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2011 Calendar Manatee County, Florida Manatee County Government 1112 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 902 Bradenton, Florida 34205 941 748 4501 tellus@mymanatee.org www.mymanatee.org

Dates for the 2011-12 school year had not been finalized by the time of publication, so they were not included in this year’s Manatee County Government calendar. This calendar was printed at an estimated cost of .53 cents per copy from the 2010-2011 general revenue fund.


2011 January Village of Cortez This historic district and fishing village has a variety of activities to offer residents and visitors: the Florida Maritime Museum in the restored 1912 Cortez Schoolhouse, fresh seafood, ecology cruise tours, charter fishing and more. www.cortezvillage.org Photo: Vicki Jarratt Location: Cortez December 2010 Su M T W Th 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 26 27 28 29 30 February 2011 Su M T W 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28

Th 3 10 17 24

F 3 10 17 24 31

Sa 4 11 18 25

F 4 11 18 25

Sa 5 12 19 26

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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New Year’s Day

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School resumes

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January 1

The photos in this year’s Manatee County Government calendar are among the best of the best from the second Manatee County Employee Photo Contest held last summer. Eight County employees submitted 57 photos reflecting the contest’s theme “Scenic Manatee or The Real Manatee?” The featured photos highlight Manatee County’s scenic environment or industry and day-to-day life of Manatee County residents.

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Friday

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County Fair

County Fair

County Fair

Land Use Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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County Fair

M. L. King Jr. Day County offices and schools closed County Fair

County Fair

County Fair

County Fair

Record Day Schools closed County Fair

County Fair

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County Fair

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Commission Meeting

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2011 February Beach Express Catch a ride to our beautiful beaches with the Beach Express, Manatee County Area Transit’s (MCAT) free beach trolley service. The Beach Express is available every day, including Sundays and all holidays. www.mymanatee.org/mcat Photo: Vicki Jarratt Location: Bradenton Beach January 2011 Su M T W Th F 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 31

Sa 1 8 15 22 29

March 2011 Su M T W 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28 29 30

Sa 5 12 19 26

Th 3 10 17 24 31

F 4 11 18 25

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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Land Use Meeting

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President’s Day County offices and schools closed

Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting

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14 Valentine’s Day

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2011 March Robinson Preserve Robinson Preserve, 487 acres of restored coastal and wetland habitats, is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Robinson offers kayaking, canoeing, hiking and nature trails, picnic areas and group camping among other amenities. www.mymanatee.org/naturalresources Photo: Joann Larson Location: Robinson Preserve February 2011 Su M T W 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28

Th 3 10 17 24

F 4 11 18 25

Sa 5 12 19 26

April 2011 Su M T W Th 3 4 5 6 7 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 24 25 26 27 28

F 1 8 15 22 29

Sa 2 9 16 23 30

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

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Land Use Meeting

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Spring Break begins

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Daylight Savings Time Begins

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Spring Break ends

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Commission Meeting

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St. Patrick’s Day

Commission Meeting

Spring begins

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2011 April Star Fish Company Market & Restaurant Sit on the dock and enjoy freshly cooked seafood while watching the fishing boats return to the historic Village of Cortez. www.starfishcompany.com Photo: Vicki Jarratt Location: Village of Cortez

March 2011 Su M T W 1 2 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 20 21 22 23 27 28 29 30 May 2011 Su M T 1 2 3 8 9 10 15 16 17 22 23 24 29 30 31

W 4 11 18 25

Th 3 10 17 24 31

F 4 11 18 25

Sa 5 12 19 26

Th 5 12 19 26

F 6 13 20 27

Sa 7 14 21 28

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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Tuesday

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April

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Land Use Meeting

Schools closed

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Commission Meeting

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Passover begins

24 Easter

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Schools closed Good Friday Earth Day

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Commission Meeting Passover ends

Administrative Professionals’ Day

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29 Arbor Day

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2011 May Downtown Bradenton Get wild at Get Down Downtown. Take a leisurely stroll during a Village of the Arts Artwalk. Take in a family flick during Reels at Rossi. Pick up some fresh produce at the Farmers Market. These are just some the great activities happening in the heart of Bradenton throughout the year. www.ddabradenton.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: Downtown Bradenton April 2011 Su M T W Th F 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 26 27 28 29 June 2011 Su M T 5 6 7 12 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

W 1 8 15 22 29

Th 2 9 16 23 30

F 3 10 17 24

Sa 2 9 16 23 30

Sa 4 11 18 25

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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Land Use Meeting Cinco de Mayo

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Mother’s Day

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Commission Meeting

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May

Commission Meeting

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30 Memorial Day County offices and schools closed

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2011 June Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant Anna Maria Island capitalizes on the Old Florida charm by offering unique and memorable experiences. You’ll net plenty of authentic Florida feel at the Rod & Reel Pier Restaurant. www.annamariaisland-longboatkey.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: Anna Maria Island

