October 4, 2014
Don your most elegantly-electric formal attire, mysterious masque and
sense of adventure at the historic Sarasota Opera House. Enjoy savory
bites, creative cocktails, strolling mimes, aerialists, music
performances, and much more! Tickets are $125 pp. To order your tickets
srqbalmasque.com and mention Suncoast Charities for Children when
The 28th Annual Holiday Boat Parade of Lights will be held on Saturday,
December 13, beginning at 6:00 pm. This year's parade on Sarasota Bay,
features both corporate and private vessels decorated in a holiday theme.
Co-Chairs for this year's parade are Sam Chavers and Lucy Nicandri. This
annual event is free to the public, and the best areas for viewing are
Marina Jack, Centennial Park, and Bayfront Park. Entry is free for all
boats registered before Thanksgiving . All proceeds benefit Suncoast
Charities for Children. For more information, or to register as a
sarasotachristmasboatparade.com or call Marina Jack at (941)365-4232
December 31, 2014
in the New Year at the Sarasota Bayfront Midnight Fireworks Spectacular!
See one of the best fireworks displays Southwest Florida has to offer.
Make your reservations now by calling Marina Jack at (941) 365-4232.
This annual Festival attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from across the
country. Events include a sporting clay tournament, "Born To Be Wild"
Kickoff Party, and a two day downtown Festival. During the downtown
Festival there will be two bike shows, vendors, special guests, live music
(including a national act), along with a $4,000 Cruise for Cash! For
June 26 - July 5
annual Festival offers more than a dozen events for the entire family to
enjoy, culminating with some of the fastest powerboats in the world racing
in the Gulf of Mexico off Lido Beach. Enjoy a downtown parade of boats,
block party, golf tournament, kickoff party, race team meet & greet
events, Powerboats By The Bay, July 4th Fireworks Spectacular, and so much
more!!! For full details visit
BMX, in partnership with Suncoast Charities for Children, will host a
major "End of the Year" Strider event Oct. 3-4, 2014.
This event will be open to children 18 months to 5 years of age. Children with special needs are also invited to participate by riding 16' and 20" Strider bikes. Entry will be $10 with all proceeds benefitting Suncoast Charities for Children. The BMX organization is working on adding a program for these special athletes so they, too can participate in BMX racing.
Entire Month of September
your appetite do the giving!! Support Suncoast Charities for Children by
dining at any Columbia Restaurant or The Columbia Cafe during the entire
monthof September for lunch or dinner during their 17th Annual Columbia
Restaurant Community Harvest program. Through this program, The Columbia
donates 5% of all guests’ lunch and dinner checks to the charitable
organizations chosen by their customers.
Each Summer Barefoot
Wine & Bubbly organizes a beach cleanup effort in Sarasota in
partnership with Suncoast Charities for Children and the Surfrider
Foundation. To volunteer, please contact us and
watch for announcements on our