Category Archives: Coming Events

Info Table on the Trail Saturdays (weather Permitting)

The seasonal Friends of The Legacy Trail information table is moving from its usual Bay Street location to the Ashton Street trailhead on the Legacy Trail at 4301 Ashton Street, about a block west of McIntosh Road. The table is open on most Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Parking is available at the trailhead and at the 360 Church on the east side of the Legacy Trail. We’ve just received a fresh batch of caps and t-shirts for sale. You’ll also find information on trail development, FLT memberships, FLT’s square foot campaign, and more. Stop by and see us!

Ride for a Better Community

The Ride for a Better Community supports the Venice Yacht Club’s Charitable Foundation with its support for Nutrition, Education and Shelter for Children, Veterans and Youth Boating. For more information, please visit our web site at: https://veniceyachtclub.com/vyccf.php

Join us for a 12 or 6 mile bicycle ride around Venice Island and breakfast on the bay to support:

  • All Faiths Food Bank 
  • Family Promise of Sarasota County 
  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters
  • Jewish Family & Children Services
  • Our Mother’s House
  • Family Haven
  • Special Ops. Warrior Foundation 
  • The Library Foundation for Sarasota County
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs
  • Venice High School MJROTC
  • ….and many others

Registration is $50 per rider (includes breakfast). Additional breakfasts are $16 each.

Florida Greenways and Trails

Florida Greenways and Trails System Plan Update

The Office of Greenways and Trails is updating the Florida Greenways and Trails System Plan, and the Opportunity and Priority maps. They have rescheduled their public meetings that were cancelled due to Hurricane Ian. The time and location of the Sarasota area meet is given below. If you are unable to attend, you can view their maps and timeline on their their website and send any comments to OfficeofGreenwaysandTrails@floridadep.gov. The public comment period will end after the last public meeting on February 16th 2023.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

DATE AND TIME: January 31, 2023, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

PLACE: Selby Public Library, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236