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Date of Issue: September 29, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Sept. 28

5 to 7 p.m. - Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at the Bayside Banquet Hall, 4628 119th St. W., Cortez. Information: 778-1541.

Thursday, Sept. 29

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Ladies Day Out Open House at Island Chiropractic Center, 3612 E. Bay Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0722.

Friday, Sept. 30

5 to 7 p.m. - Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society "Open Aqueous Show" artist reception at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 352-796-4994.

Saturday, Oct. 1

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Master Gardener Plant Sale and Fair at the Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St. W., Palmetto. Information: 722-4524.

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Safe boating class at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, 5801 33rd Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 795-6189.

9 a.m. to noon - Florida Coastal Cleanup at several locations, including Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria; Kingfish Boat Ramp, Manatee Avenue West, Holmes Beach; FISH Preserve, 11601 Cortez Road W., Cortez; and BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 795-8272.

9 a.m. to noon - Underwater Coastal Cleanup with Sea Trek Divers, 105 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach. Call for check-in times: 799-1506.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Shallow Water Fishing Expo at the Sarasota-Bradenton Convention Center, 8005 15th St. E., Sarasota. Information: www.castlow.com. Fee applies.

7:30 to 11 p.m. - Diamond W. Rodeo Bull Bash at the Manatee Civic Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 377-4780. Fee applies.

Sunday, Oct. 2

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Shallow Water Fishing Expo at the Sarasota-Bradenton Convention Center, 8005 15th St. E., Sarasota. Information: www.castlow.com. Fee applies.

5:30 p.m. - "Startoberfest" Sarasota Pops concert at Bishop Planetarium, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 746-4131 ext. 14. Fee applies.

Monday, Oct. 3

10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-3209.

5 to 8:30 p.m. - A Taste of St. Armands at St. Armands Circle Park, Sarasota. Information: 388-1554. Fee applies.

6 to 7:30 p.m. - "Monday Night ReMix" pickup basketball games for ages 9 to 13 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

7:30 to 9 p.m. - "Monday Night ReMix" pickup basketball games for ages 14 to 17 at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908.

Tuesday, Oct. 4

10 a.m. - Family storytime at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

6:30 p.m. - Construction update: Parking and Traffic Flow Issues at Anna Maria Elementary School, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-5525.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

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

7:45 a.m. - Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce new member sunrise breakfast at the Sun House Restaurant, Bridge Street, Bradenton Beach. Information: 779-9412.

8 a.m. - Anna Maria Elementary School "Walk to School" Day departing from Manatee public Beach, Mr. Roberts Resortwear in the S&S Plaza or Fat Cat Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners in the Island Shopping Center. Information: 778-0268.

1 p.m. - Woman's Club of Anna Maria welcome back meeting at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-5083.

5:30 p.m. - Teen program with Island illustrator Alexandra Lillis at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

Ongoing:

  • "Our Town" at the Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St W., Bradenton, through Oct. 1. Information: 752-5252. Fee applies.
  • Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society "Open Aqueous Show" at Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Drive, Longboat Key, through Oct. 21. Information: 352-796-4994.
  • Art by Dee Pastorius at the Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Oct. 31. Information: 787-6648.
  • "The Highwaymen" Florida's African-American landscape painters exhibit at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th Street W., Bradenton, through March 12. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • All Island Denominations dinner and dance at St. Bernard Catholic Church Oct. 6.
  • Tai Chi at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 6.
  • Manatee Community College Jazz Band concert at Neel Performing Arts Center Oct. 6.
  • Flu shots at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 6.
  • Island Players present "The Foreigner" Oct. 6-16.
  • Re/Max Gulfstream Children's Miracle Network Golf Tournament at the Longboat Key Club Harbourside Oct. 7.
  • Mixed-movement class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 7.
  • Islandwide Blood Drive Oct. 7.
  • Anna Maria Island Art League Faculty Exhibit opening reception Oct. 7.
  • Oktoberfest Suncoast at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds Oct. 7-9.
  • Fashion Show for American Red Cross at the Sandbar restaurant Oct. 8.
  • Children and Youth Family Forum at the Island Baptist Church Oct. 8.
  • Passage Key's 100th Anniversary Oct. 10.
  • Bloodmobile at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 11.
  • Off Stage Ladies Auxiliary lunch at the BeachHouse Restaurant Oct. 12.

Save the Date:

  • Island Bayfest Oct. 15.
  • Tri-chamber business after hours event at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center Oct. 20.
  • Goblin Gathering at G.T. Bray Park Oct. 28.
  • Anna Maria Elementary School Fall Festival and Parade Oct. 29.
  • "Food for Life" cooking class at the Anna Maria Island Community Center Oct. 29.
  • Trail of Treats Oct. 31.
  • Taste of Manatee downtown Bradenton Nov. 5.
  • Florida West Coast Symphony Masterworks at Neel Performing Arts Hall Nov. 11.
  • St. Bernard's Christmas Bazaar Nov. 19-20.
  • Anna Maria Island Community Chorus and Orchestra Fall Fanfare at the Island Baptist Church Nov. 20.
  • "Simon Day of Giving" at DeSoto Square Mall to benefit the Anna Maria Island Community Center Nov. 20.
  • Holiday Prelude on Bridge Street in Bradenton Beach Nov. 25.

 

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