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Date of Issue: April 28, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, April 27

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

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.

Friday, April 29

10 a.m. - Keep Manatee Beautiful Arbor Day Celebration at Herb Dolan Park, 25th Street North at the intracoastal waterway, Bradenton Beach. Information: 795-8272.

10:30 a.m. - - Keep Manatee Beautiful Arbor Day Celebration at 77th Street and Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 795-8272.

11 a.m. - - Keep Manatee Beautiful Arbor Day Celebration at Anna Maria City Hall, Spring Avenue and Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 795-8272.

7 to 11 p.m. - "Dance the Night Away" at the Palma Sola Botanical Park, 9800 17th Ave. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 792-8719. Fee applies.

Saturday, April 30

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club presents "Sunset for Car Drivers" with Stretch Fretwell at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 752-5973.

9 a.m. - Yoga on the beach with Jasmine Boss at the Spring Avenue beach access, Anna Maria. Information: 778-4977. Donations accepted.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - "America's Boating Course" at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 1201 Eight Ave. W., Palmetto. Information: 729-7703.

Sunday, May 1

7 to 9 p.m. - Boating skills and seamanship program at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 5801 33rd Ave. Ct. W., Bradenton. Information: 753-6483. Fee applies.

Monday, May 2

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

7 p.m. - Artists Guild Gallery meeting at the Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1788.

Tuesday, May 3

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.

Wednesday, May 4

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.

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.

Ongoing:

  • Powel Crosley Theater Company's Shakespeare on the Bay featuring "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Powel Crosley Museum, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, through April 29. Information: 722-3244. Fee applies.
  • Art by Dee Pastorius at the gallery of All Angels by the Sea Episcopal Church, 563 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8161.
  • Youth art classes for ages 5 to 12 at the Anna Maria Island Art League, 5312 Holmes Blvd., Holmes Beach, through May 3. Information: 778-2099. Fee applies.
  • "Shells: Gems of the Sea" exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through May 8. Information: 746-4131, ext. 37. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • "Micro-Irrigation: Just the Basics" at the Island Branch Library May 5.
  • "Miss Sara's" dance class recital at the Anna Maria Island Community Center May 6.
  • Manatee High artists reception at the Anna Maria Island Art League May 6.
  • Wild bird rescue training at the Pelican Man's Bird Sanctuary May 7.
  • Sierra club walk at Myakka State Park May 7.

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