Our 52nd Year

General Information


Sarasota: Monday Music sessions are held at
Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Rd.
Sessions start at 10:30 am

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Global Issues lectures are held at
First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave.
Lectures start at 10:30 am. Doors open 40 minutes prior to the start of the lecture.

Venice: Monday Music sessions are held at
Venice Presbyterian Church, 825 The Rialto
Sessions start at 3:00 pm.

Tuesday and Friday Global Issues lectures are held in the
Venice Community Center, 326 S Nokomis Ave.
Lectures start at 2:30 pm on Tuesdays and 10:00 am on Fridays.

Lakewood Ranch: Global Issues lectures are held at
Cornerstone Church, 14306 Covenant Way
Lectures start at 5:00 pm (new time for 2023)

Venue Maps

The purchase of a $85 series ticket entitles the holder to attend all of the lectures in that series. It cannot be used for lectures in other series. To order tickets using your credit card, go to our website, www.sillsarasota.org. All ticket sales are final.

Daily tickets to all lectures are $10 at the door. Payment may be made by cash or check only.

CLOSED CAPTIONS Our Wednesday live lectures in Sarasota and our Thursday video on demand series include captions.

Flash drives and compact discs of all of the Sarasota lectures are available for $10 each. You can order past, present, and future lectures in the lobby at the end of each lecture. Also available are box sets of 12 lectures of your choice for $85.

Wireless hearing enhancement systems are available free of charge at First United Methodist Church and the Venice Community Center on a first come, first served basis. Your driverís license or credit card will be retained until the receiver is returned at the end of the lecture. First United Methodist Church offers closed captioning for the Wednesday lectures.

Volunteering is a wonderful and effective way to meet and interact with the inspired and informed people who are the heart and soul of SILL. You are invited to learn more about
Volunteer Opportunities

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