The Key To Cracking Easter Feasts? It's All In The Eggs

She said the women's club recently donated a handicap swing and slides in the park, and also runs a concession stand at the bandshell during concerts to raise money to give back to the park.

Kami Olmstead and Karen Holladay started the Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt 10 years ago, but due to health concerns they were going to be unable to continue the tradition this year.

Volunteers from Salem Baptist Church register children for an Easter egg hunt on Saturday.

The hunt was sponsored by North of the River Recreation and Park District. "We played all the games and the bounce houses and then we did the Easter egg hunt", Pareesa said. "This is my sixth one".

After last-minute instructions by Fire Department President Melissa Stevens and the siren signal to go, the children were off and hunting, not only for the ordinary goodies, but also for three "golden eggs", one for each age group.

"I thought of something, so like grab two at a time, so I could get like double, "says Woods".

The Salvation Army of Huntsville/Madison County is partnering with Parkway Place Mall for its first indoor Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 1 - 20 years with separate hunts for each age.

"I'm just a vessel", Brown said.

"It's really fun (to search for eggs) in the dark and there were a lot of great prizes", said 12-year-old Teah Rupp, who was joined in the hunt by her brother, Ethan, 11.

Parents and children at the event were invited to return to Destiny World Outreach Sunday for Easter Sunday church service.

The event featured a bunny hop that brought businesses and community groups together to celebrate the holiday, forgoing the standard Easter egg hunt. "The whole family is out there".

Noah, 9, said his favorite part of the drop was seeing the helicopter, while Jonathan, 6, said he liked getting the eggs the most. "He has so much fun".

  • Salvatore Jensen