- Saturday October 26, 2013
- 10:00am - 3:00pm
- NewGate School, 5237 Ashton Rd., Sarasota FL 34233
- Thetu Kishoiyian
- Contact Phone:
- (941) 302-1759
- Contact Email:
- Ticket Price:
The International Children’s Day is a celebration of our shared diverse international culture and heritage. This is a fun-filled day of international food, art, crafts, music, folk dance, games and a parade of nations. The festival brings world geography to life through hands-on activities that give children a taste of some of the traditions of many of the countries and the rich heritage from which we came to live in America. Free entry, free parking. Learn the art form of weaving, pottery and glass making. Create sand art memories together. Journey to: Brazil, China, Japan, Israel, Mexico, Scotland, South Africa and The Czech Republic, learn all about their cultures & traditions. Have your face painted, get a henna tattoo. Ride a pony, bounce for joy or tackle an obstacle course. Savor some delicious jerk chicken or meat patties, enjoy a taco as you watch a tortilla making demonstration. Enjoy the Japanese art of Origami. Relax as you watch a medley of folk dances from around the world. Or tap your feet to the series of performers playing music from across the globe. Live music from Puerto Rico, Kenya, and a World Fusion band as well. March and join in the Parade of Nations, bring your flag and dress up in your traditional cultural costume. Link for Facebook http://www.facebook.com/ICDSRQ
North end will receive some sand
The town of Longboat Key has been working with WCIND and Manatee County to receive sand dredged from the boat channel near Longboat Pass.
Sarasota Memorial begins work on pedestrian bridge
The hospital is undergoing construction, as crews have begun to install a 25,400-pound pedestrian bridge linking buildings on Arlington Street.
Boaters' Coalition says no to Big Pass dredge
On Saturday the group joined a growing chorus of opposition to the Army Corps project, injecting for the first time in the debate the voice of stakeholders not focused on Siesta Key.
Observer debate takes place at 7 p.m. tonight
All four Longboat Key Town Commission candidates will attend tonight’s debate at Bayfront Park Recreation Center.