May 2011 Su M T 1 2 3 8 9 10 15 16 17 22 23 24 29 30 31

W 4 11 18 25

July 2011 Su M T W 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 31

Th 5 12 19 26

F 6 13 20 27

Sa 7 14 21 28

Th F 1 7 8 14 15 21 22 28 29

Sa 2 9 16 23 30

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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June

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Land Use Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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9 School ends

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Flag Day

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Father’s Day

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21 Commission Meeting Summer begins

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2011 July Manatee River Fireworks Don’t miss a breathtaking fireworks display on Independence Day, viewable from just about anywhere along the Manatee River. www.palmettofl.org www.cityofbradenton.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: The Manatee River

June 2011 Su M T 5 6 7 12 13 14 19 20 21 26 27 28

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Th 2 9 16 23 30

F 3 10 17 24

Sa 4 11 18 25

August 2011 Su M T W 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31

Th 4 11 18 25

F 5 12 19 26

Sa 6 13 20 27

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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July

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Independence Day County offices closed

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Commission Meeting


2011 August Catching Bait on the Braden River Braden River is a 21-mile waterway that is home to picturesque Jiggs Landing and Pine Island. www.mymanatee.org/naturalresources Photo: Ernie McFarland Location: Braden River

July 2011 Su M T W 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 13 17 18 19 20 24 25 26 27 31

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September 2011 Su M T W Th 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29

F 2 9 16 23 30

Sa 2 9 16 23 30

Sa 3 10 17 24

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

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Land Use Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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2011 September Kayak Skyway The Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway Bridge averages 50,500 vehicles that travel on its 5.5 mile stretch of roadway daily. The Skyway Fishing Pier State Park is the longest fishing pier in the world. www.floridastateparks.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: Tampa Bay

August 2011 Su M T W 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31

Th 4 11 18 25

October 2011 Su M T W Th 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 11 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 30 31

F 5 12 19 26

Sa 6 13 20 27

F Sa 1 7 8 14 15 21 22 28 29

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

Monday

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Land Use Meeting

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Labor Day County offices closed

Commission Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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Autumn begins

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2011 October Our Island Communities Make your next family day a beach day. With six area parks, numerous restaurants, bars, stores and rental businesses, just about everyone in the family can find a piece of paradise. www.annamariaisland-longboatkey.com Photo: Vicki Jarratt Location: Bradenton Beach September 2011 Su M T W Th 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29 November 2011 Su M T W Th 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 24 27 28 29 30

F 2 9 16 23 30

Sa 3 10 17 24

F 4 11 18 25

Sa 5 12 19 26

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

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Land Use Meeting

Yom Kippur

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Columbus Day

Commission Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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Halloween


2011 November Ellenton This north county community offers great shopping and entertainment to Manatee visitors and residents. www.ellenton.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: Ellenton

October 2011 Su M T W Th 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 11 12 13 16 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 30 31 December 2011 Su M T W Th 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29

F Sa 1 7 8 14 15 21 22 28 29

F 2 9 16 23 30

Sa 3 10 17 24 31

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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Veterans Day County offices closed Farm City Week

Farm City Week

Land Use Meeting

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Daylight Savings Time ends

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Commission Meeting Election Day

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Farm City Week

Farm City Week

Farm City Week

Farm City Week

Farm City Week

Farm City Week

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Thanksgiving Day County offices closed

County offices closed

Commission Meeting

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2011 December Marina Night While exploring downtown Bradenton, take a stroll around the Twin Dolphin Marina and enjoy a wonderful meal or an evening filled with live entertainment at one of the local establishments. www.twindolphinmarina.com Photo: Jonathan Sabin Location: Downtown Bradenton November 2011 Su M T W Th 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 24 27 28 29 30

F 4 11 18 25

Sa 5 12 19 26

January 2012 Su M T W 1 2 3 4 8 9 10 11 15 16 17 18 22 23 24 25 29 30 31

F 6 13 20 27

Sa 7 14 21 28

Th 5 12 19 26

Manatee County Government www.mymanatee.org

Sunday

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Land Use Meeting

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Commission Meeting

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Winter begins

County offices closed

Christmas Eve

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Commission Meeting Hanukkah begins

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Christmas Day

County offices closed

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28 Hanukkah ends

New Year’s Eve


Manatee County Board of County Commissioners

District 1, Larry Bustle larry.bustle@mymanatee.org

District 2, Michael Gallen michael.gallen@mymanatee.org

District 5, Donna Hayes donna.hayes@mymanatee.org

District 3, John Chappie john.chappie@mymanatee.org

Joe McClash, At-Large joe.mcclash@mymanatee.org

District 4, Robin DiSabatino robin.disabatino@mymanatee.org

Carol Whitmore, At-Large carol.whitmore@mymanatee.org

District 1: Larry Bustle Telephone Fax Mail Office

941 745 3700 941 745 3790 P.O. Box 1000, Bradenton, FL 34206 1112 Manatee Ave. W. Bradenton, FL 34205

District 2: Michael Gallen District 3: John Chappie District 4: Robin DiSabatino District 5: Donna Hayes Commissioner-At-Large: Joe McClash Commissioner-At-Large: Carol Whitmore


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