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Date of Issue: July 08, 2009

Islander Calender

Wednesday, July 1

5:30 p.m. — DIY T-Shirt Surgery teen program at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-6341.

Friday, July 3

4 to 9 p.m. — Outdoor Bridge Street Farmer’s Market, with Highway 41 performing at 6 p.m., at 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

9:15 p.m. — Fireworks show at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

Saturday, July 4

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Outdoor Bridge Street Farmer’s Market at 107 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-518-4431.

10 a.m. — Roadside revelers are invited to the Anna Maria Island Privateers Fourth of July Parade, departing from Coquina Beach traveling north to Bayfront Park, Anna Maria.

Noon — Anna Maria Island Privateers Fourth of July Party and scholarship awards at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.

5 p.m. — Holiday picnic at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

9:15 p.m. — Fireworks show at the Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria.

9:15 p.m. — Fireworks show at the Mar Vista Restaurant, 760 Broadway, Longboat Key.

Wednesday, July 8

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

5:30 p.m. — PB&J Archaeology teen program presented by the Florida Public Archaeology Network 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, 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.

Coming Up:

  • July 9, yo-yo demonstration at the Island Branch Library.
  • July 9, “Think and Drink” film and music celebrating Elvis at South Florida Museum.
  • July 10, skate night at the Anna Maria Island Community Center.
  • July 11, family origami at the Island Branch Library.
  • July 15, digital photography presentation at the Island Branch Library.
  • July 15, bead crafts for teens at the Island Branch Library.

Save the date:

  • July 16, Sarasota Jungle Gardens visits the Island Branch Library.
  • July 17, Reels at Rossi Park presents “Journey to the Center of the Earth” in 3D.
  • July 18, Snooty the Manatee’s 61st birthday party at the South Florida Museum Parker Manatee Aquarium.
  • Aug. 8, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce 60th Anniversary celebration at St. Bernard Catholic Church.
  • Sept. 28, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce golf outing at Bradenton Country Club.
  • Oct. 9, Anna Maria Island Community Center golf outing at IMG Academies Golf and Country Club.

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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