February 2016

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Film: The Murder of Fred Hampton

Film: The Murder of Fred Hampton

Fri, 01/22/2016 - 12:19pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm
Hosted by: 
Peace Education and Action Center
Location: 
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Free or Fee: 
FREE
Brief Event Description: 
Fred Hampton was the leader of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party. This film depicts his brutal murder by the Chicago police and its subsequent investigation, but also documents his activities in organizing the Chapter, his public speeches, and the programs he founded for children during the last eighteen months of his life.
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02/04/2016 - 7:00pm
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Mark Erelli w/ Mindy Simmons opening

Mark Erelli w/ Mindy Simmons opening

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 1:11pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 8:00pm
Hosted by: 
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center
Location: 
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Brief Event Description: 
When it comes to providing thoughtful, compelling folk-rock and Americana, Erelli is a masterful expert -- and those who have admired the East Coast singer/songwriter's previous work will find that his excellence continues to hold up. This is a PEACenter event. WSLR is a media sponsor - BENEFIT PASSES do not apply.
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02/05/2016 - 8:00pm
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ReptiDay Sarasota Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

ReptiDay Sarasota Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Tue, 11/10/2015 - 10:56pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Hosted by: 
Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expos
Location: 
3000 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota  Florida  34237
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Phone: 
(863) 268-4273
Brief Event Description: 
ReptiDay Sarasota is a one-day reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone! Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Early Entry at 9:30am) Admission: Adults - Fee, Children (5-12) - Fee, Under 5 - Free Visit our website for special offers on Early Entry VIP tickets
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02/06/2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
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Archery

Archery

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 8:30pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Learn the basics and move from beginning to intermediate skills in the sport of archery during this class. All equipment are supplied. Instructor is Riley Wimans, a lifelong archer and professional instructor. Ages 8 through adult; children under 15 accompanied by parent.
02/06/2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Introduction to Permaculture Design Class

Introduction to Permaculture Design Class

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 7:57pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
$20 per person
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Permaculture, as a design science, ultimately aims to design sustainable human settlements so that they are in harmony with Nature and other human settlements. We will cover the history of Permaculture, basic design principles, understanding patterns in nature (Bio-mimicry), sustainable agricultural and pastoral systems, natural building & alternative energy solutions, and more! Bring a water bottle and pen and notebook. Please register by February 4 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
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02/06/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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How to Make Ghee and Dosa from Scratch

How to Make Ghee and Dosa from Scratch

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:04pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
We’ll learn to make Ghee (clarified butter) using local raw organic butter and organic Dosa (Gluten free, Indian sourdough flatbread). In Ayurveda (traditional Indian holistic medicine) Ghee is said to be one of the healthiest fats a human can ingest, with many beneficial health qualities, including nourishing the brain and promoting good intellect. All who attend will get to feast on this delicious, healthful food! Bring a water bottle and pen and notebook. Instructor: Nick Keebler. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members get a 10% discount. Location: Learning Center. Please register by February 4 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/07/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Inner Vision Walk

Inner Vision Walk

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:08pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
$20 per person
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Inner Vision Walk. Like a miniature vision quest, an inner vision walk can be a powerful tool for personal insight, gaining clarity, making decisions and more. We’ll do an inner vision walk in class and you’ll then be able to do them on your own. Bring a pen, notebook, bottle of water. Dress appropriately for weather. Gentle walking involved. Instructor: Anne Cederberg, Interpretive Naturalist. Location: Meet at Welcome Center. Please register by February 4 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/07/2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Bob's Birthday Party CANCELLED!!!

Bob's Birthday Party CANCELLED!!!

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 12:07pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Hosted by: 
WSLR-LP 96.5
Location: 
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
Tickets: $10
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Free or Fee: 
$10
Brief Event Description: 
CANCELLED. We will reschedule in warmer days. Celebrating the Life & Birthday of Bob Marley with Pressure Dem and Freecoasters. The Freecoasters create a fresh and original sound, infusing the best of American soul with infectious reggae and rocksteady rhythms. Female-fronted, organ-driven, Reggae for your Soul!
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02/07/2016 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
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The Future of Christianity: Change or Die!

The Future of Christianity: Change or Die!

