Recreation Calendar lists upcoming events

recreation calendar

Recreation Calendar lists upcoming events first followed by ongoing events in rotation, in alphabetical order, as space permits. Send items to Recreation Calendar, P.O. Box 921, Bradenton, FL 34206; e-mail to or fax to 745-7097.


Jan. 17: CB's Saltwater Outfitters, 1249 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota, will have an Orvis-Endorsed fly fishing school from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Jan 17. Located on Siesta Key, named Best Beach in America, the school will cover fly-casting basics, line control, shooting line and the roll cast. Instructor, Capt. Rick Grassett, will also cover leader construction, fly selection and saltwater fly fishing techniques. The course, designed for beginning and intermediate fly casters, will focus on basics but also work with intermediate casters on correcting faults and improving casting skills. Cost for the school is $150 per person and includes the use of Orvis fly tackle, a text book and lunch. Contact CB's Saltwater Outfitters at 941-349-4400 or to make reservations.

Jan. 24-25: The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour will be in Clearwater on Jan. 24-25 for the Tampa Bay Jr. Open. The tournament will be held at Feather Sound. There will be Jr. Golf Scoreboard Rankings and points toward year-end honors. The registration deadline is Jan. 14. Register at