May 12, 2010
Students at Julie Rohr Academy are gearing up for their moment in the spotlight. The school will present "The Music Man" at 7 p.m., Friday, May 21, at the Sarasota Opera House.
May 11, 2010
As part of an annual project called The American Authors Breakfast Club, English 11 honors classes at Cardinal Mooney dressed as their favorite authors, prepared a table display of memorabilia from the author's life and impersonated them while explaining the display to classmates.
May 10, 2010
Nicholas Monroe (USA) serves the ball to Matt Reid (AUS) during the Sarasota Open USTA Mens Qualifying Singles Second Round at the Longboat Key Club and Resort Tennis Gardens.
May 9, 2010
Selby Gardens hosted its fifth annual Mother’s Day Brunch and its Garden Music Concert Series Sunday, May 9, featuring music by The Venturas. Everyone found a comfortable spot beneath the shade to lounge on lawn chairs and blankets and enjoyed the day with family and friends.
May 8, 2010
Poodles, Newfoundlands, Chihuahuas and golden retrievers frolicked around downtown Sarasota for the first Sarasota Farmers Market spring “Parade of Pups” Saturday, May 8.
May 8, 2010
The Kiwanis Club of Sarasota held its first “Downtown Kiwanis Club Bar-B-Que 2010” Saturday, May 8, at the Historical Society of Sarasota.
May 7, 2010
The Observer spotted this choo-choo train today during an exploratory trip to Westfield Sarasota Square. The train arrived one week ago and picks up shoppers at various locations throughout the mall.
May 5, 2010
The Observer asked how people are honoring their mothers and what makes their mom special.
May 2, 2010
Giving Hunger the Blues featured dance demos, martial arts, games and activities, while raising money and awareness for hunger. The festival benefited All Faiths Food Bank.
May 1, 2010
Before heading to the Longboat Key Club’s Memorial Day barbecue and dive-in movie Saturday, May 29, members kicked back and relaxed poolside at the Marina pool deck.
21 Live It Up! with Parkinsons
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
21 Humanity Working to End Genocide meeting
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
21 Cat Depot: Volunteer Orientation and Cat Socialization Level 1 Training
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
22 Voice Aerobics with Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."
Sarasota native and resident Bri Oliva made her TV debut May 7, on the "Rachael Ray Show." Oliva was selected to participate in a segment called "Hidden Dangers on the Playground."
Key to the city
More than 100 community members and leaders, friends and family surprised Paul Thorpe, one of the founding members of the Downtown Association of Sarasota, April 25, at The Gator Club, to show their appreciation and celebrate the strides he’s made for Sarasota over the past four decades.