Sunday, February 28, 2010

More images from the first Air Potato Pick-Up at Rothenbach

Thanks to Roxanne Williamson for the great photos.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Saturday at Benderson

A crowd of 2,500 or more is expected for this Saturday's (Feb. 27) regatta at Nathan Benderson Park. Come out and see the Sarasota Scullers in action. This park is on its way to becoming one of the top sites in the world for regatta racing, according to people associated with the project. Calendar info here.

Below, plans for the park:

One of the invasives

A brief walking tour of Rothenbach Park Tuesday led us to better identify several invasive species, including the air potato vine, Brazilian pepper, and Carrotwood. This is Carrotwood:

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Walking Rothenbach Park

Interested in learning more about one of Sarasota's newest parks? Come out this Tuesday at 1 p.m. to the pavilion at Rothenbach Park for a guided walk through the park's hammocks. Learn about the flora and fauna - this is the only park with free ranging deer in Sarasota - with Sarasota County naturalist Lynda Eppinger.

For those interested, there will be a brief Friends of Rothenbach Park meeting after the walk.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Community BBQ and Blues, Feb. 20 at Newtown Estates

An invite from the friends of Newtown Estates
The Friends of Newtown Estates would like to invite all to our Community BBQ Cook-off and Blues Festival  Feb. 20, from 10 until  the open air theater begins around  6 pm.  We have booth space available  Please call Newtown Estates office for more information. Thanks.

Newtown Estates Park

2800 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota, FL, 34234

(941) 861-9870 

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Tour de Parks March 28th

For bicyclists, come out to the Tour de Parks, Sunday, March 28th - ride the Legacy Trail.