Holiday: Easter

Full gallery »Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt 2012

  • Elli Grace Hodges, 4, of Austin, Texas waits for the start of the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
  • Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Over 20,000 eggs was distributed into two fields for different age groups during the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
  • Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Noah Case, 5, of Bonita Springs hunts eggs during the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
  • Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Savannah Ouverson, 5, of Bonita Springs reacts after winning a ring toss game during the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
  • Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Over 20,000 eggs was distributed into two fields for different age groups during the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
  • Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Games and inflatable bounce houses could be enjoyed after over 20,000 eggs were hunted during the 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.

The 18th Annual Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt & Games was held at First Baptist Church of Bonita Springs on Saturday, April 7, 2012.



Full gallery »Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Miromar Outlets 2012

  • Aleksandra McGill taking a picture with the easter bunny at the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.
  • Aleksandra McGill taking a picture with the easter bunny at the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.
  • Alexis Frieser attended the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.
  • Olivia and Alexis Frieser, cousins, attended the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.
  • Yesenia Villanueva at the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.
  • Amber Vevang and Katelyn Willis at the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event at Miromar Outlets 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 7 from 9 to 10 a.m. took place in the Restaurant Piazza at Miromar Outlets. Kids were invited to have breakfast for $5 and meet the Easter bunny. Everyone was invited to take photos with the Easter bunny from 12 to 2 p.m.



Full gallery »Pet Photos with the Easter Bunny 2012

  • April 3, 2012: Pet photo night with Easter Bunny: Tracy Mc Causland & 'Rose' sit for their photo.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • April 3, 2012: Pet photo night with Easter Bunny: Behind the costume it was Dawne Rhash as the Easter Bunny. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • April 3 2012 Pet photo night with Easter Bunny: Annabella Annis, 3 was the final subject of the event. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • April 3 2012 Pet photo night with Easter Bunny: Adam & Hanna Millis pose with cat 'Gypsy' and dog 'Pal'. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • April 3 2012 Pet photo night with Easter Bunny: 'Gina' & 'Richard Parker take a shot as their roud owners look on. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • April 3 2012 Pet Photo night with Easter Bunny: Nicholas Rivera, 6 enjoys a dance with the Easter Bunny.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.

In what turned out to be a mix of people with their dogs or just the kids alone it was a fun event as the littlest ones imagined being seated for photos with the Easter Bunny.  A great photographic set arranged for the shots to be taken & immediately printed with different package deals for participants over at the Coastland Mall.  The most unusual combo were a brother-sister team sporting both a dog and cat. 



Full gallery »St. Agnes Catholic Church Easter Mass

  • Members of the congregation of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Golden Gate Estates hold a candle light mass  on Saturday night. The Catholic Church recently embarked on a campaign to re-energize worshippers to return to the church. Attendance for the sunrise Easter service at St. Agnes rose from 1,500 people last year to 1,800 people this year. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Members of the congregation of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Golden Gate Estates prepare for mass on Saturday night. The Catholic Church recently embarked on a campaign to re-energize worshippers to return to the church. Attendance for the sunrise Easter service at St. Agnes rose from 1,500 people last year to 1,800 people this year. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Members of the congregation of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Golden Gate Estates prepare for mass on Saturday night. The Catholic Church recently embarked on a campaign to re-energize worshippers to return to the church. Attendance for the sunrise Easter service at St. Agnes rose from 1,500 people last year to 1,800 people this year. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Members of the congregation of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Golden Gate Estates prepare for mass on Saturday night. The Catholic Church recently embarked on a campaign to re-energize worshippers to return to the church. Attendance for the sunrise Easter service at St. Agnes rose from 1,500 people last year to 1,800 people this year. Tristan Spinski/Staff
  • Yadira Casanola, right, 15, and Lisa Rojas, 13, both of Naples, prepare to enter St. Agnes Catholic Church in Golden Gate Estates with their families for mass on Saturday night. Both Casanola and Rojas received the sacraments of baptism, first communion and confirmation on Saturday night. The Catholic Church recently embarked on a campaign to re-energize worshippers to return to the church. Attendance for the sunrise Easter service at St. Agnes rose from 1,500 people last year to 1,800 people this year. Tristan Spinski/Staff


