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Calendar – 05-29-2013

Wednesday, May 29

8:20 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, May 30

8:21 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, May 31

8:21 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, June 1

Today is the first day of the Atlantic Hurricane Season. Are you prepared?

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 Neil Spirtas of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce talking about the proposed half-cent increase in the sales tax. Information: 941-778-1383.

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Island Blood Drive, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 800-682-5663.

2 p.m. — Leita Kaldi reads from her memoir, Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Donation requested. Information: 941-778-2099.

 

Sunday, June 2

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Island Blood Drive, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 800-682-5663.

 

Monday, June 3

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, June 4

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, June 5

1:15 p.m. — Gulf Coast Writers meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

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

 

Off-island

Friday, May 31

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

 

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.

• 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.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meets, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

 

Coming up

• 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

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