• Noon, Sept. 2: Qualifying concludes for three commission seats in Holmes Beach.
• Noon, Sept. 2: Qualifying concludes for two commission seats and the mayoral post in Bradenton Beach.
• 10 a.m., Sept. 17: The League of Women Voters of Manatee County and The Islander host the Beaches Candidate Forum at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
• Oct. 11: The last day to register to vote for the Island elections.
• Oct 19: The Islander hosts Popcorn and Politics for Island candidates at the newspaper office, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
• Nov. 8: Election day.
For more information about the election, go to www.votemanatee.com or call the appropriate city hall — 941-708-6130 for Anna Maria, 941-778-7585 for Bradenton Beach and 941-708-5800 for Holmes Beach.