Full gallery »Easter in the park at Max Hasse

  • Before the Easter egg hunt the symbolic meaning of new life was emphasized.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • Taking a break from time in the sky is pilot Sal Logalbo also with his wife Holly acting here to greet everybody on their way in and out of the service.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • The very popular Pastor Jonathan Loerop moved the crowd with his sermon.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • Pianist Audrey Thomas is silhouetted in the morning light.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • The service featured a young band of musicians guided by musical director Ross Teigen.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.
  • It was obvious by the fully occupied chairs at the service and the full breakfast hall that the annual celebration is popular.   Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to the Daily News.


Full gallery »Naples Pier Easter Sunrise Service

  • Scenes of the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes of the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Ginny Donovan, Naples, Fla., attends the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Ginny Donovan, Naples, Fla., center, arrives early for the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes from the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church with refreshments provided by Boy Scout Troop 165, Naples, Fla., on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes of the Easter Sunrise Service by First United Methodist Church on Sunday April 24, 2011 at the Naples Pier in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News


Full gallery »Easter Sunrise Service, Marco Island, 2011

  • Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Craig Greusel sings 'You Raise Me Up.' Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Daniel Dubord bows his head in prayer. Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Rev. William delivers the sermon, 'All I Need Is A Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Hayden Schelenberger, 3, keeps busy burying mommy's feet in the sand. Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Thousands of Marco Islanders flocked to the beach Sunday morning for the 23rd annual Easter Sunrise Service.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle

The thousands of worshippers who made the mini-pilgrimage to the beach behind the Marriott hotel had plenty of light to set out their blankets and beach chairs, as organist Marv Hollenbeck played a musical prelude. On a perfect morning, they sat in silence, called out “He is risen indeed,” and greeted their neighbors on adjoining chairs and blankets when prompted.



Full gallery »Easter Sunrise at City of Palms

  • Rev. Lia Icaza Willetts with First United Methodist Church rejoices while singing a hymn during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Rev. John Daugherty with First Baptist Church Fort Myers delivers the message during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Rev. Richard Grady of St. Luke's Episcopal Church reads from the book of John during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • With his hand in the air, Wayne Rawlings of Ft. Myers rejoices during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Hundreds of people came to worship during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • A service program lays on the home dugout during the Community Easter Sunrise Service held at City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers on Sunday. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News


Full gallery »Fort Myers Princess Easter Cruise

  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.
  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.
  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.
  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.
  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.
  • In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.

In honor of Easter, the Capt. Gene Becker took passengers on a special Saturday afternoon Easter Cruise aboard The Fort Myers Princess, Saturday, Apr. 23, 2011.



Full gallery »Royal Scoop Easter Egg Hunt 2011

  • Sadia and Sydney's family came to the event for the first time.
  • Samantha and Izzie's first time at the egg hunt.
  • Ray and Kyler Carter.
  • Ray is pictured here with his two-year-old, Kyler Carter. They are from Bonita Springs and this is their second year at the Royal Scoop egg hunt event.

On Saturday, April 23rd hundreds of participants were able to hunt over 20, 5000 candy filled Easter eggs.



Full gallery »Immokalee Sports Complex Easter Egg Hunt 2011

  • The kids came with a hop, a skip and a scamper for the annual Immokalee Easter Egg Hunt, held at the Immokalee Sports Complex on Escambia Street in Immokalee on Saturday.

The kids came with a hop, a skip and a scamper for the annual Immokalee Easter Egg Hunt, held at the Immokalee Sports Complex on Escambia Street in Immokalee on Saturday.



