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.
May 1, 2010
From sharks and alligators to mermaids and space shuttles, the Siesta Key Sand Sculpture Contest had a sculpture for everyone to admire.
24 "Smart, Sassy, Strong & Classy!" Women's Gala & Speed Networking Event
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
24 Sunsets at Selby
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
25 Mindful Practice
25 Ed U Tainment
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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.
Sound of scholars
Local students Caleb Upton and Matthew Vaadi received some help for their upcoming studies to the tune of $1,000 each from the Sarasota Chorus of the Keys. The scholarships were made possible through the Sheridan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund. Both students plan to use the funds toward a career in music.
High Five Moments of the Week
The top five sports moments of the week.