April 14, 2010
The Very Rev. Archimandrite Frank Kirlangitis retired as priest of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church April 4 after 55 years in the priesthood.
April 3, 2010
Hundreds of families flocked to Harvest United Methodist Church for its annual Easter egg hunt and celebration April 3. Hunters first collected eggs from the church's front lawn before heading around back for games and more fun.
April 3, 2010
Woodland, The Community Church celebrated Easter with an Easter Eggstravaganza April 3. Children and their parents enjoyed pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatable bounce houses and photos with the Easter Bunny.
March 31, 2010
The 54,000-square-foot building features a 1,000-seat auditorium and a section devoted to children and youth.
March 27, 2010
East County families headed out to the field adjacent to Lakewood Ranch High School March 27 for Bayside Community Church's Eggolution event. Festivities included a 60,000-egg Easter egg hunt, inflatable slides and bounce houses, free food and other activities.
March 25, 2010
Students in the Dinosaurs pre-kindergarten class at the Sprouts Child Development Center preschool program share their favorite Easter memories.
March 20, 2010
Members of St. Mark Orthodox Christian Church welcomed the public today during the St. Mark International Folk Fest. The festival also will run from 1-6 p.m., Sunday.
March 13, 2010
Members and friends of Faith Christian Church gathered at the church March 13 for a kids carnival and silent auction. Children and their families enjoyed carnival-style games, bounce houses, hayrides, a silent auction and more. Proceeds from the event benefitted the church's non-profit preschool.
February 19, 2010
Community and Faith leaders will gather Feb. 20 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Community to pray for legislators and immigration reform.
February 13, 2010
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church is celebrating its 26th annual Greek Glendi this weekend. Festivities run from noon to 8 p.m., Feb. 14.
22 Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance May Morning Express Networking Social - SCF "How SCF Supports Local Business"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
26 Tribute to Heroes Parade - Main St LWR
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
28 Braden River Soccer Club Try-outs
29 LWRBA May Membership Lunch
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Ranch rallies against cancer
East County residents will rally to fight cancer Saturday, May 18, as the American Cancer Society hosts its annual Lakewood Ranch Relay for Life event at the Lakewood Ranch YMCA.
Barista pours on fun for daughters
State Road 70 Starbucks barista and East County resident Cyndee Vanderford showed her daughters the world of lattes and mochas for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day April 25.
Troop plants Freedom's courtyard
Girls in Girl Scouts Junior Troop 181, at Freedom Elementary School, recently earned their Bronze Award by researching and planting the back of the school’s courtyard.