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Wednesday, Nov. 12
10:30 a.m. - Friends Book Club at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

11:30 a.m. - "Stars and Stripes" performance by Stories Alive Reader's Theater at the Island Players Off Stage Ladies Auxiliary meeting at the Landings at Freedom Village, 17th Avenue West, Bradenton. Information: 761-8623.

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

6 p.m. - Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

7 p.m. - Island Middle School board tentative meeting regarding the IMS Annual Report at 206 85th St., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-5200.

Thursday, Nov. 13
12:30 p.m. - St. Bernard Catholic Church's Guild presents "How the Corporal Works of Mercy Can Help You Become Pencils in the Hand of God" with Rickie Arnold and Cele Van Winkle in the church social hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2508.

7 p.m. - Sarasota Shell Club meeting at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota. Information: 739-0908.

7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Meditation and Buddhism classes with Tom Colby at the Art League of Manatee County, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 362-2030. Fee applies.

8 p.m. - Opening night of "Gun-Shy" at the Island Players theater, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria. Box Office: 778-5755. Fee applies.

Friday, Nov. 14
8:45 to 10 a.m. - Kripalu yoga with Dolce Little at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6 to 9 p.m. - "Sunset Stroll - Island Style" Second Friday Walk at St. Armand's Circle, Sarasota. Information: 388-1554.

7 p.m. - "Celebrant Singers" from California perform at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-0719.

Saturday, Nov. 15
8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting with guest Don Fernald of the Anna Maria Island Rotary Club at Cafe on the Beach, Gulf Drive and Manatee Avenue, Manatee Public Beach.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Poinsettia Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769.

11 a.m. - "The Perils of Little Red Riding Hood" by the Manatee Players Faerie Tale Theatre at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Box Office: 748-5875. Fee applies.

1:30 to 3 p.m. - Cheerleading information clinic at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

3 p.m. - "The Perils of Little Red Riding Hood" by the Manatee Players Faerie Tale Theatre at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Box Office: 748-5875. Fee applies.

Sunday, Nov. 16
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Poinsettia Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769.

9:15 a.m. - Manatee Brass Ensemble concert at Harvey Memorial Church, 300 Church Ave., Bradenton Beach. Information: 721-3643.

2 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Orchestra and Chorus "Birds, Beasts and Creation" concert at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 778-2192. Donation suggested.

7:30 p.m. - Auditions for "Crimes of the Heart" at the Island Players theater, 10009 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 794-8762.

Monday, Nov. 17
8:45 to 10 a.m. - Kripalu yoga with Dolce Little at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - "NIA" Movement classes with Janie Frawley-Holler at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Noon - Anna Maria Island Democratic Club presents "National Health Care" with Becky Martin at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-9287.

6:30 p.m. - "Neighborhood Crime: Manage Your Environment" safety presentation by Holmes Beach Police Officer Pete Lannon at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Babysitting available. Information: 708-5804.

Tuesday, Nov. 18
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.

2 p.m. - Presentation by "Indie" filmmaker Debra Hussong at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

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

7 p.m. - "Pocahontas" presented by the third-grade students at Anna Maria Elementary School in the auditorium, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

Wednesday, Nov. 19
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 meeting with a presentation on antiques and collections at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3665.

6 p.m. - Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • Basket-weaving class with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 18. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Beginning stained-glass classes with Sandy French at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 14. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Old master's methodology oil painting class with Paul Seibilia at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 19. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Manatee Players present "Witness for the Prosecution" at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Nov. 23. Box office: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • Gun-Shy" at the Island Players theater, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, through Nov. 23. Box Office: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • Open Exhibit" at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 26. Information: 778-2099.
  • Bradenton Beach artist Shirely Rush Dean's exhibit at the Arts Council of Manatee County Gallery, 926 12th St. W., Bradenton, through Nov. 26. Information: 746-2223.
  • Drawing the tropical landscape class with Ginger White at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 28. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Bela's Ball Art Exhibit at the Village of the Arts, along 12th Street West, Bradenton, through Nov. 31. Information: 748-8671.
  • Black-and-white photography class with Chris Galanopoulos and Jerry Quin at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Beach, through Dec. 15. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • De Cuba Con Amor" photography exhibit by Michael Harris and Barbara Gabbe-Harris at Copper Moon Gallery, 1006 11th Ave., W., Bradenton, through Dec. 31. Information: 747-8783.

Upcoming:

  • Parent-Teacher Organization meeting at Island Middle School Nov. 20.
  • Minnesota Club luncheon at the American Legion Club Nov. 20.
  • Korean War Veterans Association picnic at Coquina Beach Nov. 20.
  • AARP Safe Drivers course at the Island Branch Library Nov. 20-21.
  • Holly Berry Bazaar at the Church of the Annunciation Nov. 22.
  • Painting the Figure in Watercolor" at the Art League of Manatee County Nov. 22.
  • Secret Shop and Bake Sale at the Anna Maria Island Art League Nov. 22.
  • The Write Stuff" with Andrew Clyde Little at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 25.

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