Easter egg hunts preview


There are several opportunities to hop around to Easter egg hunts this weekend in Jackson County.

Here are some you may consider checking out:

» Seymour Parks and Recreation Department/1390 WZZB/92.7 Nash Icon WXKU’s annual Easter egg hunt at Gaiser Park, 300 S. Park Drive, Seymour; Easter bunny arrives at 9:30 a.m. Saturday; hunt begins at 10 a.m.; four age groups from infant to 12 years old

Information: 812-522-8796

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White’s Chapel United Methodist Church’s Easter egg hunt for children with disabilities at the Emerson Elementary School playground, 500 Emerson Drive, Seymour; 10 a.m. Saturday; children ages 3 to 11 with physical and developmental disabilities and special diets; two hunts will be at the same time — one for children with disabilities and the other for their siblings; children can use their own basket or use a container provided by the church; the area is fenced, and adult supervision will be provided

Information: 812-346-2718

First Baptist Church’s Easter egg hunt with more than 3,000 eggs at the church, 505 Community Drive, Seymour; 10 a.m. Saturday; children age 2 through fifth grade; the Easter bunny will be available for pictures

Information: 812-522-1909

Driftwood Christian Church’s Easter egg hunt at the church, 5564 State Road 135, Vallonia; 10 a.m. Saturday

Information: 812-358-4063

Jackson Masonic Lodge 146’s annual Easter egg hunt, bake sale and open house at the lodge, 1818 N. Ewing St., Seymour; egg hunts at 10 a.m. and noon Saturday; bake sale, sponsored by Seymour Chapter 134 Order of the Eastern Star, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; open house from 10 a.m. until after noon; free hot dogs, chips, cookies and other refreshments in the dining hall; all events open to the public and Masonic families

Information: 812-522-4945

Medora Masonic Lodge 328’s Easter egg hunt and fish fry at the lodge, 95 N. Jackson St., Medora; fish fry from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday; egg hunt at noon; age groups are preschool, kindergarten through third grade and fourth through sixth grade

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department’s annual community Easter egg hunt, co-sponsored by Hickory Hills Golf Club, at the golf course, 1509 S. State Road 135, Brownstown; 11 a.m. Saturday

Information: 812-358-2141

Rose Acre Farms’ community egg hunt and family fun day at the facility’s office, 6874 N. Base Road, Seymour; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; games, petting zoo, inflatables, refreshments, community information booths, silent auction and barbecue from FFA starting at noon; balloon twisting at 1 p.m.; magic show at 2 p.m.; essay awards presented at 3:30 p.m.; balloon launch with egg hunt for prizes at 4 p.m.; bring at least two nonperishable food items to be donated to Anchor House Family Assistance Center and be entered into a drawing for gift cards

Information: 812-497-2557

Central Christian Church’s Easter egg hunt on the church lawn, 1434 W. Second St. Seymour; 1 p.m. Saturday; toddlers through children in fifth grade; event also includes other special children’s activities and a puppet skit

Information: 812-522-4211

Hoosier Christian Village’s Easter egg hunt at the facility, 621 S. Sugar St., Brownstown; 1:30 p.m. Saturday; event will include prizes and refreshments

Information: 812-358-2504

New Life Assembly of God’s annual Easter egg hunt with more than 20,000 eggs at Gaiser Park, 300 S. Park Drive, Seymour; 2 p.m. Saturday

Information: 812-522-8273

Peace Lutheran Church’s fourth annual Sonrise Resurrection Run and Egg Walk at the City Cemetery, between Ninth and 11th streets along Shields Avenue, Seymour; registration at 7 a.m. Sunday, Easter sunrise service at 7:20 a.m. and 5K run and 3K Egg Walk for families (children collect eggs that tell the Easter story) at 8 a.m.; breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. and Easter service at 10:30 a.m., both at the church, 330 W. Tipton St., Seymour

Information: 812-523-3838

Immanuel Lutheran Church’s Easter egg hunt at the church, 605 S. Walnut St., Seymour; egg hunt will follow the 9 a.m. Sunday service; youth will serve Easter breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the church

Information: 812-522-3118

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