Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Clearwater plans Halloween events

Clearwater

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.

Safety Harbor

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.

Tarpon Springs

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.

Clearwater plans Halloween events 10/27/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 27, 2012 12:33pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Richard Corcoran has a new committee to help him become governor

    Blogs

    Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran has opened a new political committee, Watchdog PAC, that may or may not bankroll his campaign for governor in 2018. The Land O'Lakes Republica

    CBO analysis: 23 million would lose health coverage under House-passed bill

    National

    WASHINGTON — The Republican health care bill that passed the House earlier this month would nearly double the number of Americans without health insurance over the next decade, according to a new analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

    Demonstrators protests the passage of a House Republican health care bill, outside the the Capitol in Washington, on May 4. The House took the unusual step of voting on the American Health Care Act before the Congressional Budget Office could assess it. That analysis was released Thursday and it showed the bill would cause 23 million fewer people to have health insurance by 2026. Many additional consumers would see skimpier health coverage and higher deductibles, the budget office projected.
  2. Florida Specialty Insurance acquires Pinellas Park's Mount Beacon Insurance

    Banking

    Tens of thousands of homeowners who were pushed out of Citizens Property Insurance for a private carrier since 2014 are finding themselves changing insurance companies yet again.

  3. Pope Francis presents Trump with a 'politically loaded gift': His encyclical on climate change

    Global Warming

    VATICAN CITY — On Wednesday, Pope Francis appeared to make his point with a gift.

    Ivanka Trump, first lady Melania Trump and President Donald Trump meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Wednesday.  [Evan Vucci/Pool via The New York Times]
  4. Tampa police say 41-year-old man shot and killed by ex-boss, investigation ongoing

    Crime

    TAMPA — A 41-year-old man was shot and killed by his former boss Wednesday morning outside the West Tampa auto body shop where they once worked together, according to Tampa police.