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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, March. 30
8 to 9 a.m. - "Good Morning Longboat Key" at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6854 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519.

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

Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

1 to 3:30 p.m. - "Paint-a-shirt" class with Sue Lynn Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

4:30 to 6 p.m. - "Educating Jane" teen girls life-skills club at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6 p.m. - Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Thursday, March. 31
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Tax assistance from AARP and VITA volunteers at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: (888) 227-7669.

10:30 a.m. - Episcopal Church Women of the Church of the Annunciation meeting with guest speaker Judy Tiffany of the Diocesan Relief Fund at 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1638.

12:30 p.m. - St. Bernard Women's Guild presents "Faith in Action" in the church social hall, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4769.

1 p.m. - Longboat Key cartoonist Abe Klieman signs his book "In the Beginning, There was Laughter" at Circle Books, 478 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota. Information: 388-2850.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - "For Art's Sake" silent auction benefit for the Manatee High School art department at The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-7978.

7 p.m. - Smoke-free bingo at Annie Silver Community Center, 103 23rd St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-1915.

8 p.m. - Manatee Community College Chamber Orchestra at Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 752-5320. Fee applies.

Friday, April. 1
12:15 to 2:15 p.m. - Furniture painting class with Dawn Gurtner at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

5 to 7 p.m. - Religious art and artifacts exhibit at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6083.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - "Works from Open Studio" artists reception at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2099.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - "Dreams are Free" artist reception at the Art League of Manatee County, 209 Ninth St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-2862.

7:30 to 9:30 p.m. - USO Show at American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies.

Saturday, April. 2
8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0355.

8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - "Walk-the-Island-for-Island-Middle-School" from Coquina Beach Bay Side North Pavilion, Bradenton Beach to IMS, 206 85th Street, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-5200. Donations appreciated.

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

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Garden Tour at various locations. Tickets available at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 794-5507. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. - Wild bird rescue training at the Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary, 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4444.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Village of the Arts Fashion Show at 1006 and 1001 11th Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 741-4970. Fee applies.

Sunday, April. 3
3 p.m. - Symphonic French pipe organ music at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1813.

Monday, April. 4
10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 761-9036.

1 to 2:30 p.m. - Stepping-stone craft class with Glen LeFerve at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

4:30 to 6 p.m. - "Roots and Shoots" teen environmental program at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6:30 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Artists Guild presents "Art in My Life" with guest Rhea Chiles at Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1788.

7 p.m. - "Florida Red Tide and Human Health: The Top 10 Questions" with Barbara Kirkpatrick at Mote Marine Laboratory, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441. Fee applies.

Tuesday, April. 5
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.

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Stepping-stone craft class with Glen LeFerve at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Anna Maria Elementary School Karaoke night at Beef O'Brady's, 6703 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 761-1444.

7 p.m. - Safe boating course at the Coast Guard Auxiliary, 5801 33rd Ave. Drive W., Bradenton. Information: 761-4303. Fee applies.

Wednesday, April. 6
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 installation of new officers at the Bradenton Yacht Club, 4307 Snead Island Road, Palmetto. Information: 778-7865.

Noon to 3:30 p.m. - Duplicate bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

4:30 to 6 p.m. - "Educating Jane" teen girls life-skills club at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6 p.m. - Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • Glass creations by Linda Schmid at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through April 10. Information: 778-6648.
  • Tax assistance from AARP and VITA volunteers at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, every Thursday through April 15. Information: (888) 227-7669.
  • Watercolor exhibit by Kim Attwooll at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through April 30. Information: 778-6341.
  • "Works from Open Studio" at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through April 30. Information: 778-2099.
  • Watercolor with Susie Cotton at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through May 25. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.
  • Retrospective exhibit by Florida photographer Clyde Butcher at the South Florida museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through August. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Shell club meeting at Mote Marine Aquarium April 8.
  • Choral invitational performance at Neel Performing Arts Center April 8.
  • Safe-boating class at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron April 10.
  • "The Romantic Lives of Sharks" at Mote Marine Laboratory April 12.
  • "Island Wise: Lessons in Living from the Island of the World" at the Island Branch Library April 13.
  • "It's Jazz from Dixie to Dizzy" at the Longboat Key Center for the Arts April 13.

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