Tue, 01/05/2016 - 11:20am -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 6:00am to Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 4:15am
Hosted by: 
Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota
Location: 
3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota  Florida  34232
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Jim Craig
Phone: 
(941) 751-5194
Brief Event Description: 
The Unitarian Universality Church of Sarasota will host internationally renowned Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong, Feb 12 and 13. Recently named "Person of the Year" by Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, Spong is an outspoken advocate for a "kinder, more gentle, more inclusive" form of Christianity - one that he claims is necessary for the survival of the religion. 941-371-4974. The event is open to the public. Tickets and advance reservations are required as seating is limited. Details, fee and registration information are available at: www.uucsarasota.com/spong.html.
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Music Compound's Open House

Music Compound's Open House

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 6:21pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 6:00am to 9:00am
Hosted by: 
Music Compound
Location: 
1747 Cattlemen road
Sarasota  Florida  34232
United States
Free or Fee: 
free
Contact Name: 
Jenny Townsend
Phone: 
(941) 379-9100
Brief Event Description: 
OPEN HOUSE NIGHT AT MUSIC COMPOUND FRIDAY, FEB. 12TH FROM 6-9PM LIVE PERFORMANCES BY RISING STARS Complimentary food and drinks. Families welcome. Tours and chances to win the Music Compound Experience
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02/12/2016 - 6:00am to 9:00am
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Perennial Vegetable Crops for Florida

Perennial Vegetable Crops for Florida

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:10pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Learn growth requirements, methods of growing, and nutritional content of the various perennial vegetable plants we can grow easily here in Sarasota. Included in the presentation are Moringa, Katuk, Chaya, Okinawa Spinach, Cassava (Yuca), Ube Yam, sweet potatoes, Cuban Oregano, Ginger, Turmeric, Galangal, Taro, Malanga, Papaya, and many others. Snack on some of these plants through prepared vegetables and teas during class. A water bottle and a notebook and pen are recommended. Instructor: Nick Keebler. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members get a 10% discount. Location: Please register by February 11 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/13/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Nature and Mindfulness: Photography as Meditation.

Nature and Mindfulness: Photography as Meditation.

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:12pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Use your camera as a meditation tool! Slow down, become more present, explore nature, and have fun. You need not be a “good” photographer. This class is not so much about photography as it is learning to “be” and to “see”. Several methods will be taught. Bring a camera of some sort, (smart phone is fine) with plenty of memory available. Also bring a pen, notebook and bottle of water. Dress appropriately for the weather. Some gentle walking included. Instructor: Anne Cederberg. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members receive a 10% discount. Location: Meet at Welcome Center. Please register by February 11 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/13/2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
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Under the Willow

Under the Willow

Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:31pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
Hosted by: 
WSLR-LP 96.5
Location: 
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
$10 Advance / $12 Day Of Show
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Free or Fee: 
$10 Advance / $12 Day Of Show
Brief Event Description: 
This Newgrass band blends socially conscious lyrics with intricate compositions to evoke a sound that will have your feet stomping along with the rhythm. Sharing a love of acoustic music Hayley, Patrick, Joe and Erin at times will trade their instruments amongst each other, each equally proficient on guitar, mandolin or banjo. Each bringing their own style and approach to whichever instrument they are playing at any given time.
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02/13/2016 - 8:00pm
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Natural Vegetable Fermentation & Kombucha Combination Workshop

Natural Vegetable Fermentation & Kombucha Combination Workshop

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:14pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
$20 per person
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Learn to make fermented vegetables (kim chee, sauerkraut, etc.) & Kombucha (a naturally carbonated, healthy drink). We will snack on samples of both at the end of class. Bring a water bottle and pen and notebook. Instructor: Nick Keebler. Location: Learning Center. Please register by February 11 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/14/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Community Contra Dance

Community Contra Dance

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:48pm -- Carolina Shin
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
Hosted by: 
WSLR-LP 96.5
Location: 
$8 adv/$10 door
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
Free or Fee: 
$8 adv/$10 door
Contact Name: 
WSLR-LP 96.5
Phone: 
(941) 894-6469
Brief Event Description: 
On Sunday this month! A Community Valentine's Dance at 6 pm. Everyone is welcome from experienced dancers to dance newbies. There will be instructional walkthroughs starting at 6pm with regular dancing at 6:30pm. Students are half price and kids 12 and under are free. Contra dancing is social interaction, meeting people, and making new friends, set to music. A caller, usually working with a group of live musicians, guides new and experienced dancers alike through a variety of dances. A dancer and his or her partner dance a series of figures, or moves, with each other and with another couple for a short time. They then repeat the same figures with another couple, and so on.
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02/14/2016 - 6:00pm
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Acoustic Bluesman Doug MacLeod

Acoustic Bluesman Doug MacLeod

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:26pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm
Hosted by: 
WSLR-LP 96.5
Location: 
Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Court
Tickets: $12 Advance / $15 Day of Show
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Free or Fee: 
$12 adv/$15 door
Brief Event Description: 
Doug MacLeod, winner of the 2014 Blues Music Awards for Acoustic Artist Of The Year and Acoustic Album Of The Year (There's A Time), the 2013 Blues Blast Music Award for Male Artist Of The Year, and perennial Blues Music Award nominee, is a prolific singer, songwriter, engaging storyteller, and masterful guitarist born in the blues and rooted in the American tradition.
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02/18/2016 - 7:00pm
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Aztec Two Step PEACenter Benefit

