TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 @ 9:30 AM
Fab & Fit Club Hosted by Seasons 52
The Mall at University Town Center – Join Seasons 52 on Sunday, July 23 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in Grand Court as they host Fab & Fit Club. This will be a yoga workout, and a light breakfast will be served. All you need is your water, towel and yoga mat!
 
TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 - Jul 24 @ 5:30 PM
Auditions: Spirit Voices from Old Manatee
Manatee Village Historical Park – Auditions will take place on July 23 and 24, 2017 from 5:30-7:30pm at Manatee Village Historical Park. If you have any questions please contact Manatee Village staff at (941) 749-7165. This historical, graveside drama is entering its seventh season this fall. The popular special event is a key fundraiser benefiting public programming and preservation projects at Manatee Village Historical Park. Public performances will be presented on the evenings of: October 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 22. Tickets go on sale to the public on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Learn more: http://www.manateevillage.org/Events-Programs/Spirit-Voices-Season-VII
 
TODAY
    Sunday Jul 23 @ 6:30 PM
Game 2 - US National Paralympic Team vs Canada
Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch – FREE ADMISSION! AO St Petersburg and the Premier Sports Campus are once again proud to host the second of a two game set as USA National Paralympic Team kicks off vs rival Canada in the Main Stadium! Our local product Seth Jahn will be leading the team into action! If you haven't been to the new stadium that also hosts the annual Nike International Friendlies then you should check out this fine gem with excellent playing conditions!
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 - Jul 28 @ 9:00 AM
Kids Yoga Summer Camp Ages 7-10
Heartwood Retreat Center – Heartwood closes during two special weeks in the summer so we can devote the property exclusively to our youth campers for a safe, action packed, yoga-friendly experience. Yoga Camp at Heartwood Retreat Center gives kids a chance to spread out and enjoy both an indoor and outdoor experiences on our beautiful grounds with art, movement, and creative games designed to explore the natural world and as we explore ways to become our healthiest selves. Students learn age appropriate yoga and meditation in ways that are anything but dull, including aerial yoga, partner yoga, wet and wild yoga (outside under sprinklers) blindfolded yoga and more. Students work on creative, mindful art projects including mandala making, dream-catchers, henna painting, expressive journaling and more. They learn to make and keep a crafty journal for emotional balance and creative awareness, and play with concepts such as crystal grids, reiki, animal guides, and other methods of self-knowing, trusting thier instincts, choosing kindness, or self-calming to help kids deal with the negative or hurtful influences they may run up against.Our young yogis skip the labyrinth, listen to stories around the medicine wheel, learn about energy in the chakra garden and more. Camp activities center on daily themes such as personal health, organic eating, environmental awareness, respect for others, exploring positive ways to deal with conflict and stress, and building a self respect and a positive self identity. Space is limited. We accept only 12 students in each level, and we maintain a ratio of at least one teacher to 6 kids so the day remains progressive and educational, while also assuring everyone gets individual attention and the day keeps moving, so sign up early! Students bring lunch each day, but snacks are provided. Kids Yoga Camp for ages 7 - 10 & Preteen Yoga Camp for ages 11-13 Session 1: June 12-16: Mon - Friday, 9 am-2:30 pm. Session 2: July 24-28, Monday - Friday 9 am - 2:30 pm Weekly tuition: 160.00 Before and after care available for a fee. Please call if interested
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 - Jul 28 @ 9:00 AM
Pre-teen yoga camp Ages 11-13
Heartwood Retreat Center – Heartwood closes during two special weeks in the summer so we can devote the property exclusively to our youth campers for a safe, action packed, yoga-friendly experience. Yoga Camp at Heartwood Retreat Center gives kids a chance to spread out and enjoy both an indoor and outdoor experiences on our beautiful grounds with art, movement, and creative games designed to explore the natural world and as we explore ways to become our healthiest selves. Students learn age appropriate yoga and meditation in ways that are anything but dull, including aerial yoga, partner yoga, wet and wild yoga (outside under sprinklers) blindfolded yoga and more. Students work on creative, mindful art projects including mandala making, dream-catchers, henna painting, expressive journaling and more. They learn to make and keep a crafty journal for emotional balance and creative awareness, and play with concepts such as crystal grids, reiki, animal guides, and other methods of self-knowing, trusting thier instincts, choosing kindness, or self-calming to help kids deal with the negative or hurtful influences they may run up against.Our young yogis skip the labyrinth, listen to stories around the medicine wheel, learn about energy in the chakra garden and more. Camp activities center on daily themes such as personal health, organic eating, environmental awareness, respect for others, exploring positive ways to deal with conflict and stress, and building a self respect and a positive self identity. Space is limited. We accept only 12 students in each level, and we maintain a ratio of at least one teacher to 6 kids so the day remains progressive and educational, while also assuring everyone gets individual attention and the day keeps moving, so sign up early! Students bring lunch each day, but snacks are provided. Kids Yoga Camp for ages 7 - 10 & Preteen Yoga Camp for ages 11-13 Session 1: June 12-16: Mon - Friday, 9 am-2:30 pm. Session 2: July 24-28, Monday - Friday 9 am - 2:30 pm Weekly tuition: 160.00 Before and after care available for a fee. Please call if interested
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 @ 10:30 AM
Showtime for Kids
Manatee County Public Library
 
