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Date of Issue: June 15, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, June 7

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

3 p.m. - The Tingley Book Club at Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 779-1208.

5:30 p.m. - "Markets for Teen Writers" presented by Islander reporter Diana Bogan at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Pickleball at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Thursday, June 8

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 a.m. to 5 p.m. – "Seas the Day," world ocean day family festival at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 388-4441.

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. - Pilates for beginners at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

2:30 p.m. - Irish dance lessons at Duffy's Tavern, 5808 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2416.

Saturday, June 10

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Islandwide Blood Drive at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach; Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach; and The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 746-7195.

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.

Sunday, June 11

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Islandwide Blood Drive at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach; Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach; and The Islander, 5404 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 746-7195.

Tuesday, June 13

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.

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Intermediate watercolor class 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 a presentation on wind insurance at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 713-0042.

6 p.m. - "9-to-5 Working Women's Networking Group" of the Democratic Women's Club meeting with guest speaker Jane Pfeilsticker, school board candidate, at Rasher Tierney's Restaurant, 5160 14th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 778-3444.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Pickleball at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Wednesday, June 14

5:30 p.m. - Illustration forum for teens with local professionals at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Pickleball at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • Art by Jean Ehlis at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 30.

Upcoming:

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life June 16-17.
  • Anna Maria Island Community Center fishing tourney June 16-18.
  • Safe boating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary June 17.
  • Hurricane Preparedness & Safety Expo at DeSoto Square Mall June 17.
  • Cowrie shell necklace making at the Island Branch Library June 21.

Save the Date:

  • Outdoor Festival at Coquina Beach June 24.
  • "Son Treasure Island" vacation Bible school at Island Baptist Church June 26-30.

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