GO & DO: Ongoing community events



American Legion Post 24: 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton

Bingo, 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Information: 794-3489.

Bradenton Tropical Palms: 2310 14th St. W., Bradenton

Bingo, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 714-0727.


Bradenton Dance Center: 6006 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Open dance 8 p.m. Thursdays; $7. Free introductory dance lesson. Information: 792-7410.

Bradenton Woman’s Club: 1705 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

Live music by Ellsworth & Company first and third Fridays. Swing dance with DJ Savoy South the second and fourth Fridays. Lessons are at 7 p.m., and dancing is 8-11 p.m. Cost is $8. Open to the public. BYOB. Proceeds will benefit repairs of the clubhouse, built in 1921. Information: 773-0177 or www.bradentonwomansclub.com.

Renaissance on 9th: 1816 Ninth St. W., Bradenton

Just Friends Band, 1 p.m. Mondays; free. Information: 749-0100.


Farmers market: Old Main Street, Bradenton

The downtown Bradenton Farmers Market is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, featuring fresh food vendors, produce, plants and flowers, entertainment and prepared foods. Information: 544-8077.


Bradenton Antique District, 1001 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

Antique market 8 a.m.-2 p.m., every second Sunday. Information: Braden River Antiques, 750-0707.

Enterprise Flea Market: 2408 U.S. 301, Palmetto

Indoor flea market featuring new and used items, collectibles, antiques, videos, furniture and household items. Merchandise added daily. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily. Information: 723-9424.

Red Barn Flea Market and Plaza: 1707 First St. E., Bradenton

Features more than 600 booths, farm-fresh produce, plants, antiques, new and used merchandise, jewelry and two food courts. Parking and admission are free. Hours (entire market) 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Plaza area retail stores open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 747-3794.


American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24: 2000 75th St. W., Bradenton

Sunday jam sessions with live music, dancing, 2-5 p.m, $4 members/$5 nonmembers. Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday; dinner 4:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Entertainment 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Big screen football Sundays. Information: 792-8731.

American Legion Post 312: 1610 67th Ave. E., Oneco

Bingo 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; dinner 5-7 p.m. and music 7-11 p.m. Fridays; hamburgers and hot dogs 1-5 p.m. and music 3-7 p.m. Saturdays; and breakfast 8 a.m.-11 a.m. and bingo 12:30-3:30 p.m. Sundays. Information: 758-6616.

Bradenton Elks Lodge: 2511 75th St. W., Bradenton

Dancing 2-5 p.m. Sundays featuring Jack and the Pack, Big Band music. Information: 792-1511.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 18: 111 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton

Enjoy music 7:30-10:30 p.m. Fridays and 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Bar Bingo 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays and 1-4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 755-5425.

North Manatee American Legion Post 309: 2419 Bayshore Road, Palmetto

Steel tip darts 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Bingo, 4 p.m. Thursdays. Soft-tip darts 8 p.m. Thursdays. Feather your nest 1-3 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 722-8689.

Sons of Italy Bradenton Lodge No. 2782: 4802 26th St. W., Suite B

Italian dinner and meeting at 5 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Cost: $10, includes salad, main course, dessert and coffee. All-you-can-eat pasta and meatball dinner, 4:30-7 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday; $6. Information: 321-1792.

VFW Post 2488: 810 Sixth St. W., Palmetto

Lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Fridays. Karaoke with Bob Dunn, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Fish fry, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 722-9588.



Sahib Shriners: 600 N. Beneva Road

Bingo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., every Tuesday. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Sandwiches available and free coffee. All paper bingo and handicap accessible, non-smoking building. Information: 366-4449.


Ballroom of Sarasota: 5660 Swift Road

U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association White Sands chapter will host dances every Tuesday at Ballroom of Sarasota. Lessons, 7 p.m.; dancing, 8-10 p.m. Singles and couples are welcome. Admission: first time free; $8 guests, $6 members. Information: 927-6947 or 925-2411.

Payne Park Auditorium: 2100 E. Laurel St.

Friday Night Dance Party, 8-11 p.m. with live bands and intermission DJ; $10 BYOB. Early-bird admission is $8 before 8 p.m.

Information: (941) 726-0569. A singles-only dance with a live band, 8-11 p.m., every Saturday. Admission: $7 members, $10 nonmembers. Information: 371-2245 or ascdancesarasota.blog.com.

Sara Dance Center: 5000 Fruitville Road

Group dance lessons and parties every night. Ballroom groups and parties are offered Mondays, Thursdays-Sundays, various times. West Coast Swing, 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, $8; Pro-am party 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $20; New York Hustle, 8-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, $8. Argentine tango and Latin dances are offered Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $8. Salsa and group party, 8-11 p.m. Sundays, $8. Information: 377-1751 or www.saradance.net.

Sarasota Resort and Marina: 7150 N. Tamiami Trail

Sunday Singles Dances, sponsored by Singles Organizations United, 7-11 p.m. last Sunday of each month, designed for singles ages 35-65, and offering food, fun, friendship — and a place to dance. $5. Information: 306-8795.


Sarasota farmers market: Lemon Avenue at the intersection of Main Street

Fresh produce, plants, coffee, crafts, food and more are available 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Information: 951-2656.

Newtown Open Air Market: Fredd Atkins Park, intersection of Washington Court and U.S. 301 North

Open air market is 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays featuring fresh produce, crafts, plants, food and more. Information: 358-7860.