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Date of Issue: June 09, 2005

Islander Calender

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. - Friends of the Island Library 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.

Thursday, June 9

7:30 to 9 a.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards breakfast at the Longboat Key Hilton, 4711 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

Friday, June 10

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

8 p.m. - "A History of Intolerance in America" at the Baha'i Faith Center, 6404 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 741-4922.

Saturday, June 11

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting 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.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Islandwide Blood Drive at Marina Pointe Storage/A Pine Avenue Salon, 314 Pine Ave., Anna Maria; The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach; BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 746-7195.

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.

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

8 to 11 p.m. - "Do Ya, Do Ya, Do Ya Wanna Dance?" at the Bradenton Woman's Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 773-0177. Fee applies.

Sunday, June 12

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Blood drive at Marina Pointe Storage/A Pine Avenue Salon, 314 Pine Ave., Anna Maria; The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach; BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 746-7195.

Monday, June 13

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Exploring Florida's Waterways nature camp with the South Florida Museum at various locations. Information: 746-4131, ext. 22. Fee applies.

Tuesday, June 14

2 p.m. - Folktales for children presented by Katie Adams at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

5 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "Hurricane Party" at the Longboat Key Club, 3000 Harbourside Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Wednesday, June 15

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.

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.
  • "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:

  • Family caregiver support group at the Island Branch Library June 17.
  • Friday Fest on the Bay with Les Sabler and Citiheat at the Van Wezel, Sarasota, June 17.
  • Hurricane Preparedness & Safety Expo at the DeSoto Square Mall June 18.
  • Sierra Club outing at Oscar Scherer State Park June 18.
  • Publix Family Fitness weekend at Sarasota Area Sports Authority June 18-19.
  • "Signs of God's Love" vacation Bible school at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church June 20.

 

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