Supporting Our Parks Today And For Tomorrow

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The Friends of Sarasota County Parks

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    Our Farmers Markets are Back!

    Phillippi Farmhouse Market is open each Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Wednesday through April 29, 2015. Enjoy local produce and home-made foods at the market, or take some home for a delicious and easy meal. Also, you’ll find local artisans with handicrafts, live …

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  • Fitness

    Sarasota Nature Events for December 2014

    A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events Registration Process for Nature Events Attached here are directions to set up an account and to sign up for a free nature walk. For additional help with account set-up, call 941-861-7275 during weekday business hours. Fitness in the Park: Fit as a Fiddle …

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    Holiday Arts & Craft Show Comes to Englewood Dec. 6

    The giant Englewood Arts & Crafts show returns to the Englewood Sports Complex on December 6th – come out for a good time and get ready for the holidays!

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    FOSCPNews: The November Friends Newsletter

    The Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc. In This Issue Veterans Summit Chapter Notes Volunteer to Volunteer Thanks to Senator Bob A few more things Our Friends Gulf Coast Gives You’d Be Perfect SRQ Volunteen === Our Chapters Join the Friends Volunteer! Help us …

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    Remember to Re-Register with the County!

    Sarasota County’s Volunteer Sarasota Site Goes Live New, quite impressive volunteer communication software is now live on the Sarasota County website. VOLUNTEER Sarasota County has moved to the powerful Volgistics format to organize folks who do volunteer work for the County, and Friends’ members are certainly included. …

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  • Deadlike Dog

    Two Paw Parks are Looking Better than Ever

    Sue Nielson of Friends of the Paw Parks shared this update: With the encouragement of Friends of the Paw Parks, Sarasota County Parks and Recreation have made some very nice improvements to two of our paw parks – Arlington and Lakeview. At Arlington, the need for shade is …

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Friends of Sarasota County Parks Mission Statement:
Our mission is to promote, enhance and maintain community support for Sarasota County parks and public recreational lands through activities, fund raising, and volunteer efforts.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Watch this area for specific ways to help our parks. Have a few hours to give?