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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Dec. 29

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Theater camp for ages 10 to 16 at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Information: 748-0111. Fee applies.

1 p.m. - "Butterfly Buddies" children's program at the Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota. Information: 322-1000. Fee applies.

Thursday, Dec. 30

9 to 11 a.m. - "Rescue, Rehab & Release" family program at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441.

1 p.m. - Ronda Smalley of the Sarasota Gourd Patch presents a craft class for older kids and adults to create fishing lures from gourds at the Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota. Information: 322-1000. Fee applies.

Saturday, Jan. 1

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 752-5973.

Monday, Jan. 3

8:30 a.m. - Internet class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6:30 p.m. - Artists Guild Gallery meeting at the Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

Tuesday, Jan. 4

10 a.m. to noon - Old Master's Methodology Oil Painting class with Paul Scibilia at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

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.

4:30 to 6 p.m. - Youth traditional arts class for ages 5-12 at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

7 to 9 p.m. - Boating skills program at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 5801 53rd Ave. Ct. W., Bradenton. Information: 753-6483. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Jan. 5

7 to 8 a.m. - Pier Regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7062.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

Noon - Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island "International Pot Luck Lunch" with guest speaker Frances Smith-Williams' presentation on living in China at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-6083.

3 to 4 p.m. - Meditation class with Sandy Taylor at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • "Digital Fine Artists Association" exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Dec. 30. Information: 778-2099.
  • Art by Sue Lynn Cotton and Tom Toebe at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Dec. 30.
  • Exhibit of artwork by Rhea Chiles at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5414 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Jan. 7. Information: 778-6694.
  • "Herbie Rose: Twenty Years in Florida" art exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through Jan. 16. Information: 746-4131.
  • Meditation class with Sandy Taylor at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, through Jan. 26. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.
  • Basket-weaving class with Pam McMillen at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Feb. 1. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Youth traditional arts class for ages 5-12 at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Feb. 8. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • Old Master's Methodology Oil Painting class with Paul Scibilia at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Feb. 9. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Saltwater fishing for all seasons course at the Education Center, Longboat Key, begins Jan. 6.
  • "42nd Street" opens at the Riverfront Theater Jan. 6.
  • Intermediate watercolor class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 6.
  • AARP driver safety class at the Island Branch Library Jan. 6-7.
  • James Pay exhibit opens at the Anna Maria Island Art League Jan. 7.
  • One-stroke painting class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 7.
  • Intermediate bridge lessons at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 7.
  • Line dancing at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 7.
  • Family origami class at the Island Branch Library Jan. 8.
  • "The Body in Question" wellness class at the Education Center, Longboat Key Jan. 8.
  • Wild Bird Rescue Training at the Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary Jan. 8.
  • Chicken barbecue at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron Jan. 8.
  • American Legion Post # 24 invitational golf tournament at Woodlands Golf Club Jan. 8.
  • Manatee Audubon Society trip to Babcock-Webb Wildlife Management Area, Punta Gorda Jan. 8.
  • Breakfast with the birds at the Crowley Museum & Nature Center Jan. 8.
  • "Something Fishy" family program at Mote Marine Laboratory Jan. 8.
  • "Crowley through the Lens" workshop at the Crowley Museum & Nature Center Jan. 9.
  • Black and white photography class at the Anna Maria Island Art League Jan. 10.
  • German class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 10.
  • Stepping-stone craft class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Jan. 10.
  • After-school theater class at the Riverfront Theatre begins Jan. 10.
  • Author S.V. Date at the Island Branch Library Jan. 11.

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