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Calendar – 05-08-2013

Wednesday, May 8

2 p.m. — Estate planning program, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Thursday, May 9

8 p.m. — The Island Players’ opening of “37 Postcards” which continues through May 19, Island Players theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5755.

 

Friday, May 10

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6 p.m. through the night — American Cancer Society Relay for Life on Anna Maria Island, Coquina Beach, 2200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Continues until noon May 11. Information: 941-328-3775.

 

Saturday, May 11

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. Information: 941-778-1383.

10 a.m. — Island origami gathering, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Sunday, May 12

Today is Mother’s Day.

 

Monday, May 13

8:12 p.m. — Official sunrise time.

 

Tuesday, May 14

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

6:30 p.m. — Health and wellness program with coach Alec Grae, Vitamin Seas Health Food, 3228 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Reservations required. Information: 941-778-5015.

 

Wednesday, May 15

6 p.m. — A Mana-Tweens meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Off-island

Saturday, May 11

8 a.m. — Manatee Miles walk, Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-748-4501.

8 a.m. — Manatee Fish & Game Association’s Jerry Hill Kids Free Fishing Tournament, Green Bridge fishing pier, Palmetto. Information: 941-794-2806.

 

Ongoing

• Through Aug. 31, Bradenton Marauders baseball, McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-747-3031.

• 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.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

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

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., star talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• 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.

• Fridays through June 28, 6 p.m., They Came From Outer Space spring film series, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

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

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Weekends, through Oct. 20, ranger-led kayak tours, De Soto National Memorial, 8300 De Soto Memorial Highway, Bradenton. Information: 941-792-0458, ext. 105.

• 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.

• 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.

• Third Mondays, 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, 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

• May 18, An Island Affaire gala for the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.

 

Save the date

• June 1, the Atlantic hurricane season begins. Be prepared.

• June 1-2, Islandwide Blood Drive, location to be announced.

• July 4, the Anna Maria Island Privateers Independence Day Parade from Coquina Beach to Bayfront Park, and Scholarships Awards Party at Manatee Public Beach.

 

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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