Aztec Two Step PEACenter Benefit

Tue, 12/08/2015 - 1:14pm -- Arlene
Date and Time: 
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 8:00pm
Hosted by: 
Peace Education and Action Center
Location: 
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Brief Event Description: 
Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman have spent a lifetime of making music together as the folk/rock duo, Aztec Two-Step. After taking their name from a poem by beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and with four plus decades as staples of progressive FM radio, major record deals and non-stop touring, Rex and Neal continue to impress audiences with intelligent songwriting, dazzling acoustic lead guitar and soaring two-part harmonies. The duo has performed worldwide, been critically acclaimed in major U.S. newspapers, reviewed in Rolling Stone Magazine and appeared on numerous radio and TV shows, including The King Biscuit Flour Hour and David Letterman. WSLR is a media sponsor only - BENEFIT PASSES DO NOT APPLY. FOOD TRUCK: Angry Mike's
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02/19/2016 - 8:00pm
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Intro to Agro-forestry (How to Grow a Food Forest)

Intro to Agro-forestry (How to Grow a Food Forest)

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:17pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
An agroforestry system or food forest, is an intensively planted, bio-diverse, perennial garden that mimics the design of a natural forest ecosystem. Once established, a properly designed food forest yields more food with less human inputs required. Agroforestry is an ancient method of growing food sustainably. Western agriculturalists are now studying it as a sustainable, environmentally responsible and economically profitable alternative to mono cropped, annual agricultural systems. Bring water bottle and pen and notebook. Instructor: Nick Keebler. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members receive a 10% discount. Location: Learning Center and environs. Please register by February 18 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/20/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Nature as Healer: Forest Medicine and Earthing Experience

Nature as Healer: Forest Medicine and Earthing Experience

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:19pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
$15
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Into the woods! Learn how recent scientific research validates what indigenous peoples have always known—nature heals! Learn how to better let the nature in you heal and experience the healing force of nature all around you. Very experiential. Bring a pen, notebook, and bottle of water. Dress appropriately for the weather. Some gentle walking included. Instructor: Anne Cederberg, Interpretive Naturalist. Location: Meet at Welcome Center. Please register by February 18 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/20/2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
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Grapevine wreath making

Grapevine wreath making

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:24pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Make grapevine wreaths using locally harvested grapevines, other natural items, ribbons, shells, and more! Bring water bottle and any decorations, ribbons, etc. you would like to use in your wreath. Grapevines and some decorations will be provided. Instructor: To be announced. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members receive a 10% discount. Location: Learning Center. Please register by February 18 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/21/2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am
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Nature Journaling: An Inner and Outer Experience

Nature Journaling: An Inner and Outer Experience

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:26pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
"Most people are on the world, not in it; have no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them," wrote Naturalist John Muir in the late 1800’s. Observing and journaling helps us regain our sense of being part of the natural world. We can draw, write poetry, express our feelings, or document observations and experiences while in the outdoors. You don’t have to be an artist or a writer. Learn basic sensory awareness and nature observation skills and journaling methods. A basic beginning class journal will be provided. Bring a pen, any art supplies you’d like such as colored pencils or chalks, and your imagination! Please dress appropriately for the weather. Some gentle walking included. Instructor: Anne Cederberg. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members receive a 10% discount. Location: Meet at Welcome Center. Please register by February 18 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/21/2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Southeastern Guide Dogs Yappy Hour

Southeastern Guide Dogs Yappy Hour

Sun, 01/24/2016 - 9:39am -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Hosted by: 
Square 1 Burgers
Location: 
5239 University Parkway
University Park  Florida  34201
United States
Free or Fee: 
Free
Contact Name: 
Chris McNamee
Phone: 
(941) 323-4446
Brief Event Description: 
Southeastern Guide Dogs invites the public to “Yappy Hour”, a tail-wagging, dog-friendly get together to launch the New Lakewood Ranch 2016 Walkathon. The public and well-behaved dogs on leash are invited to come to Square 1 Burgers and Bar, 5239 University Parkway, University Park, Florida at 4:00 pm on February 23rd for tail wagging, complimentary cocktail, and human kibble (appetizers).
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02/23/2016 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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Increasing Your Fertility Chances with Acupuncture

Increasing Your Fertility Chances with Acupuncture

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 7:56pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 6:00am
Hosted by: 
Family Healing Center
Location: 
1219 S East Ave Ste 107
Sarasota  Florida  34239
United States
Free or Fee: 
Free
Contact Name: 
Christina Captain
Phone: 
(941) 951-1119
Brief Event Description: 
Family Healing Center presents “Increasing Your Fertility Chances with Acupuncture”, a FREE seminar for families who are finding it difficult to conceive. This special seminar hosted by Christina Captain, Board Certified Acupuncture Physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine will explain how incorporating acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine into fertility treatment programs can enhance the chances of getting pregnant. This presentation will be held at the Midtown Medical Park, 1219 S. East Avenue, Suite #107. Sarasota, Florida, 34239. Reservations are required; please call 941-951-1119 to reserve your seat.
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02/24/2016 - 6:00am
 
