All over the Greater Daytona Beach area, plans are hatching for Easter fun. Here’s a partial list of events between April 3 and 5.
Easter egg hunts
An egg hunt will be held in New Smyrna Beach at the Old Fort Park, 210 Sams Ave. at noon. It’s for ages 2-12. There will also be food and activities. More information: 386-424-2175.
A 10,000-egg Easter hunt will be held in Edgewater on April 4 at 6 p.m. at Hawk’s Park, 1108 S. Ridgewood Ave. in Edgewater. Family fun festivities from 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. including a movie in the park.
There will be an egg hunt at the Port Orange City Center at 10 a.m.
A community Easter egg hunt and cookout will be held on April 4, in Port Orange at Christ Church, 2421 Tomoka Farms Road, at 11 a.m. More information: www.christchurchportorange.com.
Daytona Lagoon will have a free egg hunt in the family fun center, 601 Earl St. on April 5 at 11 a.m.
A yard sale and egg hunt will be held at Crossroads, 1805 N. US Highway 1 in Ormond Beach. The event takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the egg hunt taking place in age groups. For kids up to age 3, it starts at 9 a.m. For those 4 to 6, it begins at 10 a.m. Ages 7 to 10 can start hunting for eggs at 11 a.m.
This information was submitted to the Times by the following churches.
Hope Fellowship Church will host Easter/Resurrection Sunday service at the News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St. at 10 a.m. on April 5. More information: www.facebook.com/HFCDB.
Tubman-King Church will present Seven Sermons at Seven on Friday, April 3. The church is located at 1090 George W Engram Blvd.
Dr. L. Ronald Durham will give his final sermon in his role as pastor at Greater Friendship Baptist Church on April 5 at 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 539 George W. Engram Blvd.
Easter beach run
This Easter-themed beach run will be held on April 4. It was established in 1967 by Daytona Beach’s Leisure Services. Participants and supporters will meet outside Bubba Gump Shrimp, Co. for the bunny hop, the best-dressed Easter contest, a visit from the Easter bunny and activities for children.
The race kicks off at the Historic Daytona Beach Bandshell at noon with a four-mile race for all ages followed by a two-mile race and fun health walk at 1:15 p.m., kids races begin at 2 p.m. A paid registration is required.
More information: www.easterbeachrundaytona.com.