Saturday, July 28
3-7 p.m., “Help Rescue Santa’s Sleigh,” Anna Maria Island Privateers, Santa on location, Christmas in July, Fish Hole Miniature Golf, 115 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-238-8974.
5-9 p.m., Bridge Street Night Market, Bradenton Beach, including BSM-sponsored booth for MoonRacer No Kill Animal Rescue. Information: 215-906-0668.
6-9 p.m., “Help Rescue Santa’s Sleigh,” Anna Maria Island Privateers, Christmas in July party and potluck dinner, Drift In, 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-238-8974.
7 p.m., Santa arrives at “Help Rescue Santa’s Sleigh,” Anna Maria Island Privateers, Drift In Christmas in July party, 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-238-8974.
Tuesday, July 31
2-5 p.m., Haircuts to benefit Anna Maria Island Art League, Head Quarters Salon, 5376 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-2586.
Through Aug. 11, Marty Tupin’s abstract art exhibit, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6121.
Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island lunch meeting at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 a.m., weather permitting, Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 248-982-5600.
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.
Thursdays, 5-7 p.m., Thirsty Thursday hosted by Bridge Street Merchants, Bradenton Beach. Information: 215-906-0668.
Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-962-8835.
Third Fridays, 5-8 p.m., Pine Avenue Porch Party to benefit Roser Food Pantry at Anna Maria Pine Avenue stores and boutiques. Information: 941-896-3132.
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meets at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-761-8834.
Save the Date
Aug. 11, Operation American Pride Inc., Honor A Vet Bowling Bash, AMF Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-803-8097.
Aug. 19, Island Players Open House, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-704-2153.
Aug. 25, Manatee County Gator Club Scholarship Fund Kick-Off Social/Casino Night. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-3319.
Sept. 2, Allegro Music Academy, free instrumental concert and lecture, 241 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota. Information: 941-358-8511.
Sept. 24, 13th annual Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Lucky 13 Golf Outing for Scholarships, Bradenton Country Club, 4646 Ninth Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-224-1337 or 941-284-2523.
Nov. 17, Enjoy the Bay, Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota Bay Estuary Program, Ken Thompson Park, 1700 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota. Information: 941-955-8085.
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