Calendar – 01-29-2014

Wednesday, Jan. 29

6:09 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Thursday, Jan. 30

    • Florida photographer Clyde Butcher exhibit opens at Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

6:10 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Friday, Jan. 31

6 p.m. — Movie in the Park, “Jaws,” Holmes Beach City Field, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-708-5800.


Saturday, Feb. 1

10:30 a.m. — Patricia Sorg oil-painting demonstration, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

11 a.m. — Senior Adventures cooking class with chef Craig Chasky, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Reservations required. Information: 941-962-8835.

Noon-5 p.m. — Cornhole tournament, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908.


Monday, Feb. 3

6:13 p.m. — Official sunset time.

7 p.m. — Artists’ Guild of Anna Maria Island meeting featuring a talk about botanical art, the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6694.


Tuesday, Feb. 4

10 a.m. — “Here, There, Everywhere” science program, astronauts and space travel, children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

2 p.m. — Author Linda Petrat talks about her Maine-Sarasota sailing adventure, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6:14 p.m. — Official sunset time.


Wednesday, Feb. 5

10 a.m. — Wisconsin Day, St. Bernard Catholic Church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-708-0149.

1:15 p.m. — Gulf Coast Writers meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

6:14 p.m. — Official sunset time.



Friday, Jan. 31

6-8 p.m. — “This Miserable Kingdom” art exhibit reception with Steven Katzman, State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota Fine Art Gallery, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-752-5225.


Saturday, Feb. 1

9 a.m.-3 p.m. — Pittsburgh Pirates audition for national anthem singers, McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-747-3031.

11 a.m. — Memorial service for Army chaplains, Kirby Stewart American Legion Post 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-462-5791.


Tuesday, Feb. 4

8 p.m. — The Mike Markaverich Trio jazz concert, Neel Performing Arts Center at State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-752-5252.


Wednesday, Feb. 5

5 p.m. — Longboat Key Garden Club Fashion Show and Taste of the Keys, Longboat Key Club and Resort Harbourside, 220 Sands Point Road, Longboat Key. Fee applies. Information: 941-383-8030.


Coming up

• Feb. 6, Studio at Gulf and Pine, Anna Maria, reception for renowned photographer Clyde Butcher, Anna Maria.

• Feb. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Anna Maria.

• Feb. 8, Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines Chorus concert, Bradenton.

• Feb. 13, Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island Sweetheart Dance, Anna Maria.

• Feb. 15-16, 32nd annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, Cortez.


Save the date

• Feb. 21, Annie Silver Community Center spaghetti dinner, Bradenton Beach.

• March 1, Anna Maria Island Historical Society Heritage Day, Anna Maria.

• March 8-9, Anna Maria Island Art League Springfest, Holmes Beach.

• March 15, Anna Maria Island Community Center Tour of Homes, islandwide.

• April 5, Bradenton Marauders’ first home game, Bradenton.


Calendar announcements


AME Calendar

9:15-11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, second-grade field trip to Durante Park.

1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, early release.

6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, father daughter dance.

Monday, Feb. 17, no school.

Thursday, Feb. 20, third quarter progress reports.

6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, Spring Fling, Anna Maria Island Community Center.

AME is at 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. For more information, call 941-708-5525.


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