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Calendar – 02-05-2014

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.

 

Thursday, Feb. 6

11 a.m. — Our Little Roses benefit luncheon and fashion show, Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-778-1638.

2 p.m. — Friends of the Island Library lecture, Catherine Smith, the Idaho Wilderness Trail, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

3 p.m. — AMICCO Jazz Fest with the Gulf Drive Band and Koko Ray at the Sandbar Restaurant pavilion, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-795-2370.

6-9 p.m. — Reception for renowned Florida photographer Clyde Butcher, the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1906.

6:15 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, Feb. 7

2 p.m. — Class in smartphone, tablet basics, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information:  941-778-6341.

6:16 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, Feb. 8

8 a.m.-3 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Pine Avenue and Bay Boulevard, Anna Maria. Information: 941-812-8318.

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Arts and crafts show benefit for Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

10:30 a.m. — Susan Swanson’s clay demonstration, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

1 p.m. — Social media for business session, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information:  941-778-6341.

6 p.m. — Reception for the retiring Rev. Gary Batey of Roser Memorial Community Church at Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414.

6:17 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, Feb. 9

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Arts and crafts show benefit for Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

6:17 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, Feb. 10

6:18 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 11

2 p.m. — Brown bag prescription check, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.      6:19 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 12

Noon — Off Stage Ladies of the Island Players meeting and luncheon, Manattees Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-779-2181.

2 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum lecture, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

6:20 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Tuesday, Feb. 4

5 p.m. — Reception with artist Bettina Sego, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, 709 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 941-779-2106.

 

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.

 

Thursday, Feb. 6

7 p.m. — Documentary screening, “Ragamuffin: The True Story of Rich Mullins,” Neel Performing Arts Center, State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information:  941-752-5252.

 

Friday, Feb. 7

6-9:30 p.m. — ArtWalk and Sweethearts Stroll, Village of the Arts, Bradenton, 12th Street West and 12th Street North. Information: 941-747-8056.

 

Saturday, Feb. 8

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — ArtWalk and Sweethearts Stroll, Village of the Arts, Bradenton, 12th Street West and 12th Street North. Information: 941-747-8056.

3 p.m. — Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines Chorus concert, Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-794-0218.

2-5 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum Music on the Porch Party with James Hawkins, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6121.

 

Sunday, Feb. 9

10 a.m. — Jazz worship service, Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6491.

 

Monday, Feb. 10

11 a.m. — Fashion show, Christ Church of Longboat Key, 6400 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Fee applies. Reservations required. Information: 941-778-4376.

 

Coming up

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

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

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

 

Save the date

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

• March 7-8, Friends of the Island Library book sale, Holmes Beach.

• 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

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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