Thank you for visiting The Islander Newspaper Online.

We are currently updating our website to provide you better service and function.
If you would like to access the new site, please, click here: The Islander Newspaper

Sorry for any inconvenience. Our new site and service will resume shortly.

Web Master

The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992

"The Award Winning & Best News on Anna Maria Island, FL Since 1992"

Saturday, Nov, 22, 2014
Florida Press Assn. Award-Winning Web Site
Home Latest News Weather Sports Real Estate Classifieds Island Guide Islander Store

 SECTIONS

 • 

Main News

 • 

Classifieds

 • 

Opinions

 • 

Streetlife

 • 

Calendar

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Sports

 • 

Real Estate

 • 

Obituaries

 • 

Weather

 Features

 • 

Cortez Cook Off: The Results

 • 

Anna Maria Island Bridge FDOT replacement bridge

 • 

National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

 • 

Advanced Search

 • 

I love AMI

 • 

Mystery Story

 • 

Fishing Laws

 Classifieds

 • 

Classifieds Page

 • 

Place An AD

 • 

Items for Sale

 • 

Garage Sale

 • 

Estate Sale

 • 

Announcments

 • 

Lost & Found

 • 

Pets

 • 

Transportation

 • 

Boats & Boating

 • 

Fishing

 • 

Kids 4 Hire

 • 

Help Wanted

 • 

Health Care

 • 

Services

 • 

Lawn & Garden

 • 

Landscaping

 • 

Home Improvement

 • 

Business Opportunities

 • 

Rentals

 • 

Real Estate

 Weather

 • 

Today's Forecast

 • 

10 Day Forecast

 • 

Today's Tides

 • 

Emergency e-mail

 • 

Storm Watch

 Archive

 • 

News Archive

 • 

2009 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2008 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2007 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2006 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2005 Top Notch Gallery

 • 

2004 Top Notch Gallery

 Useful Links

 • 

Island Links

 • 

i.wed

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

About this Site

 Contact Us

 • 

Islander Store

 • 

Subscribe

 • 

About Us

 • 

e-mail us

Story Tools

Date of Issue: November 10, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Nov. 9

6:55 a.m. - Audubon Society fieldtrip to the Zeleski property departing from Bradenton’s downtown post office at 824 Manatee Ave., Bradenton. Information: 894-0374.

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.

Noon - Minnesota Club meeting at the Bradenton Elks Lodge, 2511 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3573.

Thursday, Nov. 10

11 to 12:30 p.m. - "Food for Life" cooking class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

1 to 3 p.m. - Watercolor demonstration by Susie Cotton at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6694.

7 p.m. - Sierra Club presents "Future by Design: One Man’s Vision" with futurist and inventor Jacque Fresco at Phillippi Creek Estate Mansion, 5500 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 925-9000.

7 p.m. - Sarasota Shell Club presents "Shelling in Venezuela" at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 739-0908.

8 p.m. - Opening night of "Harvey" at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Information: 748-0111. Fee applies.

Friday, Nov. 11

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

7 to 10 p.m. - Live music with special guests Hazel Haze, Chris Carter, Carrie Price and Preston Whaley at Ginny’s Antique and Jane’s Cafe at the Old IGA, Anna Maria. Information: 778-7370.

8 p.m. - Florida West Coast Symphony Masterworks at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W. at Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton. Information: 953-4252. Fee applies.

Saturday, Nov. 12

8 a.m. - Anna Maria Island Privateers Mullet Smoke at Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club presents "AME Moving On" with Anna Maria Elementary School guidance counselor Cindi Harrison at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Safe boating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 5801 33rd Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 795-6189. Fee applies.

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Centering prayer introductory workshop at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769. Fee applies.

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

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Cannons Marina 50th Birthday Celebration with angler and boating clinics for all ages, 6040 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: www.cannons.com.

Noon to 2 p.m. - Longboat Key St. Jude Gourmet Luncheon at Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 377-2633 or 383-5509. Fee applies.

2 p.m. - Alison Ornsby provides an ecological perspective of her experience living in Madagascar at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

4:30 and 6 p.m. - Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines Spaghetti Dinner and Serenade at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 6101 Cortez Road W., Bradenton. Information: 794-6807 or 751-1748. Fee applies.

8 p.m. -Theater production of "London Suite" at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W. at Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.

Sunday, Nov. 13

8 to 11:30 a.m. - Pancake breakfast at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Fee applies.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Cannons Marina 50th Birthday Celebration with angler and boating clinics for all ages, 6040 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: www.cannons.com.

