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Date of Issue: January 05, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Dec. 28

12:30 to 4 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

Saturday, Dec. 31

7:20 a.m. - Manatee River Run 5-mile run and walk presented by the Bradenton Runners Club at Emerson Point Park in Palmetto. Information: 778-1171. Fee applies.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

10 a.m. - Watercolor painting demonstration with Barbara Orear at the Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6648.

Monday, Jan. 2

6:30 p.m. - The Artists Guild of Anna Maria presents "The Seven Points of Perspective" with Ginny Eitman at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6694.

Tuesday, Jan. 3

9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Open submission for the Anna Maria Island Art League James Pay memorial art exhibit exhibit, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Jan. 4

7 to 8 a.m. - Pier Regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7978.

9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Open submission for the Anna Maria Island Art League James Pay memorial art exhibit, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

12:30 to 3 p.m. - Scrabble at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies. Bring your own game and timer.

1 p.m. - Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island presents "Travels with Theresa" at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-6083.

Ongoing:

  • "Ann Casale: A Life's Work of Passion" exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Dec. 30. Information: 778-2099.
  • Photographer Rolf Bertram window exhibit at the Artists Guild of Anna Maria Guild Gallery, 5413 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Dec. 30. Information: 778-6694.
  • National Watercolor Society member Jacquie Clark window exhibit at the Artists Guild of Anna Maria Guild Gallery, 5413 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Jan. 20. Information: 778-6694.
  • Contemporary and traditional art exhibit at Wallace Fine Art Gallery, 5350 Gulf of Mexico Drive, No. 103, Longboat Key, through Jan. 30. Information: 387-0746.
  • "The Highwaymen," Florida's African-American landscape painters exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through March 12. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Tai Chi for arthritis demonstration at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 5.
  • Bridge lessons at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 6.
  • Line dancing at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 6.
  • Open Mic Night at the Artists Guild Gallery Jan. 6.
  • James Pay memorial art exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League Jan. 6.
  • Food for Life at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 7.
  • Florida Gulf Coast Traditional Small Craft Association dinner at the Florida Gulf Coast Maritime Museum Boatshop Jan. 7.
  • Sarasota POPS Orchestra at Bishop Planetarium Jan. 8.
  • "Jazz in the Chapel of the Arts" at First United Methodist Church, Sarasota, Jan. 8.
  • Irish dance at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 9.
  • Widowed persons support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 9.
  • "Cracker Culture in Florida History" at the Manatee Village Historical Park Jan. 9.
  • Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library Jan. 9.
  • Bob Hills underwater photography lecture at the Island Branch Library Jan. 10.

Save the Date:

  • Anna Maria Island Privateer's Thieves Market Jan. 14.
  • Southeastern Guide Dogs open house Jan. 14.
  • "Mote at 50" lecture at Mote Marine's Immersion Cinema Jan. 17.
  • Shaman Band concert at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 20.
  • Anna Maria Island Rotary Club Extravaganza Jan. 21.
  • Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Key Chamber Awards Breakfast Jan. 24.
  • Island Players "Murder by Misadventure" Jan. 26.
  • King Middle School Media Center fundraising party/auction Feb. 11

 

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