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Books come to life at Southside Elementary (VIDEO)

Books come to life at Southside Elementary (VIDEO)

October 28, 2010

Students at Southside Elementary School paraded the campus today dressed as their favorite book characters. Scroll down for video.

Brookside Middle gets pumped for school project

Brookside Middle gets pumped for school project

October 27, 2010

Susan Roberts’ eighth-grade science classes at Brookside Middle School spent Wednesday measuring how the circumference and height of a pumpkin can affect the number of seeds it contains.Once they had completed the lab by creatively carving faces into their pumpkins, students lit a candle inside them and turned off the lights to admire their Jack-o-lanterns.

Princesses, ponies and pirates — oh my!

Princesses, ponies and pirates — oh my!

October 26, 2010

Excited youngsters paraded around Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in their favorite Halloween getups today.

An Artistic Evening: 12th Annual Awards Celebration

An Artistic Evening: 12th Annual Awards Celebration

October 26, 2010

The Sarasota County Arts Council held its 12th Annual Awards Celebration, Monday, Oct. 25 at the FSU Center for the Performing Arts Mertz Theatre. The evening honored some of Sarasota's most prominent leaders of the arts and cultural community.

Zombies take over Gulf Gate

Zombies take over Gulf Gate

October 25, 2010

The 2nd Annual Sarasota Zombie Pub Crawl took place along Gulf Gate Blvd. this past Saturday. Over 150 people dressed up and came out to participate in the zombie fun at the seven pubs and bars in the Gulf Gate area.

Howl-O-Ween goes to the dogs

Howl-O-Ween goes to the dogs

October 25, 2010

The Humane Society of Sarasota County hosted its 13th Howl-O-Ween at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 23. The main event was the costume contest which had over 90 entries.

Mote offers frightfully fun night

Mote offers frightfully fun night

October 22, 2010

Mote Marine Aquarium's Night of Fish, Fun & Fright event took place Friday, Oct. 22. Children and adults came dressed in their best Halloween costumes, ranging from pretty princesses to witches to bumble bees and scary vampires.

New College celebrates 50th anniversary

New College celebrates 50th anniversary

October 22, 2010

New College of Florida celebrated its 50th anniversary, along with the official ribbon cutting of the Public Archaeology Lab Friday, Oct. 22. The anniversary ceremony was held on Founders' Circle and included speeches from several dignitaries.

Chair dancing class at SBC offers fun and exercise

Chair dancing class at SBC offers fun and exercise

October 20, 2010

Residents of the Sarasota Bay Club are getting into a new exercise class: chair dancing. The class is taught by Wendy Canning and allows the participants to enjoy doing dance moves to 1940's music without actually leaving their seat.

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: ODA (WITH VIDEO)

CLASSROOM SPOTLIGHT: ODA (WITH VIDEO)

October 20, 2010

Out-of-Door Academy first-graders performed an experiment with underwater volcanoes today in Lisa Cheney’s marine science room. As the students poured cups of vinegar into a volcano made out of Play-Doh, it united with the baking soda, causing the mixture to foam at the top and erupt over the sides like lava. Following the experiment, The Observer asked the students for the scoop on underwater volcanoes.



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