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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

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.

Thursday, Nov. 18
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.

5:30-9 p.m. - Amy Dodge Aveda Lifestyle Salon and Spa grand opening and open house. 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

6:30 p.m. - Island Garden Club pot luck dinner and program on Island landscaping at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 795-4454.

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.

7:30 p.m. - Manatee Audubon Society presents "The Imperiled Black Bear" with Margie Clutter at First Presbyterian Church, 1402 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 376-0110.

Friday, Nov. 19
9:30 a.m. - Friends of the Island Branch Library board meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

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.

Saturday, Nov. 20
7 a.m. ­ - Manatee Audubon Society field trip to the Zeleski property departing from 824 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 376-0110.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting with speaker Judge Janette Dunnigan 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 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Keep Manatee Beautiful Sandblast competition at the Beach House Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. Information: 795-8272.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Southeastern Guide Dogs open house at 4210 77th St. E., Palmetto. Information: 729-5665, www.guidedogs.org.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Poinsettia Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-5001.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Secret Shop and Bake Sale at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes beach. Information: 778-2099.

8 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce presents "New York, New York" with the Sarasota Ballet and West Coast Black Theatre Troupe at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 359-0099, ext. 107. Fee applies.

Sunday, Nov. 21
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Poinsettia Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-5001.

2 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra and Chorus concert at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: www.AMICCO.org. Fee applies.

4 p.m. - "Two Hawks and a Jay" concert at First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 747-4406.

Monday, Nov. 22
9 to 10 a.m. - Island Widowed Persons meeting at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Irish "Ceili" Dance class with John Corbet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

1:30 to 3:30 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 8 p.m. - Partners, Couples, Families in Business roundtable "Expectations, Intentions, Assumptions: How Do I Deal With Them?" at the Radisson Lido Beach Resort, 700 Ben Franklin Drive, Sarasota. Information: 927-0216. Fee applies.

Tuesday, Nov. 23
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 to 3:30 p.m. - Basket-weaving class with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Nov. 24
8 to 9 a.m. - "Good Morning, Longboat Key" breakfast at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6854 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519.

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.

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.
  • Digital paintings by Shirley Rush Dean at the Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Nov. 30. Information: 778-6648.
  • 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:

  • Christmas Prelude at Bridge Street Nov. 25.
  • Thanksgiving dinner at the Island Baptist Church Nov. 25.
  • Sierra Club Thanksgiving nature walk at Myakka State Park Nov. 25.
  • Smooth Jazz concert at St. Armands Circle Nov. 26.
  • "Holiday Lights and Jungle Nights" at Sarasota Jungle Gardens Nov. 26.
  • Islander Lighted Boat Parade captain's meeting at The Islander newspaper office Nov. 29.
  • Old Master's Methodology Oil Painting class at the Anna Maria Island Art League Dec. 1.
  • Pier regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier Dec. 1.
  • Woman's Club of Anna Maria pot luck charity luncheon at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Dec. 1.
  • Travel showcase at the Elk's Lodge, Bradenton, Dec. 1.
  • "All That Glitters" holiday showcase at Evolve Wellness Studio and Spa, Palmetto, Dec. 1.

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