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Calendar – 08-27-2014

Save the date: The Anna Maria Island Privateers are making plans for the annual Invasion Festival, which will take place Nov. 1-2 in Bradenton Beach. The nonprofit group hosted the inaugural festival last fall, which featured a marketplace, a ball, musical performances and raids throughout the island. Islander File Photo

 

Wednesday, Aug. 27

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:57 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 28

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

7:56 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 29

7:06 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:55 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 30

7:06 a.m. — Official sunrise.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Art League sale, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-2099.

8 p.m.: Local Group of Deep Sky Observers sidewalk astronomy night, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-342-9632.

7:53 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 31

7:07 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:52 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 1

7:09 a.m. — Official sunrise.

Today is Labor Day.

7:51 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 2

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:50 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 3

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:49 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Aug. 27

1:28 p.m. — Strengthening memory workshop, Aging in Paradise Center, Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6483.

 

Friday, Aug. 29

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Neil Young: Heart of Gold,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Coming up

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

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

 

Save the date

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

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

• Nov. 4, general election.

• 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.

 

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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