Venice Sail and Power Squadron offers boating courseAmerica’s Boating Course is being offered by the Venice Sail and Power Squadron, with two consecutive sessions on Saturday, May 18 and 25 from 8:30 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

Fee for the course is $50 per student, with a discount for family members. The class will be held at the Waymire Training Center at Wellfield Park, 1450 Lucaya Ave. Venice, Fl.

Call 941-244-8331 for information, as registration is required. Subjects covered include: docking and undocking maneuvers, required and suggested equipment, rules of the road, Florida regulations, using a trailer including backing, PWC operation and handling emergency situations.

A state of Florida boating safety ID card will be issued at the successful completion of the course. This card is required for anyone born after Jan 1, 1988.

Indians summer baseballSummer baseball will begin for Venice High School’s incoming 9th and 10th graders on May 28 at 5 p.m.

All participants must have their athletic paperwork in to the Venice High School athletic department. For further information, contact coach Craig Faulkner at 941-716-0844.

Summer Movie Nights at CoolToday ParkThe third movie in CoolToday Parks’ Summer Movie Nights Series is the Incredibles 2 (2018), and will be shown on Thursday, May 23.

Bring the whole family every second and fourth Thursday all summer long for the fun and nostalgia of a classic drive-in movie theater experience in the comfort of a modern venue featuring comfortable seating, a variety of concessions offerings, state-of-the-art sound system, and unobstructed views of the 80-foot x 40-foot high-definition video display.

$5 per ticket, available at the CoolToday Ticket Office.

Venice Symphony Patriotic Pops Concert & Fireworks at CoolToday Park

Led by director Troy Quinn, featuring more than 70 musicians performing American standards and new arrangements by great American composers, followed by a fireworks display to close out the night.

Show begins at 7:30 p.m. on May 25, gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are priced from $15 to $75. Students 17-and-under can purchase $10 tickets in designated sections.


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