August 11, 2010
Sarasota Brides and Formalwear carries 350 gowns. Thousands more may be special-ordered.
August 7, 2010
Bayou Tavern Executive Chef Angelo Chiroli shares an exclusive recipe with YourObserver.com readers.
August 4, 2010
The Sarasota Observer stopped by Spanish Point, in Osprey, to check in with youngsters who recently have taken up the sport of paddleboarding.
August 3, 2010
Last year, more than 2,000 people attended National Night Out. This year, as part of the Florida Department of Transportation's bicycle pedestrian safety awareness program, more than 700 people were fitted with free bicycle helmets. The event, held at Payne Park, featured entertainment, food and raffle drawings.
July 30, 2010
The Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program celebrated the culmination of its summer rowing camp by gathering for a picnic Friday, July 30, at its boatyard near the Blackburn Point Swing Bridge.
July 29, 2010
The Warren BackPack Program aims to alleviate child hunger in Sarasota on weekends and during school holidays.
July 29, 2010
From barking in downward dog to hissing in cobra, Yoga from the Heart's Pretzel Yoga class for children ages 5 to 10 explores yoga in a fun and interesting way. Taught by Alex Miller, the class (which is optional for parents) used animated poses, yoga stories and basic stretching exercises Wednesday, July 21, to promote strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness. The class meets weekly at 4 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call 929-9878.
July 28, 2010
Whole Foods Market held a summer wine tasting to benefit one of Sarasota's most valuable environmental organizations, Save Our Seabirds.
July 28, 2010
The Sarasota Observer dropped in on a busy day at Art Center Sarasota’s summer art camps Thursday, July 22. The group of children ages 6 to 11 was focusing on 'Travel Around the World' and were experimenting with Asian art and basic brush strokes, while the teens focused on 'Figures in a Wild Culture.'
July 26, 2010
The Paper Tree is a one-stop shop for all things custom and entertaining.
25 Fourth Friday at the Historic Downtown Village
25 Sarasota Singles Society Presents "Bastille Day Celebration"
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
26 NRA Pistol Safety
8:00 am - 12:30 pm
26 4th Annual Sarasota Mystic Faire
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Heron East Assisted Living Facility held its second annual “Senior Prom” last month.
Sarasota nonprofits the Boys and Girls Club of Sarasota County and Big Brothers Big Sisters are hosting donation drives. The Boys and Girls Club’s drive runs from July 21 through Aug. 2 and is accepting clothing, shoes, books and small household items for Goodwill Manasota.
Vive La France
The Alliance Francaise held a fundraiser in honor of Bastille Day, or La Fête Nationale, Monday, July 14, at Marina Jack.