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Date of Issue: June 02, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, June 1

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

8 to 9 a.m. - Good morning Longboat Key networking breakfast at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519.

10 a.m. to noon - Volunteer recruitment coffee at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441.

Thursday, June 2

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Gentle yoga with Jasmine Boss at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Friday, June 3

6 to 10 p.m. - Village of the Arts open studio walk between Ninth Street West and 14th Street West, Bradenton. Information: 730-5030.

7 p.m. - "Gotta Dance" student performance at Bayshore High School, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 748-4476. Fee applies.

7 to 9 p.m. - Teen night at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

7 p.m. - Cortez Yacht Club’s two-day "Catch ‘em and Cook ‘em" Fishing Tournament and Fish Fry begins with a captains meeting at the Bayside Banquet Hall, 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 761-3300. Fee applies.

Saturday, June 4

7:30 a.m. - Guided nature walks at the Felts Audubon Preserve, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 737-3169.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club presents "All About Hurricanes" with Holmes Beach Commissioner Don Maloney at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - "Selby Saturdays: Tapestry of Giving" free family admission and children’s activities at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441.

10:30 a.m. - Wild bird rescue training class at the Pelican Man’s Bird Sanctuary, 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4444.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Village of the Arts open studio walk between Ninth Street West and 14th Street West, Bradenton. Information: 730-5030.

4 p.m. - Cortez Yacht Club Fish Fry at the Bayside Banquet Hall, 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 761-3300. Fee applies

Sunday, June 5

10 a.m. to noon - Sierra Club outing at DeSoto National Memorial, 75th Street, Bradenton. Information: 748-1668. Fee applies.

Monday, June 6

8 a.m. to noon - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus" with Tom Davenport at the Longboat Key Hilton, 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

8 a.m. to noon - "Hooray for Hollywood" summer enrichment program at Miller Elementary School, 4201 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 741-3300. Fee applies.

9 a.m. to noon - "Serengeti Trek: Where Kids are Wild about God" vacation Bible school at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-0414. Fee applies.

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "How Not to Market Your Business" with Andy Fox at the Longboat Key Hilton, 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

5 p.m. - Ribbon cutting at Jessica’s Beach Lounge, Seventh Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-1541.

6:30 p.m. - Artists Guild of Anna Maria general meeting at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

Tuesday, June 7

2 p.m. - Open Circle Players children’s program at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours Showcase" at the Lido Beach Resort, 700 Ben Franklin Drive, Lido Key. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Wednesday, June 8

7:45 a.m. - Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce sunrise breakfast at the Sun House Restaurant, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-1541.

8 to 11:30 a.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "Everything You Wanted to Know About Small Business and Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask" at the Longboat Key Hilton, 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

10:30 a.m. - Book club meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "A Road Map to Success" with Larry Face at the Longboat Key Hilton, 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

Ongoing:

  • "Serengeti Trek: Where Kids are Wild about God" vacation Bible school at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, through June 10. Information: 778-0414. Fee applies.
  • Art Smart summer camp at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 longboat Drive S., Longboat Key, through June 16. Information: 383-2345. Fee applies.
  • Art by Ruth Cade at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 30. Information: 778-6648.
  • "Hooray for Hollywood" summer enrichment program at Miller Elementary School, 4201 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, through July 1. Information: 741-3300. Fee applies.
  • "Bioquest" summer camp at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Aug. 5. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year Award breakfast at the Hilton Longboat Key June 9.
  • "Will You Outlive Your Financial Assets in the Face of an Aging Population?" seminar at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce June 9.
  • "Do Ya Do Ya Do Ya Wanna Dance" at the Bradenton Woman’s Club June 11.
  • Blood drive Islandwide, including The Islander office, June 11-12.
  • South Florida Museum & Around the Bend Nature Tours summer camp at various waterfront locations June 13.
  • Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Hurricane Preparedness for Business seminar at the Longboat Key Club June 14

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