Magic Valley Easter Egg Hunts and Events

2013-03-29T01:40:00Z Magic Valley Easter Egg Hunts and Events Twin Falls Times-News
March 29, 2013 1:40 am

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Twin Falls

• The Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Department and Twin Falls Optimist Club host their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 at Twin Falls City Park. Four age groups: 2 and younger, 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10. More than 1,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with candy in each age group. Six eggs per age group will have a coupon inside that can be redeemed for a gold $1 coin. 208-736-2265.

• Easter egg scramble featuring Seeds Family Worship will be held 10-11:30 a.m. March 30 at Lighthouse, 960 Eastland Drive. Includes worship music, the Easter story, and egg scramble with candy and prizes on the football field for children through fifth grade. Easter bags provided. 208-737-4667.

• Community Christian Church will held its third annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 at 303 Grandview Drive. Includes 10,000 eggs for children from preschool through fifth grade. Hot cocoa and coffee.

• Annual Easter egg hunt, hosted by the Outreach Committee of Immanuel Lutheran Church, will be held at 11 a.m. March 30 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2055 Filer Ave. E., for children through age 11.

• Easter Egg Dive will be held at 12:30 p.m. March 30 at the YMCA/Twin Falls City Pool, 756 Locust St., with hundreds of Easter eggs in the water. Free for children. 208-733-4384.

• The Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Employee Association - along with Cactus Petes Resort Casino, BLM and Albertsons - will host an annual Easter egg hunt for children with special needs at 10 a.m. Saturday at the fairgrounds.

Buhl

• Day of the Child parade and community Easter egg hunt: Parade participants meet at 9:30 a.m. March 30 at The Furniture Store parking lot, 1104 Main St. (dress up, ride decorated bikes). Parade begins at 9:45 a.m. along Main Street, followed by the Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Buhl High’s football field, corner of Seventh and Main streets. Age groups for egg hunt: 2 and younger, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. 208-543-6682.

Burley

• Cassia County Sheriff’s Benevolent Association will host the annual Easter egg hunt for disabled and special needs children at 10 a.m. March 30 at Freedom Park. 208-878-2251.

• Community Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 on the front lawn of Cassia Regional Medical Center.

Gooding

• An Easter egg hunt, hosted by Gooding Recreation District, will be held at 9 a.m. March 30 at West Park. Three age categories: 3 and younger, 4-7 and 8-12. Candy and prizes of four $50 savings bonds. Information: Kent Seifert, 208-539-4194.

Hagerman

• Hagerman Fire Protection District and Hagerman Quick Response Unit will hold the annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 at Hagerman City Park. Four age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Includes 4,000 Easter eggs, cash prizes, candy and the Easter bunny. Info: Tim Peterson, 208-837-4552 or 208-539-6546; or Jon Kepler, 208-358-0794.

Hansen

• City of Hansen’s Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m. MARCH 30 at Rolling Hills Park (north side of U.S. Highway 30). Several age groups for children; includes prizes. 208-423-5158.

Jerome

• The Jerome Optimist Club and the Jerome Kiwanis Club will hold an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. March 30 at Forsythe Park (East 10th Street and Tiger Drive). Four age divisions.

• Snake River Elks will hold an Easter egg hunt and breakfast March 30 at the lodge, 412 E. 200 S. Breakfast is available from 9-11 a.m. (biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, juice and milk); cost is $5 for adults and free for children. Egg hunt begins at 11 a.m. for age 2 and younger; 11:15 a.m. for ages 3-5; 11:30 a.m. for ages 6-8; and 11:45 a.m. for ages 9-14, with prizes awarded for each age group. For the coloring contest, pick up a picture to color at the lodge and return it on or before March 30 (include name, address, phone number and age). 208-324-0200.

Kimberly

• Kimberly Business Owners’ Association hosts the eighth annual Easter egg hunt March 30 at Kimberly City Park. The event opens at noon. The egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. with 12,000 eggs for three age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6 and 7-10. Includes prizes, the Easter bunny, face painting, bounce house and children’s train rides. Free; 208-734-2481.

• Crossroads United Methodist Church will hold an Easter event for families at 5 p.m. March 30 at the church, 131 Syringa Ave. Includes games in the gymnasium, dinner in the fellowship area, followed by the egg hunt and a celebration message. Bring your Easter basket. 208-423-4311 or 208-733-1278

• The third annual Easter Cantata, “Beside Still Waters,” will be performed at 7 p.m. March 30 at Kimberly LDS Stake Center, 3857 N. 3500 E. Features a 70-plus voice choir, orchestra, narration and a slide show of paintings depicting the life and mission of Christ. Directed by Jon Hunt with assistant Brenda Manning and accompanist Marie Hansen. Free admission.

Rupert

• An Eggstravaganza begins with a free pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m., followed by the Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Grace Church, 100 N. Meridian. 208-436-3790.

Wendell

• An Easter egg hunt will be held at 11 a.m. March 30 at Magic Valley Manor. Information: Niki, 208-320-0519.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

Twin Falls

• Twin Falls Church of the Nazarene is holding an Easter service and children’s activities at 10 a.m. March 31 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. Includes programs for children kindergarten and younger, and an Easter egg hunt for all children after the service. 208-733-6610.

• First Baptist Church will offer identical worship services at 9:30 and 11 a.m., with an Easter egg hunt at 10:45 a.m. March 31 at the church, 910 Shoshone St. E. 208-733-2936.

Jerome

• Believers Church is holding a community Easter service at 10:30 a.m. March 31 in the Jerome High School auditorium, 104 Tiger Drive. An Easter egg hunt for children, fifth grade and younger, follows the service. Free.

• Jerome Senior Center will hold an Easter egg hunt and brunch from 11:30 a.m. to

1:30 p.m. March 31 at the center, 520 N. Lincoln St. Meal is biscuits and gravy, ham, scrambled eggs, fried potatoes and fresh fruit. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Proceeds support the home-delivered meal program. 208-324-5642.

Kimberly

• Crossroads United Methodist Church will serve a light breakfast from 9-10 a.m., followed by an Easter service featuring the children’s program, “Egg-stra Egg-stra, What Is Easter Really About?” at 10:30 a.m. March 31 at the church, 131 Syringa Ave. Refreshments in the fellowship area; freewill donation. 208-423-4311 or 208-733-1278

• The third annual Easter Cantata, “Beside Still Waters,” will be performed at 7 p.m. March 31 at Kimberly LDS Stake Center, 3857 N. 3500 E. Features a 70-plus voice choir, orchestra, narration, and a slide show of paintings depicting the life and mission of Christ. Directed by Jon Hunt with assistant Brenda Manning and accompanist Marie Hansen. Free admission.

Albion

• An Easter hunt will begin at 9 a.m. March 31 at Pomerelle Mountain, with the Easter Bunny hiding goodies around the mountain. Six Easter egg cutouts will be hidden on or around the slopes, with prizes awarded. Find the golden Easter bunny cutout (win a Pomerelle Mountain shirt, gift certificate for adult full-day lift pass) and silver Easter bunny cutout (win a gift certificate for adult full-day lift pass). Easter Basket Challenge: guess how many pieces are in the basket; closest guess without going over wins the basket of candy; winner notified at 3 p.m.

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