Community Events

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER'S 2015 --J.D. Hamel Park

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
(727) 578-2558
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
The Alzheimer’s Associations’ Walk to End Alzheimer’s is our major fundraiser to provide a support system for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder through patient & family services, education, advocacy and research. There is no registration fee for the walk. For more information on Sponsorship, Participation and/or Volunteer Community Hours then contact us today. Call at 800-272-3900, email, visit our website and like us on Facebook We provide a 24/7 helpline.

Sister School Fiesta

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 9:15am
(941) 224-8232
4th Ave.
Bradenton  Florida
United States
Get your face painted! Then dunk the school official of your choice in Downtown Bradenton October 10. The Manatee Riverside Rotary Club and Manatee County’s three International Baccalaureate schools -- Southeast High, Johnson Middle and Wakeland Elementary – are sponsoring the Sister Schools Fiesta October 10 on 4th Ave. in downtown Bradenton from 9 until 4 with a scavenger hunt at 4:30. The event is to raise money to help build a high school in the Central Highlands of Guatemala as part of the International Baccalaureate Sister Schools program, (Facebook: Call (941) 224-8232 or email for more information.

Buddhist Temple Open House

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
(941) 373-1600
730 N. Washington Blvd
Sarasota  Florida  34236
United States
Have you ever wanted to visit a Buddhist temple? Interested in learning about the symbolism of the temple and its artwork? Join us for an Open House at Kadampa Meditation Center Florida. There will be guided tours explaining the meaning of the significance of the art work while also highlighting what happens here and how you can participate in Temple activities and class.

Transition Venice: Organizational meeting

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:45pm
(941) 525-8614
Venice Library
300 S. Nokomis Ave
Venice  Florida  34285
United States
Transition Venice, 1st organizing meeting after our summer break. Tuesday Oct. 13, 6pm, Venice Library-300 Nokomis Ave. Come join us for our initial organizing meeting--post our summer break. As is always the case there are many environmental issues pressing upon us. We are looking into a rally to let our leaders know that we want some serious commitments made for action at the upcoming World Climate meetings in Paris. So if you would like to join in and help organize, please come. All are welcome as we work towards locally sustainable living.

AMI Privateers Host their Annual “Shipreck Poker Run”

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 9:00am
(727) 214-8903
2443 Us Highway 301 N
Ellenton  Florida  34222
United States
Who: Anna Maria Island Privateers What: Poker Run Event Date: Sunday November 8th 9:00am > 4:00pm Where: Starts at AmVet Post 301 – ( 2443 Us Highway 301 N, Ellenton, FL 34222 ) Ends at Peggy’s Corral – ( 4511 Us Highway 41 N, Palmetto, FL 34221 ) Why: Fundraiser for the AMI Privateers Mission of Helping Kids & Community.. All money raised will go towards the Privateers, a 501 c3 Non-Profit organization, Mission Statement of “Pirates for Kids & Community” Visit our Face book page to find out more about the AMI Privateers and don’t forget to like and follow us…

Siesta Key Crystal Classic International Sand Sculpting Festival

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 10:00am to Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 5:00pm
(941) 914-6671
948 Beach Rd.
Siesta Key Beach
Sarasota  Florida  34242
United States
Twenty-four of the premier master sand sculptors from all over the world will be competing for 1st place on the #1 beach. In only 24 sculpting hours, (spanning the five day event), the master sculptors create sand masterpieces, some over ten feet tall, and transform the always beautiful Siesta Beach into an outdoor art gallery. The five-day art event will include: Master sand sculptors competing with all day viewing Friday through Tuesday; over 60 vendors Friday through Monday; live entertainment through Sunday starting Friday at noon; and an amateur sand sculptor contest on Saturday. Off-site shuttle service will be offered through SCAT, routes 10 & 11 throughout the event and sculpture viewing with the special Mobi-Mat on the sand for easier walking on Tuesday, Nov. 17th.
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Democracy Reggae Band