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Calendar – 10-08-2014

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Save the date: Bayfest, presented by the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, will take place Friday, Oct. 17, and Saturday, Oct. 18, on Pine Avenue in Anna Maria. Islander File Photo

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8

7:25 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Program on reverse mortgages, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

5 p.m. — Teen movie night, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:09 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Oct. 9

7:25 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Program on self-publishing presented by Lindy Tucker, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8 p.m. — Island Players opening night of “Tribune,” Island Players Theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Performances continue Tuesday-Sunday through Oct. 19. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-5755.

7:07 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Oct. 10

7:26 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

5:30 p.m. — Popcorn and Politics candidate forum and citizens’ party, Islander newspaper office, 5604B Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7978.

7:06 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Oct. 11

7:27 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:05 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Oct. 12

7:27 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:04 p.m. — Official sunset.

7:30 p.m. — Island Players auditions for “Regrets Only,” Island Players Theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5755.

 

Monday, Oct. 13

7:28 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 14

7:28 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:02 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 15

7:29 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Natural Parks program, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:02 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Oct. 8

3 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum lecture, “Myths and Creatures of Florida’s Backwaters,” 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

 

Friday, Oct. 10

1 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Community Center Golf Tournament, Longboat Key Club Islandside, 220 Sands Point Road, Longboat Key. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908.

6 p.m. — Perico Preserve sneak peek, Manatee Avenue east of the Anna Maria Island Bridge. Information and reservations: 941-742-5923.

 

Saturday, Oct. 11

8 a.m.-3 p.m. — Palma Sola plant sale, Palma Sola Botanical Park, 9800 17th Ave. NW, Bradenton. Information: 941-761-2866.

10 a.m. — Robinson Preserve first-timer kayak tour, 1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton. Information and reservations: 941-742-5923.

11 a.m. — Eighth annual Privateers Shiprek Poker Run, departing from the American Legion Kirby Stewart Post, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-730-1689.

2 p.m. — Maritime Mythologies and Front Porch Jam, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

3-7 p.m. Ben Gullett Mullet Cast Net Tournament fish fry, Bayshore Gardens Park and Recreation Center, 6919 26th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-792-8314.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 14

6 p.m. — Perico Preserve sneak peek, Manatee Avenue east of the Anna Maria Island Bridge. Information and reservations: 941-742-5923.

 

Coming up

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1, Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 11, The Islander Veterans Salute, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Anna Maria Garden Club annual plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum’s Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. High-resolution photographs welcome. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through Oct. 19, Tuesday-Sunday, “Tribute” at the Island Players theater, 10008 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5755.

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through October, featured artist Nancy Law and “Our Endless Blooming Season” display, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

• Through Nov. 22, “Creatures of the Deep” exhibit, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Gulf Coast Writers, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, October-May, the Bradenton Farmers’ Market, Main Street, Bradenton. Information: 941-447-9494.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, Felts Audubon Preserve tours, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 941-758-7478.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

• Third Mondays, noon, Anna Maria Island Democrats meeting, Seafood Shack/Marina Grill, 4110 127th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-761-4017.

• Fourth Mondays, 6 p.m., Anna Maria Island Community Center board meeting, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

 

Calendar – 10-01-2014

Wednesday, Oct. 1

7:21 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:16 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Oct. 2

7:22 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:15 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Oct. 3

Yom Kippur begins in the evening.

7:22 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Sarasota Singles Society luau party, BeacHhouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-504-4064.

7:14 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Oct. 4

7:23 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9 a.m. —International Coastal Cleanup, registration at various locations, including Anna Maria City Hall, Kingfish Boat Ramp, Bradenton Beach Moose Lodge and FISH Preserve. Information: 941-795-8272.

7:13 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Oct. 5

7:23 a.m. — Official sunrise.

4 p.m. — Blessing of the animals, Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1638.

7:12 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Oct. 6

7:24 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:11 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 7

7:24 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:10 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8

7:25 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:09 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Oct. 1

11:30 a.m. — The Brooke Bonderer Band performs, Manatee County Courthouse Concert series, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

 

Thursday, Oct. 2

5:30-7:30 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum art celebration/opening reception, “Creatures of the Deep: Maritime Mythologies,” 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

Saturday, Oct. 4

9 a.m. — Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Riverwalk Rossi Park, 452 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-365-8883.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 8

3 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum lecture, “Myths and Creatures of Florida’s Backwaters,” 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

 

Coming up

• Oct. 11, Palma Sola Botanical Park plant-antique sale, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1, Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 11, The Islander Veterans Salute, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Anna Maria Garden Club plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Veterans Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

Submit events by email to news@islander.org

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

Oct. 3-5, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Rummage for Rescues, Montezuma Drive, Palma Sola Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-713-3105.

