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Special Event: History/Science, Museum
The Montague Tallant Collection of Florida’s First Peoples Artifacts
The museum's portion of Tallant's collection (not all on display) includes cast and molded gold and silver pendants and other body and hair ornaments , faceted crystal beads that date to the 17th century and pottery dating back as far as year 300 of the Co...
South Florida Museum
Bradenton, FL

Wed 4/26/17 - Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 4/30/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/2/17 - Sat 5/6/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 5/9/17 - Sat 5/13/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace
Learn how to communicate, listen and improve your relationships across the organization. In order to be successful in your career and achieve greatness, it is important to understand how and why others behave the way they do. The speaker, Cindy Santiago, w...
Goodwill Lakewood Ranch
Bradenton, FL

Wed 4/26/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Let's Talk Credit
Good credit can help open the door to financing options that can help you buy a home or car, finance an education, or pay for unexpected expenses. Your credit can even affect your ability to rent housing or get a job. When you understand credit, you’re abl...
Goodwill Mecca Community Room
Sarasota, FL

Wed 4/26/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Social Event
Trivia Night: Are You Smarter Than a Librarian?
Teams match wits with librarians from the Manatee Librarians. To register your team, call 748-5555 or email Questions asked by local Trivia Master, Geoff Silpa. Light refreshments and prize for the winning team!
Manatee County Central Library
Bradenton, FL

Wed 4/26/17 at 6pm-8pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Embracing Your Financial Future: Estate Planning
Join Wealth Advisor Mitch Helton for the third and final workshop of the series Embracing Your Financial Future. This workshop will cover estate planning and will be an interactive conversation touching on both financial and non-financial issues that one f...
Goodwill Mecca Community Room
Sarasota, FL

Thu 4/27/17 at 6pm-7pm
Special Event: Yoga/Pilates/Tai Chi
Free Yoga Classes at Downtown Library
Free weekly classes, from September 1 through May 2017; taught by a GT Bray Fitness instructor. Please bring a mat or towel. Ended on April 27, 2017.
Manatee County Central Library
Bradenton, FL

Thu 4/27/17 at 11am-12pm
Special Event: Special Event, Fashion Show/Bridal
Salon Series: Lunch & Learn
Each installment includes a catered boxed lunch, fashion show and mini-lecture. Proceeds support local arts and human services organizations. Today's speaker is the actress Carolyn Michel.
Designing Women Boutique
Sarasota, FL

Thu 4/27/17 at 11:30am-1:30pm
Special Event: Special Event
Smartphone Trivia Game Show at Bogey's
Check out Bogey's on Thursdays at 6:30 as they offer wings, burgers, cold beer and more for you to enjoy while playing the Smartphone Trivia Game Show. You can win gift cards from Bogey's and possibly cash in The Big Money Bonus Game. Get your team togethe...
Bogey's Sports Pub
Bradenton, FL

Thu 4/27/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Thu 5/4/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Thu 5/11/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Thu 5/18/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Thu 5/25/17 at 6:30pm-8pm
Special Event: Children, Family/Child
Forty Carrots Partners In Play
For mobile babies to 5 year olds. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators & Early Literacy Specialist and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activitie...
Manatee County Braden River Library
Bradenton, FL

Fri 4/28/17 at 10:15am-11am
Fri 5/5/17 at 10:15am-11am
Fri 5/12/17 at 10:15am-11am
Special Event: Fair/Festival
Fourth Friday at the Downtown Village
Join us for our monthly Fourth Friday event! Enjoy live outdoor music, food trucks, guest vendors, and special activities at the galleries and shops in the colorful historic bungalows of the Downtown Village. This month featuring local singer/songwriter ...
Historic Downtown Village
Sarasota, FL

Fri 4/28/17 at 5pm-9pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Shine On for Visible Men Academy
"Shine On!" is Visible Men Academy's signature Spring fundraising event and draws a vibrant crowd devoted to providing quality education to the most under-served in our community. This year we are pleased to host a festive Caribbean evening with entertainm...
Visible Men Academy
Bradenton, FL

Fri 4/28/17 at 6pm-10:30pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival
39th Siesta Fiesta
A celebration of every medium of art is taking place April 29 - 30 during the 39th Annual Siesta Fiesta. Returning to its original location along Ocean Boulevard and surrounding lots, the Siesta Fiesta features life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, ...
Siesta Key Village
Sarasota, FL

Sat 4/29/17 - Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Hypnosis and Essential Oils
Explore how using essential oils along with hypnosis (self-hypnosis) can guide you to make profound improvements in your life by helping you overcome issues such as: • Emotional Blocks • Stress • Weight Management • Sleep Improvement • Smoking Cessation • ...
Goodwill Ranch Lake
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Sat 4/29/17 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Education
The Risks of Drug Treatment in Mental Health Care: Rethinking our Use of Psychiatric Drugs
ManaSota-88 will host Robert Whitaker, a journalist and the author of five books, three of which tell of the history of psychiatry. His first, Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine and the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill was named by Discover...
Selby Public Library
Sarasota, FL

Sat 4/29/17 at 1pm-3:30pm
Special Event: Farmers' Market, Community Event, Fair/Festival
Beach Market at Coquina Beach
Come and stroll the Beach Market at Coquina Beach from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Sunday from November to July (excluding Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day and Memorial Weekend) and every Wednesday, Dec. 21 through April 19. You will find local artists, arts an...
South Coquina Beach
Bradenton, FL

Sun 4/30/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 5/7/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 5/14/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 5/21/17 at 10am-4pm
Sun 5/28/17 at 10am-4pm
Special Event: Sketch Comedy, Gaming
Let's Play Live
This nerdcore fantasy unites gamers in an outrageous evening of insanity and energy with YouTube game channel stars from Achievement Hunter and Funhaus. See them square off on stage for a non-stop frenzy of gaming and comedy.
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts – Straz Center
Tampa, FL

Sun 4/30/17 at 7:30pm
Special Event: Special Event
Smartphone Trivia Game Show at Creekwood Applebee's
Come join the neighborhood to play the Smartphone Trivia Game Show produced by Game Show Trivolution and powered by Speedquizzing. It is Southwest Florida's most unique trivia experience. Forget those boring pen and paper games that seem to go on forever a...
Bradenton, FL

Sun 4/30/17
Sun 5/7/17
Sun 5/14/17
Sun 5/21/17
Sun 5/28/17
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut May 1-2
Hair Cuttery and the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) are joining forces for Hair Cuttery’s latest iteration of its Share-A-Haircut program. On Monday and Tuesday, May 1-2, for every haircut purchased at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 sa...
Hair Cuttery
Bradenton, FL

Mon 5/1/17 at 9am-9pm
Special Event: Community Event, Children, Education, For the Family, Tour
Safety-Fest - Manatee County Department of Public Safety Center Open House and Expo
Manatee County's Department of Public Safety (DPS) presents an afternoon of family-fun at "Safety-Fest" on May 3rd, 2017, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. This free-admission event features a kids' zone, local food, plus tours of the Emergency Operations Center. Vari...
Manatee County Department of Public Safety
Bradenton, FL

Wed 5/3/17 at 3pm-7pm
Special Event: Health & Wellness/Nutrition
Myositis-A Complicated Diagnosis
Symposium for Medical Professionals to learn more about diagnosing and treating myositis diseases
Ranch Grill
Lakewood Ranch, FL

Thu 5/4/17 at 6pm-8:30pm

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