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Dress for Mess at Arts A Blaze Summer Camp

Every Friday in June and July from 8 am- 12 pm, young inspiring female artists ages 7 and up are invited to paint pottery and create arts and crafts masterpieces at Arts A Blaze, Lakewood Ranch's original pottery painting studio (located on Lakewood Main Street) serving the Sarasota-Bradenton-Lakewood Ranch area since April 2009.

With a ratio of two teachers to ten students, the camp is run by studio owner, Joann Kavanaugh, a Lakewood Ranch resident, parent and artist. The camp day includes themed projects, instruction and a snack. And while getting paint on clothing and hands can be lots of fun for the girls, Kavanaugh advises that the young artists dress for mess.

Summer is made for fun and at Arts A Blaze Studio, everyone is having fun, including the staff members. Instructor Mckenna White says, “This is the best job EVER!”

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This Week's SRQ DAILY Editions

Thursday Family and Recreation Edition – Jun 1, 2023

Shopping Uplifted •  RocketKids: Guide to Private Schools - Sea Strengths Academy •  Celebrate Your Super Hero Dad for Father's Day at Mattison's •  Master Sand Sculpting on Siesta Key •  Dress for Mess at Arts A Blaze Summer Camp •  Celebrate Global Wellness Day at The Resort at Longboat Key Club •  Truly Valued Bolsters Capacity through Recent Grant Funding

Wednesday Philanthropy Edition – May 31, 2023

Betty Ferguson Honored as Good Hero •  Sarasota County Commissioners Recognize May as Older Americans Month •  The Patterson Foundation Welcomes Cathy Layton to Governing Board •  TREE Foundation Adds Two New Board Members •  SMH Foundation Awards Thousands in Health Career Scholarships  •  Safe Children Coalition Hires Architect Builder for New Youth Shelter •  Mote Marine Laboratory and The Florida Aquarium Collaborate in Successful Rehabilitation Efforts

Tuesday Dining and Food Edition – May 30, 2023

Eye in the Sky •  The Enchanted Bazaar •  Tickets for Babcock Ranch Foundation Inaugural Nashville Night Music Festival on Sale June 5 •  So French Cafe Gives Sarasota a Pocketful of Paris •  Selby Gardens Botanist Named Smithsonian Research Associate •  SMH-Venice Certified in Advanced Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Monday Business Edition – May 29, 2023

Fifth Third Bank Names Stephanie Green as South Florida President •  RocketKids: Guide to Private Schools - Sarasota Christian School •  Operation Warrior Resolution Is Bringing Healing to Military Families This Memorial Day •  Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections to Lead Statewide Elections Association  •  SMH Recertified as Level II Trauma Center •  Task Force to Hear Design Proposals for Sarasota PAC

Freshly Squeezed Content Every Morning – May 28, 2023

Saturday Perspectives Edition – May 27, 2023

The Benefits of AI in Higher Education and the Creative Industries •  Growth vs. Affordable Housing •  Endorsements Today Promise Political Spoils Tomorrow

Friday Weekend Edition – May 26, 2023

FST's 2023 Summer Cabaret Series Opens with The Surfer Boys •  New Nonfiction Book Review of The Book of Charlie •  Living Arts Festival Issues Inaugural Call To Artists •  Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens to Begin Next Week •  Lorna Bieber: The Natural World at The Ringling

Thursday Family and Recreation Edition – May 25, 2023

Toast With a Twist •  District Announces High School Administrative Changes •  Captain Graduates FSA Commanders Academy •  Peninsula Sarasota Groundbreaking to be Held May 26  •  JFCS of the Suncoast Hosting Bourbon and Bentleys Fundraiser •  Bradenton Marauders Open Homestand with a Resurgent Win •  RocketKids: Guide to Private Schools - Hershorin Schiff Community Day School •  Hermitage Announces Second Year of the Cross Arts Collaborative in Support of Sarasota Artists and Performing Arts Institutions •  Neighbor and Playmate of Anne Frank Set to Present Award at Sarasota Christian School  •  Education Foundation of Sarasota County Receives a $5,000 Gift From Sarasota County Foundation

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