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Date of Issue: July 07, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, July 6

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

5:30 p.m. - Teen meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Thursday, July 7

9 to 10 a.m. - Beginner Pilates at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

4 to 7 p.m. - Wine and cheese tasting at Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

Friday, July 8

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 at Ginny's Antiques and Jane E's Bakery, 9807 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-7370.

Saturday, July 9

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Pilates at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. - Family origami class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

11 a.m. - Sierra Club paddle at Weekie Wachee Springs. Information: 729-8006. Fee applies.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - "That's Italian" family festival at the Ringling Museum, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. Information: 359-5725. Fee applies.

Sunday, July 10

6 p.m. - Helena Bachmann Milligan, journalist and author of "Teeth in a Pickle Jar," book signing presentation at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

Monday, July 11

10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-3209.

Tuesday, July 12

9 to 10 a.m. - Muscles and More class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

2 p.m. - Children's comedy theater presented by the Battersby Duo at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6 to 7 p.m. - Pilates at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Wednesday, July 13

10:30 a.m. - Friends of the Island Branch Library book club at the library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

7 to 9 p.m. - Family safety intervention specialist Sheila Hurst discusses suicide at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

8 p.m. - Opening night of Island Players' Shakespeare on the Island, "Much Ado About Nothing," at 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • Exploring Florida's Waterways nature camp with the South Florida Museum at various locations, through July 15. Information: 746-4131, ext. 22. Fee applies.
  • Island Players "Much Ado About Nothing" at 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, through July 17. Information: 778-5755. 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:

  • Sierra Club presents "Friend of the Gator and Gopher Tortoise" at Phillippi Creek Estate July 14.
  • Friday Fest on the Bay at the Van Wezel July 15.
  • "Do Ya Do Ya Do Ya Wanna Dance?" at the Bradenton Woman's Club July 16.
  • "I'm Gonna Sing" gospel concert at Island Baptist Church July 17.
  • Children's reader's theater at the Island Branch Library July 19.
  • Sheila Hurst discusses substance abuse at the Anna Maria Island Community Center July 20.

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