September 26, 2009
More than 60 kids flocked to Lakewood Ranch Main Street for the Celebrate Curiosity with Curious George event at Little Bookworms Sept. 26. The event featured story time, arts and crafts, a curiosity game and books and bananas galore.
September 24, 2009
Braden River Elementary honored its grandparents and mothers with two delicious events. The school hosted its Grandparents Day Lunch Sept. 10, and last week, students invited their mothers for Muffins for Moms Sept. 24.
September 23, 2009
The Observer celebrates new addition to our East County families.
September 19, 2009
East County families gathered on Lakewood Ranch Main Street from 3-10 p.m., Sept. 19 for the First Annual Manatee County Emergency Services Chili Cook Off.
September 15, 2009
Residents of Stoneybrook remembered the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony at the Stoneybrook Recreation Center. The event also served as a time for Stoneybrook couples to celebrate their anniversaries.
September 12, 2009
Despite today's downpour, hundreds of families flocked to Lakewood Ranch Medical Center for the hospital's fifth birthday party. Guests enjoyed hamburgers, hot dogs, face-painting, a bounce house and more. All Women's Center babies in attendance gathered at 1 p.m. for a group photo.
September 11, 2009
Firefighters from East Manatee Fire Rescue brought the reality of Sept. 11, 2001 to life during its third annual remembrance ceremony at 9 a.m., Sept. 11 at Manatee Technical Institute’s East Manatee campus.
September 11, 2009
Children at Tara Elementary School and their families scooped up a helping of fun during an ice cream social from 5-7 p.m., Sept. 10.
September 9, 2009
Two new stores on Lakewood Ranch Main Street welcomed customers during Music on Main from 6-9 p.m., Sept. 4. Attendees packed into Big Olaf Creamery and Katy Rose Oilery as The Mitch Clark Band played.
September 4, 2009
Braden River High School's fans cheered their Pirates on to an impressive victory at the school's home season opener against Lakewood Ranch Friday night.
7 16th Annual Jingle & Jog 5K Race/1K Walk-Run
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7 Rummage Sale
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7 Willis Holiday Fair
7 A Night Before Christmas
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
7 Cooking Class: 'Tis the Season
9 Pasta, Risotto, and Gnocchi
10 Cooking Class: 'Tis the Season
12 Cooking Class: At Season's Peak: Winter Squash
Kindergarten children at Primrose of Lakewood Ranch saved their money from chores and went on a shopping spree Nov. 22, to Publix.
Realtors with Michael Saunders & Co.’s Lakewood Ranch office offered a special slice of thanksgiving Nov. 27, in preparation for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Sweets for soldiers
Students at Nolan Middle School made the holiday season extra sweet for area soldiers.