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Date of Issue: June 16, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, June 15

8:30 a.m. - Yoga on the beach with Jasmine Boss at Pine Avenue beach access, Anna Maria. Information: 778-4977.

11:30 a.m. to noon - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "nooner" at the Sleepy Lagoon Grill, 6814 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Friday, June 17

1 to 2 p.m. - Family caregiver support group at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 747-4655.

5 to 9 p.m. - Friday Fest on the Bay with Les Sabler and Citiheat at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 955-7676.

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

7 to 10 p.m. - Live original music nights at Jane E's, 9807 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-7370.

Saturday, June 18

8 a.m. - Five-mile walk with the Sierra Club at Oscar Scherer State Park. Information: 484-4113. Fee applies.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club presents "The Drug Scene" with member Bill Tester at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

8:30 a.m. - Yoga on the beach with Jasmine Boss at Pine Avenue beach access, Anna Maria. Information: 778-4977.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Manatee County Hurricane Preparedness & Safety Expo at DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton. Information: 749-3070.

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.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Selby Saturdays free admission and family activities at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-4131, ext. 37.

Monday, June 20

9 a.m. to noon - "Signs of God's Love" vacation Bible school at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1813. Fee applies.

Tuesday, June 21

2 p.m. - Children's dog show presented by Rick's Tricky Dogs at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Wednesday, June 22

8:30 a.m. - Yoga on the beach with Jasmine Boss at Pine Avenue beach access, Anna Maria. Information: 778-4977.

5 to 7 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at Island Garden Villas on Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1541.

Ongoing:

  • "Signs of God's Love" vacation Bible school at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 24. Information: 778-1813. Fee applies.
  • "Summer Solstice" art exhibit by Susanna Spann at the Arts Council of Manatee County, 926 12th St. W., Village of the Arts, Bradenton, through June 27. Information: 746-2223.
  • 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.
  • Exploring Florida's Waterways nature camp with the South Florida Museum at various locations, through July 15. Information: 746-4131, ext. 22. 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:

  • "Do Ya, Do Ya, Do Ya Wanna Dance?" at the Bradenton Woman's Club June 25.
  • Teen talent show at the Anna Maria Island Community Center June 25.
  • Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce hurricane seminar at the BeachHouse Restaurant June 29

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