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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Nov. 10
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. - Tai Chi for seniors or beginners with Wayne Crosby at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.0 Fee applies.

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

10:30 a.m. to noon - Cine-World Film Festival Seminar with film critics Kathie Moon and Frank Tucciarone at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

11 a.m. - Korean War veterans recognition day at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489.

Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

2 p.m. - Edgar Allen Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

Thursday, Nov. 11
11 a.m. - Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies.

7:30 p.m. - Sierra Club presents "Preserving our Local Environment: An Evening with Wildlife Biologist Laurel Schiller" at the Phillippi Estate Park Mansion, 5500 S. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota.

Friday, Nov. 12
10:30 a.m. to noon - "Organizing to Simplify Your Life" with Nancy Harris at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

11 a.m. - Vietnam War Veterans recognition day at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489.

8 p.m. - Florida West Coast Symphony "Masterworks" at Neel Performing Arts Hall, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 953-4252. Fee applies.

Saturday, Nov. 13
7 a.m. - Privateers smoked mullet sale at Publix, 3900 E. Bay Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 729-9039.

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Church garage sale at Palma Sola Presbyterian Church, 6510 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 793-2432.

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.

9 to 11 a.m. - "Exploring Never Never Land" family program at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441, www.mote.org. Fee applies.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Holly Berry Bazaar at the Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1638.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Christmas Bazaar at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-0210.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Holidays and Horticulture at the Manatee River Garden Club, 3120 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 778-0425.

10 a.m. to noon - The Feldenkrais Method, a gentle restorative health regime, with Barbara Leverone at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Sarasota Stamp Show at the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center, 8005 15th St. E., Sarasota. Information: 355-9161, www.sbicc.net.

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

11 a.m. - Panama, Grenada and Gulf War Veterans recognition day at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489.

1 p.m. - Sierra Club Florida Scrub Talk and Walk through Rye Road Wilderness Park. Information: 752-3200. Fee applies.

1 to 4:30 p.m. - Suncoast Wine Festival at the Sarasota Polo Club in Lakewood Ranch, 8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota. Information: 812-1551, www.suncoastwinefestival.com. Fee applies.

2 p.m. - Leon Merian Big Band concert at Manatee Community College, Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-2223. Fee applies.

Sunday, Nov. 14
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Missions & Ministry Fair at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-0719.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Sarasota Stamp Show at the Sarasota Bradenton International Convention Center, 8005 15th St. E., Sarasota. Information: 355-9161, www.sbicc.net.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Holiday Bazaar and Gift Fair at Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Manatee Festival of the Arts: A Celebration of All the Arts at the ArtCenter Manatee, Ninth Street West and Third Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 746-2223.

Monday, Nov. 15
8:30 a.m. - Internet class for beginners at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

10:30 a.m. to noon - Cine-World Film Festival Seminar with film critics Kathie Moon and Frank Tucciarone at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

Noon - The Anna Maria Island Democratic Club presents "Decision 2004: What Now?" with Jan Schneider and James McCartney at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-9287.

2 p.m. - Edgar Allen Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

6 p.m. - Manatee County History Fair student perfomance and documentary presentations at the Manatee County Convention and Visitors Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 749-7165.

7:30 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Historical Society presents 1920 film "The Isle of Destiny," including scenes filmed on Anna Maria Island, at Anna Maria City Hall, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Information: 778-1514.

Tuesday, Nov. 16
9 to 10:15 a.m. - Drawing class with Susie Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Intermediate watercolor class with Susie Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

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.

5 to 7 p.m. - Parent-Teacher Organization family dinner night catered by Ooh La La! Bistro at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525. Fee applies.

7 p.m. - "Tales of Temples and Tombs" third-grade performance at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

7:30 p.m. - Edgar Allen Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Nov. 17
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

12:30 p.m. - Anna Maria Garden Club presentation on native plants and plant swap at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3665.

2 p.m. - Edgar Allen Poe's "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.

3 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Manatee County History Fair student exhibits on display at the Manatee County Convention and Visitors Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 749-7165.

5 to 6 p.m. - Sand-sculpting clinic with Team Sandtastic at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 795-8272.

Ongoing:

  • 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.
  • "Southwestern Visions" exhibit at the Arts Council of Manatee County, 926 12th St. W., Bradenton, through Nov. 26. Information: 746-2223.
  • "Open exhibit" at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 30. Information: 778-2099.
  • Children's art classes at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Beach Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Dec. 13. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • "The Imperiled Black Bear of Florida" Audubon Society presentation at First Presbyterian Church, Bradenton, Nov. 18.
  • Sand-sculpting clinic at the Beach House Restaurant Nov. 18-19.
  • Black-and-white photography class at the Anna Maria Island Art League Nov. 19.
  • Friends of the Island Branch Library board meeting at the Island Branch Library Nov. 19.
  • Watercolor workshop at the Education Center, Longboat Key, Nov. 19.
  • Keep Manatee Beautiful Sandblast competition at the Beach House Restaurant Nov. 20.
  • Secret Shop and Bake Sale at the Anna Maria Island Art League Nov. 20.
  • Manatee Audubon Society field trip to the Zeleski Property Nov. 20.
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs open house, Palmetto, Nov. 20.
  • Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "New York, New York" at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Nov. 20.
  • Poinsettia Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church Nov. 20-21.
  • Two Hawks and a Jay concert at First United Methodist Church, Bradenton, Nov. 21.
  • Irish dance class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 22.
  • One-stroke painting class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 22.
  • Partners, Couples, Families in Business roundtable discussion "Expectations, Intentions and Assumptions: How Do I Deal with Them?" at the Lido Beach Resort Nov. 22.
  • Basket-weaving class at the Anna Maria Island Art League Nov. 23.

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