The Turtle Creek Bookstore also will be hosting story time and pictures with the Easter bunny.
Several hundred youngsters, ranging in age from 2-weeks old to 8 took part in the 18th Annual Douglas Dispatch Easter Egg Hunt which was held this past Saturday at Armando DeLucas Stadium. Special thanks for helping to make the Easter Egg Hunt a success is given to Mountain Ridge Ace Hardware and Walmart.
"According to some sources, the Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and transported their tradition of an egg-laying hare called "Osterhase" or 'Oschter Haws, ' " the website said. The event is hosted by the Carmel Host Lions Club and costs $5 for children 12 and under, $8 for adults, $23 for a family of four and $5 for Bunnyland passports. For Children 0-5 years of age, Imagination Library of Grant County will be registering children for their free book a month. Due to the increase in visits expected due to many schools' spring break, expect longer lines due to increased security screening.
IMS Easter Egg Hunt at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
The hunt was scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at the Walkers' Maple Bluff home but was called off on Thursday "due to a threat toward top government officials" as law enforcement in the area and across the country continue to search for a Janesville man who allegedly stole a cache of guns and wrote an anti-government manifesto threatening public officials.
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Many local community centers, parks and organizations offer free events for kids to hunt for plastic eggs with treats, mostly on Saturday, April 15. Eggs will be hidden outside, weather permitting, and the Easter Bunny will be making an appearance. There will also be 100 eggs deemed as "prize eggs" as well as face painting, the Easter Bunny and more. The Easter Egg Hunt is at noon. The egg hunts will be moved inside if it rains. A 3:30 p.m. session will be for children who have sensory issues and prefer a hunt in a quiet, calm environment.
Here's a list of Easter Egg Hunts around central Indiana. The fun starts at 11 a.m. Lots of candy and even a few golden eggs will be available for each age group of kids participating.
Sunday's hunt will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Children should bring their own basket or bag for the hunt that starts at 2:30 p.m.
This weekend in Ithaca, the Museum of the Earth at 1259 Trumansburg Road, will have a special Dino Eggstravaanza on April 15, from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m.
Saks Egg Hunt at Keystone Mall, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.