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Calendar – 05-15-2013

Wednesday, May 15

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

 

Thursday, May 16

10:15 a.m. — Friends of the Island Library book club meets to discuss “The Irresistible Henry House” by Lisa Grunwald, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. — Sea to Shore Alliance benefit dinners, Blue Marlin, 121 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 727-954-3390.

 

Friday, May 17

9 a.m.-noon — St. Bernard Catholic Church Council of Catholic Women rummage sale, church activity center, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4769.

5:30-7:30 p.m. — “PhotoNutt” artist’s reception with artist Christian Ulanch, Artspace, 101 South Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 941- 243-3835.

 

Saturday, May 18

Today is Armed Forces Day.

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.

9 a.m.-noon — St. Bernard Catholic Church Council of Catholic Women rummage sale, church activity center, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4769.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Snooks Adams Kids Day, presented by the Anna Maria Island Privateers, Bayfront Park, Anna Maria. Information: 941-748-9328.

1-7 p.m. — Benefit for Bradenton Beach Police Officer Eric Hill, Drift In, 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-9088.

6 p.m. — An Island Affaire gala benefiting the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Sunday, May 19

8:15 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, May 20

Noon — Anna Maria Island Democratic Club meeting, Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-779-0564.

8:15 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, May 21

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

 

Wednesday, May 22

8:17 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

        Friday, May 17

6 p.m. — Outer space flick, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Free admission, Ringling Museum of Art, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, part of International Museum Day. Information: 941-359-5700.

 

Ongoing

• Through May 19, the Island Players present “37 Postcards,” Tuesday-Sunday, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5755.

• 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 networking meeting. 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.

• Most 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.

• 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

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

• June 1-2, Islandwide Blood Drive, St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach.

• June 7, last day of the 2012-13 school year for Manatee County public school students.

• June 14, Flag Day.

• June 16, Father’s Day.

 

Save the date

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

• Sept. 2 is Labor Day.

 

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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