Saturday, March 17

KIDFEST: Noon to 3 p.m. March 17, Belk, 1400 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, free, 863-688-7872 ext. 210, Includes pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt at noon, crafts, snacks and children's activities.


Sunday, March 18

BUNNY CARES: 8 to 11 a.m. March 18, Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 U.S. 98 N., Lakeland, free, registration required, A sensory friendly Easter Bunny experience for children with all spectrums of special needs prior to public hours. Only one reservation per group required and you have to pick a 15 minute time slot.


Saturday, March 24

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY: 9 a.m. March 24, Eagle Ridge Mall, 451 Eagle Ridge Mall, Lake Wales, free, registration required,

COMMUNITY OF FAITH EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 24, Community of Faith United Methodist Church Children's Ministries, 9120 Teacher Lane, Davenport, free, Kathy Beuttenmuller 407-809-2030, Includes pictures with the Easter Bunny and fun activities for all ages. Egg hunt is from ages infant to fifth grade.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to noon March 24, First United Methodist Church, 72 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland, free, 863-682-1912. Features Bible stories, games, Easter Bunny photos, age-appropriate egg hunts and more. Don't forget your Easter basket.

FTC LAKELAND SPRING EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24, Florida Technical College, 4715 S. Florida Ave., Suite 4, Lakeland, free, 863-837-4822. Includes pictures with the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt, martial arts demonstrations, free food for the first 50 participants, live dance performances by Just Cares Dance Studio, live music with Hot 101.5 FM and more.

EASTER BASH: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 24, Heart of the Father Ministry, 2025 Bartow Road, Lakeland, free, Includes egg hunt, bounce houses, raffles, food and music.

THE BIG HUNT: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24, The Sanctuary, 107 N. Florida Ave., Avon Park, free, Includes carnival games, concessions, prizes, pony rides, bounce house, candy, petting zoo, live music and an Easter egg hunt.

JELLYBEAN JUBILEE: 4 to 8 p.m. March 24, Simpson Park Community Center, 1725 Martin Luther King. Jr. Ave., Lakeland, free, 863-834-6035. Includes arts and crafts, story time, jelly bean guessing contest and an egg hunt. For children ages 10 and younger.

JELLY BEAN JAM 2018: 6 to 8 p.m. March 24, Christ Community Church, 1895 Overlook Drive, Winter Haven, free, 863-875-1090. Includes the Family Experience (FX), a 40 minute high energy production full of fun and games, followed by an Easter egg hunt.


Sunday, March 25

EASTER SERVICES: Easter Cantata 9 a.m. March 25; Healing Service 10:30 a.m. March 28; Good Friday Service noon March 30; Easter Worship 9 a.m. April 1, New Horizon Church, 400 Orchid Drive, Haines City, free, 863-422-1290.


Monday, March 26

EASTER EGG HUNT: 4 p.m. March 26, Lake Alfred Public Library, 245 N. Seminole Ave., Lake Alfred, 863-291-5378, For children ages 5-10.


Wednesday, March 28

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. March 28, Lake Alfred Public Library, 245 N. Seminole Ave., Lake Alfred, 863-291-5378, For children ages 4 and younger.


Friday, March 30

BUNNY BRUNCH: 10 to 11 a.m. March 30, Kelly Recreation Complex, 404 Imperial Blvd., Lakeland, free, 863-834-6035. Eat pancakes with the Easter Bunny, play games, decorate eggs and more.

PALM GARDEN EASTER EVENT: 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. March 30, Palm Garden of Winter Haven, 1120 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, 863-293-3100. Includes clown and refreshments and an Easter egg hunt at 3 p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY COMMUNITY MEAL: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 30, Lighthouse Ministries' Men's Gospel Rescue Mission, 117 E. Magnolia St., Lakeland, free and open to the public, 863-687-4076 ext. 232, 863-712-4503, Free meal and worship service.

GLOW IN THE DARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 30, Faith Lighthouse Church, 3409, Paul Buchman Highway, Plant City, 813-752-1885. Includes prizes and treats for the entire family.


Saturday, March 31

EASTER EGG HUNTS: 9 a.m. March 31, Fort Meade Outdoor Recreation Area, U.S. 98 on Peace River, Fort Meade; Mary Norma Campbell Resource Center, 2226 Karen St., Lake Wales; Medulla Resource Center, 1049 Parker Road, Lakeland; Polk City Park, 5130 Duey Road, Polk City; Snively-Brooks Park, 191 Ninth. St. Eloise, free, 863-534-6911, Bring your own Easter basket, for children ages 2-9.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 a.m. March 31, First Presbyterian Church, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland, free, 863-686-7187. All children are welcome.

