Halloween events offer candy and fun
Clearwater has planned activities to help kids celebrate Halloween safely.
Halloween Carnival: 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Clearwater Beach Recreation Center, 69 Bay Esplanade. Enjoy carnival games, refreshments, contests and prizes.
Boo Bash: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bright House Field, 601 N Old Coachman Road. This free event features interactive areas for kids, games, hayrides, a haunted house, a costume parade on the field and plenty of candy.
Sweet Swap: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Long Center, 1501 N Belcher Road. Trick-or-treaters age 17 or younger can donate their Halloween candy and get a prize from the pumpkin prize box. Each pound of candy earns an entry into a drawing for prizes such as a new bike, a Play Pass and tickets to a local sports game. An extra entry can be earned by bringing in a "thank-you" note to a serviceman or servicewoman overseas. All candy collected will be sent to the armed forces.
Yard sale will benefit children
A yard sale fundraiser, hosted by the Top of the Bay Kiwanis Club, 2348 Sunset Point Road, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Proceeds will benefit area children's charities. For more information, visit www.topofthebaykiwanis.org.
Trick-or-treat on city's Main Street
Don costumes and trick-or-treat along Safety Harbor's Main Street on Halloween. City Hall, the fire station and downtown businesses will hand out treats from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Vendors sought for holiday bazaar
Safety Harbor is looking for vendors for the annual Holiday Bargain Bazaar, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Safety Harbor Community Center, 650 Ninth Ave. S. Vendors can sign up for an outdoor space for $10 or an indoor space for $15. All items should be handmade and be priced at $25 or less. For details, email cmcwilliams@cityof safetyharbor.com or call (727) 724-1530.
Apply now to be in Christmas parade
Applications are available for the annual Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade, sponsored by the city and presented by the Chamber of Commerce. The parade will take place on Dec. 15, beginning at 10 a.m. and starting on Alt. U.S. 19 (S Pinellas Avenue) and Morgan Street. All entries must have a holiday or Christmas theme. Santa Claus will be in town, arranged by the parade committee (no other bearded fellows need apply). Deadline for entering parade is Dec. 7. To get an application, call the chamber at (727) 937-6109, visit the office at 111 E Tarpon Ave. or email scottie@tarpon springschamber.org.