August 11, 2011
More than 80 children turned out this week for Risen Savior Lutheran Church's 10th annual Vacation Bible School event.
June 24, 2011
About 300 children learned how "wildly" God loves them during a special "Pandamania" themed Vacation Bible School at Harvest United Methodist Church this week.
June 23, 2011
About 300 children this week are participating in Harvest United Methodist Church's "Pandamania" Vacation Bible School. The East County Observer caught up with several participants to find out what they were up to this week.
June 16, 2011
East County students celebrated the start of summer vacation during Woodland, The Community Church’s School’s Out Party June 15. Students enjoyed riding down inflatable water slides while hanging out with their friends. The event was part of Woodland’s Summer Night Series. Every Wednesday night throughout the summer, students will enjoy a different activity, including cooking, bowling, roller-skating, capture the flag and more.
June 13, 2011
The Lake Osprey Cabaret transformed into the Pitz Supper Club June 11 as members of Lakewood Christian Church presented their first murder mystery dinner theater fundraiser there.
June 2, 2011
Youth and young adults at Faith United Church of Christ embarked on a 30-hour famine May 27-28 to experience some of the life experiences of children in Haiti.
May 13, 2011
Lakewood Christian Church will host a car wash fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 14, at Regions Bank, 5455 Tara Blvd.
April 24, 2011
Hundreds of kids snatched up Easter eggs at Harvest United Methodist Church's annual Easter Egg Hunt April 23. Following the hunt, families enjoyed refreshments, photos with the Easter Bunny and more.
April 24, 2011
Woodland — The Community Church hosted a festive Easter celebration April 23. The event featured games, pony rides, a petting zoo and much more.
April 18, 2011
East County families gathered April 16 at Lakewood Ranch Park for Bayside Community Church's Eggolution event. Guests enjoyed food and drink, an Easter egg hunt, bounce houses and inflatable games and more.
12 LWRBA March Membership Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
12 March Membership Luncheon
15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
23 The Bridal EXPO
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
26 LWRBA March Executive Briefing
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.