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Date of Issue: May 04, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, April 26

8 to 9 a.m. - "Good Morning Longboat Key" at the Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Keys Chamber office, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.

12:30 to 4 p.m. - Duplicate Bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-3390. Fee applies.

5 to 7 p.m.- Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange at Fit to Eat restaurant, 5315 Gulf Drive N., Holmes Beach. Information: 779-9412.

6 to 9 p.m. - Leon Merian and his quintet concert and social at the Palma Sola Botanical Park, 9800 17th Ave. N.W., Bradenton. Proceeds benefit the park. Information: 714-7907. Fee applies.

Thursday, April 27

9 to 10 a.m. - Muscles and More fitness class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. - Pilates for beginners at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

2 and 7 p.m. - Mystery author Ward Larsen lecture and book signing at Mote Marine Laboratory, Buchanan Room, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - "Molar Gras" Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Keys Chamber of Commerce event at Dr. Robert Gordon's office, 7000 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466. Donations for children's dental care accepted.

Friday, April 28

9 a.m. - Mixed movement class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

9 a.m. - Arbor Day tree planting at Herb Dolan Park, 25th Street and Anna Maria Sound, Bradenton Beach.

10 a.m. - Arbor Day tree planting at 59th Street near Holmes Beach City Hall.

11 a.m. - Arbor Day tree planting at the Historical Park, 402 Pine Ave., Anna Maria.

12:30 p.m. - Palma Sola Scenic Highway committee and Keep Manatee Beautiful ribbon-cutting ceremony on Manatee Avenue West at the intersection of 75th Street West.

6 to 9 p.m. - Smooth Jazz with Jose Valentino outdoors on the circle at St. Armands Circle, Sarasota. Information: 388-1554.

8 p.m. - De Soto Ball at Bradenton Municipal Auditorium, 1005 Barcarrota Blvd., Bradenton. Information: 747-1998. Fee applies.

Saturday, April 29

8 a.m. - Chiles Group employee American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraising yard sale at 7519 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 580-2995.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting with guest speaker Amy Wick Mavis of PACE Center for Girls at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Pilates at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10 a.m. - Manatee River Garden Club Garden Tour and Horticulture Exhibit at 3120 First Ave. W., Bradenton. Fee applies.

5 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Community Center "Affair to Remember" at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

6:45 p.m. - De Soto 5k run and grand parade along Manatee Avenue, downtown Bradenton. Information: 747-1998. Fee applies for the run.

Sunday, April 30

4 p.m. - Florida Brass Quintet concert at First United Methodist Church, 603 11th Street W., Bradenton. Information: 747-4406.

Monday, May 1

8:30 a.m. - Internet class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-9341.

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

5:30 p.m. - Dedication ceremony at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

Tuesday, May 2

9 to 10 a.m. - Muscles and More fitness class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Questions about Medicare Part-D enrollment answered by Michael Vejins at the Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1541.

10:30 a.m. - Pilates for beginners at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Noon - Anna Maria Island Rotary Club lunch with guest speaker from Mote Marine Laboratory at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 713-0042.

6:15 to 8:30 p.m. - "Boat Smart" class at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 714-0449. Fee applies.

Wednesday, May 3

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

6 to 9 p.m. - "Boat Smart" class at the Anna Maria Island Power Squadron, 1200 71st St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 714-0449. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • Island fiber artist Cyndy Custis celebrates 30 years of weaving with a display at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through April 30. Information: 779-9118.
  • "Spring Has Arrived" exhibit by Ann Terhardt at All Angels Episcopal Church By the Sea, 563 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, through April 30. Information: 751-0266.
  • Hand-built pottery exhibit by Ginny Eitman at the Artists Guild Gallery, 5413 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through May 5.
  • Cancer prevention and survival cooking class at Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through May 20. Information: 778-1908.
  • Art exhibit by Midge Pippel at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through May 31.
  • "The New World in the Eyes of Explorers" at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through June 4. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Friendship Day celebration at Roser Memorial Community Church May 5.
  • Manatee High School student exhibit at the Anna Maria Island Art League May 5.
  • Spring brunch and fashion show at Island Baptist Church May 6.
  • Nature walk at Felts Audubon Preserve May 7.
  • Auditions for "Quartet" at Island Players May 7.
  • Democratic Woman's Club fundraiser at Riverfront Theatre May 10.

Save the Date:

  • "Pirates of AME" Spring Fling at St. Bernard Catholic Church May 13.
  • "Mixed Emotions" at the Island Players May 18-28.
  • Armed Forces Day celebration at American Legion Post 24 May 20.
  • Snook Adams' Kids Day with the Privateers at Bayfront Park May 20.
  • Skate competition at Holmes Beach Skate Park May 20

 

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