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Sarasota Pen Women Celebrate 60 Years, Prepare for Achievement Awards Luncheon

Sep 18, 2017 ● By Kevin

Founded in 1957, the Sarasota Branch of the National League of Pen Women have been busy celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2017.

Southwest Florida Community Foundation Establishes Fund for Hurricane Irma Victims

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

A relief fund has been established for victims of Hurricane Irma, where 100 percent of contributions will be disbursed to those in need.

Businesses Encouraged to Utilize Resources for Irma Recovery

Sep 12, 2017 ● By Kevin

According to the Small Business Association, there are several resources to help local businesses affected by Hurricane Irma to recover and reestablish.

LeeTran Wraps Up Inaugural Summer Bus Bash With 3 Winners

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

This new scavenger hunt was designed to promote students riding the buses during the summer in Lee County.

Kelly's Live and Sarasota Sky Bar & Club Combine Forces

Sep 01, 2017 ● By Kevin

The popular live music spot has resurfaced as an entertainment addition to a Sarasota staple.

Picture Perfect: 5 SWFL Photographers Allow Cameras to Tell Their Stories

Aug 28, 2017 ● By Kevin

TOTI Media has picked a handful of those representing the creativity and originality of Florida visualists.

Opera Naples Announces 2017-2018 Season

Jul 26, 2017 ● By Mandy Carter

The new season brings international opera stars and an expanded Opera Naples Renata Scotto Academy.

Sarasota Powerboat Grand Prix's Festival Introduces Inaugural Fan Fest

Jul 21, 2017 ● By Kevin

The Fan Fest was free to the public and featured large, interactive displays from sponsors, a large tent where guests watched the boats launch and watched the races and live music.

5 Summer Reading Recommendations by Sarasota County Libraries

Jul 13, 2017 ● By Kevin

Whether it's for an easy day at the beach, summer learning programs, a long car ride, or a rainy day at home, the Sarasota County libraries have you covered.

Cape Coral, Fort Myers Among Locations Given Nearly $3 Million in Water-Quality Restoration Grants

Jul 11, 2017 ● By Melanie Heisinger

Grants assist Florida communities with water-quality improvements.
  • Sunday Farmers Market

    09/24/2017
    08:30AM — 01:00PM

    Meet in the Historic Settlement of Koreshan State Historic Site at our quaint market EVERY SUNDAY...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/24/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Explore the Koreshan Unity Settlement Historic District, listed on the National Register of Histo...


  • Family Day at Millennial Brewing

    09/24/2017
    12:00PM — 05:00PM

    We have the perfect place to grab some food and a drink while the kids play, meet new friends, an...


  • Drawing I & II

    09/24/2017
    02:00PM — 04:00PM

    This class is for beginners and for those who have previously taken Drawing I. We will also revis...


  • SPECIAL TIME!!! HAPPY HOUR and Doors OPEN at 4:45pm, GAME Starts at 5:30pm SPECIAL MILITARY RA...


  • "ALOHA" FAASWFL Hawaiian Night

    09/24/2017
    06:00PM — 10:00PM

    The Filipino American Association of SWFL proudly presents it' Annual ALOHA Hawaiian Night on Sep...


  • FineMark Exhibtion of FGCU Art Alumni

    09/25/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    From July 10 - September 29, 2017, Finemark National Bank and Trust will be displaying the work o...


  • Sanibel Shell Crafters

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 03:00PM

    Visit The Sanibel Shell Crafters every Monday all year long from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to watch this d...


  • Mirror, Mirror... Exhibition

    09/25/2017
    10:00AM — 05:00PM

    Mirror, Mirror… September 1 - 28, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, September 1, 2017, 6pm-8pm C...


  • Complete original art while enjoying friends, music and favorite beverages. Materials provided, o...


  • Ballroom Dancing

    09/25/2017
    06:30PM — 09:30PM

    USA Dance offers beginning Ballroom Dance Lessons and a Social Dance on Monday nights. The lesson...


  • Caloosahatchee Sunset Cruise

    09/25/2017
    07:00PM

    Relaxing environment as the sun is setting, the shoreline and river elements taking on a differen...


  • National Estuaries Day

    09/30/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    Join us for our FREE annual celebration of the 29 estuarine research reserves around the nation. ...


  • Free Admission on National Estuaries Day

    09/30/2017
    09:00AM — 04:00PM

    The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is hosting a National Estuaries Day celebrati...


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