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Some local organizations in Clark and Champaign counties will host Easter-related events this week, including the Great Golden Egg Hunt in downtown Springfield.
Here are some of the public events:
The Great Golden Egg Hunt will be held for adults and children from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday in downtown Springfield.
The egg and scavenger hunt will have candy filled eggs placed downtown for hunting, and there will be a social media scavenger hunt game for 50 golden eggs. Follow the Facebook group “Clark County OH events” and find the event clues that will be posted during the event on where you can find the golden eggs.
In addition to the egg hunt activities, businesses will also have tables set up to be a part of the event.
For more information or to set up a business table at the event, contact Sip & Dipity owner Tracey Tackett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northside Church of God, 3705 Middle Urbana Road, will hold an Easter Bake Sale & Easter Egg Hunt on Friday.
The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the egg hunt will start at 2:30 p.m. for children ages 1-12. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance as well.
The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, call the church office at 937-390-7700.
Urbana Police Division’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at noon Saturday at Urbana High School, 500 Washington Ave. The hunt will be on the grassy hill in front of the Moss Gym.
The Urbana FOP Lodge 93, in partnership with the high school DECA class and National Honor Society, plans to have 3,500 eggs for children 12 years and younger.
Living Water Church, 1910 St Paris Pike in Springfield, will host an egg hunt at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 7.
Medway United Methodist Church will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, at 2550 S. Dayton Lakeview Road in New Carlisle.
Doors open at 10 a.m., family shows will be at 10:20 and 11:30 a.m., and the egg hunt at 11 a.m.
There will be over 30,000 eggs, family shows, a visit from the Easter bunny, candy and prizes.
Piatt Castle Mac-A-Cheek, 10051 Townships Road 47 in West Liberty, will host free public events including an egg hunt, egg rolling, other egg games, as well as making Easter cards, at 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Friends of the North Lewisburg Branch Library will host an egg hunt at 11 a.m. on Saturday for all ages at 161 Warder St.
There will be prizes for children and adults, and registration is not required.
Covenant United Methodist Church, 529 W. Johnny Lytle Ave, will host an Easter Extravaganza egg hung from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday for ages toddler to 12 years.
There will be food, fun, games, and prizes. All are welcomed.
Fellowship Christian and Littleton & Rue will host a community Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on Saturday at 830 N. Limestone St., in Springfield.
The event will include over 10,000 eggs, bounce houses, spin-the-wheel games with prizes, family photos, food and candy.
To register, visit https://fellowshipchristian.tpsdb.com/OnePageReg/1701.
Northridge United Methodist Church, 4610 Derr Road, will host an Easter Egg Hunt from 3 to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Besides searching for 10,000 eggs, children will be treated to free lemonade, hot dogs, and popcorn. A Kona Ice truck will also be onsite and sack races, cookie decorating, and crafts will be provided.
Young’s Jersey Dairy will host an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. on Sunday at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs.
Children will be divided up into three age groups to find over 10,000 eggs as follows: Ages 4 and under at 2 p.m.; ages 5 to 7 a 2:20 p.m.; and ages 8-10 at 2:40 p.m.
Barnabe, the mascot, will also be present for pictures.
If you have a public Easter egg hunt or related event, e-mail the details and information to email@example.com.
About the Author
Brooke Spurlock covers education, crime and more in Clark and Champaign counties as a reporter for the Springfield News-Sun. She has been a writer for over five years, which includes her previous work as a breaking news desk investigator. Spurlock has her bachelor's in mass communications with a minor in psychology and her associates in paralegal.