July 1, 2009
Church members gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony, prayer and an ice cream social June 28.
July 1, 2009
The HY5 Praise Band released "Believe Belong Live Love Grow" in April.
June 29, 2009
Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch broke ground on its new building project during a special ceremony Sunday night.
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.
23 Take Stock College Tailgate Challenge
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
24 Lakewood Ranch Republican Luncheon
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
24 BOO Fest-Lakewood Ranch
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
25 Ellenton Sunday Market
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Ranch women make visit to McCurdy’s
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club enjoyed an fun-filled evening at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre Sept. 24.
Girl Scout earns Silver Award
Cypress Potter recently earned her Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award for Girl Scout cadets in grades sixth through eighth, from the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida.