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Date of Issue: September 08, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Sept. 7

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

9 to 10 a.m. - Jazzercise with Barbara Manson at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

9:30 a.m. to noon - Sewing group at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

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

Thursday, Sept. 8

7 p.m. - Sarasota Shell Club "Show and Tell" at Mote Marine Aquarium, 1700 Ken Thompson Pkwy., Sarasota. Information: 739-0908. Bring your best find.

7 p.m. - Manatee Sierra Club presents a discussion on aquaculture and sustainable life with Mote Marine Scientist Kevan Main at Phillippi Estate Park, 5500 Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Information: 925-9000.

Saturday, Sept. 10

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Safe boating "The ABC Course" at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 81, 5807 33rd Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 795-6189. Fee applies.

10:30 a.m. - Family origami class at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.

7 p.m. - Bradenton Christian surfers chapter presents "Noah's Ark" at Holmes Beach City Hall, 5801 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 708-4038.

Monday, Sept. 12

9 a.m. - Yoga at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-1908. Fee applies.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Noon - Anna Maria Island Rotary Club meeting at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.

6 p.m. - The "9-to-5 Networking Group" meeting at Denise's Beachway Cafe, 7224 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton. Information: 778-3444. Fee applies.

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

Wednesday, Sept. 14

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

5 to 9 p.m. - "Generations in Your Workplace" seminar at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • "Pippin" at the Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Sept. 18. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.

Upcoming:

  • Friday Fest on the Bay outside the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center Sept. 16.
  • Safe boating course at the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Sept. 17.
  • Blood drive at the Island Baptist Church Sept. 19.

Save the Date:

  • Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce golf outing at El Conquistador Country Club Sept. 23.
  • "A Taste of St. Armands" Oct. 1.
  • Manatee County Coastal Cleanup Oct. 1.
  • "Startoberfest" Sarasota Pops Orchestra featuring the Sarasota Brass Quintet at the South Florida Museum Oct. 2.
  • All Island Denominations dinner and dance at St. Bernard Catholic Church Oct. 6.
  • Island Players present "The Foreigner" Oct. 6-16.
  • Passage Key's 100th Anniversary Oct. 10.
  • Island Bayfest Oct. 15.
  • Tri-chamber business after hours event at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center Oct. 20.
  • Anna Maria Elementary School Fall Festival and Parade Oct. 29.
  • Trail of Treats Oct. 31

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