June 29, 2009
More than 200 children spent last week on contestants' row during Harvest United Methodist Church's Studio Go! Vacation Bible School June 22-26 at the Lakewood Ranch church.
June 22, 2009
Chabad of Bradenton will host an observance of the 15th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, obm, this week.
June 18, 2009
More than 600 kids flocked to Christian Retreat for the annual Kids-A-Flame camp June 15-20 at the East County Christian center. The kids enjoyed a variety of water-themed games to beat the heat.
June 17, 2009
Children are rocking the dock this week at Sarasota Baptist’s Crocodile Dock Vacation Bible School, which runs June 15-18. Children are enjoying swamp stomp music, the Chadders dockside Drive-In, crafts, water games and other activities during the event, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon, daily.
June 11, 2009
Juana Jordan, a student from Candler School of Theology at Emory University, is interning at Harvest United Methodist Church this summer.
June 2, 2009
The Loving Stitches Ministry of Our Lady of the Angles Catholic Community meet once a week to make items for organizations such as the Healthy Start Coalition, Manatee Memorial Hospital’s nursery and more.
May 13, 2009
Members of the Chabad of Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch gathered at the picnic area at Summerfield Park from 6-8 p.m., May 12 to enjoy the Jewish celebration of Lag Ba’Omer. The celebration and family fun day included food and drink, cotton candy, an obstacle course, an 18-foot inflatable slide, a caricature artist, face painting, a raffle and other activities.
May 1, 2009
Arts from throughout the state displayed their wares at Hope Presbyterian Church's art show and coffee house May 1. Folk duo Scone Train provided live music at the event.
April 30, 2009
Steve Sipes founded the Christian organization’s East Manatee branch more than 10 years ago.
April 23, 2009
With donations falling, church leaders must examine every category of expenses and ministries.
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
31 May YLA Breakfast "Legendary Leaders"
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Gullett student wins speech contest
Gullett Elementary School student Hailey Wahlers took home top honors May 11, after placing first in the Tropicana District Speech Contest.
Girl Scouts give cookies a new cause
Local Daisy Scouts from Troop 180 are helping Feeding Empty Little Tummies feed homeless school children in the area.
Dancing group to host fundraiser
Members of KC and the Sunshine Dancers, a group of Manatee County dancers ages 8 to 20, will show off their dancing skills in jazz, hip-hop and contemporary dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 28, as the group holds a show titled "Breaking Ground."