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Seabird sanctuary egg hunt today; more news in brief


Seabird sanctuary hosts egg hunt today

Children can learn while hunting for prizes and goodies at the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary Easter Egg Hunt and Basket Contest from 2 to 4 p.m. today at 18328 Gulf Blvd. The event is free. Visit, or call (727) 391-6211 or (727) 391-2473 for information.


Rawlings Elementary's yard sale is Saturday

The M.K. Rawlings Elementary School PTA will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The school is at 6505 68th St. N. For info, call (727) 547-7828.


Gills YMCA to host a day for motivated families

The YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg will host Healthy Kids Day 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jim and Heather Gills YMCA, 3200 First Ave. S. The fun-filled day will teach families how to "Put Play in Your Day" and eat right. The event is free.

Tampa Bay Area

Tax filers can drop off here at the last minute

Other than the Airport Post Office, these places have extended hours to accept tax returns Wednesday:

• Clearwater Main Post Office, 100 S Belcher Road: Drive-through dropoff, 5 to 8:45 p.m. Full service until 6:30 p.m. in the lobby.

• St. Petersburg Main Post Office, 3135 First Ave. S: Drive-though dropoff until midnight. Full service in the lobby until 9 p.m. There is an automated postal center on site.

• Tampa Main Post Office, 5201 W Spruce St.: A tent will allow drive-through dropoff from 4 p.m. to midnight. Full retail service until midnight, and an automated postal center 24 hours a day.

Check the collection times posted on mailboxes at other locations to be sure a collection is scheduled later that day on April 15.


Feel-good shrimp boil set at private home

Infinity, the League to Aid Abused Children and Adults, presents its fourth annual Low Country Shrimp Boil at 6 p.m. April 25 at the home of Mary Wyatt Allen, 4001 Alabama Ave. NE. Reservations will be accepted through April 20. Checks for $45 per patron should be made to the order of Infinity and sent to Nora Pearson, P.O. Box 76345, St. Petersburg, FL 33734. Call (727) 525-8980 for information.

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