Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday: SAF house tours

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Umbrella House at Lido Shores. Renowned architect Paul Rudolph designed the unique house in 1953.¬†Architectural Digest¬†called it “one of the five most remarkable house of the mid-twentieth century.” It’s part of the house tours sponsored by the Sarasota […]

Feel Good Friday: Volumes at The Ringling

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Ringling for a new performance installation that features drummers and light. It’s called “Volumes,” and artist Ezra Masch talks about his inspiration for the piece. Beginning Sunday, will be on display for the viewing public Tuesdays through Sundays¬† […]

Feel Good Friday: Art Center Sarasota members show

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Art Center Sarasota. The nonprofit is showcasing its Members Only Juried Exhibition titled, “Possiblities.” This show has grown over the years, now featuring more than 200 pieces of art that decorates all four galleries. Some of the show’s themes […]

Feel Good Friday: Mote Sharks Days

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. The nonprofit facility is in the middle of its annual Mote Shark Days, which culminates Saturday with the Fins and Fun Family Festival. On Friday, Mote is scheduled to conduct a shark feeding on […]

Feel Good Friday: Selby Splashin’ Saturdays

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota. The nonprofit is continuing its Splashin’ Saturdays attraction from 10 a.m. to noon through the month of July. Selby offers a wide array of water attractions, including water falls, ponds and, of course, […]

Feel Good Friday: Music Compound summer camps

SARASOTA COUNTY – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Music Compound to check out the summer camps. The facility at 1751 Cattlemen Road in Sarasota is offering camps through the weeks of summer for various age groups. They’re designed to help students explore a new instrument or […]

Feel Good Friday: ArtCenter Manatee summer camps

BRADENTON – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at ArtCenter Manatee in Bradenton. The nonprofit offers a series of different art camps and programs over the summer. This week, the KidsArt Summer Camp continues with a drawing theme, along with a separate camp for younger children. According to […]

Feel Good Friday: Sarasota Honey Company tours

SARASOTA — In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at the Sarasota Honey Company’s new location. The staff is conducting free tours from Thursday through Saturday for the next several weeks. The new facility is located at 2227 University Parkway. It features an interactive bee hive where visitors can […]

Feel Good Friday: Learning Express Toys

MANATEE COUNTY – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at Learning Express Toys at The Shoppes at UTC. The locally owned toy shop offers summer activities on Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays. Co-owner Pam Stolz says parents and children are looking for interactive activities to keep themselves engaged while […]

Feel Good Friday: Children’s Garden & Art Center

SARASOTA – In this week’s edition of Feel Good Friday, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner spent time at The Children’s Garden & Art Center in Sarasota. The nonprofit is hosting a series of camps this summer. This week featured the Outdoor Summer Art Camp, where children put their creativity on display with lots of colors. The Nature […]