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Date of Issue: June 01, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, May 24

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce lunch at the Sun House Restaurant, 111 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

5 to 7 p.m. - Business card exchange at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 779-9412.

Friday, May 26

6 to 9 p.m. - Smooth Jazz with Jose Valentino at St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. Information: 388-1554.

Saturday, May 27

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting with speaker Sylvia Price from the Gulf Coast Writers at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Rummage sale at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2508.

11 a.m. and 2 p.m. - Cindini breaks out of the old Anna Maria City jail at the Anna Maria Island Historical Museum, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Information:

Tuesday, May 30

Noon - Anna Maria Island Rotary Club lunch with guest speaker from the American Association of University Women at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 713-0042.

Wednesday, May 31

8 to 10 a.m. - Blood drive at the Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

5:30 p.m. - Dolphin Communication Workshop for teens at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • Manatee High School Student Exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through May 26.
  • "Mixed Emotions" at the Island Players, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, through May 28. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • Stephen Sondheim’s musical Follies at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 201 Old Main St., Bradenton, through May 28. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • "Geometricks" exhibit by Jill Joli Wulkan at the Manatee Arts Council Gallery, 926 12th St. W., Bradenton, through May 29. Information: 746-2223.
  • Art exhibit by Midge Pippel at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through May 31.
  • Rummage sale at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 3. Information: 778-2508.
  • "The New World in the Eyes of Explorers" at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through June 4. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce Hurricane party at Longboat Key Club June 1.
  • "Tranquility Jam" at the Anna Maria Island Community Center June 3.
  • "Hooray for Hollywood" dance recital at Bayshore High School June 3.
  • German music concert at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church June 4.
  • "Dealing with Difficult People" seminar at the Longboat Key Club June 5.
  • "Fiesta - Where Kids are Fired-Up about Jesus" vacation bible camp at Roser Community Church June 5.
  • "Marketing, Branding, and Building your Business" seminar at the Longboat Key Club June 6.
  • Small business week "chamber showcase" at Longboat Key Club June 6.
  • "Selling Yourself and Your Business" at the Longboat Key Club June 7.
  • "How to Attract and Keep Your Employees" seminar at the Longboat Key Club June 7.
  • Writer’s markets for teens workshop at Island Branch Library June 7.
  • "Small Business of the Year" awards breakfast at the Longboat Key Club June 8.

Save the Date:

  • Islandwide Blood Drive June 10-11

 

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