Running for Easter eggs

Come decorate Easter cards, eggs and create your own Easter basket. A relative saw the event was occurring and told them about it, sparking their interest in attending the Animal Egg Hunt.

Easter egg hunt, 1 p.m., St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 6550 Old Hwy.

Last year's event attracted more than 9400 people to the hunt through the former corridors of power, with new trails selected for 2017's event.

Since then chocolate eggs have become popular and these are given on Easter Sunday, brought by the Easter Bunny.

Egg hunt hosted by the Missoula Fraternal Order of Eagles, 11 a.m., Spurgin fast pitch ball field, off Tower Street. From 9 noon on Saturday, kids up to 9 years old can participate in age-divided egg hunts. The Easter egg hunt is for children 12 and under.

The Easter Bunny is making an egg-citing return to Chandler. Easter Egg Hunt for Children with Special Needs, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, special Easter egg hunt for children who are blind, children with other special needs and their siblings.

Learn about the Jewish festival of Passover at Themuseum on Saturday from 11 2 p.m. Take part in Easter fun on Sunday and a variety of activities on Monday.

While plastic eggs filled with goodies are mostly associated with Easter, the egg hunt origin is unknown.

The Easter Egg Hunt is a cherished tradition around the country, even the White House, unless they move it to Mar-a-Lago this year.

There will be a community Easter Egg Hunt from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15 at Timrod Park. More information at

For $5 admission, your dog gets to hunt for 25 eggs, each with a treat inside and prizes for finding the big chick eggs. Kids could collect up to 12 eggs and exchange them for gifts after it was over. Choose from the 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. start time. The price for members is $25 for adults and $20 for kids.

  • Larry Hoffman