Learn Something New

Venice Offers a Vibrant Variety of Continuing Education Classes

Feed your brain and stretch your life with these great classes and lectures.

11/12/2018 By Hannah Wallace

Welcome Home

Venice Yacht Club Helps To Build a Habitat for Humanity House

The club's donation of money and time made the new home a reality.

07/27/2016 By Kay Kipling


Venice High School Seniors Graduate Tonight

Kim Hackett shares a moving Venice High School tradition.

06/03/2016 By Kim Hackett

Venice Life

Where to Retire in Venice

New and improved options mean better living at senior communities in Venice.

02/16/2016 By Kim Hackett

Horsing Around

Venice's Fox Lea Farm Has Become an Equestrian Mecca

With its brand-new Venice Equestrian Tour, Fox Lea Farm steps into a bigger ring.

02/12/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

Giving Back

Mark Pritchett Takes the Helm of Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Pritchett, the new president and CEO of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, came to Venice and the foundation in 2008

02/12/2016 By Ilene Denton

Chalk Talk

Art Remains from Venice's Chalk Festival

A peek at the art from this year's Venice Chalk Festival.

11/16/2015 By Kim Hackett

Local Love

It's "Locals Season" in Venice with Festivals, Food and Live Music

Kim Hackett rounds up fun upcoming events for locals.

10/02/2015 By Kim Hackett


Venice Museum's John Nolen Exhibit Offers Surprises

"The Design for Living: John Nolen and the Renaissance of New Urbanism" has opened at the Venice Museum.

09/16/2015 By Kim Hackett


Dr. Don's Animal Kingdom, Now in a Strip Mall

Dr. Don's Animal Clinic is now located in Venice's Plaza Venezia.

08/21/2015 By Kim Hackett


City's Historic Banyan House B&B Closes

The Banyan House Bed and Breakfast is shuttered after 26 years in business.

08/20/2015 By Kim Hackett


Civic Pride Brings Fireworks Again to Venice

Thanks to the Sertoma Club, you'll be able to watch the fireworks in Venice this year.

07/02/2015 By Kim Hackett


Season is Over--Here's What to Do in Venice Right Now

With summer in full swing, here's what to do in Venice right now--without a wait.

07/01/2015 By Kim Hackett


"John Nolen Plan" Signs Pop Up Around Venice

The signs are part of the effort to mark the parts of the city designed by Nolen, the planner who brought European-style walkable communities to the U.S.

05/11/2015 By Kim Hackett

Shopping for a Cause

Cinderella's Closet Makes Prom Dress Fairytales Come True

Sarasota County's Cinderella's Closet makes prom dress dreams come true for underprivileged girls.

04/23/2015 By Kim Hackett


PHOTO GALLERY: Venice YMCA Tropical Nights

Click through to see photos from the Venice YMCA's Tropical Nights gala.

04/22/2015 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Film Festival: Blythe Danner and More

More bits and bites from the Sarasota Film Festival.

04/20/2015 By Kay Kipling


Sarasota Film Festival: Cartel Land

A documentary follows vigilante groups fighting drug cartels on both sides of the border.

04/17/2015 By Kay Kipling


Randi Green's Pilates Class Changes Bodies and Lives

Randi Green teaches more than moves in her close-knit exercise group.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh