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Calendar – 01-23-2013

Wednesday, Jan. 23

6:05 p.m. — The official sunset time.

 

Thursday, Jan. 24

7:21 a.m. — The official sunrise time.

 

Friday, Jan. 25

5-7 p.m. — Community dinner — pork and sauerkraut —Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-3580.

5-7 p.m. — Forks and Corks wine-tasting and celebration, Harry’s Continental Kitchens, 525 St. Judes Drive, Longboat Key. Fee applies. Information: 941-383-0777.

 

Saturday, Jan. 26

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island breakfast and meeting with Vicki Bartz on “How to talk to your doctor,” Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-761-8834.

10 a.m. — The Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts a free demonstration, with Betsy Kennedy hand-stamping for silver jewelry. Information: 941-778-6648.

        2 p.m. — Friends of the Island Library lecture and travel series presents Paul Stonebridge, a librarian, talking about “Travels on Six Continents,” Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information:  941-778-34217.

6 p.m. —Forks and Corks wine dinner and celebration, the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-8705.

 

Sunday, Jan. 27

7 p.m. — All Island Denominations annual ecumenical service, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414.

 

Monday, Jan. 28

7:19 a.m. — The official sunrise time.

6 p.m. — Spaghetti dinner, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-2508.

 

 

Tuesday, Jan. 29

10 a.m. — Artist Anne Abgott teaches a workshop on “Spoonbills,” the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1906.

Noon — Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island lunch and meeting, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

 

Wednesday, Jan. 30

2 p.m. — Basics of Alzheimer’s disease, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Off-island

Thursday, Jan. 24

5:30 p.m. — 65th anniversary exhibition reception, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies for non-members. Information: 941-746-4131, ext. 13.

 

Saturday, Jan. 26

7:45 a.m. — Manatee County Audubon Society field trip, Urfer Park, carpool from Lowe’s, State Road 70 and Interstate 75. Fee applies for non-members. Information: 941-792-9235.

11:30 a.m. — Saints Peter and Paul The Apostles Catholic Church and CWA’s “Gone with the Wind” Ladies Historical Fashion Presentation and Luncheon, Moretti Center, 2850 75th St. W., 
Bradenton. Fee applies. No tickets sold at the door. Information: 941-761-9568.

 

Sunday, Jan. 27

2 p.m. – Stars of Tomorrow 25th anniversary concert presented by the Sarasota Opera and sponsored by the Bradenton Opera Guild, Bayshore High School, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-358-5660.

 

Ongoing

• Through Feb. 3, Island Players present “A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody,” 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. The theater is dark Mondays. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-5755.

• Through Feb. 3, Manatee Players present Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-748-5875.

• Through Jan. 27, Manatee County Fair: Manatee Goes Hollywood, fairgrounds, 1402 14th Ave. W., Palmetto. Fee applies. Information: 941-722-8951.

• Through Jan. 25, Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island juried art show, the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-753-5004.

• Through April 28, Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, hosts Sea Lions: On the Water’s Edge. Fee applies. Information: 941-388-4441.

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• Wednesdays through the spring, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., the Anna Maria Island Historical Society, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, sells settlers bread. Information: 941-778-0492.

• Wednesdays through March, 1-3 p.m., Anna Maria Irish Ceili dancers, Mannatee Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave., Bradenton. Information: 779-1416.

• First Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce networking luncheon. Location varies. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1541.

• First Wednesdays, Mana-Tween Book Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information:  941-748-5555, ext. 6318.

• Second Wednesdays, 8 a.m., Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce sunrise breakfast. Location varies. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1541.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 5 p.m., Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business-card exchange. Location varies. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1541.

• Thursdays, Thirsty Thursdays specials and activities, 5-7 p.m., Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach.

• Thursdays, through the spring, bingo games, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-3580.

        • Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Third Fridays, 5-8 p.m., Pine Avenue Porch Party presented by local merchants, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Food donations requested for Roser Food Pantry. Information: 941-896-3132.

• Fourth Fridays, through March, community dinners, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-3580.

        • First Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, Manatee County Audubon open house, 9:30 a.m. Audubon Walk, Felts Audubon Preserve, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto, Information: 941-729-2227.

• Third Sundays, through May, 9-11 a.m., Junior Audubon, Manatee Audubon Society, Felts Audubon Preserve, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 941-729-2227.

• Sundays, through April 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., the Bridge Street Market, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. The first Sundays include a food challenge for charity. Information: 215-906-0668.

• Mondays, 1 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meets, Fisherman’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• First Mondays, through May, 6:30 p.m., the Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island meets, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6694.

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

• Tuesdays, 4 p.m., Inquiring Minds religious study group meets, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4579.

• Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m., Anna Maria duplicate bridge, Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3390.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meets, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

 

Coming up

• Feb. 9, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-722-3212.

• Feb. 9, Sinatra Sings buffet supper and show, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

• Feb. 9-10, Arts and crafts show to benefit the Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 352-344-0657.

• Feb. 10, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra all-Beethoven 20th anniversary concert, Crosspointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-8585.

• Feb. 14, Big Band Dance Sweetheart presented by the Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island to benefit the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Save the date

• March 2, Friends of the Island Library Book Sale, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

• March 2, the Anna Maria Island Historical Society Heritage Festival, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

• March 9-10, Anna Maria Island Art League Springfest juried arts and crafts show, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

• March 11, spring break begins for Manatee County public school students.

• March 20, Anna Maria Garden Club annual Penny Flower Show, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

• March 22, community dinner — fish fry by A.P. Bell Fish Co. —Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach.

 

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