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Vol. 17 No. 40 - July 19, 2017

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Attention businesswomen

The Anna Maria Island Chapter of S.W.A.T. (Successful Women Aligning Together) will meet on Thursday, July 20, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Bridge Street Bistro, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach. S.W.A.T. meetings allow businesswomen to network with other like-minded professionals. Guests are always welcome. To R.S.V.P. and for more information, contact Sherri Proctor, director, or Betty Burton, associate director, at SWATAMI@gmail.com or 941-345-5135.

An engineering lesson

The Island Branch Library, 5702 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, is celebrating the end of summer, with a chance for kids to learn and use engineering skills on Thursday, July 20, at 10 a.m. It's family fun for kids and parents. For more information, call the library at 941-778-6341.

Mahjong is here

The Friends of the Island Library are sponsoring mahjong sessions and there's one on Friday, July 21, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the library, 5701 Marina Drive in Holmes Beach. For more information, call the library at 941-778-6341.

Pirates celebrate Christmas

The Anna Maria Island Privateers are hosting their annual Christmas in July celbration on Bridge Street on Saturday, July 22. Santa and his sleigh will arrive at 6 p.m. for pictures with parents and kids. The Drift In will host a pot luck Christmas dinner starting at 7 p.m. Members of the public are invited to bring a dish to share or $5 to eat.

There will be a lotto board raffle with tickets going on sale at the Drift In guaranteeing at least $100 in cash and lottery tickets for your scratching pleasure for more pirate booty. Winners need not be present to win. There also will be a pirate basket loaded with bottles of wine. Winners need to present to win those drawings.

Tickets will be drawn at 8:45 p.m. on the 22nd. Fifty percent of the money raised will go towards the Privateers Christmas Family in December the other 50 percent will go toward the engine/drive train repair of the beloved 60-foot pirate ship Skullywag.

If you have questions, contact the Privateers at 941-900-4141. Visit their website www.amiprivateers.org and like them on Facebook.

Silly fun

The Island Branch Library, 5702 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, is hosting string painting for kids ages 5 and older on Saturday, July 22, at 2 p.m. Parents are welcome too, so bring the For more information, call the library at 941-778-6341.



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