January 26, 2013
Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church is bringing the sights and sounds of the fair to the East County this weekend with its Parish Festival. Festivities run today until 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
January 23, 2013
The 10-year-old fifth-grader at Gene Witt Elementary, known for her wide smile, goofy antics and love for animals, touched everyone she encountered.
December 15, 2012
Members of The Tabernacle Church are bringing the Christmas story to life with performances of "The Living Nativity" at 7 and 8 p.m. Dec. 13 through Dec. 16.
December 12, 2012
Former Mayor Kennedy "Ken" Legler Jr., who served nearly nine years on the Longboat Key Town Commission, died Sunday, Dec. 9. He was 89.
December 11, 2012
Members of Chabad of Bradenton and the area’s Jewish community gathered Dec. 10, on Lakewood Ranch Main Street, for to celebrate Hanukkah with a special menorah-lighting ceremony, kosher food, face painting, raffles and other festivities.
December 2, 2012
The parking area of Living Lord Lutheran Church transformed into the streets of Bethlehem Dec. 1.
October 28, 2012
Families at Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch enjoyed inflatables, food, live music, crafts, games and more during the church's Fall Family Fest Oct. 27.
October 19, 2012
The Source Church will open its new thrift store at 11 a.m. today.
August 27, 2012
Members of Temple Emanu-El and their friends gathered Aug. 25, at Summerfield Park in Lakewood Ranch, for the temple’s annual Family Picnic and Havdalah service.
August 2, 2012
More than 80 children this week are participating in Risen Savior Lutheran Church's "Back to Jerusalem" Vacation Bible School.
25 Ellenton Sunday Market
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
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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.