July 4, 2011
Members and guests of the Sarasota Yacht Club celebrated the Fourth with poolside fun with music by RPM. Later in the day there was an all-American buffet dinner and an evening of dancing with music provided by soulRcoaster.
July 2, 2011
Sarasota Farmers Market held its first ever Shrimp and Lobster Festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 2, in the parking lot on State Street. The two main vendors under the tent were Maggie’s Seafood, Annalida's and Boothbay Harbor Lobster Direct. Part of the proceeds from the event went to the GAP School.
June 30, 2011
Thousands attended the 2011 Suncoast Super Boat Grand Prix Festival Boat Parade Thursday, June 30, on Main Street.
June 30, 2011
Charles Neubauer submitted this sunrise photo, taken at City Island, in downtown Sarasota.
June 28, 2011
Awnings are being installed on Cafe Epicure/Jolly today.
June 26, 2011
Sarasota Yacht Club rounded up families Sunday to join in fun activities such as ping pong and swimming.
June 25, 2011
Five stores on Main Street helped to support Girls Inc. by allowing the girls to sell their crafts like flips flops, purses and bumble bee pins. The stores also gave 10% of all purchases made that day to help support "Girls Inc.Credible", a summer camp fashion club that focuses on inner beauty, self esteem and healthy body image.
June 24, 2011
Sarasota got its groove on Friday at Veronica Pastore's "Pop Rocks" birthday bash, held at The Loft.
June 24, 2011
This year's Drama Kids Playhouse theater camp was focused on writing, creating and performing their very own mystery plays. There were five plays and each play was created around five different things the campers picked out of a bag: a plot, a location, a specific character, a conflict and an emotion. The plays were performed at the First Congregational United Church of Christ.
June 23, 2011
University Park Dermatology and Med Spa teamed up to bring community awareness of skin health, from skin cancer detection to skin care health and beauty. The event was held at Saks Fifth Avenue.
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2 'Safe Sex Halloween Bash: Midnight on the Bayou' Pre-Party Kiki
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.