Full gallery »Calusa Nature Center Eggcellent Easter Eggstravaganza 2011

  • Visiting from Hungary, Lili Zarai, 2, takes a break after filling her basket with eggs during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent
  • Seventeen month old, Violet Reublin, has her hands full during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent
  • Children enjoy kicking off their shoes and hopping around in the bounce house during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent
  • Entire families venture out into the forest, searching for prize-filled eggs during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent
  • Zachary Hill, 3, left, Marissa Geiser, 3, and Rheannon Hill, 5, cool off with italian ice during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent
  • Ava Brazelton, 4, gets a strike at the Frog Toss during the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium 6th Annual Eggcellent Easter Eggstavaganza, Saturday, April 23, 2011.  John M. Wissocki / Naples News Correspondent

Families hopped on over to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, Saturday, April 23, 2011 for the 6th Annual Easter “Egg-cellent Eggstravaganza”.



Full gallery »Marco Island Spring Jubilee 2011

  • Colleen Langton, 7, wears her bunny ears and a smile. The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Kids in the 8-10 age group scramble for eggs. The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Olivia Wright, 10, shows off the golden egg she found. The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Andrew Politto, 9, gets up close with a Burmese python. The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle
  • Tommy Trasker, 6, bowls a strike. The City of Marco Island held their Spring Jubilee Saturday at Mackle Park, with 18,000 Easter eggs and several thousand people on hand.  Lance Shearer/Special to the Eagle


Full gallery »Bunnymania 2011

  • Scenes from the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop, egg hunt on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes from the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop, egg hunt on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes from the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop, egg hunt on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Isaac Fuller, Naples, Fla., left, and Mike Racine, Naples, Fla., right, unload 20,500 plastic eggs at the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop, egg hunt on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Scenes from the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop, egg hunt on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News
  • Destiny Smith, 9, Naples, Fla., masters the rock climbing wall at the Bunnymania Finale, The Final Hop on Saturday April 23, 2011 at Fleischmann Park in Naples, Fla. Michele AnneLouise Cohen for Naples Daily News

Like the thousands of bunny eggs that miraculously appeared throughout the park, thousands of kids who were dressed in flowery colors rolled, danced and jumped around on the grass at Fleishmann Park. It was the final Bunnymania.



Full gallery »Estero United Methodist Church Easter Egg Hunt 2011

  • 14,000 Easter eggs were filled with candy and hidden for the taking during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Children make a run for 14,000 Easter eggs were filled with candy and distributed for the taking during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Children make a run for 14,000 Easter eggs were filled with candy and distributed for the taking during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Juztyn Garcia, 2, of Bonita Springs tears into a Tootsie Roll he got from one of his eggs during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Jhoxey Garcia, 4, of Bonita Springs watches as his mother, Ama, puts ketchup on his hamburger bun during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Alina Moralez, 4, right, of San Carlos helps her sister Angeline, 2, get the candy from the eggs they got from one of his eggs during the annual Easter egg hunt as Estero United Methodist Church on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News


Full gallery »Breakfast with the Bunny at Miromar 2011

  • Riley Pullaro, 3, or Cape Coral plays with a pinwheel he received at the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Children got to guess at how many jelly beans were in a jar as they registered to meet the Easter Bunny at the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Khloe Williams, 1, of Estero laughs with her grandmother Lorrie Christopoulos of Bonita Springs during the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Hannah, Schulte, 5, from left, of Fort Myers and her sisters Taylor, 4, and Hailey, both 4, look in the fountain while awaiting the Easter Bunny during the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Children received pinwheels during the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • The Easter Bunny makes his appearance during the 10th annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event held at Miromar Outlets in Estero on Saturday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News

There were bunnies, eggs and treats galore at "Breakfast with the Bunny" at Miromar Outlets Saturday.



Full gallery »Naples Botanical Garden Easter Egg Hunt 2011

  • The eggs were camouflaged everywhere for the hunt even in some obvious but possibly overlooked places.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.
  • An unbelieveable supply of candy filled Easter eggs made for full baskets throughout the Botanical Garden. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.
  • Just as popular as the egg hunt was the Easter Bunny seen here greeting the oncoming crowd of families.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.
  • Kristin Hall took advantage of the Naples Botanical Garden's photogenic atmosphere for an Easter photo of her daughter Lily.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.
  • Photographing their Mom are Almira and Nikolai Krarnarenko of Naples.  Both the kids had full baskets and look like budding young photographers.  Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.
  • Vanden Sigmond enjoyed a moment with the Easter Bunny and a morning with his Mom veterinarian Dr Sterling Sigmond. Photo by Gordon Campbell/Special to The Daily News.

