East Chicago to present Easter egg hunt

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The party starts at 5 p.m. and the Easter egg hunt will begin at sunset.

She said "about 200" participants are expected based on last year's attendance, and there will be about 3,000 eggs to find.

Eggs will be spread, hidden and even dropped from a helicopter as communities in the valley and Mother Lode give children a chance to celebrate Easter. There are two age groups: 3 to 5 years and 6 to 8 years.

For more information, call the Collett Street Recreation Center at 828-438-5350.

The Hillside Heights Rehabilitation Center, 1201 McLean Blvd., hosts a free community Easter Egg Hunt from 11 a.m.to noon March 31.


Due to weather, the Louisville Zoo's Eggstravaganza egg hunt will be rescheduled to March 31.

For $9 a person, Linvilla Orchards will take you on a hayride through the woods as you make your way to Bunnyland, where the Easter Bunny resides.

After the service, the morning will finish with the all-important Easter egg hunt before a free barbecue lunch. Event includes local disc jockeys, glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, inflatables, game booths, food vendors, opportunity drawings. Afterward, there'll be refreshments and an Easter coloring contest, with prizes awarded. And we'd love to see your amusing bunny pictures, too.

Tickets are sold on an Easter basket and the profits go towards the Easter breakfast the following year. Free face painting offered 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Visit the Easter Bunny and take selfies noon-4 p.m. Come early to register children for a prize drawing.

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