Spring is in the Air

You’re Invited to a great baseball game!
Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc.
March 2016
Supporting our parks today and for tomorrow

We are hosting a


March 29th, Orioles vs Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium. Watch the game from the World Series Suite, Enjoy a Ballpark Fare Dinner and special treats.    

Take me out to the ballgame!

Limited number of tickets available for evening event at www.foscp.org. A portion of the ticket donation will support Shade is Good — the Friends’ initiative to purchase and install shade structures at County athletic fields and recreational areas.

Good Times in Nokomis and Venice

From Terry Redman:

Come out to Nokomis Beach on Sunday, March 20th for the 7th Annual Sertoma Beach Bash. Public is welcome, 1 pm to 6 pm.


More info here.



And on April 15-16 the Friends will have a display booth/tent at the SunCoast BBQ and BlueGrass Bash at the Venice Airport festival grounds. We can use everyone’s help for two-hour shifts — everything is free to us. We are expecting over 10,000 people so it will be a lot of fun. 

Sky at Rothenbach Park
Leap into Spring

From a woodland stroll on the Pocono to birding at Sleeping Turtles to the 2016 Tour de Parks on March 30th, there’s plenty to do in our parks, on our waterways, and with our volunteers in March. Here’s a list of many guided walks, talks, bicycle events, and more:

Spring into our Parks

Bring your dog!
Best kept secrets: The Markets
The Phillippi Farmhouse Market had its best day ever in February, and it keeps expanding! Visit Wednesdays from 9-2 pm for the freshest food.The Englewood Farmers Market is open and humming each Thursday for the Season, 9-2 pm.
Thanks for all the help!
Shade is Good is in start-up mode. We are deeply grateful to our early crowdfunders!Thank you!
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Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc., 234 Nippino Trail E.,Unit 101, Nokomis, FL 34275