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Calendar – 08-20-2014

South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” program at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, features a screening of “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 20

7:01 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

8:04 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 21

6:02 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Book club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

2 p.m. — Knitting group meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:03 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 22

7:02 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:03 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 23

7:03 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Manatee County Gator Club Casino Night Scholarship fundraiser, IMG Academy Golf and Country Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Reservations requested. Fee applies. Information: 941-962-0231.

8:01 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 24

7:03 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:00 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Aug. 25

7:04 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:59 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 26

7:04 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:58 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 27

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:57 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, Aug. 22

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Saturday, Aug. 23

6 p.m. — Manatee County Gator Club Casino Night Scholarship fundraiser, IMG Academy Golf and Country Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Reservations requested. Fee applies. Information: 941-962-0231.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• 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. Fee applies. 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. Fee applies.

 

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.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

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. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• 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.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Seasonal planning for 2014-15

Wondering how to get listed in The Islander’s “coming up” or “save the date” section of the weekly calendar?

The early bird gets the listing.

We’re also preparing for the 2014-15 season on the island.

Send your 2014-15 events calendar — dates, times, locations and brief descriptions — to calendar@islander.org.

Please include a contact name, email address and telephone number.

High-resolution photographs are welcome.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and 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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