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Calendar – 03-27-2013

Wednesday, March 27

7:46 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, March 28

7:26 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

 

Friday, March 29

5-10 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Music in the Park, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-799-2181.

 

Saturday, March 30

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island breakfast and meeting Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Manatee County School Board chair Karen Carpenter is the speaker. Information: 941-778-1383.

9 a.m. — Easter egg hunt for children and refreshments, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Followed by an Easter parade along Pine Avenue. Information: 941-778-8710.

9:30 a.m. — Pine Avenue Restoration Easter Party, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-8710.

10 a.m. — The Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts a free demonstration, Don Pulver, “Oil Stick Painting.” Information: 941-778-6648.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. — The Anna Maria Island Historical Society Island Heritage Day, with tours, music, arts and crafts and food on the museum grounds, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0492.

 

Sunday, March 31

Today is Easter.

6:30 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island Easter Sunrise Service, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-713-3386.

 

Monday, April 1

April Fool’s Day.

6:30 p.m. — Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island meeting and program on plein air painting, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

 

Tuesday, April 2

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

 

Wednesday, April 3

7:49 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Friday, March 29

10 a.m. — De Soto Heritage Festival Children’s Parade and Party, Sutton Park, 1050 Sixth St. W., Palmetto. Information: 941-747-1998.

 

Saturday, March 30

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — De Soto National Memorial, 8300 De Soto Memorial Hwy., Bradenton, celebrates Florida history with period reenactments. Information: 941-792-0458.

 

Sunday, March 31

6:30 a.m. — De Soto Heritage Festival Sunrise Easter service, Mosaic Amphitheater, Bradenton Riverwalk, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-1998.

 

Ongoing

• March 29-31, Theatre Odyssey Ten-Minute Play Festival, Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe venue, 1646 10th Way, Sarasota. Fee applies. Information: 941-799-7224.

• Through March 30, Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society juried exhibit, Art Center Manatee, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-2862.

• 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 Easter, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts soup suppers at 6 p.m. Information: 941-778-1813.

• 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.

• 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.

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

• Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., 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.

• 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

• April 13, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-722-3212.

• April 20, International Coastal Cleanup, various locations in Manatee County.

• April 20, Cortez Village Historical Society community potluck, Few-Miller Dock, Cortez.

 

Save the date

• May 4, Food and Wine on Pine, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria.

• May 4, An Island Affaire gala for the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.

• May 9, the Island Players’ opening of “37 Postcards,” Island Players theater, Anna Maria.

• May 18, Anna Maria Island Privateers’ Snooks Adams Kids Day, location to be announced.

• June 1, Islandwide Blood Drive, location to be announced.

 

How to submit announcements

       Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome..

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