Calendar – 10-15-2014

Wednesday, Oct. 15

7:29 a.m. — Official sunrise.

Noon — Anna Maria Garden Club meeting, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2607.

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

7:01 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Thursday, Oct. 16

7:29 a.m. — Official sunrise.

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

7:00 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Friday, Oct. 17

7:30 a.m. — Official sunrise.

9 a.m.-noon — St. Bernard Catholic Church Rummage Sale, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-7771.

5-10 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Pine Avenue and South Bay Boulevard, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1541.

6:59 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Saturday, Oct. 18

7:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

10 a.m.-10 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Bayfest, Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1541.

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

6:58 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Sunday, Oct. 19

7:31 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6:58 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Monday, Oct. 20

7:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

6:57 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 21

7:32 a.m. — Official sunrise.

2 p.m. — Program on cryptozoology presented by the Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6:56 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 22

7:33 a.m. — Official sunrise.

11:30 a.m. — Fundraiser luncheon, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Donation requested. Information: 941-778-1813.

5 p.m. — Children’s Halloween Party and movie night, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

6:54 p.m. — Official sunset.

 

Off Island

Friday, Oct. 17

6:30-9 p.m. — Night of Fish, Fun and Fright, Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, City Island, Sarasota. Fee applies. Information: 941-388-4441.

 

Sunday, Oct. 19

7:30 a.m. — Longboat Key Triathlon and Duathlon Race Series, Islandside Golf Course, 361 Longboat Key Club Road.

 

Monday, Oct. 20

11:45 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Democratic Club lunch and meeting, Seafood Shack/Marina Grill, 4110 127th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-761-4017.

 

Coming up

• 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.

 

 

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.

 

Posting in the calendar

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