 
 
Transition Venice 3rd Annual Edible Landscape & Sustainable Home Tour

Transition Venice 3rd Annual Edible Landscape & Sustainable Home Tour

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:37pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Hosted by: 
Transition Venice
Location: 
Venice  Florida  34275
United States
Free or Fee: 
$10 per adult person, $5 per person on bicycle--for entire tour
Contact Name: 
Abby Gage
Phone: 
(941) 485-3815
Brief Event Description: 
This year there are 7 homes & gardens on the tour in the Venice area. You will be able to visit these creative, intriguing, unique locations. Be inspired to create your own edible landscape and/or sustainable home. Homeowners will be on had, leading the tour of each home. Go to or website or email us to get the addresses and descriptions of the 7 homes. This event is a fundraiser for Transition Venice too.
02/27/2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
 
Small scale Bio char production and Composting Combination Workshop

Small scale Bio char production and Composting Combination Workshop

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:28pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
Fee
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Learn how to make and use these different kinds of soil amendments. Bio-char is pure crystalline carbon created by burning wood chips or other woody material in a special, low oxygen environment. This form of carbon is highly stable and will stay within the soil for over 1000 years, helping to mitigate carbon levels in the atmosphere long term. Bring a water bottle and pen and notebook. Instructor: Nick Keebler. There is a Fee for this workshop. Crowley members receive a 10% discount. Location: Learning Center. Please register by February 25 at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.
02/27/2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Firestarting

Firestarting

Thu, 01/28/2016 - 8:31pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
Hosted by: 
Crowley Folk School at Crowley Museum & Nature Center
Location: 
16405 Myakka Road
Sarasota  Florida  34240
United States
Free or Fee: 
FEE
Contact Name: 
Anne Cederberg
Phone: 
(941) 322-1000
Brief Event Description: 
Learn seven different ways to start fires without matches! Instructor: Riley Wimans Crowley members receive a 10% discount. . Ages 8 thru adult (children under 15 accompanied by parent.) Location: Tatum House (if rain, the Learning Center). Please register at crowleyfolkschool.org, or call (941) 322-1000, or email info@crowleyfl.org.  
02/27/2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
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Live Music at Growerls Pub, feat. Lady & Gentleman, John Denver's Ghost, Joe Seul, and Von Strantz

Live Music at Growerls Pub, feat. Lady & Gentleman, John Denver's Ghost, Joe Seul, and Von Strantz

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:25pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00pm
Hosted by: 
Growlers Pub
Location: 
2831 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota  Florida
United States
Free or Fee: 
Free
Phone: 
(941) 487-7373
Brief Event Description: 
Indie folk-rock duo Von Strantz is returning to Growlers Pub with great local acts Lady & Gentleman, John Denver's Ghost, and Joe Seul
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02/27/2016 - 9:00pm
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ISIS: Its Threat to the U.S. and the World

ISIS: Its Threat to the U.S. and the World

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 9:37pm -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Hosted by: 
Humanity Working to End Genocide
Location: 
St. Martha Church
200 N. Orange Ave.
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
Free or Fee: 
Free
Contact Name: 
Bernie Ehrlich or Sue Hargis Spigel
Phone: 
(941) 351-8341
Brief Event Description: 
Humanity Working to End Genocide presents its 9th annual rally, featuring Dr. Ellen Kennedy, speaking on “ISIS, Its Threat to the U.S. and the World.” Dr. Kennedy is the founder and executive director of World Without Genocide. Dr. Kennedy has studied every aspect of genocide and its effect on humanity. With music by Westcoast School for Human Development
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02/28/2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
 
Solar in the Sunshine State: The Basics of Solar Energy for FL Homeowners

Solar in the Sunshine State: The Basics of Solar Energy for FL Homeowners

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 11:53am -- Anonymous (not verified)
Date and Time: 
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Hosted by: 
Sarasota County Sustainability
Location: 
Gulf Gate Library
7112 Curtiss Ave.
Sarasota  Florida  34231
United States
Free or Fee: 
Free
Contact Name: 
Sara Kane
Phone: 
(941) 861-9802
Brief Event Description: 
If you are interested in understanding residential solar hot water and solar photovoltaic technologies better, this workshop is for you. The discussion will cover the basics of how the technology works, considerations for calculating return on investment, policies affecting solar adoption in Florida and any incentives that might be available to help pay for it.
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02/29/2016 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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