through the Southside Village Friday, Dec. 14, as part of the annual Southside Village Holiday Stroll. In true holiday fashion, there were carolers, visits with Santa and even face painting and a snow slide for the children.

PHOTO GALLERY: First United Methodist Church Christmas Pageant

PHOTO GALLERY: First United Methodist Church Christmas Pageant

December 17, 2012

First United Methodist Church in downtown Sarasota hosted its annual children’s Christmas pageant Friday, Dec. 14. Families gathered to watch the children’s performance before socializing and enjoying snacks in the fellowship hall after the pageant.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lights in Bloom

PHOTO GALLERY: Lights in Bloom

December 17, 2012

Hundreds of people attended the opening night of Lights in Bloom Saturday, Dec.15, at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Annually, the gardens transform at night into beautiful garden light displays featuring larger than-life-sized butterflies, tree frogs, dragonflies and flowers.

PHOTO GALLERY : Volunteers honor veterans with holiday wreaths at Sarasota National Cemetery

PHOTO GALLERY : Volunteers honor veterans with holiday wreaths at Sarasota National Cemetery

December 16, 2012

Volunteers and the Sarasota Military Academy laid holiday wreaths on all 5,170 graves Saturday, Dec. 15 at the Sarasota National Cemetery. Sarasota Military Academy students sold wreaths during the school year to raise money to buy enough wreaths for each grave. “We all get to see our families for Christmas and these fallen heroes did more than we know,” said Sarasota Military Academy Sergeant Major Christopher Conlon. “No fallen hero should go without a wreath on their headstone.” About 60 bikes from the Patriot Guard and other motorcycles escorted a semi truck with the wreaths into the cemetery.

PHOTO GALLERY : Snow Fest Sarasota spreads cheer and snow

PHOTO GALLERY : Snow Fest Sarasota spreads cheer and snow

December 16, 2012

Snow Fest Sarasota welcomed parents and children opening night Friday, Dec. 14 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds. Children can make snowballs, sled down snow slides, see Santa, and play games through Sunday, Dec. 23. Esmée Dieckman, 6, ice-skated and Johanna Post made her first snowman at the Sarasota Snow Fest.

PHOTO GALLERY : Bay Haven Elementary first graders sing holiday songs

PHOTO GALLERY : Bay Haven Elementary first graders sing holiday songs

December 16, 2012

First graders at Bay Haven Elementary performed for parents on the front steps Friday, Dec. 14, at the school. Six classes with over 100 first graders practiced for two weeks to sing holiday songs for their parents and teachers. “The parents are very involved, we are very fortunate that way,” said Principal Betsy Asheim. “The teachers are phenomenal and draw out the best in the kids.” Children used props and some dressed up in holiday costumes bringing the spirit of the holidays to life.

PHOTO GALLERY: Holiday Cocktails at Sarasota Bay Club

PHOTO GALLERY: Holiday Cocktails at Sarasota Bay Club

December 15, 2012

Residents of the Sarasota Bay Club rang in the holiday season Thursday, Dec. 13 with a festive cocktail hour. Guests exchanged season’s greetings, listened to live Christmas music and enjoyed cocktails.

Dec. 14: Daily Headlines Video

Dec. 14: Daily Headlines Video

December 14, 2012

Today's Stories: Police warn of rental agent scam; County mulls maintaining Midnight Pass Road; Weekend Best Bets; and Popcorn Bob's Movie Magic

Dec. 13: Daily Headlines Video

Dec. 13: Daily Headlines Video

December 13, 2012

Today's Stories: Commission reviews dog beach report; Commissioners approve Siesta Key beach project; East County resident takes trip in dream car and Crafty Genes: Thank you cards

Police warn of rental agent scam

Police warn of rental agent scam

December 13, 2012

After giving a cash deposit victim finds that the lock on the door had been changed, and that the house had not been for rent.



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