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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Markets, fish derby, Celery Fields: April

Phillippi Farmhouse Market - 8th Season! Sponsor: Friends of Sarasota County Parks (FOSCP)   It's back! Enjoy local fruits, vegetables, herbs and plants for...

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Volunteers up close: Chuck Butterfield

Chuck Butterfield has been officially retired for going on 19 years now, but for the vast majority of that time it has been pretty...

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March into our Parks

Birds, bugs, full moon walks, nature strolls, things for kids of every age to do in our diverse and wonderful parks this month.  ...

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Extreme Adventure HAT. UPF 45+

Perfect out and about enjoying the outdoor hat. Enjoyed by everyone.


The Perfect Everyday HAT  UPF45+



Walking, Paddling and just out having FUN.  The 2 in 1 Hydration and Mist bottle is YOUR perfect companion.


Adams exclusive Cool-Crown mesh lining; treated with a DuPont Teflon water/stain-repellent coating. One size fits most.

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