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.
February 3, 2010
St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church's Greek Glendi should draw more than 15,000 visitors.
January 29, 2010
Nearly 250 students at the Tabernacle Christian School enjoyed a winter wonderland celebration Jan. 29, as five tons of snow fell on the school's lawn overnight. Students enjoyed sled riding, getting their pictures taken, crafts and hot chocolate and chocolate covered marshmallows, among other tasty treats.
12 Cooking Class: At Season's Peak: Winter Squash
13 Holidays around the Ranch
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
13 Holidays Around the Ranch-Lakewood Ranch
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
14 FREE Pictures with Santa Cow!
8:00 am - 10:30 am
14 Gingerbread Houses
14 Italian Wine and Dine
15 A 1913 Florida Cracker Christmas
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
15 Gingerbread Houses
Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.