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Date of Issue: June 14, 2007

Islander Calender

Wednesday, June 13

7:45 a.m. to 9 a.m. - The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce holds a sunrise breakfast sponsored by Manson Roofing at the Sun House Restaurant, 111 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1541.

9 a.m. to noon - Manatee County Conservation Lands Management Department hosts a "Summer in the Salt Marsh" program for volunteers to help replant Robinson Preserve, Bradenton. Information: 748-4501, ext. 4605.

10:30 a.m. - A Friends Book Club meeting takes place at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

5:30 p.m. - A teen-focused program on Japanese cartooning takes place at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Thursday, June 14

9 a.m. - The Anna Maria Island Community Center presents "Muscles and More" with Sherry Fideler at the St. Bernard Catholic Church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1908.

 

Saturday, June 16

8:30 a.m. - The Anna Maria Island Kiwanis Club meets for a program and for breakfast at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive. Information: www.annamariakiwanis.org or 941-778-7823.

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. - Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota, hosts a "Family SeaSnooze" overnight stay. Information: 941-388-4441, ext. 229.

8 p.m. - A karaoke contest takes place at Pelican Pete’s, 12012 Cortez Road, Cortez. Information: 941-792-4822.

 

Sunday, June 17

Father’s Day is today.

 

Tuesday, June 19

9 a.m. - The Anna Maria Island Community Center presents "Muscles and More" with Sherry Fideler at the St. Bernard Catholic Church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1908.

10 a.m. - A children’s Musical Theatre with the Open Circle Players takes place at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Noon - The Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island holds a lunch meeting with speaker Holmes Beach public works superintendent Joe Duennes at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-778-1880.

 

Wednesday, June 20

9 a.m. - Horseshoes get tossed in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

9 a.m. to noon - Sarasota Bay Estuary Program is conducting Bay-wise, a series of kayak tours from various points in the area. One leaves the Palma Sola Causeway for Robinson Preserve. Information: 941-475-0796. Fee applies.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - The Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce holds "Vino and Vibes" business card exchange sponsored by Coast Bank, 9819 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Information: 941-778-1541.

5:30 p.m. - A teen-focused "Intro to Yoga" with instructor Carrie Price takes place at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • Tuesdays the Anna Maria Island Community Center presents a watercolor class with Susie Cotton from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1908.
  • Wednesdays the Anna Maria Island Community Center presents a knitting class with Barbara Hines from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Bernard Catholic Church activity hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1908.
  • The Anna Maria Island Art League offers summer courses for children and adults, as well as workshops, in the studio, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-2099.

Coming up:

  • On June 23, the second annual Florida Gulf Coast Outdoor Festival takes place along the bay across from Coquina Beach in Bradenton Beach. Information: www.fgcsc.com or 800-4-MANATEE.
  • On June 25, Bible school begins at Crosspointe Fellowship, formerly Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Registration takes place June 9 and June 16. Information: 941-778-7845.

Save the Date:

  • On July 3, at dusk, see fireworks at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information/reservations: 941-779-2222.
  • On July 4, at dusk, see fireworks at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information/reservations: 941-778-0444.
  • On July 4, the Anna Maria Island Privateers sponsor an Independence Day parade, stepping off at 10 a.m. at Coquina Beach and traveling north to Bayfront Park in Anna Maria. A celebration follows at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Also, on July 1, the Privateers will christen their ship at noon at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce. Information: 941-778-0181.

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