Free Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is Inclusive of Special Needs Children

There will be four waves of hunts for children under 12 years old: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m., when children will search for six egg stations throughout the mall and can receive a gift bag courtesy of Atlantic Superstore. Thousands of eggs will be filled with candy and prize slips. Participants must bring their own baskets.

On Friday, there will be an underwater egg hunt will from 6 8 the Opelika Sportsplex, for kids ages 6-10.

Outdoor Survival Basics will be held at Fairfield Lake State Park on Saturdays at the Dining Hall from 1:00 3:00 p.m. Registration begins at 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. near the shelter house. The event is sponsored by Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church. Members of the congregation will be in costumes following Jesus carrying the cross.

By late afternoon 104 children, ages two through sixteen, had participated in the event.

The City of Norcross is planning its Easter egg hunt at 1 Rossie Brundage Park. The Easter Bunny arrives at 9:30 a.m. The church is located at 13700 Calimesa Blvd.

The Ashtabula Downtown Development Association will host its 10th annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 1:30-3 Cornelius Park (the former North Park). For more information, contact the BHA at 252-728-5225 or visit the website at There will be a message from Dr. George Mathison, Retired Senior Pastor at Auburn United Methodist Church.

On 14 and 15 April between 12pm - 5pm the Shopping Centre will be celebrating the arrival of Easter with a number of spring themed activities. Drinks and cookies will be provided for children and adults. There will be food, games, egg hunts and prizes. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to give out prizes for most eggs found per age group (infant-preschool; K-second grade; third-fifth grades; sixth-eighth grades; and special needs children).

"Join the merchants and shops of Historic Downtown Ridgeway for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 15", according to the BIA website. The Friday before Easter Sunday, they take their 240 dozen eggs (for a total of 2,880 eggs) and load them into milk crates, which are then submerged in water and boiled in one fail swoop. E (east of Bryant).