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through October, featured artist Nancy Law and “Our Endless Blooming Season” display, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

• Through Nov. 22, “Creatures of the Deep” exhibit, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 1 p.m., Gulf Coast Writers, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, October-May, the Bradenton Farmers’ Market, Main Street, Bradenton. Information: 941-447-9494.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, Felts Audubon Preserve tours, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 941-758-7478.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

• Fourth Mondays, 6 p.m., Anna Maria Island Community Center board meeting, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

Calendar – 09-24-2014

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Make plans to volunteer. The International Coastal Cleanup will take place Saturday, Oct. 4, throughout Manatee County and elsewhere. Keep Manatee Beautiful organizes the local activities. Islander File Photo

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown.

7:18 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:24 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Sept. 25

7:18 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8 a.m.-noon — Anna Maria Island Community Center health screenings, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908.

2 p.m. — Quilting club meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:23 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Sept. 26

7:19 a.m. — Official sunrise.

1 p.m. — Computer lessons, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:22 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Sept. 27

7:19 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:45 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Bird Nerd tour of Leffis Key, 2351 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Reservations required. Information: 941-405-2972.

7:21 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Sept. 28

7:20 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Classical guitarist Zachary Johnson performs during worship service, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414.

7:20 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 29

7:20 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:19 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 30

7:21 a.m. — Official sunrise.

11 a.m.-3 p.m. — Blood drive, Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 800-68-BLOOD.

2 p.m. — Island Library anniversary, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:18 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 1

7:21 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:16 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Saturday, Sept. 27

9 a.m. — Coastal cleanup, Neal Preserve, 112301 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5923.

10 a.m.-7 p.m. — Dr. Geek’s Science Fair, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

1 p.m. — Gills Club for girls, Mote Marine, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, City Island, Sarasota. Information: 941-388-4441.

7 p.m. — Welcome home concert with Sam Woolf, IMG Academy, 5650 Bollettieri Blvd., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-752-2621.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 1

11:30 a.m. — The Brooke Bonderer Band performs, Manatee County Courthouse Concert series, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

 

Coming up

• Oct. 4, International Coastal Cleanup, countywide.

• Oct. 11, Palma Sola Botanical Park plant sale, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1, Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 15, Anna Maria Garden Club annual plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum’s Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through October, featured artist Nancy Law and “Our Endless Blooming Season” display, Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6648.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, October-May, the Bradenton Farmers’ Market, Main Street, Bradenton. Information: 941-447-9494.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, Felts Audubon Preserve tours, 4600 24th Ave. E., Palmetto. Information: 941-758-7478.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

• Fourth Mondays, 6 p.m., Anna Maria Island Community Center board meeting, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

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Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. High-resolution photographs welcome. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication.

Calendar – 09-17-2014

Wednesday, Sept. 17

7:15 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Culture Club meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:33 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Sept. 18

7:15 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Book club meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Preservation Trust’s Community Connections soiree, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Reservations requested. Information: 941-778-5120.

7:32 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Sept. 19

7:15 a.m. — Official sunrise.

1 p.m. — Computer lessons, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Sept. 20

7:16 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 a.m. — Coastal cleanup, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-742-5923.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Art League sale, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-2099.

7:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Sept. 21

7:16 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 22

7:17 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:27 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 23

7:17 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:26 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 24

7:18 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:24 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Sept. 17

3 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum Lecture Series, “The Calusa: Florida’s First Maritime People,” 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

 

Friday, Sept. 19

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations required. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Monday, Sept. 22

11:30 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, IMG Academy, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Fee applies. Information:

941-778-1541.

6:30 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Community Center mystery dinner-theater tryouts, , 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 23

6:30 p.m, — Tai chi workshop, Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5923.

 

Coming up

• Oct. 4, International Coastal Cleanup, countywide.

• Oct. 11, Palma Sola Botanical Park plant sale, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1., Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 15, Anna Maria Garden Club annual plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum’s Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. High-resolution photographs welcome. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. The deadline for the Sept. 10 issue is Sept. 3.

Calendar – 09-10-2014

Wednesday, Sept. 10

7:11 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6:30 p.m. — Registration and parent night for Awana Club, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-0719.

7:41 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Sept. 11

7:12 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:40 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Sept. 12

7:12 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:39 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Sept. 13

7:13 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Origami club meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:37 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Sept. 14

7:13 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:36 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 15

7:14 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:35 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 16

7:14 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:34 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17

7:15 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Culture Club meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:33 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Thursday, Sept. 11

9:30 a.m. — Tribute to Heroes and 9/11 remembrance, Emergency Services Memorial, Riverwalk, 400 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-737-2424.

