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Date of Issue: April 14, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, April 13

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

11:30 a.m. - The Falcon-Aires perform for the Anna Maria Island Players Off Stage Ladies Auxiliary at the Anna Maria Oyster Bar, 6906 14th St. W., Bradenton.

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.

1 to 3 p.m. - Stepping-stone craft class with Glen LeFevre at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Thursday, April 14

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

7 p.m. - Sarasota Shell Club meeting and sea shell presentation at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 739-0908.

7:30 p.m. - Sierra Club presents animal photographer Larry Allen at Sudakoff Center, University of South Florida, 5700 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 755-4368.

Saturday, April 16

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis club presents "Tips on Safe Sailing" with Holmes Beach Marine Patrol Officer Vern McGowan at Cafe on the Beach, 2200 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach.

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - "Boat Smart" class at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 714-0449. Fee applies.

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. Donations accepted.

9 a.m. - Keep Manatee Beautiful Great American Cleanup check-in centers at the FISH Preserve house on Cortez Road, Beach House Restaurant parking lot in Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria City Hall in Anna Maria, Kingfish Boat Ramp in Holmes Beach and the Palma Sola Causeway pavilions. Information: 795-8272.

6:45 p.m. - Sidewalk Astronomy with the Deep Sky Observers at the South Florida Museum north parking lot, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 518-8659.

Monday, April 18

Noon - Anna Maria Island Democratic Club presents "Budget and Trade Deficits: An Economic Perfect Storm" with the former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Stanley Katz, at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 761-4098.

4 and 7 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Historical Society Film Festival presentation of "Great Expectations" at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0492 or 778-1514. Free tickets required.

7 p.m. - Sierra Club conservation meeting at United Bank on Manatee Avenue and 26th Street, Bradenton. Information: 752-3200.

Tuesday, April 19

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.

7:30 p.m. - Opening night of Powel Crosley Theatre Company's Shakespeare on the Bay featuring "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

Wednesday, April 20

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

Noon - Anna Maria Island Garden Club lunch at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3665.

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.

Ongoing:

  • AARP tax assistance at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through April 15. Information: (888) 227-7669.
  • Manatee Players presents "Quilters" at the First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton, through April 17. Information: 747-4406. Fee applies.
  • "Amedeus" at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through April 24. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • Powel Crosley Theatre Company's Shakespeare on the Bay featuring "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, through April 29. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.
  • Art by Dee Pastorius at the Gallery of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church, 563 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8161.
  • 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.

Upcoming:

  • Audubon Society potluck dinner at First Presbyterian Church April 21.
  • Smooth Jazz on St. Armands Circle April 22.
  • Keep Manatee Beautiful Earth Day golf tournament at River Club Golf Course April 22.
  • Sierra Club Earth Day camp-out at Myakka State Park April 22-23.
  • Earth Day Celebration at Felts Audubon Preserve April 23.
  • America's Boating Course at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Palmetto, April 23 & 30.
  • "Sip & Shop" at St. Armands Circle April 24.

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