Easter egg hunts are set to begin this weekend
HUNTINGTON -- If you're hunting for Easter egg hunts, you're in luck. The Tri-State has plenty of upcoming hunts.
Here's a look at a few:
The Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation District will sponsor three area Easter Egg hunts at different locations this year.
The egg hunts are scheduled for April 12 and 19 at area parks.
The first event will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at Westmoreland Park. GHPRD will team up with the Westmoreland Neighborhood Association for this event. Also on Saturday, April 12 the Park District will join forces with the Altizer Neighborhood Association for an egg hunt at 2 p.m. in Altizer Park.
The final event is scheduled for noon on Saturday, April 19 at Ritter Park for the Easter Egg-stravaganza.
This final hunt, also sponsored by Insurance Systems, Strike Zone and Magic Makers Costumes, will include more than 10,000 eggs, prizes, a touch-a-truck event, outdoor lawn bowling, games and more. The Easter Bunny will also make an appearance.
For more information, go online at www.ghprd.org, like GHPRD on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.
Children are invited to an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 5, at the soccer field beside West Teays Elementary School in Hurricane.
The hunt, sponsored by First Baptist Church of Hurricane, is for children through fifth grade.
Visit firstbaptisthurricane.com or call 304-562-9281 for more information.
The Great Egg Hunt
Scott Depot Christ Fellowship will have The Great Egg Hunt at the Wave Pool Park in Hurricane. There will be 30,000 eggs and hunts for separate age groups as well as a special needs are. It will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 5.
There will be inflatables, food and prize drawings. In addition there will be visits by the Easter Bunny, Snow White, Cinderella, Captain America, a Ninja Turtle, Dora and others.
Gone to the Dogs
Paws for a Cure, a Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation, will host its first Doggie Easter Egg Hunt from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 6 at the Ritter Park Fountain.
Microchipping by Brown Veterinarian Services, doggie photos and an Easter bonnet contest will take place, as well as the prize filled egg hunt at 2 p.m. Cost is $15. The first 10 receive T-shirts, and all proceeds go to support local people battling cancer.
Additional information is available by calling 304-6752113 or 304-544-3272.
If your church, business or organization is conducting an Easter Egg hunt, let us know by emailing the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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