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Calendar – 07-30-2014

Wednesday, July 30

6:50 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:22 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 31

6:51 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:21 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Aug. 1

6:51 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:20 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Aug. 2

6:52 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m.-4 p.m. — Benefit for poison victim Austin Goncalves, Blue Marlin, 121 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-224-0523.

8:19 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Aug. 3

6:52 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:19 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Aug. 4

6:53 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:18 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 5

6:53 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:17 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

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.

 

Off Island

Friday, Aug. 1

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

 

Saturday, Aug. 2

11 a.m. — Manatee Seminole Club barbecue with the freshman class, Palma Sola Botanical Park, 9800 17th Ave. N.W., Bradenton. Reservations requested. Fee applies. 941-504-4853.

 

Coming up

• Aug. 9, Scallopalooza, Sarasota.

• 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. 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.

Calendar – 07-23-2014

Wednesday, July 23

6:46 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Make-and-take craft project for teens, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:26 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 24

6:47 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

8:25 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, July 25

6:47 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9 a.m.-5 p.m. — Blood-pressure screening, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Registration required. Information: 941-778-6341.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. — Senior Adventures book sale and potluck lunch, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-538-0945.

8:24 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, July 26

6:48 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 a.m. — Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting, guests include Manatee County School Board candidates Rodney Jones and Charlie Kennedy, the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe at Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-748-8122.

9 a.m. — Adult tennis clinic, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

3 p.m. — “Saving Silverman” benefit for Ryan Silverman, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies.

6 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers’ Christmas in July party, Drift-In, 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach.

8:24 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, July 27

6:48 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, July 28

6:49 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 29

6:49 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:22 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 30

6:50 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:22 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, July 25

6 p.m. — “Pete Seeger: The Power of Song” screening, “Music and Movies” at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-746-4131.

 

Monday, July 28

10 a.m. — Kayak paddle outing, Neal Preserve, 12301 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5923.

 

Coming up

• Aug. 9, Scallopalooza, Sarasota.

• 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. 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.

 

 

Calendar – 07-16-2014

Wednesday, July 16

6:42 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens culture club program on Haiti, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 17

6:43 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Senior Adventures gather at the Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach, before carpooling to a destination. Information: 941-538-0945.

6 p.m. — Community Connections soiree at Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-5120.

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, July 18

6:43 a.m. — Official sunrise.

1 p.m. — Basics in eReader use, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, July 19

6:44 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Animal Network No Kill Fund benefit and Paradise Boat Tour, Historic Bridge Street Pier, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Fee applies. Information: 941-465-8625.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, July 20

6:45 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, July 21

6:45 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 22

6:46 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9 a.m. — Children’s tennis clinic, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

8:26 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 23

6:46 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Make and Take craft project for teens, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:26 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Saturday, July 19

10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Snooty the Manatee’s 66th birthday bash, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

6:30 p.m. — Bradenton Marauders baseball game and “Star Wars” Night, McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-748-4610.

 

Coming up

• July 26, adult tennis clinic, Anna Maria.

• Aug. 9, Scallopalooza, Sarasota.

• 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. 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. 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.

 

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. 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.

        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 – 07-09-2014

Wednesday, July 9

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Memory screening, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 10

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Senior Adventures outing to Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, carpooling from Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-538-0945.

10 a.m. — Summer program for children, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, July 11

6:40 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Instruction in iPad basics, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

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

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, July 12

6:40 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9 a.m. — Manatee County Parks and Recreational Coastal Cleanup, Coquina Beach, Bradenton Beach, Information: 941-742-5923.

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

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, July 13

6:41 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, July 14

6:41 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 15

6:42 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 16

6:42 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

 

6 p.m. — Mana-Tweens culture club program on Haiti, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, July 11

7 p.m. — Sunset/full-moon paddling tour, Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5923.

 

Coming up

• July 17, Community Connections soiree, Anna Maria.

• July 19, Animal Network No Kill Fund sailing benefit, Bradenton Beach.

• July 19, Snooty the Manatee’s 66th Birthday Bash, Bradenton.

• July 19, Star Wars Night at McKechnie Field, Bradenton.

 

Save the date

• Aug. 9, Scallopalooza, Sarasota.

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

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

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

• 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. 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.

 

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. 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.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as 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 – 07-02-2014

Wednesday, July 2

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, July 3

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

5:30 p.m. — Youth program, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

8:30 — Fireworks on Independence Day Eve, BeacHhouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-779-2222.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, July 4

Today is Independence Day.

6:36 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Privateers Independence Day Parade, Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach to Bayfront Park in Anna Maria. Information: 239-321-2835.

Noon — Anna Maria Island Privateers Independence Day scholarship celebration, Manatee Public Beach, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 239-321-2835.

8:30 p.m. — Independence Day fireworks, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0444.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, July 5

6:37 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, July 6

6:38 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, July 7

6:38 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 8

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 9

6:39 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Thursday, July 3

After sunset — Bradenton Marauders fireworks, 1611 Ninth St. W., McKechnie Field, Bradenton.

 

Friday, July 4

9 a.m. — Freedom Fest Parade and festival, Longboat Key Town Hall, 501 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-2466.

