Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • January 15, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292
    First in a series of five lectures with the theme "Southwest Florida's Native-Americans"

    January 15, 2019.  7 PM.  "Our Local Treasures:  Little Salt Spring and Warm Mineral Springs" presented by Steven Koski, Sarasota County Archaeologist.



    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 


    From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.


    From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)

    • February 19, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    February 19, 2019.  7 PM.  "Calusa Native-Americans."
    Presented by Cindy Bear, Coordinator:  Programs and Services, Randell Research Center, Calusa Heritage Trail, Pineland, Florida.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

    From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

    From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)

    • March 19, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club, 499 Derbyshire Dr. Venice, FL 34285

    VAHS Member Luncheon and Annual Meeting

    March 19, 2019

    Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club
    499 Derbyshire Dr. Venice, FL 34285

    AGENDA

    11:30 AM-Socializing 

    Slideshow on Circus Train Car Project

    Noon-Luncheon

    • Chicken Marsala
    • Salmon with Herb Buerre Blanc Sauce
    • Garden Salad Bar with Homemade Dressings
    • Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
    • Green Beans Almondine
    • Rolls and Butter
    • Assorted Desserts
    • Coffee, Tea or Iced Tea.

    12:40 PM-Speaker:

    SPEAKER-Honorable John Holic, Venice Mayor

    "Venice and the Association of John Nolen Communities"

    12:55 PM-Annual Meeting

    1:25 PM-Raffle Drawing*

    1:30 PM-Adjournment

    Tickets $25.  Reservations for the luncheon may be sent with your check, made payable to VAHS, to VAHS Annual Meeting, P.O. Box 995, Venice, FL 34284-0995.  List reservation name(s) in the memo line. Final date for reservations is March 12th.

    *VAHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and has registered with the State of Florida to solicit contributions.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN (800-435-7352) OR OUTSIDE (850-410-3800) FLORIDA.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Ch 32089

    • March 26, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    *March 26, 2019. 7 PM.   "The Seminole Wars: America's Longest Indian Conflict."  Presented by authors John and Mary Lou Missall.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

    From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

    From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)

    • April 16, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    April 16, 2019. 7 PM.   "Past, Present and Future: The Seminoles." 
    Presented by David Scheidecker:  Research Coordinator, Tribal Historic Preservation Office, Seminole Tribe of Florida.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

    From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

    From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)

    • April 27, 2019
    • 11:30 AM
    • Venice Golf & Country Club 250 Venice Golf Club Drive Venice, FL 34292

    The 2019 HPCsc Heritage Awards Ceremony Luncheon will be held on April 27, 2019, at Venice Golf and Country Club.  Details regarding time and reservations TBA.

    Find more information click here.



    • May 18, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 303 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285
    Details-TBA
    • May 21, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    *May 21, 2019. 7 PM.  "7,000-Year-Old Underwater Burial Site off Manasota Key."  Presented by John McCarthy:  Executive Director of Gulf Coast Heritage Association and Historic Spanish Point, Osprey, FL.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road. 

    From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193; turn right on Jacaranda Boulevard and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road (which turns into Edmondson) through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.

    From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195; turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first stoplight (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  (Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.)

VAHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and has registered with the State of Florida to solicit contributions.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN (800-435-7352) OR OUTSIDE (850-410-3800) FLORIDA.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Ch 32089

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