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Date of Issue: March 19, 2010

Islander Calendar

Wednesday, Nov. 18

11 a.m. — “The Art of Cello” with Jack Winberg at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

Noon — Anna Maria Island Garden Club presentation about bees at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-2809.

5 to 6 p.m. — Sand-sculpting clinic at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-8272.

6 p.m. — Bingo for Turkeys to benefit the Lawton Chiles Christmas Party for Kids at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-0444. Fee applies.

Thursday, Nov. 19

9 a.m. to noon — Flu shots at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Free for seniors with Medicare-Part B.

5 to 6 p.m. — Sand-sculpting clinic at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-8272.

6 p.m. — Island Garden Club of Anna Maria presents “Citrus and Florida Gardens” with guest speaker Janet Mixon at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-5063. Potluck dinner.

Friday, Nov. 20

5 to 6 p.m. — Sand-sculpting clinic at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-8272.

Saturday, Nov. 21

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Christmas Bazaar at St. Mary Star of the Sea, Stella Maris Hall, 4280 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-1255.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Open-air Bridge Street Market at 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Keep Manatee Beautiful Sandblast Competition at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-795-8272.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Cortez Village Folk Arts Festival on the grounds of the Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 941-708-6121. Donations accepted.

10:30 a.m. — Save Anna Maria Inc. meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. — Koko Ray & the Soul Providers 10-year Anniversary Bash at Sports Lounge, 116 Bridge St., Bradenton. Information: 941-778-8323.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Noon — Anna Maria Island Rotary Club assembly with guest Jim Henry discussing playground and sun cover at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-794-3489.

4 to 5:30 p.m. — Inquiring Minds at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. — GPS Boating Seminar at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron, 1200 71st. St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-795-0482. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Nov. 25

7 p.m. — All Island Denominations Thanksgiving Eve community worship service at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6083. Canned food donations accepted.

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.

• 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.

• Artists Guild Gallery Holiday Boutique at the Sun House Restaurant, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach, through Dec. 24. Information: 941-795-7805.

Off Island Events:

Wednesday, Nov. 18

7:30 to 9 p.m. — “Love of Rumi” poetry reading at the Longboat Key Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-8811. Fee applies.

Thursday, Nov. 19

9 and 10:30 a.m. — Wagon Tours at Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-722-4524. Fee applies.

Saturday, Nov. 21

9 to 11 a.m. — Breakfast with Santa at Mixon Fruit Farm, 2712 26th Ave. E., Bradenton. Reservations: 941-748-5829. Fee applies.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Canine Christmas Festival at the Bishop SPCA Animal Shelter, 5718 21st Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: www.caninechristmas.com. Donation applies.

Noon to 3 p.m. — “Fun with Citrus” cooking competition featuring cuisine by students from Southeast High School’s Culinary Arts School at Mixon Fruit Farm, 2712 26th Ave. E., Bradenton. Information: 941-748-5829.

Coming Up:

• Nov. 26, Thanksgiving service at Roser Memorial Community Church.

• Nov. 26, Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner at Annie Silver Community Center.

• Nov. 28, Al Petteway and Amy White outdoor concert at DeSoto National Park.

Save the date:

• Dec. 4, Downtown Holmes Beach Holiday Open House.

• Dec. 5, Bazaar at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

• Dec. 5, Sweet Adelines Christmas Show.

• Dec. 5-6, Entre Nous Holiday Tour of Homes, 941-748-8579.

• Dec. 12, Bethlehem Walk.

• Jan. 14-24, Manatee County Fair.

AME school calendar

• Nov. 18, Birthday Book Club.

• Nov. 20, Native American museum, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

•Nov. 20, third-grade Wildlife Inc. program, 1 p.m.

• Nov. 24, Kiwanis Club Grandparent Program.

• 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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