April Events Calendar For Manatee County, FL


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April Events Calendar For Manatee County, FL

  1. 1. News & Events Calendar for Manatee & Sarasota Counties in Florida for 2009
  2. 2. Seafood Fest <ul><li>“ Seafood fest a quality event” is the largest festival in Manatee and Sarasota Counties…and it’s FREE! </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Friday, April 3rd @ 5:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Downtown Bradenton Waterfront </li></ul>
  3. 3. Best of Tampa Bay 2009 <ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 4 th @ 7:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center in Tampa, FL </li></ul><ul><li>Presented by Raymond James Financial </li></ul>
  4. 4. 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt <ul><li>Easter egg hunt for children 8 years of age and younger. Carnival, games, air bouncing house are some of the fun that’s in store for the little ones! Refreshments will also be available. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009 @ 9:00am </li></ul><ul><li>Location: G.T. Bray Park Bradenton FL </li></ul>
  5. 5. Easter EGGstravaganza Egg Hunt <ul><li>FREE EVENT ~ with a 40,000 Easter egg hunt, inflatable jump houses, rock wall climbing and free food. </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored by Bayside Community Church </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009 from 10:00 – 1:00pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Lakewood Ranch Ball Fields </li></ul><ul><li>in Bradenton </li></ul>
  6. 6. C.A.R.E. Be Aware Autism 5K Run and 1-Mile Famly Fun Walk <ul><li>It’s National Autism Awareness Month! </li></ul><ul><li>This event includes individual and team awards in different age divisions. There will be raffles and fun family activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 18, 2009 @ 9:00 am </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Lakewood Ranch's Main Street Bradenton FL </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tampa Convention Center Riverwalk Brunch <ul><li>Seating with a view of the water available! </li></ul><ul><li>Brunch Menu includes: Complimentary Champagne. </li></ul><ul><li>Free Horse & Carriage Rides & pictures with Easter Bunny for the little ones! </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Sunday, April 12, 2009 from 9:30am – 2:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Tampa Convention Center Tampa FL </li></ul>
  8. 8. Animal Network, Inc. Cat & Kitten Adoptions <ul><li>FOR THE KITTY CAT LOVERS! </li></ul><ul><li>Petsmart sponsors Cat & Kitten adoptions every Saturday from 11am-5pm and Sundays from 11am -5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: 4425 14th St W in Bradenton, FL </li></ul><ul><li>standard adoption fee is $75… (some are higher) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ice Cream for a Cause <ul><li>Location: Haagen Dazs @ Lakewood Ranch </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Every Tuesday starting 4-14-09 from 6-9pm. </li></ul><ul><li>Supports hurricane relief </li></ul>
  10. 10. South of the Border <ul><li>This is the 16th annual fundraiser for Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee </li></ul><ul><li>A festive evening of Southwestern gourmet food & drink, music, raffles, and live & silent auctions. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 18, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>from 6:00 to 11:00 pm 6:00p to 11:00p </li></ul><ul><li>Location: The Loop of NW Bradenton Bradenton FL </li></ul>
  11. 11. Cultural Cafe <ul><li>The South Florida Museum will host ~ Cultural Cafe on the third Saturday of each month. </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Cafe will present an authentic exploration of the music, foods and the distinct personalities of different cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Starting on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 6-10pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: The South Florida Museum Bradenton FL </li></ul>
  12. 12. Flea Market & Collectors Fair <ul><li>Featuring: Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, books, estate and vintage items. 54 vendors participating. </li></ul><ul><li>Find your treasure! </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009 from 10am-5pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location : Sarasota Municipal Auditorium Sarasota FL </li></ul>
  13. 13. Spring Break Camp - Around the Bend & Manatee Audubon <ul><li>Spring Break Camp for Elementary Students hosted by the Tampa Estuary Program. </li></ul><ul><li>The camp will give instruction on native plants and wildlife. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Mondays starting on April 6, 2009 from 9am – 4pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Felts Audubon Preserve Palmetto FL </li></ul>
  14. 14. Gardens Music Concert Series <ul><li>Relax with friends & family on Sunday afternoons at Selby Gardens with a different music group each week. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Sundays starting on April 4, 2009 from 1-3pm </li></ul><ul><li> Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sarasota FL </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Enjoy the day leisurely browsing through displays of hand crafted items… unique home decorations, tasty foods, custom made jewelry, and furniture. </li></ul><ul><li>Date: Sunday, April 5, 2009 from 10am – 4pm </li></ul><ul><li>Location: Manatee Convention and Civic Center Palmetto FL </li></ul>Buckler's Craft Fair
  16. 16. For more information about Manatee or Sarasota county or Real Estate… anywhere in the world! (941) 928-1248 [email_address] www.TheSerenaGroup.com Happy Spring !