Easter Sunday is on April 20 this year, but if you are looking for someplace to take the kids to get their Easter Egg Hunting in a little early, The TowneLaker has compiled a list of great events around the Towne Lake area.
An Easter festival is set for 2-5 p.m. with inflatables, face painting, egg decorating, contests, prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny. An outdoor hunt begins at 2 p.m. for ages 1-3. An underwater egg hunt will be held 2:30-5 p.m. for ages 4-10. Children ages 4-6 will search for eggs in the shallow water, while older kids dive for them in the deep end. Bring swimsuit, towel, goggles and change of clothes. Baskets provided. Prizes for everyone. Bring your own baskets. $12 per child. Register at www.crpa.net.
The 28th annual free event will be 1-3 p.m. at the hospital, at 201 Hospital Road in Canton. The event will include a petting zoo, moonwalks, carnival games, face painters, arts and crafts, food and music. Egg hunts will be broken down by age: 1:30 p.m. for children ages 0-3, and those who have special needs and require assistance; 1:45 p.m. for ages 4-6; 2 p.m. for ages 7-9, and 2:15 p.m. for age 10 and up. Photos with the Easter Bunny are $5 for two. Souvenir T-shirts are $10. Proceeds benefit the special care nursery. Guests encouraged to bring diapers (large and pull-ups) and wipes to donate to MUST Ministries. Rain date is April 13. www.northside.com
Toonigh Church of God
Free 10 a.m.-noon event includes an egg hunt, games, crafts, snacks and Bible adventures for children ages 1-12. The church is at 4775 Holly Springs Parkway. www.toonighcog.org,
Hickory Flat Fellowship
Flashlight egg hunt begins at 6:30 p.m. in the blue building at 5301 Hickory Flat Hwy., Canton. Free for all ages with a magic show and Easter bunny.
Bascomb United Methodist Church
Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m., with an egg hunt at 2:15 p.m. and a visit by the Easter bunny. The church is in Woodstock at 2295 Bascomb Carmel Road. www.bascombpreschool.com.
Sixes United Methodist Church
Members are planning what they are calling “the biggest Easter egg hunt in the history of the Sixes Community” set for 1 p.m. at the church, 8385 Bells Ferry Road. www.sixesumc.org.
Toonigh Baptist Church
Spring event begins at 11:30 a.m. and includes an egg hunt, face painting, bouncy house, prizes, food and fellowship. Children can meet local firefighters, explore their fire truck, and meet police officers with a patrol car motorcycle and K-9 unit. The church is at 4999 Holly Springs Parkway. www.toonighbaptistchurch.com.
The Learning Experience
A day of family fun at The Learning Experience’s Woodstock’s Community Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th from 1pm until 3pm! There will be popcorn, egg painting, face painting, shaved ice, bounce house, egg hunt, and other child friendly activities. Children of all ages are welcome to come enjoy a day of fun! 3338 Trickum Rd. in Woodstock. Call 678-494-9173.
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