Hope Fellowship to host service
Hope Fellowship Church will celebrate Easter with “Resurrection Celebration 2012” on April 8 at 11 a.m. at the News-Journal Center. The Family of Hope “invites your family to join our family” for singing, theatrical dancing, giveaways and a message by Pastor Derek Triplett. The News-Journal Center is located at 221 N. Beach Street. More information: 386-226-1122.
Sunrise Service at the park
The New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church will begin Easter Services with a Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. on April 8 at Daisy Stocking Park, 550 Third Ave. “From the Tomb to the Throne” will be presented at 10:45 a.m. in the main auditorium of the church. The church is located at 515 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. More information: 386-253-5697. Mt. Zion AME Church will also present The Seven Last Words of Jesus the Christ at the church on Friday, April 6, at 7 p.m.
AMVETS Easter Egg Hunt
The AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Post #100 will hold its Annual Easter Egg Hunt from noon to 3 p.m. on April 7 at 526 Orange Ave. Baskets will be provided and all ages are welcome. Free and open to the public, food and refreshments will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More information: 386 252-2033.
Egg hunt in New Smyrna
The New Smyrna Beach Recreations and Special Events department is sponsoring the New Smyrna Beach Easter Egg Hunt to be held at noon on April 7 at Old Fort Park. Free admission. More information: 386-424-2175.
Easter race at the beach
The 45th Annual Run Forrest, Run! Easter Beach Run sponsored by the Daytona Beach Leisure Services Department will be held April 7 at low tide on the hard-packed sands of Daytona Beach. All races will start at the Daytona Beach Pier running north for half of the distance and return. There will be large digital clocks at the turn around and at the finish. The races are as follows: 1 p.m. four-mile race (all ages, teams welcome), 2:15 p.m. two-mile Race & Fun Health Walk (all ages). Kids races begin at 3 p.m. with 50 yards (3-5 years), 100 yards (6-7 years), 1/4 mile (8-9 years). Registration varies from $8 to $35. More information: easterbeachrun.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 386 -255-3736.