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Easter egg hunts

Family Easter celebration
SEBRING - A family Easter celebration will be held 10 a.m. to noon April 19 at St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive.
Activities include an egg hunt, crafts, face painting, cake walk, cookie decorating, popcorn, snow cones and the telling of the Easter story.
For information, call 382-1736.
Memorial egg hunt, coloring
LAKE PLACID - Everyone is invited to Memorial United Methodist Church's annual Easter egg hunt 10 a.m. to noon April 19.
Rain or shine, there will be thousands of brightly colored eggs to find and a chance to find the cherished golden egg to win big. Enjoy coloring eggs with egg coloring artists. There will be plenty of food and many other crafts.
The church is at 500 Kent Ave., behind the Tower. For information, call 465-2422.
Giant egg hunt
LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid Temple Church of God, 51 Lake June Road, will host a "Giant Egg Hunt" with 10,000 eggs, bounce houses, games and grilled hamburger and hot dog lunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 19 for all area children.
There is no charge. For information, call 465-4931.
Fire dept. egg hunt
SEBRING - Desoto City Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual Easter egg hunt with fun and games at 9 a.m. and the egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 19.
The Easter bunny will arrive on the fire truck to visit with children. A photographer will be there for Easter photos.
Location is Station 19 at 6800 W. George Blvd. For information, call 386-6755.
Egg hunt, horse rides
AVON PARK - Heartland Horses and Handicapped will host three Easter egg hunts at noon, 1 and 2 p.m., and a celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 at 118 W. College Drive.
Activities will include pony and horse rides, two bounce houses and face painting. Cost is $5. Food and drinks will be available.
All proceeds will help the organization's free assisted riding program for those with special needs. For information, call 452-0006.
Hallelujah Egg Hunt
SEBRING - The Hallelujah Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. April 20 at Sebring Church, 4514 Hammock Road.
There will be three age groups: for infants through five years, kindergarten through second grades, and third through fifth grades.
Easter bunny boat parade
SEBRING - The 15th annual Easter Bunny Boat Parade will take place at 4 p.m. April 20 on all three lakes of Lake Josephine.
Lineup begins at Josephine Creek. Join with your boat or cheer from the lake's three boat ramps or the shoreline.