Dunedin Parks & Recreation organizes numerous events throughout the year. Below is a list of upcoming department events for the current season. View Full Calendar for other events held throughout the city.

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration: Unity Breakfast & March
Saturday, January 19, 2019
Unity 
Breakfast at MLK, Jr. Rec Center, 8:30-10:30am
Entertainment at Pioneer Park, 10:30am- 12:30pm
Free to attend
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center
(727) 738-2920 

Enjoy a free breakfast while listening to keynote speakers, the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and readings of the winning student essays about diversity. Then march to Pioneer Park for live entertainment celebrating the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation, in partnership with Dunedin Library and Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Download poster


 

Senior Awareness Fair
Friday, January 25, 2019
9 am - 12 pm
$ Free to attend; lunch provided
$90 / vendor; $25 / non-profit organization
Hale Senior Activity Center
(727) 298-3299

Featuring over 50 vendors providing information for older adults on a variety of topics including medical equipment, beauty, nutrition, exercise, legal/financial help, retirement living and home care. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation.

 

Dunedin Showcase Kids Theater Performance: “Fairy Tale Misfits”
Friday February 1, 2019 at 7 pm
Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3 pm
$5 / ticket
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530
www.DunedinShowcaseTheater.net

When a mysterious talking groundhog steals young Ellie’s homework, she takes off down a hole after it and finds herself in a place where nothing is as it seems - the Land of Rejected Fairy Tale Characters, filled with an assortment of misfits cut from the fairy tales we all know and love. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Showcase Theater. Download poster

 

Happy Taps & Friends - A Musical Variety Show and Fundraiser
Sunday, February 10, 2019
3:00 pm

$5 at the door
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

Enjoy a musical variety show with dancers, singers and delightful choreography that will take you on a stroll down memory lane. Concert to benefit the American Cancer Society. Helping all cancers, all stages. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Happy Taps.

 

A King’s First Queen Dance
for moms and their sons, ages 7-12
Saturday, February 16, 2019
6-9:00 pm

Early Bird: $15 / couple by Feb. 13
After Feb. 13: $20 / couple (if space available)
Additional person: $5
Tickets must be purchased in person.

Dunedin Community Center
812-4530

The Dunedin Community Center invites you to the 1st Annual mother and son dance. A boy’s first love is his mother and a mother’s true love will always be her baby boy. So dress up and join us for an evening of fun and entertainment while making memories. Sponsored by Pisces Sushi & Global Bistro. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. Download flyer

 

Dunedin Concert Band presents: “Thanks for the Memory”
Sunday, February 17, 2019
3:00 pm

$ Free to attend, Suggested $10 donation
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

www.TheDCB.com

A nostalgic trip through the ages with familiar songs from Henry Mancini, George Gershwin, George M. Cohan, Lennon & McCartney and Leroy Anderson. Featuring Ashley Thunder Lowe, a soprano from Ybor City. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Music Society. Download poster

 

Midnite Madness (ages 9-14)
Friday, February 22, 2019
7 pm - midnight
Early Bird: $15 by Feb. 21    Act#: MLK12004
Day of Event: $20 (if space available)
Signed waiver required
MLK, Jr. Rec Center / Skate Park
(727) 738-2920

Skate and play ‘til midnight and test your skills on extreme inflatables, mobile gaming and laser tag. The fun also includes mini skate jams, music, give-aways and a snack food buffet. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and the Youth Advisory Committee.

 

Dunedin Community Chorus presents: “Hidden Talents II”
Sunday, February 24, 2019
3:00 pm

$ Free to attend, Donations accepted
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

Making a return, the 80-voice “chorus with a heart” will showcase their Hidden Talents with songs from Broadway, the movies and pop number themes. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Community Chorus. Download poster

 

Voices of Jazz
Friday March 8, 2019
7:00 pm
$ Free to attend; donations accepted
Dunedin Community Center
www.voicesofjazz.org
(727) 804-9144

Enjoy a live concert featuring big band jazz, swing music and modern arrangements of popular tunes. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Voices of Jazz.

 

Happy Taps & Friends - A Musical Variety Show and Fundraiser
Sunday, March 10, 2019
3:00 pm

$5 at the door
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

Enjoy a musical variety show with dancers, singers and delightful choreography that will take you on a stroll down memory lane. Concert to benefit the Dunedin for Youth Scholarship Fund. Help send a kid to camp. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Happy Taps.



Drive-in Movie Night: Goonies
Friday, March 15, 2019
Park opens at 6:30 pm; Movie begins at dark
Higlander Park

$10 / car (must pre-register; tickets are limited)
Tickets go on sale Fri, Feb. 1. Tickets must be purchased in person at Dunedin Community Center.
(727) 812-4530

Enjoy an evening of music, trivia and a movie under the night sky. Tune in to your car radio to listen to the movie. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation.



International Chorale: “Ready, Set, Spring”
Sunday, March 31, 2019
2:00 pm

$5 at the door (doors open at 1:30 pm)
Hale Activity Center
(727) 298-3299

Join us for a feet tapping and heart soaring concert as we share our love of music including secular, gospel, solos, duets, Americana, international songs and comedy. Directed by Frederick Eschenfelder with JoAnn Metropoulous, an accompanist. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and The International Chorale.

 

Dunedin Community Chorus presents: “Songs Across America”
Sunday, April 7, 2019
3:00 pm

$ Free to attend, Donations accepted
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

The 80-voice “chorus with a heart” will perform a traditional salute to our armed services and arousing highlights of compositions by American composers. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Community Chorus.

 

Arbor Day Tree Give-Away
Saturday, April 13, 2019
8:00 am  (while supplies last)

Achieva Credit Union Corporate Headquarters
1659 Virginia St, Dunedin

Receive two 3-gallon trees per Dunedin household, while supplies last. Must provide proof of residency. Literature available for proper planting & watering. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation. For more information, call (727) 298-3279.

 

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt (ages 4-10)
Saturday, April 13, 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Early Bird: $8/child by April 10
After April 10: $12/child (if space available)
Children’s meal: Free (included in admission fee)
Adult meal: $2
MLK, Jr. Recreation Center
(727) 738-2920

Bring your flashlight and basket to this “egg-citing” family event! Enjoy games, crafts, a hot dog picnic and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation.

 

Dunedin Concert Band presents “Epic Movies”
Sunday April 14, 2019
3:00 pm

$ Free to attend, Suggested $10 donation
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

www.TheDCB.com

What do Williams, Horner, Rosza, Bernstein and Kamen have in common? They all wrote musical scores for Epic Movies! Bring your family and friends to enjoy some of the most epic movie scores ever written. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation and Dunedin Music Society.



Bunny Brunch (ages 1-4)
Saturday April 20, 2019
9:00 am

Early Bird: $8/person by April 18
After April 18: $10/person (if space available)
Dunedin Community Center
(727) 812-4530

It’s that time of year when children eagerly await a visit from their furry friend! Celebrate this festive season with brunch, arts & crafts, games, an egg hunt and of course, the Easter Bunny! Guests can bring their own camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Presented by Dunedin Parks & Recreation.


Stay turned for more Parks & Recreation events or view the full calendar of events at www.DunedinGov.com/events.

 

 

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