 

Friday, Sept. 12

10 a.m. — Birds and Butterflies walk, Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. NW, Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5923.

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17

3 p.m. — Florida Maritime Museum Lecture Series, “The Calusa: Florida’s First Maritime People,” 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

• Oct. 11, Palma Sola Botanical Park plant sale, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1., Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 15, Anna Maria Garden Club annual plant sale, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum’s Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, noon, Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. High-resolution photographs welcome. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. The deadline for the Sept. 10 issue is Sept. 3.

Calendar – 09-03-2014

On the big screen

South Florida Museum will screen the documentary “Shut Up and Sing” at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5. The museum is at 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. For more information, call SFM at 941-746-4131. Islander Courtesy Photo

 

Wednesday, Sept. 3

7:08 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tween book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:49 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Sept. 4

7:08 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Knitting club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:48 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Sept. 5

7:09 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:47 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Sept. 6

7:09 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Science for kids, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:46 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Sept. 7

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:44 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 8

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:43 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 9

7:11 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:42 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 10

7:11 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6:30 p.m. — Registration and parent night for Awana Club, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-0719.

7:41 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Sept. 3

11:30 a.m. — Courthouse Concert, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

 

Friday, Sept. 5

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Shut Up and Sing,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 9

7:30 p.m. — Sweet Adelines of Manatee Magical Membership night, Bradenton Christian School, 3304 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-722-9395.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

• Oct. 11, Palma Sola Botanical Park plant sale, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Oct. 19, Longboat Key Triathlon, Longboat Key.

• Oct. 25, Anna Maria Island Privateers Day of the Dead/Invasion Ball, Bradenton.

• Oct. 30, South Florida Museum’s “The War of the Worlds” broadcast, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 1., Sarasota Bay Water Festival, Sarasota.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 7, Longboat Key Historical Society annual fish fry, Longboat Key.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Privateer Thieves Market, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 8, Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra Symphony on the Sand, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, Florida Maritime Museum’s Boatyard Bash, Cortez.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• First Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m., Courthouse Concerts, Manatee County Courthouse, 1115 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-621-6471.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. High-resolution photographs welcome. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. The deadline for the Sept. 10 issue is Sept. 3.

Calendar – 08-27-2014

Save the date: The Anna Maria Island Privateers are making plans for the annual Invasion Festival, which will take place Nov. 1-2 in Bradenton Beach. The nonprofit group hosted the inaugural festival last fall, which featured a marketplace, a ball, musical performances and raids throughout the island. Islander File Photo

 

Wednesday, Aug. 27

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:57 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 28

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Quilting group meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:56 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 29

7:06 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:55 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 30

7:06 a.m. — Official sunrise.

11 a.m.-4 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Art League sale, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-2099.

8 p.m.: Local Group of Deep Sky Observers sidewalk astronomy night, Holmes Beach city field, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-342-9632.

7:53 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 31

7:07 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:52 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Sept. 1

7:09 a.m. — Official sunrise.

Today is Labor Day.

7:51 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 2

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:50 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 3

7:10 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:49 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Wednesday, Aug. 27

1:28 p.m. — Strengthening memory workshop, Aging in Paradise Center, Longboat Island Chapel, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6483.

 

Friday, Aug. 29

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Neil Young: Heart of Gold,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

 

Save the date

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 4, general election.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.

Calendar – 08-20-2014

South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” program at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, features a screening of “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Islander Photo: Courtesy Warner Bros.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 20

7:01 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Craft Club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:04 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 21

6:02 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Book club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

2 p.m. — Knitting group meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:03 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 22

7:02 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:03 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 23

7:03 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Manatee County Gator Club Casino Night Scholarship fundraiser, IMG Academy Golf and Country Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Reservations requested. Fee applies. Information: 941-962-0231.

8:01 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 24

7:03 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:00 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Aug. 25

7:04 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:59 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 26

7:04 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:58 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 27

7:05 a.m. — Official sunrise.

7:57 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, Aug. 22

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Elvis: That’s The Way It Is,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Saturday, Aug. 23

6 p.m. — Manatee County Gator Club Casino Night Scholarship fundraiser, IMG Academy Golf and Country Club, 4350 El Conquistador Parkway, Bradenton. Reservations requested. Fee applies. Information: 941-962-0231.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Seasonal planning for 2014-15

Wondering how to get listed in The Islander’s “coming up” or “save the date” section of the weekly calendar?

The early bird gets the listing.

We’re also preparing for the 2014-15 season on the island.

Send your 2014-15 events calendar — dates, times, locations and brief descriptions — to calendar@islander.org.

Please include a contact name, email address and telephone number.

