Click image to enlarge.Shade Is Good: Helping To Fight Skin Cancer is a social enterprise project of the Friends of Sarasota County, Inc. The net profits help fund the purchase and installation of shade structures at Sarasota County youth athletic fields and recreational areas.

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A bounty of greens

Phillippi Farmhouse Market News Greetings! Market vendors and FRIENDS OF SARASOTA COUNTY PARKS are looking forward to a great market season in 2017. Winter...

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Become a Waterway Steward

Check out this new and exciting volunteer opportunity to be a Waterway Steward. Visit, search in the Opportunities Directory for PSC: Waterway Stewards...

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January is for Playing in Parks

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New Products


Perfect out and about hat. Wide 4″ brim, 45>UV protection, cotton/nylon combo, cotton terry inside sweatband for absorbency



The perfect hat for any day activity. The extra long bill with green lining protects your face from harmful UV rays. Adjustable back band makes this SunShield hat one size fits most.



Hydration Bottle has a 20 oz. capacity and features a 2-in-1 Mist ‘N Sip function for cooling or hydration.


BPA-free steel water bottle with special dog drinking spout.

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