The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center returned to Lakewood Ranch for the third annual Polo Under the Palms event. Attendees at the Sarasota Polo Club watched a polo match and participated in silent and live auctions benefiting the cancer research center.
Bayside Community Church held its annual Eggolution Easter Egg Hunt at Lakewood Ranch Park March 23. In addition to the massive hunt, over 2,000 attendees could play on inflatable games and slides, rock climb and visit with the Easter Bunny.
Kids chased after thousands of candy-filled eggs spread across soccer and baseball fields for the Lakewood Ranch Eggstravaganza at the Greenbrook Adventure Park March 23. Other pre-Easter activities included face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny and a petting zoo.
Students at The Out-of-Door Academy are performing the Broadway musical " Hairspray" this weekend. The last performance is 7 p.m. March 23.
A cafeteria full of mothers and sons itched in their seats to shout "Bingo" March 22, during Braden River Elementary Schoolâ€™s Mother/Son Bingo Night.
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Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube asked for $3 million at a Thursday workshop so he can increase his employeeâ€™s entry-level salaries to bring them to more competitive levels in the next year.