The Activist Newsletter (11/1 – 11/9)
This week (11/1–11/9), activists have the opportunity to participate in movie screenings, community meetings, art exhibits and game nights! Read on if you want to get involved in the community regarding environmental activism, local politics, or art for social change.
Fri., Nov. 3, Moonlight Movies on Siesta Key: Labyrinth @ 6 – 9 p.m.
Siesta Key Beach, 946 Beach Rd, Siesta Key, FL 34242
Sarasota Film Festival invites community members to a free screening of Labyrinth on Siesta Key Beach with Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources. Take advantage of Florida’s beautiful weather by watching a movie on the beach this Friday! Moonlight Movies are a way to give back to the community outside of festival season. This family friendly film is free and open to the public. Films begins at sunset, so bring a blanket to bundle up with and a lawn chair. For more info, check out the event page on Facebook.
Tues., Nov. 7, Dark Money in Sarasota Politics @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fogartyville Community Center, 525 Kumquat Ct, Rear, Sarasota, FL 34236
Join activist, columnist and radio host Cathy Antunes for a look at the role of dark money plays in local politics. This event is hosted by Manasota Move to Amend, an organization that strives to bring democracy back to Sarasota and Manatee counties. For more info, check out the event page on Facebook.
Tues., Nov. 7, Access + Mobility @ 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Ringling College of Art and Design, 2700 N Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34234
Please join us at Ringling College of Art and Design for the third event in our three-part series of Socially Engaged Art (SEA) Film Screenings, selected from Art21, Creative Time and A Blade of Grass: FIELDWORKS education series profiling artists’ work for social change. ACCESS + MOBILITY highlights artists working in the public sphere to provide agency and access to basic human needs and resources through mobile means. This event is free and open to the public. For more info, check out the event page on Facebook.
Thurs., Nov. 9, Project No Labels Charity Bingo @ 7 – 9 p.m.
Flamingo Resort St. Pete, 4601 34th St S, St. Pete, FL 33711
Join this bingo game benefiting Project No Labels, an organization that unites the Tampa Bay LGBTQ+ community with straight allies through positive volunteerism and activism. There is a suggested $10 donation for 10 games. The event will be held in the Main Room at Flamingo Resort St. Pete with 10 unique prizes. For more info, check out the event page on Facebook.