Supporting Our Parks Today And For Tomorrow

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The Friends of Sarasota County Parks

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    Nature Events for the New Year

    A monthly e-newsletter sharing our nature news and events ‘Trees for Sarasota’ Workshop Tired of looking at yet another palm tree? Want something interesting in your landscape? Join us for a fun free evening exploring the trees of Sarasota County, with discussions on the best trees for …

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    Season of Sharing in Sarasota

    From Terry Redman, president of the Friends of the Parks: The Patterson Foundation sponsored a very successful Veterans Legacy Summit at the Sarasota National Cemetery and throughout Sarasota County in November.    Over 200 volunteers participated in this event honoring our military. Friends of Sarasota County …

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    December 2014 News from the Friends

    December 2014 GREETINGS from the Friends Tourist picnic Siesta Key 1941 Chapter Notes Arts & Craft in Englewood The Holiday Arts & Craft Show will return to the Englewood Sports Complex on Saturday, Dec. 6- it’s one day only – free admission and parking, from 9 …

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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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    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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    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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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?