After sunset — Fireworks along the Manatee River going up from the Historic Green Bridge Fishing Pier. Fireworks also can be seen in Sarasota on the Bayfront and City Island Park, at the Venice Jetty and on Siesta Key near Crescent Beach.

 

Coming up

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through July 7, DaVinci Machines Exhibition, the Bradenton Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 888-674-0107.

• 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. 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.

 

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. 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.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as 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 – 06-25-2014

Wednesday, June 25

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Crafts for teens, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, June 26

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — “Mad Science” summer program for children, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, June 27

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, June 28

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 a.m. — The Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island holds a breakfast meeting, with Jim Brown of Junior Achievement as the speaker, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe at Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-748-8122.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, June 29

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, June 30

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, July 1

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, July 2

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Coming up

• July 3, Independence Eve fireworks, Bradenton Beach.

• July 4, Fourth of July parade, Anna Maria Island.

• July 4, Independence Day fireworks, Anna Maria.

 

Save the date

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through July 7, DaVinci Machines Exhibition, the Bradenton Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 888-674-0107.

• 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. 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.

 

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. 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.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as 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 – 06-18-2014

Wednesday, June 18

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Children’s summer program at the Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, June 19

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Children’s summer program at the Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. — Filming for YouTube channel, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, June 20

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

1 p.m. — Using eReader tablets class, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, June 21

Today is the first day of summer.

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, June 22

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, June 23

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:30 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, June 24

6:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — A program on the first fishers in Florida in partnership with the Florida Maritime Museum, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, June 25

6:34 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6 p.m. — Crafts for teens, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:31 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Thursday, June 19

6 p.m. — Island branch of Dining for Women dinner and meeting in Bradenton. Information: 941-896-5827.

 

Coming up

• June 28-July 6, Suncoast Super Boat 30th annual Grand Prix Festival, Sarasota.

• July 3, Independence Eve fireworks, Bradenton Beach.

• July 4, Fourth of July parade, Anna Maria Island.

• July 4, Independence Day fireworks, Anna Maria.

 

Save the date

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

Calendar of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through July 7, DaVinci Machines Exhibition, the Bradenton Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 888-674-0107.

 

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. 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.

 

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. 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.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as 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 – 06-11-2014

Thursday, June 12

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m. — Children’s summer program at the Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, June 13

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, June 14

Today is Flag Day.

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, June 15

Today is Father’s Day.

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:28 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, June 16

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, June 17

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, June 18

6:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Children’s summer program at the Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:29 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Saturday, June 14

5:30 p.m. — Bradenton Marauders host the 2014 Florida State League All-Star Game, McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W, Bradenton. Information: 941-747-3031.

 

Coming up

• June 21 is the first day of summer.

 

Save the date

• July 4, Fourth of July parade, Anna Maria Island.

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

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 – 06-04-2014

Wednesday, June 4

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

8:24 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, June 5

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

8:25 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, June 6

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

6:30 p.m. — Theatre Odyssey performing “Wine, Bites, and A Bottle of Vodka,” Anna Maria Olive Oil Outpost, 401 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Fee applies. Information: 941-896-3132

8:25 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, June 7

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Island Blood Drive, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

7 p.m. — Dimensions in Blue of the U.S. Air Force’s Band of the West performs a concert at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

8:25 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, June 8

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. — Island Blood Drive, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

8:26 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, June 9

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

6 p.m. — Community Connections soiree presented by Anna Maria Island Preservation Trust and Bob and Carol Carter, Key Royale Club, 700 Key Royale Drive. Reservations by June 6. Information: 941-778-5120.

8:26 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, June 10

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, June 11

6:31 a.m. — Official sunrise time.

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

2 p.m. — Teen driving simulator program with AAA, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

8:27 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off Island

June 6

11 a.m. — Senior Adventures holds an anniversary party, community dock, south end of 123rd Street, Cortez. Information: 941-962-8835.

 

Coming up

• June 14, 2014 Florida State League All-Star Game, Bradenton.

• June 15 is Father’s Day.

• June 21 is the first day of summer.

 

Save the date

• July 4, Fourth of July parade, Anna Maria Island.

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

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 – 05-28-2014

Wednesday, May 28

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

2 p.m. — Local author Jay Myers talks about “hitting the curve balls” in business and life, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

8:21 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, May 29

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:21 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, May 30

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. — Senior Adventures book sale, Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-538-0945.

8:22 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, May 31

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:22 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, June 1

Today is the start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Monday, June 2

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:23 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, June 3

6:32 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:24 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, June 4

6:31 a.m. — Official sunset time.

8:24 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Coming up

• June 7-8, Islandwide Blood Drive, Anna Maria Island.

• June 14, 2014 Florida State League All-Star Game, Bradenton.

• June 15 is Father’s Day.

• June 21 is the first day of summer.

 

Save the date

• July 4, Fourth of July parade, Anna Maria Island.

• Sept. 1 is Labor Day.

 

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 of ongoing events, activities

Through…

• Through July 7, DaVinci Machines Exhibition, the Bradenton Auditorium, 1005 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 888-674-0107.

 

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. 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.

 

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., Island Library Book Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-3209.

• 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. Information: 941-746-4131.

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

• 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.

• Mondays, 6 p.m., open gym basketball, Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

• 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, noon, Anna Maria Island Democrats meeting, Mannatees Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-779-0564.

• 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.

        Send announcements of ongoing activities, as well as 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.