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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Islander Calender

Wednesday, Sept 8
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

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.

Friday, Sept 10
6 p.m. - Big John's Texas Barbecue at the Church of the Annunciation, 4408 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-1638. Fee applies.

7 to 10 p.m. - Car show and sock hop at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies for sock hop.

8 p.m. - Manatee Players opening night of "Les Miserables" school edition at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.

Saturday, Sept 11
8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at Fit to Eat Deli, 5315 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-0355.

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

9 a.m. - Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony hosted by the Cortez Yacht Club at the Intracoastal Waterway north of the Cortez Bridge. Information: 780-3547.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Cut-A-Thon to benefit the Red Cross assistance for hurricane victims at Amy Dodge Aveda Salon, 5311 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-8191. Reservations recommended.

10 a.m. - "All About Alligators" at the Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Road, Sarasota. Information: 322-1000.

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

9:15 p.m. - Sellichot service and reception at Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 383-3428. Fee applies.

Monday, Sept 13
10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 792-5295.

6 to 8 p.m. - Line dancing lessons at the American Legion Post No. 24, 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-3489. Fee applies.

Tuesday, Sept 14
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 social at T.H. Winston, 1451 Global Court, Sarasota. Information: 387-9519.

Wednesday, Sept 15
9 a.m. - Horseshoe games at Anna Maria City Hall Park, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria.

8 p.m. - Erev Rosh Hashanah service at Temple Beth Israel, 567 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key. Information: 383-3428. Fee applies.

Ongoing:

  • Manatee Players presents "Les Miserables" school edition at the Riverfront Theatre, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton, through Sept. 25. Information: 748-5875. Fee applies.
  • Artwork by Woody Candish and Rocco Gambacorta at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, through Sept. 30. Information: 778-6341.
  • Photographs by John C. Bonser at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through Sept. 30. Information: 778-6648.
  • Roller hockey at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria, through Oct. 30. Information: 778-1908.

Upcoming:

  • Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce "Creating a Competitive Workforce Advantage" with Ed Barlow at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club Sept. 16.
  • Friends of the Island Branch Library board meeting Sept. 17.
  • Anna Maria Oyster Bar Charity Golf Tournament Sept. 17.
  • Internet class at the Island Branch Library Sept. 20.
  • "Give 'em The Pickle" at the Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce Sept. 20.
  • Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at Anna Maria Beach Place Sept. 22.

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