Saturday’s Downtown Sarasota Holiday Parade attracted thousands of spectators and participants, all decked out in their holiday finest. Keeping with the Floribbean them, Observer Group employees wearing grass skirts and handing out leis and beach balls to the crowd walked next to a Hawaiian shaved-ice float. But two-thirds into the route, the Observer’s spirit was, uh, stalled. Employees rallied together to push the broken-down float off to the side but jumped right back into the parade to continue strutting down Main Street.
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20 KEEP MOVING! New Treatments for Those who Suffer from Knee Pain
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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
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PHOTO GALLERY: Military Officers Association Luncheon
The Military Officers Association of Sarasota held its regular luncheon Friday, May 17, at Michael’s on East. Police Chief Bernadette DiPino was the featured speaker, and the association honored four JROTC cadets with merit scholarships.
City Commission talks funding cuts, bayfront and parking
The regular Sarasota City Commission meeting takes place from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 9:30 p.m. today, at City Hall, 1565 First St.
PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown Sarasota Craft Show
Sarasota arts-and-crafts lovers filled the bayfront, Saturday May 18 and Sunday, May 19, for the 10th annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Festival. Attendees browsed vendors’ booths in search of the perfect purchase.