Make us your home page

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Easter events: Fill your basket


Fill your basket: Clearwater Beach Recreation Center will host several Easter egg hunts for different age groups at 6 p.m. Friday at 523 Mandalay Ave., next to the Clearwater Beach Fire Station. The event is free. Children wishing to participate should bring their own basket. Call (727) 462-6138.


Egg hunt: All are invited to a family Easter egg hunt and picnic from noon-2 p.m. Saturday and an outdoor celebration with a community breakfast at 9 a.m. Easter Sunday at Union Street Community United Methodist Church, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-9300 or (727) 442-9366.

Breakfast fun: Have a country breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Palm Harbor Community Center, 1500 16th St. Free Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. for children 12 and younger. Breakfast $4, breakfast with photo $5. Call (727) 771-6000.

Egg hunt and open house: Bring your camera and Easter basket to two free, fun-filled events Saturday at Countryside Recreation Center, 2640 Sabal Springs Drive, Clearwater. From 9 a.m.-noon enjoy a visit from the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, games and prizes, and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. participate in carnival games, a touch-a-truck event, take a facility tour and more. Refreshments available. Children wishing to participate should bring their own basket. Call (727) 669-1914.

Egg-stra special egg hunt: Enjoy age-appropriate egg hunts, crafts, activities, games and more from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Highland Recreation Complex, 400 Highland Ave. NE, Largo. $7 per participant. Call (727) 518-3016.

Calling all ages: Morningside Recreation Center will host an Easter egg event for all ages, including adults, at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Morningside Recreation Center, 2400 Harn Blvd., Clearwater. Participants should bring their own baskets. Cost is $1.50 with PlayPass, $2 with rec card, $2.50 without. Call (727) 507-4065.


Easter brunch: Free food will be served at 10 a.m. with an Easter Celebration to follow Sunday at the gazebo in downtown Safety Harbor. Call Northwood Community Church at (727) 791-4171.

Meet Peter Cottontail: The 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Clearwater Community Volunteers of the Church of Scientology, will be from noon-2 p.m. Sunday in Clearwater's Coachman Park. Open to all. Egg hunt starts at 12:30 sharp. Other activities include a bouncy house, blow up slide, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides and more. Free admission with a nominal charge for some activities. Call (727) 442-2099 or visit

Easter events: Fill your basket 03/18/08 [Last modified: Friday, March 21, 2008 8:19pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. Mayor: Men stabbed after anti-Muslin rant died as 'heroes' (w/video)


    PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

    A sign of thanks rests against a traffic light pole at a memorial outside the transit center on Saturday in Portland, Ore. [Associated Press]
  2. Numerous lapses add up to frustrating Rays loss to Twins

    The Heater

    MINNEAPOLIS — While the Rays made some good defensive plays, threw a couple of big pitches when they needed to and got a few, and just a few, key hits, there were some obvious things they did wrong that led to them losing Saturday's game to the Twins 5-3:

    Rays reliever Tommy Hunter says the Twins’ tiebreaking homer came on a pitch that was “close to where I wanted it.”
  3. Why the Lightning would consider trading Jonathan Drouin

    Lightning Strikes

    TAMPA — This summer, the Lightning could trade one of its most dynamic young players ever.

    Wing Jonathan Drouin could be the only piece that Tampa Bay has to acquire a badly needed top-tier defenseman.
  4. Ryan Hunter-Reay running strong as he seeks a second Indianapolis 500 title

    Auto racing

    Ryan Hunter-Reay isn't a big jewelry fan.

    Ryan Hunter-Reay, who won Indy in 2014, is a contender for a second title in today’s 101st running. He qualified 10th, had the third-fastest practice lap and his team is looking strong.
  5. As Trump's overseas trip ends, crisis grows at home (w/video)


    President Donald Trump headed home Saturday to confront a growing political and legal threat, as his top aides tried to contain the fallout from reports that his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is a focus of investigations into possible collusion between Russia and the president's campaign and transition teams.

    President Donald Trump waves as he exits Marine One on Saturday at Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily, Italy. After a nine-day trip overseas, the president is returning to Washington.