Arts, Crafts, Creativity, and Literature Groups
Because "art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." -Pablo Picasso


Waterlefe is teeming with neighbors who adore creativity (and most also support philanthropic efforts in and around the community). From fine arts and crafting to book clubs - you can have it all! Check out the resident-led groups below and be sure to reach out to group leaders to gather more information, join a group, get on their private contact lists, etc... Enjoy!
Group Leader: Kathleen Vyborny
Art Interactive
Offering discussions, tutorials, and creativity sessions in many mediums. To get involved contact Kathleen or watch the Lefe Life newsletter to learn more and see what's new!
President: Laura Bryg
Manatee River Artists Guild
Formerly known as the Waterlefe Artists Guild, the Manatee River Artists Guild (Artists Guild) is dedicated to Keep Art Alive, not only in Waterlefe, but also in our local schools. It provides a forum for residents, whether artists or art lovers, to come together as a community to promote and enjoy art. All Waterlefe residents, whether budding beginners, long-time professionals or those that are art lovers, are invited to join. Don't miss the Annual Art Show held at The River Club every November! Watch for flyers and updates in the Lefe Life monthly newsletter, or reach out to Laura to learn more! You can also see our news archive here:
President: Sue Birrell
Literary Society at Waterlefe
An organization for all Members looking to engage in thoughtful conversations about a wide range of pre-selected books from month to month. These gatherings are in a casual setting which allows residents to connect and converse about important and exciting literature. There are many smaller book clubs to join as well. Contact Sue to learn more today!
Group Leader: Lisa Hantverk
Purls & Chains (Knitting & Crochet)
The perfect group for crafters who love to knit & crochet! Contact Lisa for more information on latest projects and meet-up opportunities!