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Date of Issue: July 21, 2010

Islander Calendar

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.

Thursday, July 22

        10:30 a.m. — Juggling and laser show for kids at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

        6 p.m. — Opera on the Island DVD viewing and discussion at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

Friday, July 23

        6:30 p.m. — Movie night featuring “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

Saturday, July 24

        9 a.m.  — Fishing class for kids at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908. Fee applies.

Tuesday, July 27

        Noon — Ingrid McClellan of Keep Manatee Beautiful will speak at the Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

Wednesday, July 28

        11 a.m. — Einstein Circle Discussion Group meets at the Studio and Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.

        5 to 7 p.m. — Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange at First Bank, 9819 Cortez Road, Bradenton. Information: 941-778-1541.

        5:30 p.m. — Photography tips and tricks 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.

        • 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

Thursday, July 22

        2 p.m. — Conversation with photographer James Corwin 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: “Winged Migration” at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

Friday, July 23

        5 to 9 p.m. — Friday Fest on the Bay presents Black Swamp Gypsies on the Van Wezel lawn, 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Saturday, July 24

        2 to 5 p.m. — Fish Fry fundraiser benefiting Save Our Sea Birds at Old Salty Dog, 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota.

Coming Up:

        • July 29, storytelling, Island Branch Library.

        • July 29, Life On Earth Film Series presents “For All Mankind,” South Florida Museum.

        • July 30, Skate night, Anna Maria Island Community Center.

        • Aug. 3, Opera discussion, The Studio at Gulf and Pine.

        • Aug. 4, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business lunch, Sun House Restaurant.

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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