Below are all of the currently scheduled special events, field trips, small group activities, parent workshops, and any special dates for Co-op.

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Trunk or Treat

Sarasota Alliance Church 7221 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota

Our annual Trunk-or-Treat is held the week before Halloween in the parking lot of the west side of the building (see address below), directly after Co-op is over. We ask […]

Fall Meet and Greet

Rusty Bucket 257 N Cattlemen Rd #81, Sarasota, FL

Every year, we welcome new families to LAF. Our Fall Meet and Greet is an opportunity for all new families, plus any families currently enrolled in LAF, to come meet […]

Picture Day

Sarasota Alliance Church 7221 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota

Every fall, LAF offers all families enrolled in the Support Community an opportunity to have professional school pictures taken. There is no sitting fee, and you are not obligated to […]

Field Day

Colonial Oaks Park 5300 Colonial Oaks Blvd, Sarasota, FL

Our annual Field Day is always held on the 1st Friday in December at a park in Manasota. All Field Day participants will have the opportunity to compete against each […]

Make-Up Picture Day

Sarasota Alliance Church 7221 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota

This is for students and facilitators who were not able to attend Picture Day. Sign in at the welcome table when you arrive.

Valentine’s Exchange

Our annual Valentine’s Exchange and Friendship Celebration is held on the Tuesday before Valentine’s day at a local park. Each student participating makes or purchases a Valentine’s box that can […]

Junior Co-op Egg Drop Challenge

Sarasota Alliance Church 7221 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota

Our annual Egg Drop Challenge is for all LAF students this year. It is held on the west side of the CLC building (see location below). The students are challenged […]

History Fair and Wax Museum

Selby Library 1331 1st St., Sarasota, FL

This special event is open to all families enrolled in the LAF Support Community. Details TBA

Year-End Showcase & Expo

Sarasota Alliance Church 7221 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota

The Learning and Families Year-End Showcase & Expo celebrates our year at Learning and Families, showcases the talents and work of our students, and displays all that we have to […]

High School Prom

Palm Aire Country Club 5601 Country Club Way, Sarasota, Sarasota

Every spring, Learning, and Families offers a high school prom for any high-school-age homeschooler in the community and their guests (ages 14 – 20). The LAF prom is a big […]

High School Graduation

Covenant Life Presbyterian Church 8490 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota, FL

If you have never been to a homeschool graduation, mark your calendars and plan to join LAF as we celebrate our high school graduates and their families. At Learning and Families, […]

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