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Date of Issue: March 31, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, March 30

8 to 9 a.m. - "Good Morning, Longboat Key" breakfast and blood drive at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

12:30 to 4 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

Thursday, March 31

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - AARP tax assistance at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: (888) 227-7669.

4 to 6 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "Meet, Greet & Eat" at the Stella Maris reception hall, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

Friday, April 1

8:45 to 10 a.m. - Yoga with Dolce Little at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

2 p.m. - "Blue Crush" film showing at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5833.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Opening reception for the Anna Maria Island Art League Spring exhibit, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099.

6 to 9 p.m. - "Art to Go" artists reception at Kaos Gallery South, 1122 12th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 747-0823.

8 p.m. - Florida West Coast Sympony "Masterworks" at Neel Performing Arts Center, Manatee Community College, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 953-4252. Fee applies.

8 p.m. - "Introduction to the Janist Religion" at the Baha’i Center, 6404 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Informaiton: 746-0779.

Saturday, April 2

6:50 a.m. - Audubon Society field trip to Ft. DeSoto departing from the Post Office parking lot, 824 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 376-0110. Bring a bag lunch.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis club presents "Getting Old and What to do About It" with author Gene Ciliberti at Cafe on the Beach, 2200 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 752-5973.

9 a.m. - Yoga on the beach with Jasmine Boss at the Spring Avenue beach access, Anna Maria. Information: 778-4977.

10:15 a.m. - Holmes Beach Civic Association roundtable discussion with Holmes Beach Commissioner Sandy Haas-Martens at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

4 p.m. - Harp recital featuring Julia Martin at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1638. Fee applies.

Sunday, April 3

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Garden tour of various Island locations. Information: 778-4868. Fee applies.

Monday, April 4

10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting with guest Patrika Vaughn of A Cappella Publishing at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 761-9036.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Basket-weaving workshop with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Tuesday, April 5

Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Friendly bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

1 to 4 p.m. - Veterans service officer at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Appointments: 749-3030.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. - Basket-weaving workshop with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

4 to 6 p.m. - Inquiring Minds discussion group presents "Marriage and Divorce in the Church" at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4579.

Wednesday, April 6

7 to 8 a.m. - Pier regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7062.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

Noon - Minnesota Club picnic near the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 794-3573.

Noon - Anna Maria Island Woman’s Club spring lunch at the Twin Dolphin Marina Grill, 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 778-4060.

12:30 to 4 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

6 to 7:30 p.m. - Parenting with love and logic workshop at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies; babysitting available by reservation.

Ongoing:

  • "Beau Jest" at the Island Players, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, through April 3. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • Old master’s methodology oil painting class at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through April 6. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Italo Botti exhibit at Wallace Fine Art, 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, through April 11. Information: 387-0746.
  • Basket-weaving class with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through April 12. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • AARP tax assistance at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through April 15. Information: (888) 227-7669.
  • Youth art classes for ages 5 to 12 at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through May 3. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • "Shells: Gems of the Sea" exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through May 8. Information: 746-4131, ext. 37. Fee applies.
  • "Art to Go" exhibit at Kaos Gallery South, 1122 12th St. W., Bradenton, through May 14. Information: 747-0823.

Upcoming:

  • "Amadeus" opens at the Riverfront Theatre April 7.
  • "How to Stay Safe Inside and Outside Your Home" at Cafe on the Beach April 9.
  • Garden party at the Ringling Museum of Art April 9.
  • Leon Merian at the Riverfront Theatre April 9.
  • Marine science technology & you at Mote Marine Aquarium April 9.
  • Audubon Society "mini-bird-a-thon" at the Palma Sola Causeway April 9.
  • Community crafts and clutter sale at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church April 9.
  • Widowed persons support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center April 11.
  • Stepping-stone craft class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center April 11 & 13.
  • Botanical artists Charlotte Staub Thomas at the Island Branch Library April 12.
  • "Quilters" musical at First United Methodist Church opens April 12.

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