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Venice Activities

Activities for July 16-August 12, 2017

July/August 2017 – Venice Notes

(** indicates Special Discounts/Free or Very Low Cost)

Baila Miller: Genius of Henri Matisse Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist and sculptor who is known for his use of dramatic color and his fluid, flat surfaces. In the 20th century, Pablo Picasso and Matisse became leading figures in the visual arts. Their ideas were adapted to collage, paper cutouts, ceramics, costuming and stage design. Lunch is included in the price. $20 for Members of Venice Art Center/ $25 Non-Members.

Bingo at Venice VFW 8118 Every Tuesday, do not forget the VFW’s weekly Bingo on E. Venice Ave. There is a cost of around $20 dollars to play Bingo and other games.

** Christmas in July: Downtown Venice Shops Don’t miss the biggest two-day summer shopping spree of the year for Christmas gifts! This year, stores on the “Avenues” will celebrate from 10am to 5pm, Christmas music and more! Free

** First Watch – They feature a tasty menu with very reasonable prices for health-minded breakfast, brunch and lunch options. First Watch is offering a special Let’s Go Places! 10% discount.

** Goodwill on Venice Island – Goodwill is hard to beat with great selection and great prices. Plus, Goodwill is offering a special Let’s Go Places! 10% discount.

** Jacaranda Library – What can you say except that Sarasota County has an outstanding public library system and the Jacaranda Library is a jewel. Browse the books, use their computers, sit and read, or just relax and, of course, it is free.

Publix – Groceries are a necessity, so here is your opportunity to fill the pantry. Publix offers everything for your grocery needs. If you need the help, our drivers will bring your groceries to your door.

** Scoops Ice Cream - A quaint ice cream parlor located on Tamiami Trail is celebrating National Ice Cream Day in style!. They proudly serve the delicious Working Cow ice cream. Let’s Go Places! gets a 20% discount.

Target – Who hasn’t shopped here with their broad offering of home goods, clothing, electronics and more, plus exclusive designer collections at very reasonable prices.

** Venice Museum: Venice at 90 The City of Venice is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year and the Venice Museum is presenting an overview of the city’s development. You do not want to miss the photographs of the Venice Army Air Base photographs or the Winter Quarters of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Free Admission

Walmart - Save on hundreds of items and summer essentials under one roof. From antioxidants to Zucchini, Wal-Mart has it all. Save Money. Live Better.

Register for an activity by calling 941-364-7530 or you can register online here.