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City administrative offices closed Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day

Post Date:11/02/2018 2:04 PM

Contact:  Jason Bartolone, Communications Specialist   941-928-3988


Sarasota, FL: City administrative offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

Veterans Day_2018Garbage, recycling and yard waste pickups will not be affected.

Hours of operation at recreation and cultural arts facilities will vary:

  • Arlington Park and Aquatic Center, 2650 Waldemere St., will be closed. 

The City, in conjunction with the Sarasota Patriotic Observance Committee, will host the 2018 Veterans Day parade and ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Main Street and Osprey Avenue and will end at Chaplain J.D. Hamel Park at the corner of Main Street and Gulfstream Avenue, where an 11 a.m. ceremony will be held.

This year’s ceremony will honor Vietnam veterans and all female veterans, including World War II female vets, with the theme “All Gave Some. Some Gave All.”

Those interested in participating should contact Dan Kennedy, Patriotic Observance Committee Chairman, at 941-812-5406.

Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail, will host a Vintage & Collectibles Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 10-11. Admission is just $3 for both days. For more information, visit


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