Saturday, Sept. 18
Noon — Spanish Fiesta at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.
Monday, Sept. 20
Noon — Anna Maria Island Democratic Club lunch with guest speaker Richard O’Brien, from the Manatee County Democratic Executive Committee, at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach.
Tuesday, Sept. 21
Noon — Rotary Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at the BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., Bradenton Beach. Information: 941-962-7785.
Wednesday, Sept. 22
11 a.m. — Einstein Circle Discussion Group meets at the Studio at Gulf and Pine, 10101 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-359-4296.
• The first and third Mondays of each month, the American Legion Post 24, 2005 75th St. W., Bradenton, hosts dinners for the public. Fee applies. Information: 941-794-3390.
• Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m., teens meet at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Information: 941-778-1908.
• Alternating Wednesdays, 11 a.m., memory loss support group at the Longboat Island Chapel Aging in Paradise Resource Center, 6200 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key. Information: 941-383-6491.
• Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m., players pitch horseshoes in the pits at Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria. Information: 941-708-6130.
• Fridays, 11 a.m., Over 39ers group meets at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 6608 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach. Information: 941-778-1813.
• Fridays, Senior Adventures Group meets for outings to various locations throughout the summer. Information: 941-962-8835.
• Saturdays, 8:30 a.m., Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meets at Cafe on the Beach, Manatee Public Beach, Holmes Beach.
Thursday, Sept. 16
4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — Circus Pages International Circus performs at the Manatee County Convention Center, 1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto. Information: 941-722-3244. Fee applies.
Friday, Sept. 17
6 p.m. — Reels at Rossi Park presents “Race to Witch Mountain” downtown in the park on Third Avenue West between Ninth Street West and U.S. 301, Bradenton. Information: 941-704-4366.
• Sept. 23, “Sunday in the Park with George” opens, Manatee Players.
• Sept. 24, Friday Fest on the Bay, Van Wezel lawn.
• Sept. 25, Neal Preserve bike tour.
• Sept. 25, Manatee County Audubon tour of Robinson Preserve.
• Sept. 25, Children’s Summit, Manatee Convention Center.
• Sept. 25, Inquiring Minds resumes meeting, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.
• Sept. 26, Privateer’s Shipwrek Poker Run, Peggy’s Corral.
• Sept. 26, “Art After Dark,” Manatee Players.
• Sept. 27, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing, Bradenton Country Club.
Save the Date:
• Oct. 8, Anna Maria Island Community Center Golf Outing, IMG Golf and Country Club.
• Oct. 7, “Ladies of the Camellias” season opening, Island Players theater.
• Oct. 15-16, Bayfest.
• Nov. 12-14, ArtsHop.
• Nov. 13-14, Disvoer Egmont Key.
AME school calendar
• Sept. 14, Parent Teacher Organization meeting after school.
• 8:45 a.m., Sept. 14 Fall festival kickoff meeting.
• 5-7 p.m., Sept. 21 Parent Teacher Organization dinner.
• Sept. 22, Peace Day celebration.
• Sept. 23, Progress reports go home.
For more information, call the school office at 941-708-5525. AME is at 4700 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach.
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