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Date of Issue: February 02, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Feb. 1

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

Noon - Woman's Club of Anna Maria Island International Lunch and guest speaker Mary Taylor Jacobs of "Project Smile" at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 794-0624.

6 to 7:30 p.m. - Parent support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Thursday, Feb. 2

 3 to 5 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Historical Society Jazz Fest in the parking lot of the museum, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Bring your own chair. Donation requested.

Friday, Feb. 3

3 to 4:30 p.m. - The Michael Royal Trio at the Education Center, 5370 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8811. Fee applies.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - "All Nude Review" artists reception at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099.

6 to 9 p.m. - Art walk at the Village of the Arts, between Ninth Street West and 14th Street West, Bradenton. Information: 730-5030.

8 p.m. - "The Good Doctor" starring members of the Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce at the Players Theater, 838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Saturday, Feb. 4

6:45 a.m. - Manatee Audubon Society birding field trip to Fort Myers departs from the Bradenton Post Office, 824 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 894-0374.

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

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Boat Smart course at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 714-0449. Fee applies.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Rummage sale at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Florida Fishing College at the Manatee Convention Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Fee applies.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Friends of the Island Branch Library book sale at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Art festival at Coquina Beach, Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Art walk at the Village of the Arts, between Ninth Street West and 14th Street West, Bradenton. Information: 730-5030.

1 p.m. - Mullet, Mangoes and Music Cortez Fishing Festival cooking contest at the Cortez Community Center, 4517 123rd St. Ct. W., Cortez. Information: 708-4935.

2 and 7 p.m. - Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines presents "Sweethearts of the Shimmering Shawl" at Neel Performing Arts Center, Manatee Community College, Bradenton. Information: 794-0218. Fee applies.

2 and 8 p.m. - "The Good Doctor" starring members the Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce at the Players Theater, 838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Sunday, Feb. 5

8 to 11:30 a.m. - Pancake breakfast at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769. Fee applies.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Art Festival at Coquina Beach, Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach.

4 p.m. - "PianoFOURte" concert at First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 747-4406.

5:30 p.m. - Myakka Blues concert at the Bishop Planetarium, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-4121. Fee applies.

Monday, Feb. 6

10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting with feature writer Patrick Whittle at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 761-9036.

4 and 7 p.m. - "Red Tide: New Technology, New Hope" lecture presentation by Richard Pierce at Mote Immersion Cinema, 1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441. Fee applies.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

10 to 11:30 a.m. - Wisconsin Day celebration with an old-fashioned polka band at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 746-2312. Bring a dish to share.

Noon - Rotary Club meeting at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 524-0984.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Noon - Minnesota Club meeting at the Bradenton Elk's Club, 2115 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3573.

12:30 to 4 p.m. - Duplicate Bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • "Murder by Misadventure" at the Island Players, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, through Feb. 12. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • "All Nude Review" artists exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through Feb. 24. Information: 778-2099.
  • "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:

  • Kiwanis Club Sweetheart Dance featuring the Bob Zimmerman Orchestra at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Feb. 9.
  • Mystery Writers with a Florida Connection at Mote Marine Laboratory's Keating Center Feb. 9.
  • Greek Glendi festival in Sarasota Feb. 9-12.
  • King Middle School Media Center fundraising party/auction Feb. 11.
  • Florida West Coast Symphony "Valentine Pops" at Neel Performing Arts Center Feb. 11.
  • Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves' Market at Coquina Beach Feb. 11.
  • "An Afternoon in Vienna" Anna Maria Island Community Chorus and Orchestra concert Feb. 12.
  • Valentine Dessert Card Party at St. Bernard Catholic Church Feb. 13.
  • Widowed persons support group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Feb. 13.
  • Key Royale Club "Rally for a Cure" golf day Feb. 14.
  • Literary Critic John Mellon at the Island Branch Library Feb. 14.

Save the Date:

  • Cortez Fishing Festival Feb. 18-19.
  • Dream Classics Concert/Dance at the Anna Maria Island Community Center March 10.
  • Anna Maria Island Tour of Homes March 18.

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