Monday, Nov. 14

9 a.m. - Widowed persons support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

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

1 to 3 p.m. - Stained-glass garden stepping-stone craft class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

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

7 p.m. - Anna Maria Elementary School second-grade play in the school auditorium, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce "Chairman’s Reception" at the Sarasota Classic Car Museum, 5500 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 383-2466.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Noon - Anna Maria Garden Club presents guest speaker Joanne Glim of the Children’s Memorial Gardens at Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-0523.

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

5 to 6 p.m. - Sand-sculpting clinic with Team Sandtastic as they prepare for Keep Manatee Beautiful’s Sandblast at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 795-8272.

Ongoing:

  • "George M. Prout - An American Illustrator" art exhibit at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton, through Nov. 17. Information: 752-5252.
  • "Poe at the Crosley" at the Powel Crosley Museum, One Seagate Drive, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, through Nov. 17. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.
  • Theater production of "London Suite" at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Manatee Community College Campus, Bradenton, through Nov. 19. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.
  • Anna Maria Island Art League Fall Open Exhibit, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Nov. 25.
  • "Harvey" at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Nov. 27. Information: 748-0111. Fee applies.
  • "The Highwaymen," Florida’s African-American landscape painters exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th Street W., Bradenton, through March 12. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Audubon Society meeting at First Presbyterian Church, Bradenton Nov. 17.
  • Flu shots at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 17.
  • Audubon Society fieldtrip to Sarasota Celery Fields Nov. 19.
  • Keep Manatee Beautiful Sandblast at the BeachHouse Restaurant Nov. 19.
  • Town of Longboat Key 50th Birthday Celebration Nov. 19.
  • Digital photography workshop at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 19.
  • Holly Berry Bazaar at St. Bernard Catholic Church Nov. 19-20.
  • Anna Maria Island Community Chorus and Orchestra Fall Fanfare at the Island Baptist Church Nov. 20.
  • "Simon Day of Giving" at DeSoto Square Mall, Bradenton, to benefit the Anna Maria Island Community Center, Nov. 20.
  • Carmichael Sings Carmichael at Neel Performing Arts Center Nov. 20.
  • Anna Maria Island Democratic Club at the BeachHouse Restaurant Nov. 21.
  • Sierra Club Manatee Conservation meeting at Synovus Bank, Bradenton Nov. 21.

Save the Date:

  • Holiday Prelude on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach Nov. 25.
  • Festival of Trees and Christmas Tea at the Crosley Nov. 29-Dec. 7.
  • Island Players production "Social Security" Dec. 1-11.
  • American Craft Council exhibit and sale at Sarasota-Bradenton International Convention Center Dec. 2-4.
  • Sarasota POPS Orchestra "Winter Skies" at the South Florida Museum Dec. 4.
  • Holmes Beach Business District open house Dec. 9.
  • Privateer Holiday Parade Dec. 10.
  • Islander Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks Dec. 10.
  • Choral Advent Cantata at First United Methodist Church Dec. 11.
  • "Dickens at the Crosley" Dec. 12-22.
  • Lester-Islander fun day at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Dec. 17.
  • City of Anna Maria Holiday Festival Dec. 17.

Have your say:

No comments for this page. Feel free to be the first

Username:

Contact:

(email or url)

Subject:

Your View:

Please enter the security code below:

security  

Get breaking news

Follow the Islander on TwitterBecome a fan of The Islander on Facebook

Sign up to receive breaking news alerts via e-mail. We'll send you a notice when the news and classifieds appear online every week, before the print edition hits the streets.

Click here for Gulf oil spill updates related to Anna Maria Island.

Historic Anna Maria City Pier Plank Walk

Put your name, your message, your memorial on the Historic Anna Maria City Pier prior to the Pier Centennial Celebration! And join the fun!

CLICK HERE for Stoltzfus e-mails and related court documents.


FREE Island
Vacation Guide:
get it here

Cortez Cookoff

Click here for 2010 Cortez Cookoff Winner and recipes

To advertise here, please
visit our rates page
or contact us at:
sales@islander.org
Phone: (941) 778-7978
Fax: (941) 778-9392

Back to top of Page

Home | Weather | Real Estate | Classifieds | Archives | Contact | Island Links
Islander Store | Subscribe About this site | Classifieds Page | Place an Ad
For Sale | Garage Sales | Announcements | Lost & Found | Pets | Transportation
Boats & Boating | Fishing | Kids for Hire | Help Wanted | Health Care | Services
Lawn & Garden | Landscaping | Home Improvement | Business Opportunities | Rentals | Real Estate

Our Privacy and Copyright Statements © 1992 - 2009, The Islander