Clearwater Beach Association

Events Schedule

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  Upcoming Events:
To submit new or change event dates please send an e-mail to Ron Delp so the event calendar can be updated.

2013 Events

Easter Egg Hunt - March 29 .. 6 PM at Mandalay Park on Clearwater Beach.
The CBA, Friends of CWB Recreation Center/Library and the Clearwater Beach Recreation Center are sponsoring the event.  About 300 Folks of all ages showed up, won a few prizes and left happy as a lark!


Here they are Dad, hold the bag!   The Seniors getting ready.


Channel 10 is on the scene.                  We need to find more eggs.    


Where do I find the free ones.            And the hunt goes on.

Spring Picnic/Clearwater neighborhood day.  Saturday April 13, 2013.
The annual Spring Picnic was held at Triangle Park on North Beach.  About 70 members, neighbors and representatives of the police, fire, EMS, and local government showed up.  Good food and drinks were shared along with good discussions. 

OK, where is the chef?                                            Not me, I am not the chef!


Adopt-a-park volunteer day.  Saturday May 18.
Come Join us and help support our community.  We have adopted Mandalay Park and are volunteering for our first adoption event.  Contact Jodi Bratch for details on volunteering.

Fall Picnic

Annual meeting

Christmas Caroling





2012 Events


Candidates forum:

Wednesday Jan 11, 7 - 8 PM at the Beach Recreation Center

City Council Update: Congratulations to Clearwater City Council Members-Elect Jay Polglaze and Doreen DiPolito. Both candidates run unopposed for council seats being vacated by council members George Cretekos and John Doran.

 Polglaze will take over council seat 3 which is currently held by Cretekos who is leaving that seat to run for mayor, seat 1. DiPolito will take over seat 2 currently held by Doran. Cretekos will face Christine Marketos-Cuomo in a city wide election to be held on, Tuesday January 31, 2012.

All four candidates attended the CBA hosted forum which had 60 plus attending citizens that listened, asked questions and applauded some of the answers.


The candidates are ready



               What did the candidate say?

OK, next question


Neighborhood week Picnic at Triangle Park: 
Saturday, March 24, 2012 ... 2 - 5 PM ...
The food was good, the conversations were even better ...






Easter Egg Hunt at Mandalay Park:

Friday, April 6 at 6 PM at 532 N. Mandalay Park
Children and adults will enjoy several hunts for different age groups.  The event is free and sponsored by the CBA along with the Beach Recreational Complex.

Great turnout with somewhere between 250 - 300 folks whom showed up and participated ...

  When is this thing going to start??                                            OK gang, here's the plan

              Hey, the bunny was over here.                                                 And here!

     Even the adults get to look for the eggs                            and when they get tired ... sit down!


CBA fund raiser:


CBA fall Picnic at Triangle Park: 
Saturday October 27, 3:00 PM ... at Triangle Park.  Come on out and join in the fun.

Bring a side dish or dessert and chair.  We provide the BBQ and drinks.  Have the kids come in their Halloween costumes - candy and games.  Members free, non members $5 per person.

About to get going

Here is how it really happened!

And then ....

Annual meeting and holiday party:
Friday December 7, 2012 ... 7:15 PM at the Clearwater Beach Recreation Center.

Join us for an evening with your neighbors.  Dinner will be provided.  Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share.  This year we will be collecting donations for RCS Grace House.  We will be welcoming your items (i.e. toiletries, board games, cards, diapers, etc) and we will deliver to RCS


Christmas Caroling at Mandalay Park:

Join your neighbors for Caroling in the Park -Thursday, Dec. 20th -7:00 pm -Mandalay Park (next to the Fire Station)

Be a part of CBA's Annual Tradition!



2011 Events

Neighborhood week Picnic at Triangle Park  Scheduled for April 30, 2011 ... 4-7 PM. 

The menu will include grilled vegetables, chicken tenders, hot dogs and pulled pork sandwiches. Some side dishes, condiments and soft drinks will also be provided. 