EASTER EGGZTRAVAGANZA: 9:30 to 11 a.m. March 31, Cypress Ridge Presbyterian Church, 6230 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, 863-325-9864. Includes an egg hunt, face painting, balloon artist, a bounce house and more.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 31, Lake Kissimmee State Park, 14248 Camp Mack Road, Lake Wales, park entry $5 per car. Sign up for egg hunt and carnival games begin at 9:30 a.m., arrive before 10:45 to participate in egg hunt at 11 a.m., bring your own basket, for children ages 2-12. Light refreshments will be available.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. to noon, Larry Parrish Baseball Fields, 2401 E. Johnson Ave., Haines City, free, 863-421-3700, For children ages 2-10.

HOPPIN' HUNT: 10 a.m. to noon March 31, Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 199 E. Lake Silver Drive NE, Winter Haven, free, 863-291-5870. Includes egg hunts, kayaks, music, kiddie train, face painting, food trucks and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. to noon March 31, New Horizon Church, 2400 Orchid Drive, Haines City, free, 863-422-1290. Includes games and activities.

EGGS IN THE PARK: 10 a.m. to noon March 31, Dade Battlefield Historic State Park, 7200 County Road 603, Bushnell, free, 352-793-4781. For children ages 12 and younger. There will also be games and relays.

CITY WIDE EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. March 31, Otis M. Andrews Sports Complex, 2602 E. Cherry St., Plant City, free, Bring your own basket. Children 12 and younger will receive a free hot dog and drink. Inflatables, face painting and train rides require Bunny Dollars which can be purchased for $1 each. Digital photos with the Easter Bunny are five Bunny Dollars.

HEARTLAND EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 31, Heartland Events, 3350 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green, free, 888-576-6293. Includes a sensory friendly time/area for children with special needs.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31, CenterPoint Church, 6950 Eloise Loop Road, Winter Haven, free, 863-324-7915. Includes Easter egg hunt, games, crafts and prizes.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31, First Baptist Church of Highland City, 5410 Yarborough Lane, Lakeland, free, 863-646-5570. Includes games refreshments, hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones, bounce houses, door prizes, an Easter egg hunt and more.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA!: 1 to 2:30 p.m. March 31, Mulberry Civic Center, 901 Fifth St. NE, Mulberry, free, 863-354-6570, Includes snacks, petting zoo, egg hunt and a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 1:30 to 3 p.m. March 31, A Land of Delight Natural Farm, 2514 Leaning Pine Lane, Plant City, free, 813-359-9120.

GLOW IN THE DARK EASTER EGG HUNT: 5 to 8 p.m. March 31, Calvary Church, 3800 Recker Highway, Winter Haven, free, 863-294-5710, Includes an egg hunt, bounce house, food and photo opportunities. For children ages 1-13.


Sunday, April 1

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 6:45 a.m. April 1, Central Church of Christ, 142 Ave. C SW, Winter Haven, free, 863-294-2376. A free breakfast with pancakes, sausage, bacon or biscuits and gravy will be served following service.

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: Gates open 6 a.m., service 7 a.m., Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, free until 8 a.m., donations suggested, buffet breakfast available for purchase,

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m. April 1, Lake Mirror, 701 E. Main St., Lakeland.

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE: 7 a.m. April 1, Calvary First Assembly of Haines City, 4550 E. Johnson Ave., Haines City, 863-229-8065. A pancake breakfast follows the service.

EASTER SERVICES: 8 to 9 a.m., 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., 12:45 to 1:45 p.m., April 1, Winter Haven Worship Center, 1835 Overlook Drive, Winter Haven, free, 863-318-0701. Children will experience Easter with "RISEN!," a celebration with food, games, prizes and more.

EASTER AT REDEMPTION: 9 and 10:30 a.m., Redemption Church, 701 W. Lime St., Lakeland, free, 863-225-2868. After the second service there will be an Easter egg hunt, train rides, bounce houses and taco fiesta.

EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. April 1, The Revolution Church of Lakeland, 7315 Kathleen Road, Lakeland, free, 863-698-7943. Egg hunt will begin immediately following the morning service.

EASTER BRUNCH & EASTER EGG HUNT: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 1, Hilton Garden Inn, 3839 Don Emerson Drive, Lakeland, $21.95, Includes buffet, Easter egg hunt for children, $5 Mimosa's and Bloody Mary's for adults.

EASTER AT KAIROS CHURCH: 10:30 a.m. April 1, Chain of Lakes Elementary School, 7001 SR 653, Winter Haven, free, Includes Easter service, doughnuts and coffee, crafts, photo opportunity, diving for Easter eggs and dunk the bunny.


*Correction: This listing originally had an incorrect address for New Horizon Church's Easter egg hunt. This version has been corrected.