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Islander Calendar – 10-10-2012

Friday, Oct. 12

        • 5 p.m. — Oktoberfest Quilters Bazaar, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

• 5:30 p.m. — Oktoberfest, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

• 8:30 a.m. — Third annual Causeway 4 the Cause, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-7506.

 

Off-Island

Saturday, Oct. 13

• 6 p.m. — Bowl for Dogs & Cats Benefit, MoonRacer No-Kill Animal Rescue, AMF Bradenton Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-896-6701.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

• 6 p.m. — Free Wellness Seminar, 21Ways to Improve Breast Health, Stonewood Grill, 7110 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Information: 941-713-3767

• 6:30 p.m. — Chart Reading Seminar, Anna Maria Island Sail and Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. NW, Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-795-0482

 

Ongoing

• Through Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sunday, “Postmortem,” Island Players, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-794-6018.

Third Mondays, noon, Anna Maria Island Democratic Club, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-779-0564.

• Every Tuesday, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meetings at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• 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 through Dec. 20, except Thanksgiving, 10:30 a.m., Make a Child Smile story and craft hour, Tingley Memorial Library, 111 2nd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-1208.

• Thursdays, 6-8 p.m., Thirsty Thursdays, hosted by Bridge Street Merchants, The Fish Hole, Bradenton Beach, Information: 941-778-3388.

        • 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 at Anna Maria Pine Avenue stores and boutiques. October benefit: breast cancer awareness. 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.

 

Coming up

        • Oct. 17, Island Branch Library Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Oct. 18, Grassy Point Nature Preserve Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Avenue E, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-708-5800.

• Oct. 18, Empty Bowls Food Bank of Manatee Fundraiser, Renaissance on 9th, 1816 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-749-0100.

• Oct. 19, Empty Bowls Food Bank of Manatee Fundraiser, Main Street Lakewood Ranch, 8131 Main St., Bradenton. Information: 941-749-0100.

• Oct. 19, Popcorn & Politics political rally, The Islander and League of Women Voters, 5404 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-7978.

• Oct. 19, Artist reception, Nancy Law, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

• Oct. 19-20, Bayfest, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Bay Boulevard at Pine Avenue and along Pine Avenue. Information: 941-778-1541.

• Oct. 20, Parking Lot Sale, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, S&S Shopping Plaza, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

• Oct. 25, Fourth annual Chowdown for Charity, Manatee Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Riverhouse Banquets and Weddings, 955 Riverside Drive, Palmetto. Information: 941-545-3620.

• Oct. 26, Concert in the Park for Camelot Community Center of Clearwater, Holmes Beach city field, 59th Street at Flotilla Drive. Information: 941-748-2162.

• Oct. 30, Leffis Key field trip, Manatee County Audubon Society, meet at Leffis Key entrance, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-353-5133.

• Oct. 30-Nov. 12, “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare, Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Fee applies. Information: 941-351-9010, Ext. 2310.

 

Save the Date

• Nov. 3, Nautical and Landlubber Treasure Show, Anna Maria Island Sail and Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. NW, Bradenton. Information: 941-761-1860.

• Nov. 9, ArtsHop Gallery Walk, Information: 941-243-3818.

• Nov. 10, ArtsHop Silent auction, The Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-243-3818.

• Nov. 10-11, ArtsHop-Butterfly Garden Arts and Crafts Fair, Holmes Beach city field, 59th Street and Flotilla Drive.

• Nov. 11, ArtsHop, Drum Circle, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Manatee Ave., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-243-3818.

• Nov. 11, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus & Orchestra, Popular Light Classics, CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-8585.

• 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.

        Send calendar announcements to news@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.

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