Holiday Tour of Lights next week

Manatee County Area Transit will host the popular Tour of Lights next Thursday, Dec. 16 through Sunday, Dec. 19. Riders need only bring a non-perishable food item or unwrapped toy for admission. The food will be donated to local social service networks and the toys will be given to the Toys for Tots program.

Seating is limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Passengers should arrive no later than 6:30 p.m. and should be ready for departure at one of two park and ride locations at 6:45 p.m.

The locations are: State College of Florida, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton; and Manatee Civic Center, One Haben Blvd., Palmetto.Building #29

For more information, call (941) 747-8621.