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Islander Calender
Wednesday, Oct. 22
5 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at Re/Max Gulfstream, 401 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1541.

6 p.m. — Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Thursday, Oct. 23
9 to 10:15 a.m. — Drawing class with Susie Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Watercolor class with Susie Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Noon to 4 p.m. — AARP Driver Safety course at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 776-1158.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. — Meditation and Buddhism classes with Tom Colby at the Art League of Manatee County, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 362-2030. Fee applies.

Friday, Oct. 24
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — Furniture painting workshop with Dawn Gurtner at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Noon to 4 p.m. — AARP Driver Safety course at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 776-1158.

4:30 to 8 p.m. — Blood drive at the Bonefish Grill, 7456 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Information: 746-7195.

7 p.m. — Haunted House sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Privateens at the Bradenton Beach Firehouse, 201 Second St., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies.

Saturday, Oct. 25
8 a.m. to noon — VFW Fishathon for ages 6-12 at the Bradenton Beach Pier on Bridge Street. Information: 778-4400.

8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Fall Golf Scramble at the Woodlands Golf Course, 5901 Erie Rd., Ellenton. Information: 729-8999. Fee applies.

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Cortez Nautical Flea Market at the Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 792-9100.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Native plant sale and seminar at Longwood Run Park, University Parkway West of I-75, Bradenton. Information: 794-8773.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — "Exhibiting Your Art on the Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Web Site" with Pam Bingham at the Art League of Manatee County, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-2862. Fee applies.

10 a.m. — Anna Maria Elementary School Fall Festival Parade departs from the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Wildlife Safari-Fest at the Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary, 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota. Information: 388-4444. Fee applies.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Anna Maria Elementary School Fall Festival at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach.

11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Blood drive at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 746-7195.

6 p.m. to midnight — Scary Saturday Night Out dinner/dance at the Manatee Convention Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

7 p.m. — Haunted House sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Privateens at the Bradenton Beach Firehouse, 201 Second St., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies.

Sunday, Oct. 26
9 a.m. to noon — Blood drive at Temple Beth El, 2209 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-7195.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Wildlife Safari-Fest at the Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary, 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota. Information: 388-4444. Fee applies.

Monday, Oct. 27
9 a.m. — "Coffee and Conversation Hour" with the widowed persons support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

6 to 8 p.m. — Line-dancing lessons at American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies.

Tuesday, Oct. 28
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Blood drive at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

Noon to 3:30 p.m. —Friendly bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

1 to 4 p.m. — Veterans' service officer at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Appointments: 749-3030.

Tuesday, Oct. 28
2:30 to 6 p.m. — Flu and pneumonia vaccinations at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive N., Holmes Beach. Information: 779-9412.

6 p.m. — Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6:30 to 8 p.m. — Fall Festival Fun House at the Manatee County Parks and Recreation Activity Center, 5504 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Information: 742-5974. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Manatee County.

Ongoing:

  • Faculty Exhibit" at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Oct. 31. Information: 778-2099.
  • Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society's "Aqueous Show" at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive, Longboat Key, through Oct. 30. Information: 383-2345.
  • Basket-weaving class with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 18. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Beginning stained-glass classes with Sandy French at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 14. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Old master's methodology oil painting class with Paul Seibilia at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 19. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Drawing the tropical landscape class with Ginger White at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 28. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Oil painting exhibit by Norma Lienhard at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Nov. 8.

Upcoming:

  • Goblin Gathering at the Manatee County Parks and Recreation Activity Center, Bradenton Oct. 30.
  • Flu and pneumonia vaccinations at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Oct. 30.
  • Island Garden Club meeting at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Oct. 30.
  • One-stroke painting class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 30.
  • Stone Crab, Seafood and Wine Festival at the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
  • Fall Fun Festival at the Island Baptist Church Oct. 31.
  • Halloween Trail of Treats from the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Oct. 31.
  • Trash and treasure bazaar at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, Bradenton Nov. 1.
  • A Taste of Manatee in downtown Bradenton Nov. 1-2.
  • Spaghetti dinner fundraiser at the Bradenton Elks Lodge Nov. 2.
  • Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library Nov. 3.
  • The Amish Cook" author Kevin Williams at the Island Branch Library Nov. 4.
  • Boating skills and seamanship program at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Nov. 4.
  • Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 5.

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