Five things to do May 15-21

1. Reading Fur Fun

Come read to a furry friend

When: May 15, 2017 3:30 - 4:30  p.m.

Where: North Sarasota Library; 2801 Newtown Blvd Sarasota, FL 34234

Cost: Free

2. Baby Rhyme & Sign

Sign Language program for children 0 - 2 1/2 years old. Learn with Beebo the Signing Bear using songs, books, and toys.

When: May 16, 2017 10:15 - 11 a.m.

Where: Gulf Gate Library; 7112 Curtiss Ave Sarasota, FL 34231

Cost: Free

3. Family Game Night

A great way to turn off all the devices and reconnect as a family. Choose from the library's selection of games or bring your own.Light snacks provided.

When: May 17, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Where: Jacaranda Library 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd Venice, FL 34293


4. Sarasota Children's Garden "Magic Nature Box" with Storytime

Learn about the wonder of Mother Nature. From bugs to rainbows and everything in between we discover the magic of nature with a little craft too.

When: Friday, May 19, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: Sarasota Children's Garden: 1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236

Cost: Free with Admission: $5-$10 per ticket, Kids 0-2: free


5. Sarasota Community Baby Shower

The Community Baby Shower is held annually to provide education, support and gifts to pregnant women and new moms, and connect families to crucial local resources to help them on their parenting journey.

Exhibitors from local organizations will be on-hand to provide helpful information and giveaways to pregnant women and new moms. Dozens of prizes including cribs, car seats, and strollers.

When: Saturday, May 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Where:  Lee Wetherington Boys and Girls Club | 3100 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL

Cost: Free; first 200 families receive a free goodie bag.