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Date of Issue: July 15, 2009

Islander Calender

Wednesday, July 15

2 p.m. — Digital photography presentation with James Corwin Johnson at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

5:30 p.m. — Beaded bag charm and bookmark teen craft class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Thursday, July 16

10 a.m. — Sarasota Jungle Gardens presentation at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

10:15 a.m. — Friends of the Island Branch Library book group at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

1:30 p.m. — Cultural Connections meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.

7 p.m. — American Music Film Series presents “Les Paul: Chasing Sound” at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131. Fee applies.

Friday, July 17

9 a.m. — Senior Adventures group field trip to Palma Sola Botanical Park departing the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-962-8835.

6:30 p.m. — Movie night featuring “The Lion King” at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

Sunset — Reels at Rossi Park presents “Journey to the Center of the Earth” in 3D at Third Avenue West between Ninth Avenue West and U.S. 301. Information: 941-704-4366. 3D glasses included.

Saturday, July 18

8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. — Wagon tours through Robinson Preserve, 1704 99th St. N.W., Bradenton. Information: 941-748-4501. Fee applies.

9 to 11 a.m. — Hurricane preparedness workshop at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Snooty the Manatee’s 61st Birthday Bash and Wildlife Awareness Festival at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 941-746-4131.

Tuesday, July 21

Noon — Anna Maria Island Rotary Club meets with guest speaker, member Don Dolan, for a “Getting to Know You” discussion at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-744-5924.

Wednesday, July 22

2 p.m. — Portrait and lighting photography presentation with James Corwin Johnson at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

5:30 p.m. — Elmira Wildlife Sanctuary presentation at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • The first and third Mondays of each month, the American Legion Post 24, 2005 75th St. W., Bradenton, hosts dinners for the public. Fee. Information: 941-794-3489.
  • Wednesdays, 7 a.m., Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch hosts a public tour and nesting discussion at a turtle nest. Group meets southside of Manatee Public Beach near the grills.
  • Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.
  • Fridays, 9 a.m., Senior social hour at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.

Coming Up:

  • July 23, Childlike Productions presents “Berry Merry’s Pirate Adventures” at the Island Branch Library.
  • July 23, American Music Film Series presents “Pete Seeger: The Power of Song” at the South Florida Museum.
  • July 24, “Hotel for Dogs” film presentation at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
  • July 24-26, “High School Musical 2” at the Manatee Players.
  • July 26, An Evening with Mark Twain at Manatee Players.
  • July 27, Improvisation class begins at Island Players.
  • July 29, Wagon tours through Robinson Preserve.
  • July 29, Nature photography presentation at the Island Library.
  • July 30, American Music Film Series presents Standing in the Shadow of Motown at South Florida Museum.
  • July 30, Giving Tree Music drum circle at the Island Branch Library.

Save the date:

  • Aug. 8, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce 60th Anniversary luau celebration at St. Bernard Catholic Church.
  • Sept. 28, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce golf outing at Bradenton Country Club.
  • Oct. 2, Anna Maria Island Rotary Club “Taste of Tuscany” classical music concert.
  • Oct. 8, 61st season begins at Island Players.
  • Oct. 9, Anna Maria Island Community Center golf outing at IMG Academies Golf and Country Club.
  • Oct. 17, Anna Maria Island Bayfest.

Send calendar announcements to diana@islander.org. Please include the time, date and location of the event, a brief description and a contact via e-mail and phone.

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