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Calendar – 07-02-2014

Wednesday, July 2

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 3

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

5:30 p.m. — Youth program, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

8:30 — Fireworks on Independence Day Eve, BeacHhouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-2222.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, July 4

Today is Independence Day.

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers Independence Day Parade, Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach to Bayfront Park in Anna Maria. Information: 239-321-2835.

Noon — Anna Maria Island Privateers Independence Day scholarship celebration, Manatee Public Beach, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 239-321-2835.

8:30 p.m. — Independence Day fireworks, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0444.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, July 5

6:37 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, July 6

6:38 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, July 7

6:38 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 8

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 9

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Thursday, July 3

After sunset — Bradenton Marauders fireworks, 1611 Ninth St. W., McKechnie Field, Bradenton.

 

Friday, July 4

9 a.m. — Freedom Fest Parade and festival, Longboat Key Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-2466.

After sunset — Fireworks along the Manatee River going up from the Historic Green Bridge Fishing Pier. Fireworks also can be seen in Sarasota on the Bayfront and City Island Park, at the Venice Jetty and on Siesta Key near Crescent Beach.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through July 7, DaVinci Machines Exhibition, the Bradenton Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 888-674-0107.

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Thursdays

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

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• 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, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

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

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as updates to schedules, to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

 

Posting in the calendar

        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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