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Date of Issue: May 19, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, May 18

9:30 a.m. to noon - Sewing group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

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.

Friday, May 20

1 to 2 p.m. - Family caregiver support group at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 747-4655.

7 to 9 p.m. - Teen night at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

Saturday, May 21

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club presents "My Mother Was Right" with Don Maloney at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

9 a.m. - Yoga on the beach between Spring Avenue and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, with Jasmine Boss. Information: 778-4977.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Rummage sale at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2508.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - West Manatee Fire & Rescue District "Fill the Boot" fund drive at East Bay Drive and Manatee Avenue, Holmes Beach, Cortez Road and Gulf Drive in Bradenton Beach, and 75th Street at Manatee Avenue, Bradenton. Information: 741-3900. Donations benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Eco Expo at Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 778-1323.

10 a.m. - Privateer's "Snooks Adams Day" kids event at Bayfront Park on the north end of Anna Maria. Information: 752-5973.

10:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club "Yellow Ribbon" celebration and Armed Forces Day "Blue Star" family salute at Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4865.

Sunday, May 22

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. - West Manatee Fire District "Fill the Boot" fund drive at East Bay Drive and Manatee Avenue, Cortez Road and Gulf Drive, and 75th Street and Manatee Avenue. Information: 741-3900. Donations benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Tuesday, May 24

Noon to 3 p.m. - Friendly bridge at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

Wednesday, May 25

8 to 9 a.m. - Good morning Longboat Key networking breakfast at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519.

Ongoing:

  • "The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society: Murder at Checkmate Manor" at the Players Theater, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, Anna Maria, through May 22. Information: 778-5755. Fee applies.
  • Congressional Arts Competition Exhibition at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through May 27. Information: 746-4131.

Upcoming:

  • Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage annual meeting at the Cortez Community Center May 26.
  • Jules Dengler retirement party at the Sandbar restaurant May 27.
  • Manatee Children's Summit performance auditions at the Riverfront Theatre May 28.
  • Hibiscus show at the First Baptist Church, Bradenton May 28.
  • Sierra Club hike at Emerson Point Preserve May 28.
  • Summer camp at the Anna Maria Island Community Center May 31.
  • Volunteer recruitment coffee at Mote Marine Laboratory June 1.

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