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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]
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