Parrish's rained-out Music on the River rescheduled for May 10 at Fort Hamer Park

May 7, 2014 

Free concertin Parrish rescheduled

MANATEE -- Music by the River, which was rained out May 3, has been rescheduled for 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Fort Hamer Park.

The free concert will feature Kim Betts and the Gamble Creek Band, JD and Zetha Lewis, the Buffalo Creek Middle School Jazz Band and cowboy poet Les McDowell.

Parrish Arts Council officials are hoping Music on the River becomes a regular concert series to attract residents and visitors to Fort Hamer and other nearby locations.

They also are seeking to attract more Parrish residents to help with plans to revitalize the historic village.

Fort Hamer Park is on the south end of Fort Hamer Road. The park is also home to the Manatee County rowing training facility.

Concertgoers should bring lawn chairs or blankets. Refreshments will be available for sale at the park.

Anna Maria Democrats to review legislative session

BRADENTON -- The Anna Maria Island Democratic Club will meet for lunch 11:45 a.m. May 19 at the Mannatees Sports Grill, 7423 Manatee Ave. W. Everyone is welcome. Lunch is $15 for members and $17 for guests.

Planned is a review of the Florida Legislature's annual session and Tallahassee politics.

-- Herald staff report

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