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Calendar – 08-21-2013

Making plans…

Getting ready for the 2013-14 season? The Islander encourages publicists for local groups and events to send 2013-14 calendars to calendar@islander.org.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 21

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

8:03 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Thursday, Aug. 22

8:02 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Friday, Aug. 23

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

8:01 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Saturday, Aug. 24

3:30 p.m. — A meet-and-greet with Florida author Tim Dorsey, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

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

8 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Sunday, Aug. 25

        10 a.m. — Music concert with Sunday sermon at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0414.

7:30 p.m. — Island Players auditions, “An Act of the Imagination,” 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-6878.

7:59 p.m. — Official sunset time.

Monday, Aug. 26

7:58 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 27

Noon — Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meets, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

7:56 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 28

7:55 p.m. — Official sunset time.

 

Off-island

Saturday, Aug. 24

5 p.m. — O’Connor Bowling Challenge to benefit the Anna Maria Island Community Center, AMF Lanes, 4208 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-778-1908, ext. 9200.

 

Ongoing

• Through Aug. 31, Bradenton Marauders regular season baseball, McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Fee applies. Information: 941-747-3031.

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

• First Wednesdays and third Wednesdays, Mana-Tween Book and Culture Club, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information:  941-748-5555, ext. 6318.

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

• Fourth Wednesdays, 7 p.m., star talk, South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

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

• 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., sunset drum circle, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0784.

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

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

• Weekends, through Oct. 20, ranger-led kayak tours, De Soto National Memorial, 8300 De Soto Memorial Highway, Bradenton. Information: 941-792-0458, ext. 105.

• Mondays, 12:45 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 meets, Fishermen’s Hall, 4515 123rd St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-254-4972.

• Tuesdays, noon, Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meets, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-794-8044.

 

Coming up

• Aug. 31-Sept. 1, Sarasota Sailing Squadron 67th Annual Labor Day Regatta.

• Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 28th annual NKE Rich Salick Pro/AM Surf Festival to benefit the National Kidney Foundation of Florida, Cocoa Beach.

• Sept. 2 is Labor Day.

• Sept. 23, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament.

 

Save the date

• Oct. 18-19, Bayfest.

• Nov. 2, Feeding Children Everywhere.

• Nov. 8-10, ArtsHop.

• Dec. 6, Holmes Beach Downtown Holiday Open House.

• Dec. 7, Anna Maria Island Privateers Christmas Parade.

• Dec. 14-15, Winterfest Arts & Crafts Festival.

 

Calendar announcements

        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.

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