June 28, 2012
East County children set up camp inside the sanctuary of Sarasota Baptist Church this week, as part of the church's Vacation Bible Camp.
June 22, 2012
Children enjoyed water slides, crafts and other festivities as part of The Source Church's Kids Camp June 18-21.
June 17, 2012
Three hundred children enjoyed a fun-filled week of Vacation Bible School June 11-15 at Harvest United Methodist Church. During this year’s “Sky” themed VBS, children enjoyed all-star games, science projects in imagination stations, snacks, bible stories and more.
June 14, 2012
Children this week are enjoying a special "Sky" themed Vacation Bible School at Living Lord Lutheran Church.
May 19, 2012
Children at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church brought the biblical story of Jonah to life May 19, with a special musical performance of "Jonah’s Druthers."
April 23, 2012
Families gathered April 20, at Harvest United Methodist Church in Lakewood Ranch, for the Harvest Youth Fish Fry and Silent Auction event.
April 17, 2012
Gulf Coast Fellowship of Christian Athletes members gathered April 16, at the Polo Grill and Bar's Fete Ballroom, for the FCA's Annual Spring Banquet, this year featuring legendary coach Bobby Bowden.
April 8, 2012
East County children enjoyed a plethora of Easter activities April 7 throughout the community. Harvest United Methodist Church, University Park Country Club and Lakewood Ranch Main Street all hosted Easter egg hunts Saturday, and pint-sized hunters responded in droves to fill their baskets in celebration.
April 6, 2012
The Lakewood Ranch-based church will not be able to hold its Easter services this weekend.
March 31, 2012
Thousands of eggs fell from the sky much to the delight of hundreds of Manatee County children, as Woodland, The Community Church held its Egg Drop Parrish event March 31 at Buffalo Creek Park.
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."