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The Friendship Centers will be collecting food through May 10 at our Centers in Sarasota  (1888 Brother Geenen Way) and Venice (2350 Scenic Drive) to support the  All Faiths Food Bank Campaign Against Summer Hunger. Please bring non perishable items to donate to this worthy cause.  The goal is collect 600,000 pounds of food.  T...

This series of classes is designed to help individuals and care partners manage early stage memory loss through research-based exercises. Classes offer strategies that help exercise the brain, create healthy habits through organization and improve function in their daily lives. Participants are expected to the entire series.  VENICE: Tuesday ...

If you are on the caregiving journey, this six-week course will help you learn self care while caring for your loved ones, reducing personal stress, changing negative self talk, communicating needs to others, dealing with difficult emotions, and coping with life changes. All classes are 2 ½ hour sessions over 6 weeks. Developed by Legacy Hea...

RAIN DATE: MAY 17 Second Annual Antique Classic Car Show
The second annual Friendship Antique Classic Car Show in Venice has been rescheduled to May 17.  Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see some of the areas rare and beautifully restored vintage automobiles while enjoying a morning in the park-like setting of the Venice Friendship Center's campus on the Intracoastal Waterway. The Show runs from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Admission is free to spectators. For exhibitors, pre-registration is $15,  $20 on the day of the event. Trophies and prize...
Giving Challenge May 6-7: Kids of Yesterday Find Friendship for a Lifetime
Remember what it was like when you were a kid? Now flash forward and think of what that "kid of yesterday" can look forward to in the second half of life. With your help The Friendship Centers will be here for the "Kids of Yesterday" providing "Friendship for a Lifetime" for generations to come.  Take a moment to make an online donation of $25 to the Friendship Centers between noon May 6 and noon May 7 for the 2014. Giving Challenge. 

The Friendship Centers Caregiver Resource Centers are pleased to offer the Powerful Tools for Caregivers Graduate Program, building on  the strategies learned through the Powerful Tools course,  to provide additional support on the caregiving journey, with added focus on relationships and building resiliency.  Presenting the course...

Earl Grey on the Fairway High Tea Luncheon April 17
Join us for the second annual High Tea Event, "Earl Grey on the Fairway" luncheon to benefit the Friendship Centers Living Room Adult Day Service program in Lee County. It will be held April 17 at Club Renaissance in Fort Myers. The program includes speakers on wellness and tips for caregivers, a fashion show and silent auction accompanied by a scrumptious luncheon with savory treats to enjoy. Tickets are $35. Reserve yours by calling 239.275.1881. 

Venice Symphony members will present a free informational recital  on Saturday, April 5 .  at 11:30 p.m. at the Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive, Venice.  In this presentation, the symphony invites the public to re-live Venice from the past with its new Circus Band. This professional group is made up of wind, brass and percussio...

Save the Date! The Venice Friendship Center and the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce Senior Outreach Committees' 2014 Health and Wellness Expo will be Thursday, April 24 from 9 a.m.  to noon at the Venice Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive.  Admission is free and the public is welcome. Prizes and giveaways, entertainment, health informat...

Check out what's happening in our Centers here. From classes and activities, to dancing and special events, you're sure to find something of interest!

The fifth annual Madcap  - “Musicale and Musings” March 4 at the Friendship Center in Sarasota was a sold-out event, with the largest attendance ever. Guests were treated to eclectic mix of entertainment. The décor featured modern and antique musical instruments, sheet music, literature and art, accented by dramatic lighting...

Friends of the Center Membership

Q. What is Friends of the Center Membership? A:  It's  an opportunity to show your support for all the programs and services you receive through the Center, and to receive discounts on classes, facility rental and more. For just a few cents a day, you will help pay the costs to keep the center open -- including maintenance and ...

Friendship Centers' Senior Vice President Erin McLeod is a special guest speaker for the second program in lecture series So You Think You're NOT at Caregiver?! on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 2 p.m. at Jacaranda Trace, 3600 William Penn Way, Venice. The series is presented by Jacaranda Trace and Infinity HomeCare. Are you feeling frustrated or depres...

The Friendship Center's Legacy of Valor Veterans Portrait project  will be on display at Historic Spanish Point Visitor's Center in Osprey from Jan. 21 through Feb. 14. The Veterans Portrait Project strives to preserve our American Military heroes and their stories in a way that reflects their sacrifices for our every day freedoms.

The Alzheimer' s Memory Mobile  will be at the Friendship Center in  Sarasota Wed. Jan. 15 from 10 - 3 p.m.  in the west parking lot. The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter’s Memory Mobile is the only mobile support, prevention and education service delivery vehicle in the country. The Memory Mobile provides outreach educa...

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