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Egg hunts: Braden River United Methodist Church, 5858 44th Ave. E., Bradenton, Easter egg hunt will be held 10 a.m.-noon April 11 for children ages 2-12. Information: 745-1663.

n An eggstravaganza will be held 10 a.m.-noon April 11 at First Church of the Nazarene, 1616 59th St. W., Bradenton. Information: 794-1685.

n An Easter egg hunt, followed by crafts and games, will be held 10 a.m. April 11 at Harvest United Methodist Church, 14305 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch. Information: 907-7333.

n An Easter egg hunt for children up to 10 years of age will be held rain or shine, 2-4 p.m. April 11 at Palma Sola Presbyterian Church, 6510 Third Ave. W., Bradenton. Bring your basket. Information: 792-3141.

n An Easter egg hunt and barbecue will be held 10 a.m. April 11 at Parrish United Methodist Church, 12180 U.S. 301 N., Parrish. Information: 776-1539.

n An Easter egg hunt will be held 10:30 a.m. April 11 at Oneco First Baptist Church, 1700 51st Ave. E., Bradenton. Information: 755-1690.

Easter services: First Church of the Nazarene, 1616 59th St. W., Bradenton, will have Easter Sunday services 9:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. There will be no evening service. Information: 794-1685

n Oneco First Baptist Church, 1700 51st Ave. E., Bradenton, will have Easter Sunday cantata and service 10:45 a.m. April 12. Information: 755-1690.

n The 45th annual Sunrise Service, sponsored by the Anna Maria Island Kiwanis Club, will be held 6:30 a.m. April 12 at the Manatee Beach, Gulf Drive, Anna Maria Island. Members of all island denominations and their ministers will present the sermon, scripture and songs to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. Bring a beach chair or towel to sit on. Information: 791-8834.

n Ellenton United Methodist Church, 3607 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton, Easter worship services will be held 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 12. All are encouraged to bring flowers to decorate a cross that will be in the front yard for all to see. Information: 729-6802.

n Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 6001 Cortez Road, Bradenton, will hold Easter worship services at 6:30, 8:30 and 11 a.m. April 12, featuring the cantata “It is Well.” Information: 794-6229.

n My Father’s House, 7215 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton, will hold an Easter celebration service 10:30 a.m. April 12. Information: 776-9016.

n The choir at New Hope Baptist Church, 9422 Old Tampa Road, Parrish, will perform its annual cantata, “Cornerstone,” 8 and 10:30 a.m. April 12. Information 776-8687.

nNorthminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota, will hold Easter services 9 a.m.-11 a.m. April 12. Information: 355-4729.

n Peace Presbyterian Church, which meets at Manatee Community College, 7131 Professional Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, will have Easter Sunday service 9:30 a.m. April 12. For information and directions, visit www.peacepcusa.org or call Rev. Elizabeth Deibert at 753-7778.

n Saint Joseph Catholic Church, 3100 26th St. W., Bradenton, will have Easter services 6:30, 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. April 12.

n The Salvation Army, 5328 24th St. E., Bradenton will have Easter Sunday service 10:45 a.m. April 12. Information: 758-5110.

n Community Easter Sunrise services will be held 6:30 a.m. April 12 at Rossi Waterfront Park, Third Avenue West and Seventh Street West.

n Fellowship Baptist Church, 3321 63rd Ave. E., Bradenton, presents the Easter cantata, “Hallelujah, What a Savior,” 10:45 a.m. April 12. Information: 758-3066.

n Easter Sundays services will be held 6:30 and 8 a.m., outdoors, and 9 and 10:30 a.m. inside April 12 at Harvest United Methodist Church, 14305 Covenant Way, Lakewood Ranch. Information: 907-7333.

n Living Lord Lutheran Church, 11120 S.R. 70 E., Lakewood Ranch Easter services will be held 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. April 12, followed by a pancake breakfast hosted by the youth group. Information: 753-9365.

n Easter worship services will be held 6:30 and 10:30 a.m. April 12 at Manatee United Methodist Church, 315 15th St. E., Bradenton. Information: (746) 746-0101.

n An Easter celebration will be held 10 a.m. April 12 at The Source’s new location, 2150 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota. Information: 346-7428.

n Easter worship service sermon titled “The Womb of the World,” will be held 9 and 11 a.m. April 12 at Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota. Nursery available. Information: 355-4729.

n Sarasota Baptist Church, 7091 Proctor Road, Sarasota, will have Easter services 7, 8:30, 9:50 and 10 a.m. Sarasota Baptist Church, 5600 Deer Drive E., Lakewood Ranch, will have services 7, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Information: 922-1449.

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