Photos from the Naples Botanical Garden Easter Egg Hunt 2011.



Full gallery »Naples Zoo Easter Celebration 2011

  • Charlotte Beckman, 5, of Columbus, Ohio smiles at her cousin Max Boeke, 3, of Chicago as she hugs the Easter Bunny at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Erin Powell of Naples takes photos of her children Brooks, 11, from left, Drew, 9, and Mollie, 5,  with the Easter Bunny at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • The Easter Bunny made a visit to greet visitors at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Joey Bonanno, 10, of Boston gives the Easter Bunny at high five at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • Bodhi Price, 2, of Naples visits with the Easter Bunny at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
  • The Easter Bunny made a visit to greet visitors at the Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens on Friday morning. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News


Full gallery »Spring Festival 2011 at East Naples Community Park

  • Dave Valdez and Jennifer Lemus compete to see who can place the beanbag further on the Bungie Race at the An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the Spring Festival.  The fifth annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff
  • Jacob Castrillon and his mother Claudia build a wooden helicopter at the Home Depot kiosk, one of several tents set up at the Spring Festival.  An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the fifth annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff
  • Christian Garcia gets a Harry Potter Tatoo at the Spring Festival.  An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the fifth annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff
  • Angie Garcia gets her face painted at the fifth annual Spring Festival.  An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the fifth annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff
  • Humberto Topoleski gathers eggs at the Fifth Annual Spring Festival.  An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the Fifth Annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff
  • Marianne Lorusso, a dance instructor for the Naples community Park teaches a class during the Spring Festival. An estimated 1,300 people showed up at the fifth annual Spring Festival held at the East Naples Community Park.  There were multiple activities for families to take part in including four Easter egg hunts with a total of 20,000 eggs.  The event is geared to bring families together for a cheap and enjoyable community gathering.  Manuel Martinez/Staff


Full gallery »Decorating for holidays

  • Andres Morales hangs a giant wreath from the old ice cream shop on 3rd. Street and Broad Avenue in preparation for the holiday season. The employees of Trimmers Holiday Decor will spend the next three days decorating 3rd Street., 5th Avenue and The Mercato in preparation for the Holiday season.  The lights will be illuminated starting November 24, for Thanksgiving and stay lit till through New Years Holiday. Staff\Manuel Martinez
  • Richard Alvarado sorts through hundreds of lights, testing each one to make sure they work in preparation for the holiday season.  The employees of Trimmers Holiday Decor will spend the next three days decorating 3rd Street., 5th Avenue and The Mercato in preparation for the Holiday season.  The lights will be illuminated starting November 24, for Thanksgiving and stay lit till through New Years Holiday. Staff\Manuel Martinez
  • Left to right, Andres Morales and Jose Ruiz prepare to hangs a wreath from the gazebo on 3rd. Street and Broad Avenue in preparation for the holiday season. The employees of Trimmers Holiday Decor will spend the next three days decorating 3rd Street., 5th Avenue and The Mercato in preparation for the Holiday season.  The lights will be illuminated starting November 24, for Thanksgiving and stay lit till through New Years Holiday. Staff\Manuel Martinez
  • Jose Perez hangs light and garlan on 3rd Street form light post in preperation for the holiday season.  The employees of Trimmers Holiday Decor will spend the next three days decorating 3rd Street., 5th Avenue and The Mercato in preparation for the Holiday season.  The lights will be illuminated starting November 24, for Thanksgiving and stay lit till through New Years Holiday. Staff\Manuel Martinez

Trimmers Holiday Decor will spend the next three days decorating Third Street, Fifth Avenue and the Mercato in Naples in preparation for the holiday season.




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