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Taste of Manatee returns for 27th year with food and fun

Taste of Manatee returns for 27th year with food and fun

Bradenton, Florida -- It's just around the corner! The much anticipated Taste of Manatee returns for the 27th year this November.

You can enjoy two days of tasting fine cuisine from local restaurants, live entertainment from area bands, arts and crafts, children's stage and so much more for the entire family! More than 20 restaurants will feature a taste of their finest food. 

Tennis Programs offered at the Osprey Club

Tennis Programs offered at the Osprey Club

Lithia, FL -- Get active on the court!  The Osprey Club has new court hours on Wednesdays for different age groups.  

The Cardio Tennis Program for adults will be held from 8:00am - 8:50am, and the 10 & under Junior Match Play begins at 9:00 am.  Y

You must register in advance in order to participate.  Click here for more information.

 

 

Marauders set record attendance at McKechnie Field

Marauders set record attendance at McKechnie Field

Bradenton, Florida - Fans helped the Bradenton Marauders set a record attendance at games this season.

109,845 fans filled McKechnie Field for the 2013 season, an average of 1,772 per game nin the fourth season of Florida State League baseball.

The previous record was set in 2011, at 103,978. The average attendance at McKechnie Field this summer surpassed the prior high mark of 1,515 per game, set last season. 

Two IMG sisters verbally commit to Vanderbilt

Two IMG sisters verbally commit to Vanderbilt

Manatee County, Florida -- IMG Academy’s Khaleann and Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau have verbally committed to the Vanderbilt University Commodores women’s basketball program. The 6-foot-3 natives of Gatineu, Quebec, Canada are set to sign their National Letters of Intent in November. 

Pine Needle Baskets with Diane Hayward

Pine Needle Baskets with Diane Hayward

Bradenton, Florida -- Learn how to make a pine needle basket in a workshop.

Instructor Diane Hayward will teach attendees how to collect the pine needles and create a basket as well as pottery pieces. 

The class fee is %25 and includes pine needles and all other supplies. 

Preregistration is required; Call (941) 741-4075. The class maximum size is 10.

The suitable for ages is 13 and up. The workshop will take place at 1404 Manatee Avenue East, Bradenton, FL 34208. 

 

Pitching seven scoreless, hitless innings means big honor for Marauders

Pitching seven scoreless, hitless innings means big honor for Marauders

Bradenton, Florida -- Pitching seven scoreless, hitless innings lead Bradenton Marauders starting pitcher, Zack Dodson to be named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week.

The hot game took place Sunday, August 11th in a 5-3 victory over the Charlotte Stone Crabs.

Cub Scout recruitment night set for August 22

Cub Scout recruitment night set for August 22

FishHawk, FL -- Are  you interested in Cub Scouts for your son? Learn what Cub Scouts are all about, as Local Cub Scout Pack 632 will be holding a recruitment night for boys in grades 1-5.

The informational event will be held on Thursday, August 22nd from 6:30 - :30 p.m. at FishHawk Fellowship Church Building "B."

Bring your future Cub so he can participate in some fun activities, while you, parents, learn what Pack 632 has to offer.