Venice football tickets for sale

The Boone Law Firm is selling reserved seats and all-sports passes for the upcoming Venice High School sports season.

The price for a season-long reserved football ticket is $48. All-sports passes are $60 for a single pass, and $175 for a family pass. Those interested can call the Boone Law Firm at 941-488-6716, email for details or stop by the firm at 1001 Avenida Del Circo, Venice, Florida 34285.

Venice volleyball fan appreciation day

The Lady Indians and coach Brian Wheatley will be hosting their first-ever fan appreciation day this morning from 7:30 — 10:15 in the TeePee.

The day begins with the volleyball players serving fans breakfast, followed by fans observing a short varsity practice. Fans are advised to bring athletic shoes, as a skills clinic will also be held with a player panel and Q & A with coach Wheatley. A T-shirt will be provided for all fans who attend.

This event is free to the public, with the only requirement being all those attending must be at least 35 years old, as the Indians want to cater to their older fans.

Venice area Dinger Derby

Scheduled for Monday, Aug. 5 at noon at Foxworthy Campus at By-Pass Park in Venice, the second annual Dinger Derby will feature roughly 20 local athletes — including some of the 2019 state champion Indians baseball players — as they battle it out for the home run derby championship.

There will be cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, along with free water and grilled hot dogs.

Sarasota Memorial offers physicals

The return of high school means the return of the school sports season. Sarasota Memorial Urgent Care Centers are offering $20 school and sport physicals from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily at six locations. 

Walk-ins are accepted, but you can reserve an appointment using the "Save My Spot" tool on the Urgent Care website or app. 

Anyone interested can visit to find the nearest location and download the required paperwork to be completed. 

Fifth annual Jessica Costanzo Scholarship Golf Tournament

Honoring the memory of Venice High alumna Jessica Costanzo, who lost her life in a car accident, the fifth annual Jessica Costanzo Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held at Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m. Costanzo was an involved Indian who played both volleyball and basketball for the school.

Since the event’s inception four years ago, 13 scholarships have been awarded to deserving Epiphany Cathedral School students and Venice High graduates who attended Webber International University. Costanzo was an alum of all three schools, and students who share Costanzo’s good character and dedication to living a life of purpose are selected each year to receive scholarships.

Registration for the golf tournament costs $100 per golfer, and golf a continental breakfast and a buffet lunch are provided. Space is limited, as the tournament typically sells out each year. Hole sponsorship is $100, and anyone interested in donating to the cause can call Mark Costanzo at 941-468-5673.

#NoFilter concert at Tomahawk Tiki Bar

Featuring four singer/musicians, the band #NoFilter will be playing at the Tomahawk Tiki Bar of CoolToday Park tonight at 7.

General admission will be $5 or free for Beach Club members.

Play in the Park Day

Families are invited to CoolToday Park on Sunday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to explore the ballpark, enjoy concessions, play wiffle ball and kickball, and kids 12 and under can run the bases. This event is free to the public.

Summer Movie Nights at CoolToday Park

The next movie in CoolToday Park’s summer series will be Guardians of the Galaxy on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. General admission is $5, and is free to Beach Club members.


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