General Information

2017 Fee Schedule & Seating Policy


Sarasota: Monday Music sessions are held at
Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Rd.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Global Issues sessions are held at
First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave.

All 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
Lectures start at 3:00 pm.

Tuesday and Friday Global Issues sessions are held in the Venice Community Center, 326 S Nokomis Ave.

Global Issues Lectures start at 2:30 pm on Tuesdays and 10:00 am on Fridays.

Lakewood Ranch: Global Issues lectures will be held in Cornerstone Church (new venue 2017), 14306 Covenant Way.
Lectures start at 7:00 pm.

Venue Maps

The purchase of a $85 series ticket entitles the holder to attend all of the lectures in that series. To order tickets using your credit card, go to our website, All ticket sales are final.

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

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.

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