Volunteers will help distribute the flyers along with membership information throughout the neighborhood. Volunteers are also needed for setup and cleanup on the day of the picnic. 

Residents are encouraged to bring salads, desserts and side dishes to share. A membership table will be present to take new members. The picnic is free to members. Non-members will be charged $5.00 per person.

So come on out and enjoy some good food, music, games and an opportunity to meet your neighbors and some city officials

Easter Egg Hunt at Mandalay Park
 took place on April 22, 2011, 6 - 7 PM at Mandalay Park on Clearwater Beach.  There were egg hunts for all ages ... starting at 3 years of age and even involving all adults.  Dan Crider did a great job in getting local businesses to make donations such that all left with ... candy, a free pass to the pool, a free pass to a skating rink or a dinner at one of the Beach's restaurants.   


The young group chasing the bunny         The adults also like chasing the bunny


                                                       Ahhh ................ The Easter Bunny


The Easter Egg Hunt is a joint project by the CBA along with Parks & Recreation staff members.

CBA Fund Raiser
Planning underway for a coupon booklet - maybe

Fall CBA Picnic

Fall Picnic at Triangle Park

Sponsored by the CBA

Saturday, November 5, 2011 … 3 – 6 PM

Eighty to ninety folks showed up, food was good, desserts were great, and conversation was even better.


The cooks are ready ....                              Desserts look good



Just relaxing in paradise                             Which group is this?


Annual CBA meeting
December 9, 2011 at the Beach Recreational Complex, 6-8 PM

Annual Membership Meeting

& Holiday Celebration

Sponsored by the CBA

(Clearwater Beach Recreation Center - 69 Bay Esplanade)

Fri., Dec. 9 from 6 until 8 p.m.

Come out and enjoy the year’s end with your neighbors.

Learn what is happening with the Clearwater Beach Association and meet your local Board Members. The cost of the event is included in your annual membership dues.

Not a member? Come join us! Pay your annual dues and become a member at the celebration.

Please bring an appetizer or desert to share!

For More Information Please call

(954) 740-0337

Christmas Caroling at Mandalay Park - December 22 at 7 PM

You are invited to join the Clearwater Beach Association and Chapel-by-the-Sea for their annual Community Christmas Caroling on Thursday evening, December 22, at Mandalay Park, next to the fire station. 

Bring a chair or blanket to sit on and join our friends and neighbors for Christmas Caroling, led by the charming Lindblom Family.  Caroling starts at 7 PM and refreshments will be served.

Candidates Forum -Wednesday Jan 11, 7 - 8 PM at the Beach Recreation Center

City Council Update: Congratulations to Clearwater City Council Members-Elect Jay Polglaze and Doreen DiPolito. Both candidates run unopposed for council seats being vacated by council members George Cretekos and John Doran.

 Polglaze will take over council seat 3 which is currently held by Cretekos who is leaving that seat to run for mayor, seat 1. DiPolito will take over seat 2 currently held by Doran. Cretekos will face Christine Marketos-Cuomo in a city wide election to be held on, Tuesday January 31, 2012.

The CBA is hosting a forum and have invited all of the candidates to come speak and take questions on Wednesday January 11at the Beach Recreation Center. The forum will begin at 7 PM.


2010 Events

February 10 Candidates Forum:   The CBA sponsors a candidates forum for the 2010 Clearwater Council elections.  The forum takes place on February 10, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Clearwater Beach Recreation Center ... located at 69 Bay Esplanade.

On Tuesday, March 9, 2010 Clearwater registered voters will elect members to the Clearwater City Council.  Seat 4 candidates are Wayne Carothers, Bill Jonson, Joe Paige and Herb Quintero.  Seat 5 candidates are Paul Gibson, current seat holder, and Mike Riordon.

