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Calendar – 05-22-2013

Wednesday, May 22

8:17 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, May 23

6:38 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

 

Friday, May 24

7 p.m. — Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club potluck and hike, Bayfront Park, 310 N. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 941-752-3200.

 

Saturday, May 25

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. Priscilla Seewald of All Island Denominations is the speaker. Information: 941-778-1383.

2 p.m. — Author Leita Kaldi reads from her “Roller Skating in the Desert,” Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Donation requested. Information: 941-778-2099.

 

Sunday, May 26

8:19 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, May 27

Today is Memorial Day.

 

Tuesday, May 28

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

 

Wednesday, May 29

8:20 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Friday, May 24

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

1 p.m. — Keep Manatee 19th annual golf tournament, Tara Golf & Country Club, 6602 Drewrys Bluff, Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-795-8272.

 

Sunday, May 26

11 a.m.-10 p.m. — Pickin’ Picnic, Mosaic Amphitheater, 452 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-840-0013.

 

Ongoing

• June 1-through July, Bridge Street Merchants night markets, 5-9 p.m., Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 215-906-0668.

• 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 and third Wednesdays, Mana-Tween Book and Culture 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.

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• 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.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• 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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