TOMORROW
    Monday Jul 24 @ 3:00 PM
Who Dun It?: Forensics
Manatee County Public Library – Ages 12 to 18; meet on second floor in Area 52. no registration necessary
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 11:30 AM
Business & Franchise Opportunities for Veterans: Manasota SCORE
Manatee County Public Library – Presented by Mats Bengston (Certified Franchise Specialist, FranNet) and Lee Washington (Veteran Services Officer, Manatee County Government): Franchise and independent business ownership opportunities and County services available to veterans. Please register at https://manasota.score.org/content/take-workshop-5
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 11:30 AM
Building Effective Facebook Marketing Funnels
Station 2 Innovation – Lupe Garcia is a proven online marketer with record-breaking numbers in traffic and conversions. She is addicted to building sales funnels, automation, and how to leverage tools, conversions, and tracking to increase the bottom line numbers. She owns Cheeky Consulting which is a Digital Marketing Agency. In conjunction with SexxySuccess which is an annual conference that she hosts for other women entrepreneurs dedicated to cultivating the new breed of female entrepreneurs. We are here to make it possible for women to make their entrepreneurial journey a reality and a success.
 
UPCOMING
    Tuesday Jul 25 @ 2:00 PM
Reptile Man: World of Reptiles
Manatee County Public Library – Reptile Man: World of Reptiles (School Age Family) 2-3pm @ South Manatee Library
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM
Preschool Storytime
Manatee County Public Library – Join us each Wednesday at South Manatee Library from 10am-11am for stories and crafts!
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM
Android Basics
Manatee County Public Library
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 2:00 PM
Facebook: Do You Have to Pay to Play?
Manatee Chamber of Commerce – Facebook ~ Do You Have To Pay to Play? by Kevin McNulty, President & CEO NetWeave Social Networking Have you noticed a slow but steady decline in your organic reach on Facebook? Rest assured you are not alone. Facebook's news feed algorithm continues to challenge business pages. Understanding its nature and the variables it uses are vital to being able to produce content it will show to potential clients. But is that enough? Has Facebook finally rigged the game to the point where you HAVE to buy advertising? And if so, how do you do that effectively? Get answers to your questions while learning: - What the news feed algorithm entails - Which variables are most rewarded - How is content identified as "hot" - What types of posts are given priority - How to use the news feed algorithm to your advantage - The role of Facebook Advertising - The Ad Algorithm So do you cast a wide net, or fish with a pole? Don't miss this opportunity for an in-depth look at the news feed process and Facebook advertising.
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 2:00 PM
Mad Science’s Fire & Ice Show
Manatee County Public Library
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jul 26 @ 6:00 PM
Learn How to Track the Stars
Manatee County Public Library – Use software to find out where the stars are throughout the year.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 10:00 AM
Summer Fun Club - Painting With a Princess
The Mall at University Town Center – Join The Mall at UTC for our weekly Summer Fun Club! This week, kids will have the chance to paint with a princess! Don't miss the fun crafts, activities and painting! This event will be held in the Lower Level, Dillard's Court near the children's play area from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 10:00 AM
iPhone Basics
Manatee County Public Library
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 - Jul 29 @ 10:00 AM
Tribe! A 3-day Painting Camp
Expressive Arts Florida – An Intuitive Painting, Intentional Creativity Summer Camp Experience: TRIBE! 3-day Workshop with Donna Papenhausen Finding Your Tribe and your unique place within it! Includes guided meditation, drumming, journaling, and painting a large acrylic portrait of your "tribal" self July 27-29, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (lunch on your own) Do you feel like you somehow just don’t fit? Have you been seeking your creative niche? Do you have a sense that you are meant to be someone different, something more? Are you looking for a place to discover your role or place in the universe? Come and spend 3 days diving deep into inner space exploring your roots to discover the who, what and where of your spiritual and creative tribe. Explore possibilities. Try on a new skin, a new role, a new way of being and dressing and acting in a tribe you create through imaginative visualization. Then using the information mined from your deep diving paint an image of the tribal person who lives within using a large canvas and acrylic paint. Using the Intentional Creativity method developed over 20 years by Shiloh Sophia that includes guided meditation, intention setting, journal writing and painting we will reveal your role in your inner tribe, helping you to discover and clarify your place in the world. Cost: $225 if you bring your own materials; $270 including materials We will send you a materials list upon registration. https://fs22.formsite.com/EAFI/form1/index.html
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 1:00 PM
Crochet Class: Learn How to, Get Tip or Work on Your Own Project
Manatee County Public Library – For ages 7 and over
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Jul 27 @ 5:30 PM
Travel to Greece - Informational Meeting
Manatee Chamber of Commerce – Are you ready for an amazing adventure? Join the Manatee Chamber and Jet Vacations in beautiful Greece! Greece is a country teeming with myths, traditions, history and living culture. Travelers choose it as a destination not only for its incomparable natural beauty, but because it is a magical place, full of discoveries, charm and secrets. Traveling in Greece is at the same time a way of becoming acquainted with the origins of western civilization. Let yourself be captivated by its historical wealth and singular modern reality. A trip to Greece is the experience of a lifetime that leaves the pleasant feeling that the world is ultimately very rich, very beautiful and very interesting! The Chamber will be hosting an informational meeting at 5:30 PM on July 27 at the Bradenton Office so you can hear all the details about the trip and ask questions of the travel provider. The program looks fantastic and we hope you’ll visit this beautiful country with us. RSVP to Carey Miller at CareyM@ManateeChamber.com. Visit www.ManateeChamber.com/Greece for a full itinerary and registration form. This trip includes: - Flights from Tampa - Intercontinental flights - First class accommodations - Daily breakfasts, three dinners - Multiple tours - Deluxe air conditioned motor coach - Professional tour guide Optional Pre-Tour: - Three days in Vienna - Starting at $625 per person Optional Post-Tour: - Three days in Frankfurt - Starting at $475 per person