Jay Keyes will moderate the event and pose questions relative to issues and concerns of Clearwater Beach neighborhoods and businesses.  Residents are encouraged to come on out and participate.  Questions will also be taken from the audience.

Had somewhere between 75-80 folks turn out ... almost as many as actually voted.

March 7 baseball game:  The Tampa Bay Rays take on the Phillies at 1:05 PM.  CBA members and friends will be watching the game in Suite 206 at Bright House Field.  Thanks to David Ramos and Jerry Murphy for making it happen ... and arranging transportation via the Jolley Trolley.








Two of four Navy Seals that dropped in to watch the old ball game.  The Rays took the Phillies 5 to 3 in ten innings.


March 27 Treasures Sale:  This will be a fund raiser lead by Pat Power with plenty of help from CBA members and "Friends...".  Neighbors are being asked to donate items for the sale.  The proceeds will go to the CBA and the Friends of the Clearwater Beach Recreation Center/Library.  The fund raiser will be held at the Triangle Park ... 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Every one is welcome to come out and get involved.
The crew is getting ready ... if only some customers would show up..

At last .. someone to buy stuff.  Very sucessful event, netted a little better than $1400 ... and donated a car load of books to "Friends ..." with the main library. and donated a bunch of stuff to a few thrift shops.


April 2 Easter Egg Hunt: The egg hunt will be held at Mandalay Park.  The egg hunt is a joint CBA and Beach Recreation Center activity.  While the focus is on the little folks, teenagers and adults will have a chance to participate and hunt for a few eggs.   The egg hunt is on April 2, 2010 ... starting at 6:00 PM

Very successful event ... about 200 folks of all ages turned out and most took home an egg .

Looks like more than one egg here ... oh, Mom helped!


April 17 Neighborhood Picnic:  The neighborhood picnic will be held at Triangle Park ... 3:00 - 6:00 PM.  CBA will provide hot dogs, hamburgers, and beverages.  Contributions of salads, deserts, etc are welcome and appreciated.  This picnic is for the neighborhood ... and all are invited.

Good turnout from the neighborhood and city ... a few firefighters with equipment, Mayor Hibbard and several staff members from the city, and the police department's Lt. Young.  About 106 folks from the neighborhood shared hot dogs and discussions ... Pat forgot the beer.




October 22, 23, 24 Family Fun Fest fund raiser: not going to happen this year ... consideration postponed to 2011.


Tampa Bay Harvest, CBA, and the City of Clearwater are working together to put on the second annual Family Fun Fest fund raiser ... that's a mouth full.  The three day event will feature: arts, crafts, entertainment, food and beverages with a focus on the family. 

For detailed information on participating, volunteering, sponsorship, and just coming out and having fun, visit the web site.

Fall picnic ...Took place on October 24, 2010 at the Beach Recreation Center Pool.  It was also the send off for Allan and Merry .. they are leaving paradise and heading for the far Northwest corner of the USA.




December Annual Member Meeting and election of board members:
Will take place at the Beach Recreation Center on December 4, 2010 starting at 4:30 PM.  Please bring a side dish to share.  Refreshments provided by the CBA.

December Christmas caroling:

OK, the best minds have figured it out ... The Christmas Caroling will take place on December 16, 2010 at 7 PM.  The event will take place at Mandalay Park next to the Beach Fire Station ... come on out and get a little involved!

2007 Golf Tournament 

2nd annual golf outing at East Lake Country Club ... sponsored by the CBA and the Clearwater Community Sailing Center.    The 2nd annual tournament was played on October 29, 2007 at Eastlake Woodlands Country Club. 

The Tournament was supported by 88 players, 20 plus volunteers and 63 sponsors... with Jay Keyes and Joe Calio providing the leadership.  It was another very successful tournament ...

                                         CBA's share of the proceeds will be use to support Tampa Bay Harvest and their effort in gathering and moving food to RCS for its distribution to those in need. 

time to eat ... and thanks for sponsoring the 2007 tournment