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Madagascar and the Lemurs March 9, 2017 4 pm, Selby Library Barbara Frey & Dr. Alison Grand, 5 pm, Clasico Meet and Greet

Click to see more photos:March PresentationMadagascar and the LemursMarch 9, 2017  4 pm, Selby Library5 pm, Clasico Meet and Greet Barbara Frey & Dr. Alison Grand  Barbara is the former President of Sarasota Alliance Francaise and was the Director of Education for IBM Europe in Paris for 16 years.

Marietta Museum of Art & Whimsey

I have been driving past this nice landscaped Sculpture Park for years.  It is located on Tamiami Trail (Route 41) north of downtown Sarasota.  It looked very nice and interesting from the street.I was surprised to see it was a parking lot. Very nicely done, and the best landscaped sculpture parking lot I have ever viewed.Click to see more photos and videos

Help Wanted - VP Communications, VP Membership, Events Director, Public Relations Director, Grants Writer and Secretary

Sarasota Sister Cities needs a new Vice President of Membership, a Vice President of Communications, an Events Director, a Public Relations Director, a Grants Writer, and a Secretary.  To apply or discuss contact our President Marianna Janz-Wecke at Click below for Job Click below for more about the Communications VP

Festa Di Carnevale Feb 11, 2016 6 pm

Thanks to Kathryn Young for sharing her photos.Click for More PhotosPAYMENT BY CHECKSCAS or Sister Cities Association of Sarasota C/O SCAS Treasurer Werner Knoop7115 Kensington CourtUniversity Park, FL 34201CLICK TO PAY BY CREDIT CARD OR to view a printable copy of the brochure - Control + To Enlarge

SCAS One World Award To Mary Elemendorf

SCAS One World Award To Mary ElemendorfA number of our Sarasota Sister Cities Assn members and others have requested further information about our SCAS One World Award, which is our most prestigious recognition. This year the One World Award will be bestowed to Mary Elemendorf, Anthropologist & Noble Laureate, for the individual winner and the Sarasota Audubon Society for Environmental protection and education as the Organization winner. The criteria and previous winners are described in the attached file.

THE HIGHLAND GAMES, at Robarts Arena, Saturday February 4, 9-5 pm.

THE HIGHLAND GAMES PHOTOSClick to see more photosRobarts Arena, Saturday February 4, 9-5 pm.Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy Scottish Culture, Sports & Country Dancing! Soak up the Spirits of the Scots with a “wee dram” at the Sister Cities” Booth, all are welcome.sarasotahighlandgames.comHELLO TO EVERYONE!                                                                        AYE!

Global Body Language, Kenney DeCamp, February 2, 2017 4 pm Selby Library

Global Body LanguageKenney DeCamp4:00 pm February 2, 2017 Selby Library 1331 First Ave, Sarasota Kenney, a Sarasota Sister City Board Member, is a recognized body linguist who has lectured and performed internationally. Body language is a developing aspect of the human being. By the time you are an adult it has become a ‘who you are’ pattern within your lifestyle. Globally there are gestures expressing aspects of body language of a cultural region.

Briefs From Barwin

BRIEFS from BARWINFrom the Desk of SarasotaCity Manager Tom BarwinFebruary 3, 2017Photo of the WeekThe Ringling Bridge and Causeway will be part of the designated race route for the Music Half Marathon this Sunday, February 5.  The run offers participants stunning views of our beautiful city.  For many, scenery like this will be a welcome distraction as they push through their 13.1 mile endurance challenge.  To ensure the safety of runners, temporary lane closures will be in effect 6:30 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.  More details below.

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