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Date of Issue: September 21, 2006

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Sept. 13

7:45 to 9 a.m. - Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Sunrise Breakfast at the Sun House Restaurant, 100 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 779-9412.

9 to 10 a.m. - Anusara Yoga with Van Tuyet Bourgois, an Anna Maria Island Community Center event being held at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. - Friends of the Island Branch Library book club at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Thursday, Sept. 14

8:30 to 11:30 a.m. - "Sales and Networking Skills" small business success workshop at the Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Keys Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-8217. Fee applies.

12:30 p.m. - St. Bernard Guild meeting at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2508.

7 p.m. - Sarasota Shell Club meeting at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 739-0908.

Friday, Sept. 15

5 to 7 p.m. - Florida Watercolor Society exhibition gala reception at ArtCenter Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail. Information: 365-2032.

Saturday, Sept. 16

8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - America's Boating Course at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, G.T. Bray Park, 5801 33rd Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 795-6189. Fee applies.

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

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Gentle Spirit's Revival seminar on the Book of Esther "Embracing Your Destiny" at Island Baptist Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 723-2842. Lunch and childcare provided.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Intermediate watercolor class with Susie Cotton an Anna Maria Island Community Center event being held at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Noon - Anna Maria Island Rotary Club meeting with guest speakers from the Ringling School of Art and Design at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 350-4326.

5 p.m. - Parent-Teacher Organization dinner sponsored by the Island Boy Scouts at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525. Fee applies.

7 p.m. - Rick's Tricky Dogs family presentation at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

9 to 10 a.m. - Anusara Yoga with Van Tuyet Bourgois an Anna Maria Island Community Center event being held at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Keys Chamber of Commerce "Nooner" at the Sun House Restaurant, 100 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

1 to 3 p.m. - Sit 'n' Knit with Barbara Hines an Anna Maria Island Community Center event being held at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • "Review! Review!" at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Sept. 17. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • Florida Watercolor Society exhibition at ArtCenter Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, through Oct. 14. Information: 365-2032.

Coming up:

  • "Focusing on the Target Customer" workshop at the Longboat-Lido-St. Armands Keys Chamber of Commerce Sept. 21.
  • International peace celebration at AME Sept. 21.
  • America's Boating Course at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Sept. 23.
  • Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange at Wachovia Bank Sept. 27.

Save the Date:

  • Karaoke for the Cure at Pelican Pete's Sept. 30.
  • "Jam for 14" Perico fire victims benefit concert Oct. 1.
  • Food for Life cooking class Oct. 6.
  • Florida Coastal Cleanup Oct. 7.
  • Bayfest on Pine Avenue Oct. 21.
  • Fall Festival at AME Oct. 28.
  • Taste of Manatee Nov. 4-5.
  • Suncoast Winefest Nov. 11.
  • Bridge Street Festival Nov. 11.
  • Anna Maria Island Community Orchestra and Choir presents "Celebration of Autumn" Nov. 19.

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