Loader
Get Involved

Find Your Opportunity

One of the many benefits of living more sustainably is that it builds community. Volunteer, take a class or tour, attend an event, speak up for a cause. You’ll find satisfaction in making community connections and sharing in building community health and prosperity. Our Community Events Calendar is the only one of its kind bringing all of these local Suncoast opportunities to you in one place.

Fertilizer Licensing CEUs (webinar)

  • Nature
Sep 28 08:30AM

Landscape Best Management Practices focused on reducing non-point source pollution resulting from fertilizer or pesticide application, are reviewed in four modules. CEUs - 2...

Walking in Wonder – Bay Park Conservancy

  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 28 09:00AM

Join us for a nature walk weekly on Wednesdays at 9am or 10am with a Naturalist from Around the Bend Nature and Discovery Tours. Wind your way along the path through the mangrove...

LEED for Cities Showcase – Social Equity

  • Energy
Sep 28 12:00PM

The LEED for Cities framework is holistic and provides a roadmap to help evaluate and track progress on social, economic, and environmental conditions in communities. Hear from...

At Home With Mote – Virtual Homeschool Program

  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 28 01:00PM

Join us as we explore the wonders of the ocean from your kitchen table.

Stelliferous at the Bishop Museum

  • Nature
Sep 28 07:00PM

Join us in The Planetarium for a monthly guide to the night skies and the latest news from the world of astronomy.

Ride and Paddle at The Bay

  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 29 08:00AM

Every Thursday at 8am, join the Bay Park Conservancy for a free, 2-hour, intermediate-level tour through The Bays restored mangroves and to the north and south of the park,...

CANCELLED – Seashell Shore Walk

  • Nature
Sep 29 09:00AM

Program Cancelled

EcoWalk: Incredible Insects!

  • Nature
Sep 29 09:00AM

Join us on a tour through the Preserve while we look for and learn interesting facts about insects .Scientists have identified more than 1 million species of insects...

The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime

  • Food
Sep 29 10:00AM

The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime is a indie indoor market, home to over 40 local creators and curators. The 5,000 sq. ft. space is filled with something for everyone. From art,...

Landscape Tips for Water Conservation

  • Food
  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 29 10:00AM

Valrie Massey, Horticulture Program Assistant, will focus on Florida-Friendly Landscape tips such as right plant vs. right place, watering efficiently, and mulch benefits.

CANCELLED – Green Explorers: Fractal Frolic

  • Nature
Sep 29 10:00AM

Program Cancelled

Women in Green Advancing Sustainable Development Goals in Florida

  • Energy
Sep 29 12:00PM

Women in Green celebrates a decade-long journey of shifting the narrative and empowering women leaders in green building and sustainability.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic – Sarasota County

  • Food
  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 29 01:30PM

Sarasota County Extension Services Master Gardeners are here to help folks identify plants, flowers, etc. as well as care for them.

Pinellas 2022 Solar Co-op Info Session

  • Energy
Sep 29 05:30PM

Learn about solar energy and its benefits for your home, or small business. We’ll take you through the technology, economics, financing, and more.

Women in STEM Workshop

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Waste
  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 29 06:30PM

Several local successful women leaders will be joining us in the heart of Ybor to guide discussions on various career development topics geared towards Women in STEM.

Red Barn Flea Market

  • Food
Sep 30 09:00AM

The Red Barn in Bradenton, FL, combines a traditional flea market, plaza shops, food courts and open-air farmers markets.

CANCELLED – Explore Nature! Manatee Pop-Up

  • Nature
Sep 30 09:00AM

Program Cancelled

CANCELLED – Emerson Paddle Clean-up

  • Water
Sep 30 09:00AM

Program Cancelled

Newtown Farmers Market

  • Food
Sep 30 10:00AM

Sarasota’s Newtown Farmers Market is an affiliate of The Newtown Nation and was established to promote, support, and provide healthy produce for our community while also providing...

CANCELLED – Nature Tales: Terrific Trees

  • Nature
Sep 30 10:00AM

Program Cancelled

The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime

  • Food
Sep 30 10:00AM

The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime is a indie indoor market, home to over 40 local creators and curators. The 5,000 sq. ft. space is filled with something for everyone. From art,...

Bugs, bugs, bugs

  • Food
  • Water
  • Nature
Sep 30 10:00AM

Join UF IFAS Extension Manatee County for a Workshop on Pest and Beneficial Insects. Get answers to your garden pest questions.

Homeschool Bio Lab: Timeline of a Tree

  • Nature
Sep 30 01:00PM

Explore a tree’s history through its rings. A tree's rings can tell their age and even climate history. Model tree anatomy and practice your observation and deduction skills as we...

Noshing in Nature – The Botany of Bourbon and BBQ

  • Nature
Sep 30 06:00PM

Botany has never tasted so good. In this new series, learn the plants behind your favorite beverages and sample your way through?science.

Autumn Harvest Dinner

  • Food
Sep 30 06:30PM

The long-table dinner is part of our Autumn Harvest Campaign, which raises funds for produce programs that provide fresh fruit and vegetables to neighbors struggling with hunger....

Sarasota Farmers Market

  • Food
Oct 1 07:00AM

Providing our community with a connection to local farmers, growers, artisans, and chefs, right in the heart of Downtown Sarasota. Open every Saturday, rain or shine, 52 weeks a...

Venice Farmers Market

  • Food
Oct 1 08:00AM

Vendors at the market offer an array of fresh baked goods, wild-caught seafood, Florida-grown produce, boutique cheeses, locally roasted coffee, handcrafted soaps, and fresh-cut...

Reef and Beach Cleanup

  • Waste
  • Water
  • Nature
Oct 1 08:00AM

Come join Suncoast Aqua Ventures for the 6th annual Reef and Beach Cleanup. Teams compete for cash prizes in each category.

2022 Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Fair

  • Food
  • Water
  • Nature
Oct 1 08:00AM

Browse affordable plants grown by our Master Gardener Volunteers