Lunch and Learn: Labor and Employment Law for 2014
Join the Sarasota-Manatee Association of Legal Administrators for an informative session covering new employment laws, personnel policies, hiring, discipline and discharge, and wage and hour laws. Speakers include labor law attorneys John Hament, Jennifer Fowler-Hermes and Lindsey L. Dunn of Kunkel, Miller and Hament. Perfect for office managers and human resource professionals. Register at smcala.org.
Join the Sarasota Architectural Foundation for a four-day festival celebrating Sarasota’s iconic mid-century architecture. Enjoy guided tours, social soirees and presentations by prominent architects, authors, critics and designers, including Lawrence Scarpa, Carl Abbott, John Howey, Raymond Jungles and Alastair Gordon. Purchase tickets at sarasotamod.com.
Key to the Cure Grand Opening Event
Party in pink to benefit women’s cancer care programs at Sarasota Memorial Hospital and celebrate the grand opening of the new Saks Fifth Avenue at The Mall at University Town Center. Tickets are $100 per person and $150 per patron; purchase them at smhf.org.
RIAF – Ringling International Arts Festival
Oct. 15 – 18
Enjoy four days of music, dance & theater! Spend the entire day at The Ringling with stage performances, museum tours, lively conversations and Jazz Sunset. Free Admission to The Ringling throughout the Festival with your performance ticket. More information at ringling.org.
Little Shop of Horrors
Oct. 15 – Nov. 16
Ready for some “digestibly raw fun?” Don’t miss this charming, tuneful, and hilarious show that spoofs the 1950s-era B-movie sci-fi flicks. One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, Little Shop of Horrors features a lively Motown rock 'n' roll score about an extraterrestrial plant with a man-eating appetite. Its tendrils of enjoyment and scariness are sure to capture you. Visit wbttsrq.org for tickets.
Annual Arts Celebration
Join the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County as they celebrate and honor those who bring their talents and creativity to the arts in Sarasota. Enjoy special performances by Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Sarasota Orchestra and The Sarasota Ballet. Go to sarasotaarts.org for more information.
An elegant black-tie evening of dinner and dancing to celebrate Mote Marine Laboratory and to benefit its research, education and outreach. For tickets and information, visit mote.org.
Planned Parenthood Safe Sex Halloween Bash
Experience Midnight on the Bayou, the spookiest event of the season. Enjoy New Orleans-inspired late-night fare, open bar, DJ and dancing, live entertainment, costume contests and their famous “Shag Bags” full of goodies and surprises. Go to safesexhalloweenbash.com for tickets.