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A Sarasota Mom’s Guide to the Month of August

School is beginning, schedules are becoming strict again, end-of-summer events are taking place, and everyone’s restless.  Scan this convenient Sarasota mom’s guide for the month of August, which includes events all over Sarasota County and surrounding areas. We hope this helps you plan meaningful outings with your family to reconnect with the ones who matter the most before summer is over. Don’t forget the Mombassadors for our Mom Tribe Facebook Groups organize monthly meet-ups so be sure to join one or two!

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Sarasota Events in August:

Every Saturday in August: For a mere $10 bring your kids to The Pineapple Studio from 9:30-10:15 for an incredible yoga experience with Kerri Berri Yoga! (She will not be there on August 19). Kerri Berri Kids Yoga

Every Sunday in August:  Get up and go to the beach!  The Drummer’s Circle takes place every Sunday on Siesta Key Beach. The music and entertainers start up an hour before sunset.  Pack a picnic dinner and bring your beach gear! Drummers Circle at Siesta

August 1 & 8, 2017: Kids Summer Beach Runs at Siesta Key.  These runs are a 1 mile beach run that are held every at 6:30pm.  Registration takes place on site. There is a one time registration fee of $1.  For more info and future dates, contact:  941-861-5000. Manasota Track Club

August 4, 2017:  Lakewood Ranch hosts Music on Main Street from 6pm-9pm.  Bring chairs, blankets, or wagons to help you relax while listening to live music.  Lots of vendors and entertainment at this street party. Coolers are not allowed.  When we say the whole family is welcome, we mean your pooch, too!  Dogs must be kept on a short leash.  Overflow parking is available at the Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. Music at Lakewood Ranch

August 6, 2017:   Sky Zone Sarasota is offering a Glow Zone Toddler Time for kids ages 5 and under, from 9-11am.  It’s $12 per child and there will be face painting (additional fee) that provides the ultimate glow experience.  Make sure that your child has a neon or white t-shirt on!  Glow shirts will also be available for purchase! Purchase tickets in advance as they sometimes sell out. SkyZone

August 7, 2017: At Jo-Anne Fabrics, kids ages 8 and up can crochet from 1-4PM!   Classes at Jo-Anne

August 11, 2017:  Love the idea of relaxing in a lawn chair while your babes dance until their hearts are content?  Friday Night Free Music in the Gazebo in Centennial Park in downtown Venice with Mindy Simmons is for you then!  It starts at 7pm with the perfect price…free! Centennial Park

August 11, 2017: North Port Gymnastics is opening its doors and offering an open gym for ages 18 months and beyond!  The cost is $5 and is sure to bring sweet memories to you and your babes! North Port Gymnastics

August 12, 2017: It’s back, it’s back!  The Sarasota YMCA Splash Bash is sending waves starting at 12pm and ending at 3pm at the Evalyn Sadlier Jones Branch.  Water park access is free and open to the public without a membership obligation!  Splash Bash at YMCA

August 12, 2017: AMC is hosting a Sensory Friendly movie all day!  Cost and times vary; please check their website!  Did you know these movies take place on the second and fourth Saturday each month?  Awesome, huh?  Sensory Friendly Films

August 13, 2017: Stardust Skate Center is hosting a must attend skating event from 1:30-4pm for just $11 (admission + skate rental).    Prizes?  Contest?  Music?  Sounds amazing! Stardust Skate Center

August 18, 2017: The Children’s Garden is hosting a must see lesson on the Magic Nature Box.  The wonders of Mother Nature, from bugs to rainbows, will all be revealed!  Free for garden members and included in admission for non-members ($5-$10). Children’s Garden

August 19, 2017: Parents Night Out!  Kerri Berri Yoga is hosting a parents night out at Inside Out Nutrition and Fitness for $30 per child, or $50 for 2 children.  This is a fun-filled night for kids as they learn yoga, do arts and crafts, games, and learn meditation!  How neat, right? Kerri Berri at Inside Out Nutrition 

August 20, 2017: CircuSoul is offering a Youth Aerial Yoga Class, at $15,  integrating both floor and aerial yoga for kids ages 7-12 from 1:45-2:45PM. Aerial Yoga Class

August 22, 2017:  The Children’s Garden is promising yet another incredible art experience, which is included with the cost of admission ($5-$10) for non members and is free for current garden members. Sarasota Children’s Garden

August 26, 2017: Do you think archery could be a great sport for your kids to get into?  This class is being offered at the George Mullen Activity Center and is intended for beginners!  From 9-9:45am, your child will learn the ins and outs of archery.  Archery Info

August 27, 2017: Astro Skate is bringing you tons of great music from 5:30-8:00pm to get your skate on with your family!  Hop Hop and R&B lovers a must!  This will be a great family outing! Astro Skate

August 30, 2017: Open Gym at EVO Athletics for toddlers from 9-10am!  Toddlers through age 5 are welcome to participate!  Evo Athletics

Let us know if there are any other Sarasota events that are must-dos or if you are a business and want to add something to our monthly list email us at [email protected] to be added to next month!

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