Upcoming Events

2018-2019 Meeting Schedule

Society meetings are usually held on the first Saturday of the month except where there may be a holiday or during the Christmas/New Year holiday season. The society typically does not meet during the summer months although their may be community service projects available to members during the summer season. Our meetings are for current C.A.R. members in addition to prospective members. Information regarding meeting specifics such as time and location can be obtained by contacting Adrienne at ancestryadrienne@aol.com


Saturday, September 8, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Saturday, February 2, 2018

Saturday, March 2, 2018

Saturday, April 6, 2018

Upcoming Event Schedule

Monday, January 21st, 2019 MLK Day of Service Project  

Instead of taking a day off for the MLK Jr. holiday we will make it a day on with our Youth Genealogy Program for the 3rd year in a row. Our theme for this year is "A Roots Revolution." Families with school aged children are welcome to visit this free half day event. This your opportunity to visit with members of our C.A.R. and others from the state of Florida. We will also be joined by lineage societies, local genealogical societies, children's book authors, artists and historical re-enactors. Hope to see you at our family fun filled function. 


Friday-Sunday, February 22nd-24th, 2019 F.S.C.A.R. State Conference

Annual State Conference for current C.A.R. members across the state of Florida. Contact Senior Society President for details if interested in participating. 


Friday-Sunday, March 21st-24th 2019 FSDAR State Conference

C.A.R. members and Senior members from across the state are encouraged to attend the DAR State Conference to man the C.A.R. table, present gifts to the State Regent and have FUN at a special C.A.R. Social. Current C.A.R. members only. Please contact Senior Society President for location details. 


April 12th-14th 2019 N.S.C.A.R. National Convention

Please consult Senior Society President if interested in visiting and details will be provided. Must be current C.A.R. member. 


May TBA, 2019 Flags for Fallen Vets 

Meet us at Sarasota National Cemetery to place flags in front of the graves of the men and women who gave so much to our country. 


Friday-Saturday, June 21st-22nd, 2019 N.S.C.A.R. Southeastern Regional 

Meet the National Officers and chairmen visiting our state. Come have fun during the first Regional of the Summer C.A.R. Tour. The 2019 Southeastern Regional will be held in Georgia. Contact Senior Society President for details. 


Friday, July 5th, 2019 Liberty Litter Cleanup

Help us keep our beaches clean. After all the fun and fireworks join us in collecting all the rubbish left behind from the 4th. This initiative is part of the nationwide Keep America Beautiful / Keep Sarasota County Beautiful program.

Previous events

Sunday, November 11th, 2018 Veterans Day Parade  

Vietnam Veterans get the honors for the 2018 parade and the theme is: "All gave some. Some gave all." 


Saturday, November 10th, 2018 WWII Re-Enactment  (*Special interest event)


Thursday, July 5th, 2018 Liberty Litter Cleanup

Post 4th of July beach cleanup through the Keep America Beautiful / Keep Sarasota County Beautiful initiative

 

Friday-Saturday, June 8th-9th, 2018 N.S.C.A.R. Southeastern Regional 

Held in Jacksonville, FL


Saturday, May 26th, 2018 Flags for Fallen Vets

Sarasota National Cemetery

 

Friday-Sunday, March 16th-18th, 2018 FSDAR State Conference

C.A.R. Ice Cream Social 


Monday, January 15th, 2018 MLK Day of Service Project  

2nd Annual Youth Genealogy Program 


Saturday, December 16th, 2017 Wreaths Across America 

Sarasota National Cemetery 


Saturday, November 11th, 2017 Veterans Day Parade  

"We Can Do It!"  - 2017 Parade theme

2018 MLK Day of Service

Check out this great video 2018 Youth Genealogy Event presented by The ChiChi-Okobee Society Children of the American Revolution on Martin Luther King Day of Service, January 15, 2018. This event showed children and adults the power of learning about their family histories through research and networking. Held at the lovely Children's Garden in Sarasota, FL.  

2017 MLK Day of Service

On Monday, January 16, 2017 the ChiChi-Okobee Society N.S.C.A.R. hosted a Youth Genealogy Program as a service initiative to the community for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. This program was held at The Children's Garden and Art Center and made possible by a MLK Day of Service grant through SCF College.