Wednesday, May 31
8 to 10 a.m. - Blood drive at the Longboat-Lido-St. Armand Keys Chamber of Commerce, 6960 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 383-2466.
5:30 p.m. - Dolphin Communication Workshop for teens at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.
Thursday, June 1
2:30 p.m. - Irish dance lessons at Duffy’s Tavern, 5808 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-2416.
Saturday, June 3
7:30 a.m. to noon - Guided nature walk at Felts Audubon Preserve, 4600 24th Ave., E., Palmetto. Information: 737-3169.
8:30 a.m. - Kiwanis Club meeting at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
10:30 a.m. - Save Anna Maria Inc. meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
3 to 8 p.m. - "Tranquility Jam" featuring local bands and silent auction at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 778-5447. Proceeds benefit families of Zane Zavadil and Ryan Costello.
7 p.m. - "Hooray for Hollywood" dance recital at Bayshore High School, 5401 34th Street W., Bradenton. Information: 748-4476. Fee applies.
Sunday, June 4
2 p.m. - German band concert outdoors at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 792-6963. Bring your own chair.
Monday, June 5
10:15 a.m. - Gulf Coast Writers meeting at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach.
Tuesday, June 6
Noon - Anna Maria Island Rotary Club lunch at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 713-0042.
Wednesday, June 7
7 to 8 a.m. - Pier Regulars meeting at the Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., Anna Maria. Information: 778-7062.
3 p.m. - The Tingley After-Hours Book Club at Tingley Memorial Library, 111 Second St. N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 779-1208.
5:30 p.m. - "Markets for Teen Writers" presented by Islander reporter Diana Bogan at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 778-6341.
- Rummage sale at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 3. Information: 778-2508.
- "The New World in the Eyes of Explorers" at the South Florida Museum, 201 10th St. W., Bradenton, through June 4. Information: 746-4131. Fee applies.
- Art by Jean Ehlis at Island Gallery West, 5368 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, through June 30.
- "Seas the Day" family festival at Mote Marine Aquarium June 8.
- Keep Manatee Beautiful golf tourney June 9.
- Islandwide Blood Drive June 10-11.
- Illustration workshop for teens at the Island Branch Library June 14.
Save the Date:
- Relay for Life June 16-17.
- Anna Maria Island Community Center fishing tourney June 16-18