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Calendar – 02-19-2014

Wednesday, Feb. 19

10 a.m.-5 p.m. — Coquina Beach Arts and Crafts Fest, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Also takes place Thursday, Feb. 20. Information: 352-344-0657.

Noon: Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

Noon — Anna Maria Island Historical Society annual membership luncheon, Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Reservations required. Fee applies. Information: 407-415-2678.

2 p.m. — The Lifelong Learning Series explores the biological basis for violence, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: Information: 941-778-6341.

6:25 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, Feb. 20

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Coquina Beach arts and Crafts Festival and Anna Maria Island Butterfly Park benefit, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

6:25 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, Feb. 21

1:30 p.m. — Island Surfset demo, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

5-7 p.m. —Annie Silver Community Center dinner of  spaghetti with meatballs, salad and dessert, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-3580.

6:26 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, Feb. 22

9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Pines Trailer Park white elephant and bake sales, Church Avenue and Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach.

10 a.m.-3 p.m. — Tingley Memorial Library book sale, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-1208.

1-3 p.m. — Introduction to mandalas workshop, Artspace studio and gallery, 101 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 941-243-3835.

2 p.m. — The Friends of the Island Library lecture series presents ballroom dancers Souhad and Tess Chawi, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: Information: 941-778-6341.

5-10 p.m. — Bridge Street Merchants bluegrass celebration, 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information:

6 p.m. — The Anna Maria Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization’s Spring Fling dance, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 215-906-0668.

6:27 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, Feb. 23

9 a.m.-4 p.m. — Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island car show, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-254-7255.

9 a.m.-2 p.m. — Pines Trailer Park white elephant and bake sales, Church Avenue and Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach.

2 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra’s Opera on Anna Maria Island, featuring an opera concert of Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata,” CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-795-2370.

6:27 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, Feb. 24

6:28 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Wednesday, Feb. 19

2 p.m. — “Downton Abbey Tea,” Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-323-5866.

3 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum lecture on privateers, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

 

Coming up

• March 1-2, Mixon Fruit Farms Orange Blossom Festival, Bradenton.

• 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.

 

Save the date

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

• April 5, Keep Manatee Beautiful Make Every Day Earth Day, countywide.

• April 12, Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• April 12, An Island Affaire gala, Anna Maria Island Community Center, Anna Maria.

• April 19, Sandbar Restaurant Easter egg hunt, Anna Maria.

 

Calendar announcements

AME Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 20, third-quarter progress reports.

6-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, Spring Fling, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria.

9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 24, author Howard Binko visits the AME media center.

7:50-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 4, volunteers’ breakfast, AME cafeteria.

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

3:15 p.m. Monday, March 3, School Advisory Committee meeting, AME media center.

Friday, March 7, second-grade field trip to Island Gallery West in Holmes Beach.

8:45 a.m.- noon Tuesday, March 11, Parent Teacher Organization board meeting, AME conference room.

5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, PTO dinner and fifth-grade play, AME auditorium.

Saturday, March 15, family sports day.

9:15 a.m. Thursday, March 20, fire drill.

Thursday, March 20, third-, fourth- and fifth-grade bird-watching on the beach with Jon Ginaven.

Friday, March 21, end of third quarter.

March 24-28, spring break, no school.

Monday, March 31, record day, no school.

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

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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