August 14, 2009
Woodland — The Community Church and the Manatee County School District partnered Aug. 13 for The Wellness Expo 2009. Hundreds gathered at the church to get information about health-related products and services, participate in door prizes and listen to Dr. Nick Yphantides.
August 12, 2009
About 50 East County students headed to Sharp Top Cove Camp in Jasper, Ga., July 25 to Aug. 2 for a summer camp with Young Life. Students enjoyed activities such as rock climbing, repelling, ropes courses, zip lines, hiking and more.
August 10, 2009
The church has photos of the installation and the finished work on its Web site.
August 5, 2009
More than 40 children gathered at Cornerstone of Lakewood Ranch for Vacation Bible School this week. Themed “The King is coming,” the camp included arts and crafts, snacks, song and dance and lessons about creation, salvation and God’s glory, among other topics. Camp ends Aug. 7.
August 5, 2009
Chabad of Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch opened in August 2004. It will host a special birthday bash Friday.
July 30, 2009
East County children are gathering from 8:45-11 a.m., at the pavilion at Summerfield Park this week for Risen Savior Lutheran Church’s eighth annual Vacation Bible School.
July 23, 2009
More than 50 students in grades four through nine spent the week of July 13-17 learning basketball and volleyball fundamentals during Woodland, The Community Church's advanced girls basketball and volleyball summer sports camps. Participants learned basic basketball and volleyball drills, played games and focused on spiritual devotion. Woodland also hosted several other sports camps this summer, including football, tennis and sports ministry, among others.
July 22, 2009
The new 3,500-square-foot expansion will provide more space for worship and fellowship.
July 8, 2009
New York-based iconographer George Filippakis is installing artwork in the dome at the center of St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church's sanctuary.
July 8, 2009
The Lakewood Ranch church is accepting applications for its Parents Morning Out, open to children ages 2-4.
28 Wine, Dine and Make a Difference
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
1 Manatee Audubon -- OPEN HOUSE at Felts Audubon Preserve
8:00 am - 11:00 am
1 Fine Arts & Crafts Extravaganza
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
6 Empty Bowls Luncheon at Main Street Lakewood Ranch
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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It’s time for feasting on candy and family fun.
Merchants on Lakewood Ranch Main Street continue to mourn the surprising loss of fellow business owner Rebekah Hatmaker, co-owner of Serendipity Boutique.