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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Aug 11
8:45 a.m. - Parent-Teacher Organization welcome breakfast for new students and families at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

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

10:30 a.m. - Friends Book Club at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-

2 to 5 p.m. - Free holistic health consultations with Melissa Searle at Richard's Whole Foods, 5344 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4322.

6:30 p.m. - Teen group meeting at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0719.

Thrusday, Aug 12
6 p.m. - Island Baptist Church youth group at 216 Periwinkle St., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7033.

7:30 p.m. - Sierra Club presents "A Ranger's View of Myakka River State Park" at Phillippi Estate Park Mansion, 5500 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 330-9603.

Saturday, Aug 14
8 a.m. -Sierra Club Walk with the Scrub Jays at Oscar Scherer Park, Sarasota. Information: 484-4113. Donation requested.

8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at Cafe on the Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0355.

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

10 a.m. to noon - Fundraiser for Debbie Scott at Island Family Chiropractic, 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0268 or 778-0722.

10:30 a.m. - Family origami class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-

2 p.m. - Natural Alternatives: Hormone Replacement with Melissa Searle at Richard's Whole Foods, 5344 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-4322.

5 to 10 p.m. - Battle of the Bands behind the First Baptist Church, 1306 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 778-0719.

8 to 11 p.m. - "Do Ya, Do Ya, Do Ya Wanna Dance" at the Bradenton Woman's Club, 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 773-0177. Fee applies.

Sunday, Aug 15
8:30 a.m. - Final race of the Cortez Yacht Club Commdore's Cup Series starting from the LP marker for Longboat Pass. Information: 792-9100. Fee applies.

9:30 a.m. - "Donuts and the Truth" for teens at the Island Baptist Church, student building, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0719.

Tuesday, Aug 16
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.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours" at Moore's Stone Crab Restaurant, 800 Broadway, Longboat Key. Information: 387-9519. Fee applies.

Wednesday, Aug 17
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

6:30 p.m. - Teen group meeting at the Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0719.

Ongoing:

  • Retrospective exhibit by Florida photographer Clyde Butcher at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through August. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.
  • Paintings by Lee Mears at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Aug. 14. Information: 778-6648.
  • Student photography exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through Aug. 29. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.
  • Art by Alice Ottavi and Barbara Singer at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Aug. 30. Information: 778-6341.
  • Roller hockey at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Oct. 30. Information: 778-1908.

Upcoming:

  • Family caregiver support group at the Island Branch Library Aug. 20.
  • Sierra Club "Inner City Outing" at South Lido Beach Aug. 21.
  • "Raise the Roof" at Tropicana Field, bus departs from Island Baptist Church Aug. 21.
  • Back-to-School Bash at Sarasota Jungle Gardens Aug. 21.
  • Back-to-School Skim Board Contest at the Beach House Restaurant Aug. 21-22.
  • Blood drive at Island Fitness Center Aug. 23.
  • Jimi Gee's school of rock open house at Edison Academic Center, Bradenton Aug. 23.
  • Blood drive at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Aug. 24.
  • Drawing class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Aug. 24.
  • Watercolor class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Aug. 24.
  • "Good Morning LBK" at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Aug. 25.

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