Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hodges Community Center on Saturday, April 8

The Lions Club egg hunt will be broken down into four age groups, ranging from newborns to 12 year olds. Children from tots to age 12 can register to take part in one of the two hunts at

With Easter coming up next weekend and Holy Week about to begin, the Niles Park District has announced its Spring Egg Scramble will take place Saturday morning, while a flashlight egg hunt for older kids is set for Wednesday evening.

The event is free to the community and surrounding communities. Play games to win Easter eggs (both candy and toy-filled available to accommodate dietary restrictions) and enjoy refreshments, activities and Easter surprises at Silver Sands School, 349 Holmes Boulevard NW in Fort Walton Beach.

More than 4,000 plastic eggs were used for the hunt, along with hundreds of sweets. For more information contact Tom Quinlisk at 457-4910 or, or visit The Easter Bunny will also be on site.

This year's Easter Egg Hunt will be under the direction of Chairman Charlie Corso and Co-Chairman Carol-Ann Totte.

As for advice for the young egg hunters, Craig says children should definitely bring their own basket to the rain or shine event. Anyone interested in helping stuff eggs is encouraged to come to The Complex at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12.

Goshen Christian Reformed Church, 2440 State Route 17A, will host its third annual "Easter Eggstravaganza Festival" from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturday, April 8. Bring your favorite basket and join in the hunt. The Easter Bunny will also make a special appearance. Admission is free. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public.

Easter is just around the corner, and with it comes the City of Rosenberg's 17th annual Easter Egg Hunt.

  • Leroy Wright