April 21, 2010
The theme for this year's prom will be 'Night with the Stars.'
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.
2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!