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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Oct. 6
7 to 8 a.m. - Pier Regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7062.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

Noon to 4 p.m. - AARP Driver Safety course at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 776-1158.

1 p.m. - Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island guest speaker Marliyn Moroni of the Island Players at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-6083.

Thursday, Oct. 7
10 a.m. - Yizkor service at Temple Beth El, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 383-3428. Fee applies.

1 to 2:30 p.m. - Watercolor demonstration by Jacquie Clark at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6694.

8 p.m. - Opening night of "The Sensuous Senator" at the Island Players theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.

Friday, Oct. 8
7 p.m. - Manatee School for the Arts presents "Love, Death and the Prom" at 700 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 721-6800. Fee applies.

Saturday, Oct. 9
7 a.m. - Privateer's mullet smoke at Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 729-9039.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at Fit to Eat Deli, 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0355.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Art Festival at St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. Information: 954-475-3755.

10:30 a.m. - "Forty Days of Purpose" kickoff lunch at Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-0719.

10:30 a.m. - Family origami class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

4:30 to 6 p.m. - Spaghetti dinner and Sweet Adeline Serenade at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 6101 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Information: 778-6222. Fee applies.

5 to 8 p.m. - Italian Buffet Night at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies.

7 p.m. - Manatee School for the Arts presents "Love, Death and the Prom" at 700 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 721-6800. Fee applies.

Sunday, Oct. 10
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Art Festival at St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. Information: 954-475-3755.

Monday, Oct. 11
1 to 3 p.m. - Stepping-stone craft class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6 to 8 p.m. - Partners, couples and families in business roundtable discussion on "Setting Boundaries: How to separate home from office" at the Radisson Lido Beach Resort, 700 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota. Information: 927-0216. Fee applies.

Tuesday, Oct. 12
Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Friendly bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

1 to 4 p.m. - Veterans service officer at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Appointments: 749-3030.

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Stepping-stone craft class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Tri-Chamber Business After Hours and Table Top Displays at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 387-9519. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Oct. 13
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

10:30 a.m. - Friends of the Island Branch Library book club meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

3 to 6 p.m. - Flu vaccinations at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 779-9412.

Ongoing:

  • "The Sensuous Senator" at the Island Players theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, through Oct. 17. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society Aqueous Show at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive S., Longboat Key, through Oct. 28. Information: 508-384-8036.
  • Roller hockey at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Oct. 28. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.
  • Creative dance for ages 4-7 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Oct. 28. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.
  • Jazz dance for ages 8-10 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Oct. 28. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.
  • Faculty exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Oct. 29. Information: 778-2099.
  • Children's art classes at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 2. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Photography exhibit by Islander Jay Canterbury in the fine art gallery at Manatee Community College, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, through Nov. 23. Information: 752-5225.
  • "Herbie Rose: Twenty Years in Florida" exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-4131.

Upcoming:

  • Meet Congressional candidates Katherine Harris and Jan Schneider at the MiraMar Room Oct. 14.
  • Sarasota Shell Club meeting at Mote Marine Aquarium Oct. 14.
  • Figure drawing class at the Anna Maria Island Art League Oct. 15.
  • Friends of the Island Branch Library board meeting at the Island Branch Library Oct. 15.
  • Family caregiver support group at the Island Branch Library Oct. 15.
  • Bayfest along Pine Avenue Oct. 16.
  • Early settler's bread sale at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society museum Oct. 16.
  • Octoberfest at the Church of the Annunciation Oct. 16.
  • Greenways & Trails events at Emerson Point Park Oct. 16.
  • Internet class at the Island Branch Library Oct. 18.
  • Basket weaving class at the Anna Maria Island Art league Oct. 19.
  • Volunteer recruitment meeting at Mote Marine Laboratory Oct. 19.
  • Author of "The Promise" at the Island Branch Library Oct. 19.
  • Anna Maria Island Democratic Club meeting at the Beach House Restaurant Oct. 19.
  • Florida Wind Quartet at the Powell Crosley Museum Oct. 19.

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