High-resolution photographs are welcome.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.

Calendar – 08-13-2014

Wednesday, Aug. 13

6:58 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:11 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 14

6:58 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:10 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 15

6:59 a.m. — Official sunrise.

1 p.m. — Lesson in using iPads, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:09 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 16

6:59 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:08 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 17

7 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2-4 p.m. — Island Players theater open house, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, 941-778-5755.

8:07 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Aug. 18

School begins, first day of classes for Manatee public schools. Slow down by the campuses and bus stops.

7 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:06 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 19

7:01 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Small Business Development Expo and Job Fair, CrossPointe Fellowship, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1541.

8:05 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 20

7:01 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens Craft Club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:04 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, Aug. 15

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “The Last Waltz,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

• First Fridays, 6-9:30 p.m., art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• First Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.,  art walk, Village of the Arts, 12th Street West-12th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-8065.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

• Fourth Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m., Successful Women Aligning Together, Paradise Bagel and Cafe, 3210 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-224-4144.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.

Calendar – 08-06-2014

Wednesday, Aug. 6

6:54 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Mana-Tween Book Club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:17 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Aug. 7

6:54 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Knitting group meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:16 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 8

6:55 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Alzheimer’s caregiver group meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:15 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 9

6:55 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, featuring talks by Manatee County School Board District 4 candidates Karen Carpenter and Frank Brunner. Information: 941-748-8122.

10 a.m. — Origami club meets, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

7:30 p.m. — Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club beach walk and potluck dinner, Coquina Beach Park, 2650 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Donation requested. Information: 941-752-3200.

8:14 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 10

6:57 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:13 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Aug. 11

6:57 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:12 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 12

6:58 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:12 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 13

6:58 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:11 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, Aug. 8

6 p.m. — South Florida Museum’s “Music and Movies” night features screening of “Twenty Feet From Stardom,” 201 10th St. W. Bradenton. Fee applies. Reservations requested. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Saturday, Aug. 9

6 p.m. — Scallopalooza festival for Sarasota Bay Watch, Sarasota Yacht Club, 1100 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota. Reservations required. Fee required. Information: 941-232-2363.

 

Sunday, Aug. 10

8 a.m. — Manatee Sarasota Sierra Club kayak outing, Emerson Point, 5801 17th St. W., Palmetto. Donation requested. Information: 941-365-1073.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 13

7 p.m. — Think+Drink science night at South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, features a talk on coffee. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Coming up

• Aug. 18, first day of class, Manatee public schools.

• Aug. 19, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Small Business Expo, Holmes Beach.

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

• Sept. 22, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Oct. 17-18, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Anna Maria.

• Nov. 1-2, Anna Maria Island Privateers annual Pirate Invasion Festival, Bradenton Beach.

• Nov. 3, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce awards banquet, Holmes Beach.

• Nov. 15, CrossPointe Community Thanksgiving, Holmes Beach.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through Aug. 7, “My World” exhibit featuring the work of Mary-Louise Biasotti Hooper, the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1906.

• Through October, sea-turtle nesting season in Florida. Lights out along the beaches.

• Through November, Atlantic hurricane season. Be prepared.

 

Wednesdays

• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., horseshoes pitched, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• First Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens book club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Think+Drink science night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Third Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Mana-Tweens club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Star Talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

 

Thursdays

• First and third Thursdays, 2 p.m., knitting group meeting, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Third Thursdays, 10 a.m., guardian ad litem, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Last Thursdays, Seaside Quilters, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 312-315-6212.

 

Fridays

• Most Fridays, Senior Adventures, low-cost field trips from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Fee may apply. Information: 941-962-8835.

• Fridays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Mike Sales’ sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

 

Saturdays

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1383.

• Saturdays, 4 p.m., family night, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

• Second Saturdays, 10 a.m., origami club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• Second Saturdays, 2 p.m., porch party, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6120.

• Third Saturdays, 11 a.m., stress management through breathing, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Mondays

• Mondays, 12:30 p.m., bridge games, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Doors open at 12:15 p.m. Information: 941-778-0414.

• First Mondays, 7 p.m., Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage board meeting, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Third Mondays, 7 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81 meeting, 5801 33rd Ave. Court Drive W., G.T. Bray Park, Bradenton. Information: 941-779-4476.

 

Tuesdays

• Tuesdays, 10 a.m., children’s storytime, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

 

Get Listed

        Send announcements of ongoing activities and updates to schedules to calendar@islander.org. Also, if you coordinate events for your group, please let The Islander know of any changes to details.

 

Posting in the calendar

        Send calendar announcements to calendar@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via email and phone. The deadline for submissions is the Wednesday a week before publication. High-resolution photographs welcome.