- Saturday March 9, 2013
- Michael's On East, 1212 E. Ave. S., Sarasota
- Lovette W. Harper
- Group Hosting:
- Friends of North Sarasota Public Library
- Cynthia Howard
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The luncheon will benefit the establishment of a Cultural Resource Center which will be housed at the library. The center will serve Sarasota and surrounding counties as a reference and research facility of materials on all aspects of the global black experience. Keynote speaker for the luncheon will be Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research library within the New York City Library system.
PHOTO GALLERY: Night in Bethlehem
The parking lot of Living Lord Lutheran Church transformed into the biblical town of Bethlehem Dec. 7, as the church hosted its annual "Night in Bethlehem" event.
PHOTO GALLERY: Sarasota Holiday Parade
All of Sarasota came out to kickoff the holidays at the 18th annual Holiday Parade, Saturday, Dec. 7. Crowds lined Main Street to see the parade that included 4,000 participants and lasted two hours.
PHOTO GALLERY: St. Mary 40th Anniversary Picnic
St. Mary, Star of the Sea, Catholic Church celebrated their 40th anniversary on Saturday, Dec. 7, with a picnic and special dedication to the man that made it the strong community it is today, the Rev. Edward Pick.
Police find suspicious bag near parade route
Sarasota Police closed Main Street at roughly 8:20 p.m. to investigate a backpack found near the start of the Sarasota Holiday Parade route.