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Calendar – 01-30-2013

Wednesday, Jan. 30

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

 

Thursday, Jan. 31

9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island presents Mark Polomchak leading a watercolor workshop, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-6694.

 

Friday, Feb. 1

6:12 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, Feb. 2

Today is Groundhog Day.

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island breakfast and meeting with Rich Hughes of Goodwill, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

10 a.m. — The Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts a free demonstration by Nancy Law on using acrylics. Information: 941-778-6648.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. —Kids Day celebration, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-0719.

 

Sunday, Feb. 3

8:30-11:30 a.m. — Pancake breakfast, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-4769.

• 10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Bridge Street Market-sponsored Chowder Cookoff, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 215-906-0668.

6:30 p.m. — Super Bowl kick-off, Ravens vs. 49ers.

 

Monday, Feb. 4

1:30 p.m. — Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island meeting with Keeton’s Arts and Office Supply, Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6694.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 5

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

 

Wednesday, Feb. 6

6:16 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Wednesday, Jan. 30

5:30 p.m. — The Longboat Key Garden Club’s A Taste of the Keys and Fashion Show, Longboat Key Club, Harbourside, 220 Sands Point Road, Longboat Key. Fee applies. Information: 941-383-8030.

 

Friday, Feb. 1

6:30-9:30 p.m. — Village of the Arts Sweethearts Artwalk, various galleries and shops, Village of the Arts, around 12th Avenue West and 12th Street West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747- 8056.

 

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.

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

• 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 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. Info:  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, Jan. 17-through 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. Info: 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. 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 9-10, Anna Maria Island Art League Springfest juried arts and crafts show, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

 

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