Category Archives: 11-20-2013

Community Thanksgiving brings vets, holiday, community unity

Veterans and all rise for the Star-Spangled Banner Nov. 16 at CrossPointe Fellowship, where a  chorus from Anna Maria Elementary School performs. In the front row is World War II veteran Jim Kissick and behind him are Kit Redeker and her veteran husband Dale Redeker. There was entertainment, a barbecue lunch, refreshments, games for kids, […]

Calendar – 11-20-2013

Wednesday, Nov. 20 2 p.m. — Lifelong Learning Academy lecture, “Florida’s First People” by Scott Chandler, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-359-4296. 5:36 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Thursday, Nov. 21 5:36 p.m. — Official sunset time.   Friday, Nov. 22 8 a.m.-4 p.m. — Wildlife Inc. fundraiser garage sale, 508 […]

Sports – 11-20-2013

Island Pest and Feast take AMICC soccer league titles   The Anna Maria Island Community Center’s fall recreational soccer season came to a close Nov. 15 with two exciting championship games. Island Pest Control captured the 8-10 division title and The Feast Restaurant won the 11-13 division title, both in close, hard-fought victories over two […]

Fishing – 11-20-2013

Island fishing in full swing despite wacky fall weather   The hunt for backwater species such as redfish, trout and snook is in full swing for area anglers as water temps are beginning to cool as the temp at the St. Petersburg marker for NOAA for this week is closing down on 70 degrees. The […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

ITEMS FOR SALE HOT SPRINGS HOT tub/spa. Seats six, 78-inch diameter, 17 jets, cover, steps. Excellent condition. Maintained by pool service. Help available to move. $1,500. Has to go. 941-713-3386. TWO TICKETS:  $50. Mystery of Edwin Drood, Jan. 21. 941-778-5119. COFFEE TABLE: DROP-leaf, very nice, $100, 1-year old above-ground pool, accessories, 15-18 foot, $100. 941-778-3920. […]