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Date of Issue: July 14, 2010

Islander Calendar

Wednesday, July 14

        7:45 to 9 a.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce sunrise breakfast at Paradise Cafe & Bagels, 3220 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1541. Fee applies.

        5:30 p.m. — “Lions and Tigers and Bears” teen program at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Thursday, July 15

        6 to 8 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chapter of Dining for Women pot-luck supper at the Sandpiper Co-op Clubhouse, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-896-5827.

 

Saturday, July 17

        9 a.m. to noon — Kid’s fishing class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.

 

Wednesday, July 21

        5:30 p.m. — “Giving Tree Drum Circle” teen program at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

 

Ongoing:
        • First Monday of each month, 6 p.m., Artists Guild of Anna Maria at the Sun House Restaurant, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach.

         • The first and third Mondays of each month, the American Legion Post 24, 2005 75th St. W., Bradenton, hosts dinners for the public. Fee applies. Information: 941-794-3390.

        • Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m., Anna Maria Duplicate Bridge Club at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-0504.

        • Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

        • Alternating Wednesdays, 11 a.m., memory loss support group at the Longboat Island Chapel Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6491.

        • Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.

        • Fridays, 11 a.m., Over 39ers group meets at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.

        • Fridays, Senior Adventures Group meets for outings to various locations throughout the summer. Information: 941-962-8835.

        • Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meets at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach.

OFF-ISLAND EVENTS

Wednesday, July 14

7 to 9 p.m. — Save Our Seabirds Wildlife Rescue presentation at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

Thursday, July 15

        10:30 a.m. — Giving Tree Drum Circle children’s program at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

        2 p.m. — Conversation with photographer Mary Lou Johnson at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive S., Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-2345.

        7 p.m. — Life on Earth Film Series: The Unforeseen at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

Friday, July 16

        2 p.m. — Conversation with artist Ed Parker at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive S., Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-2345.

        Sunset — Reels at Rossi Park presents “Monsters vs. Aliens” in the park downtown on Third Avenue West between Ninth Street West and U.S. 301, Bradenton. Information: 941-704-4366.

Saturday, July 17

        10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Snooty the Manatee’s birthday party at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

Coming Up:

        • July 22, Juggling and laser show, Island Branch Library.

        • July 22, Opera discussion, The Studio at Gulf and Pine.

        • July 22, Conversation with photographer James Corwin Johnson, Longboat Key Center for the Arts.

        • July 22, Life On Earth Film Series presents “Winged Migration,” South Florida Museum.

        • July 23, “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” film screening, Anna Maria Island Community Center.

        • July 23, Friday Fest on the Bay music series, Van Wezel lawn.

        • July 24, Save Our Seabirds fish fry fundraiser, Old Salty Dog Restaurant.

        • July 28, Photography teen program, Island Branch Library.

Send calendar announcements to diana@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.

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