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Date of Issue: October 28, 2009

Islander Calendar

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Noon — Anna Maria Garden Club meeting featuring a video on growing orchids at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2809.

5 p.m. — Friends of the Island Library unveil “Gifts of the Sea” mural with artist Pam Fortenberry at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Friday, Oct. 23

6:30 p.m. — “Hannah Montana the Movie” at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

Sunday, Oct. 25

10 a.m. — Celebrate World Priest Day with Mass and brunch at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-4769.

4 p.m. — Bukoba East African Gospel Choir performs at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

8 to 9 a.m. — “Business @ Breakfast” at the Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key Chamber of Commerce, 5570 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-2466.

Wednesday, Oct. 28

11 a.m. — Einstein’s Circle group discussion on neurobiology and spirituality at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

5 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange at Anna Maria Beach Cottages, 112 Oak Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

• First Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Artists Guild of Anna Maria at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

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

• The first and third Mondays of each month, the American Legion Post 24, 2005 75th St. W., Bradenton, hosts dinners for the public. Fee. Information: 941-794-3489.

• Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

• The third Wednesday of each month, noon, the Anna Maria Island Garden Club meets at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, through April. Information: 941-778-2809.

• Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Anna Maria Island Kiwanis Club meets at Cafe on the Beach at the Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

Off Island Events:

Wednesday, Oct. 21

11 a.m. — Einstein’s Circle group discussion on the rising powers of China and India at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

3:30 p.m. — Spooktacular children’s Halloween program at the Palmetto Branch Library, 923 Sixth St. W., Palmetto. Information: 941-722-3333.

7 to 9 p.m. — “Have Humans ‘Beaten’ Evolution” discussion at South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

Thursday, Oct. 22

6 p.m. — Eat, Drink and Be Merry Film Series presents “All in This Tea” at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

Friday, Oct. 23

6:30 to 9:30 p.m. — Goblin gathering at G.T. Bray Park, 5504 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Information: 941-742-5974.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

6 to 9:30 p.m. — The Cinema Experience: Films of the 1950s featuring “Rebel Without a Cause” at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

Coming Up:

• Oct. 29, “Nunsense” opens at Manatee Players.

• Oct. 29, “Eat, Drink + Be Merry Film Series” presents “Eat Drink Man Woman” at the South Florida Museum.

• Oct. 30, Oktoberfest at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

• Oct. 30, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Trail of Treats and kids’ costume contest.

• Oct. 30, The Islander Canine Costume Contest.

• Oct. 30, Halloween outing at De Soto National Memorial.

• Oct. 30, Clyde Butcher and Jeff Ripple artist reception at South Florida Museum.

• Oct. 31, Zombiefest at the South Florida Museum.

• Oct. 31, Haunted Barn on Palma Sola Boulevard.

• Nov. 3, “A Face in the Crowd” 1950s Film series presentation at South Florida Museum.

Save the date:

• Nov. 7, Bridge Street Market.

• Nov. 7, Snooty’s Gala at South Florida Museum.

• Nov. 7, SunCoast Food & Wine Festival.

• Nov. 7-8, Taste of Manatee.

• Nov. 9, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce installation dinner at Key Royale Club.

• Nov. 14, Longboat Key/St. Jude fundraising lunch.

• Nov. 14-15, Discover Egmont Key.

• Nov. 21, Folk Arts Festival at the Florida Maritime Museum.

AME school calendar

• Oct. 23, blood drive.

• Oct. 26, no school.

• Oct. 29, report cards and teacher conferences.

• Oct. 31, annual AME-PTO Fall Festival 10 a.m. costume contest; 10:30 a.m. parade; 11 a.m. festival.      

• Nov. 11, no school.

• Nov. 13, PTO meeting.

• Nov. 17, PTO dinner and second-grade performance.

• Nov. 25-27, no school.

For more information, call the school office at 941-708-5525. AME is at 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

Send calendar announcements to diana@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.

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