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Date of Issue: October 27, 2005

Islander Calender

Thursday, Oct. 27

10 to 11 a.m. - "Preventing Identity Theft - Protecting your Assets" at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 779-9412.

Friday, Oct. 28

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - One-stroke painting class with Jo Gustavsen at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

 6 to 9 p.m. - Smooth jazz with Fred Johnson at St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. Information: 388-1554.

6:30 to 9 p.m. - Goblin Gathering and Fall Festival Fun House at G.T. Bray Park, 5504 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Information: 742-5923. Fee applies.

8 p.m. - "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Neel Performing Arts Center, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West on the Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.

Saturday, Oct. 29

10 a.m. - Anna Maria Elementary School Fall Festival at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

10:15 a.m. - Holmes Beach Civic Association meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Dr. Barbara Kirkpatrick, Mote Marine Laboratory scientist will speak on red tide. Information: 778-1285.

10 a.m. to noon - Harvest Festival at the Faith United Methodist Church located behind the U.S. Post Office at 7215 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 798-3565.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - "Food for Life" cooking course with Ellen Jones at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

7 to 11 p.m. - Halloween dance at the Bradenton Woman's Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 773-0177. Fee applies.

8 p.m. - "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Neel Performing Arts Center, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West on the Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.

Sunday, Oct. 30

2 p.m. - "Jesus Christ Superstar" at Neel Performing Arts Center, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West on the Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.

Monday, Oct. 31

3:30 to 6 p.m. - Trail of Treats beginning at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1541.

Tuesday, Nov. 1

7:30 p.m. - "Poe at the Crosley" at the Powel Crosley Museum, One Seagate Drive, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Nov. 2

7 to 8 a.m. - Pier regulars meeting at Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7062.

6 to 7:30 p.m. - Parent Support Group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Babysitting registration and fee.

Ongoing:

  • Faculty exhibit opening reception at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Oct. 28. Information: 778-2099.
  • "Bat Boy: The Musical" at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Oct. 30. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • Art by Dee Pastorius at the Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Oct. 31. Information: 787-6648.
  • Kirkwood Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch daily through Oct. 31 at 6101 Cortez Road W. Information: 794-6229.
  • Speaker Joe Burt Jr. at Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library Nov. 7. Information: 761-9036.
  • "George M. Prout - An American Illustrator" art exhibit at Neel Performing Arts Center, located off 26th Street at 60th Avenue West on the Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton, through Nov. 17. Information: 752-5252.
  • "Poe at the Crosley" at the Powel Crosley Museum, One Seagate Drive, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, through Nov. 17. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.
  • "The Highwaymen," Florida's African-American landscape painters exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th Street W., Bradenton, through March 12. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island meets at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 2.
  • Teen program featuring sports logo creator at the Island Branch Library Nov. 2.
  • Flu shots at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 3.
  • Guitar and flute duo at Neel Performing Arts Center Nov. 4.
  • Anna Maria Art League's fall open exhibit and reception Nov. 4.
  • Taste of Manatee downtown Bradenton Nov. 5.
  • Safe boating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Nov. 5.
  • Bradenton Woman's Club orchid, plant and garage sale at the club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, Nov. 5.
  • "Taste of Manatee" in downtown Bradenton Nov. 5.
  • Safe boating class at Tropic Isle Yacht Club Nov. 5.
  • Jazz at the Ranch with Spyro Gyra Nov. 6.
  • "Harvest Moon" Sarasota Pops concert at Bishop Planetarium Nov. 6.
  • Sarasota Youth Opera at First United Methodist Church Nov. 6.
  • Gulf Coast Writers meet at Island Branch Library Nov. 7.
  • Artists Guild of Anna Maria Island meets at Church of Annunciation Nov. 7.

Save the Date:

  • Florida West Coast Symphony Masterworks at Neel Performing Arts Hall, Bradenton, Nov. 11.
  • Anna Maria Island Privateers "mullet smoke" at Publix Nov. 12.
  • Ladies Guild of St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church Christmas bazaar on Longboat Key Nov. 12.
  • Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines 11th Annual Spaghetti Dinner and Serenade at the Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Nov. 12.
  • Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves' Market at Coquina Beach Nov. 14.
  • St. Bernard Christmas Bazaar Nov. 19-20.
  • Anna Maria Island Community Chorus and Orchestra Fall Fanfare at the Island Baptist Church Nov. 20.
  • "Simon Day of Giving" at DeSoto Square Mall, Bradenton, to benefit the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 20.
  • Holiday Prelude on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach Nov. 25.
  • Island Players production "Social Security" Dec. 1-11.
  • American Craft Council show at Sarasota-Bradenton International Convention Center Dec. 2-4.
  • Holmes Beach Business District open house Dec. 9.
  • Privateer Holiday Parade Dec. 10.
  • Islander Lighted Boat Parade and fireworks Dec. 10.
  • "Dickens at the Crosley" Dec. 12-22.
  • Lester-Islander fun day at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Dec. 17.
  • Anna Maria merchants open house Dec. 17

 

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