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Calendar – 04-03-2013

Wednesday, April 3

7:49 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, April 4

7:50 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, April 5

7:17 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

 

Saturday, April 6

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. The speaker is Jennifer Rosenboom of the Just for Girls Academy. Information: 941-778-1383.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park arts and craft show, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 352-344-0657.

10 a.m. — The Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, hosts a free demonstration, Caroline Whitmore, “Watercolors.” Information: 941-778-6648.

6 p.m. — Parrothead Party, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Sunday, April 7

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park arts and crafts show, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 352-344-0657.

 

Monday, April 8

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

 

Tuesday, April 9

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

 

Wednesday, April 10

7:12 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

 

Off-island

Friday, April 5

5-10 p.m. — DeSoto Heritage Festival SeaFood Fest, downtown Bradenton Riverfront. Information: 941-747-1998.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Village of the Arts ninth annual Garden Walk, 12th Street West and 12th Avenue West. Information: 941-747-8056.

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

 

Saturday, April 6

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Village of the Arts ninth annual Garden Walk, 12th Street West and 12th Avenue West. Information: 941-747-8056.

11 a.m.-11 p.m. — DeSoto Heritage Festival SeaFood Fest, downtown Bradenton Riverfront. Information: 941-747-1998.

1 p.m. — The Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez, hosts a talk on a Florida pioneer, Ralph “The Commodore” Middleton Munroe. Information: 941-708-6120.

7:30 p.m. — Phoenix Jazz Orchestra of Orlando and State College of Florida Jazz Ensemble Big Band concert, Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-792-0309.

 

Sunday, April 7

Noon-7 p.m. — DeSoto Heritage Festival SeaFood Fest, downtown Bradenton Riverfront. Information: 941-747-1998.

 

Ongoing

• 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.

• 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.

• Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Some events on other days too. 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 28, 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.

 

Calendar 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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