Saturday, September 22, 2018

Entertainment

Island Branch Library

Pre-school story time features “All Round the Town”

Children’s Services Librarian Trudy Bell will have fun activities at the Island Branch Library, 5701 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, on Tuesday, June 27 from...
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Kiwanis discusses business in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Executive Director Heather Kasten will be the speaker at the Kiwanis Club of Anna Maria Island meeting at the Manatee...
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Learn CPR now to save lives later

West Manatee Fire Rescue presents a free monthly CPR class on Saturday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Island Branch...
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Turtle talk at Senior Adventures

Anna Maria Island Turtle Watch and Shorebird Monitoring Director Suzi Fox will give an update on the nesting season at Senior Adventures on Friday,...
Kayakers at Robinson Preserve

Explore Robinson Preserve by kayak at sundown

Nature explorers bring their own canoe or kayak plus safety equipment on Monday, June 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. for a sunset, starlight...
Manatee County Library Sunshine For Your Mind

Book club meets

The Friends of the Island Branch Library Book Club meets on Thursday, May 18, at 10:15 a.m. to discuss “West with the Night,” by...
Sean Murphy

Bar Talk… “Warm Florida Coats”

Bartenders are listeners. You sit at the bar. You drink. The Bartender listens. The topics can be tricky. The patron’s ex-wife. This one is real tricky. The bartender has...

Uncle George the fashion plate

My uncle George generally looked like he had fallen off the back of a lobster boat and then rolled around in a barn. He wore...
Heritage Day fishing

AMI history comes to life on Heritage Day

ANNA MARIA — People took a step back in time at the Anna Maria Island Historical Society’s Heritage Day celebration. Attendees flocked to the Anna Maria...
Sean Murphy

Tales of a craft cocktail bar

People ask me if my mom taught me to cook. Mom was a strict adherent to the Irish cooking maxim, “Take everything that walks, swims...
Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival food

Seafood fans prepare to feast at Cortez festival

CORTEZ – It's almost time for February's most salty and delicious local event – the 35th Annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, set for the...
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Beach Nutz – 2017