Easter egg hunts, activities set around county


One Easter event is scheduled for this weekend in Jackson County.

Then during the holiday weekend, children and their families can hop around to Easter egg hunts and activities around the county.


Trinity United Methodist Church is sponsoring a free Easter egg hunt at the Wichman home beginning at 10 a.m. Kids will hunt for eggs, and doughnuts, coffee and juice will be available. For information, call the church office at 812-523-3072.

April 3

First Baptist Church is hosting a free drive-thru Easter egg hunt from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church, 505 Community Drive, Seymour. The public is invited to drive through the parking lot to receive a bag filled with stuffed Easter eggs and activities you can do at home as a family. Kids should bring their Easter baskets to hold eggs and other items received while remaining safely in their vehicle. Each child will receive eggs for an at-home Easter egg hunt or they can spread Easter joy and share them with neighbors and friends. The Easter bunny will be at the event, too.

Special Olympics Indiana Jackson County is presenting the Tom Judd Memorial Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt at the playground at Emerson Elementary School, 500 Emerson Drive, Seymour. The event for children with special needs will have a hunt for ages 0 to 10 at 9 a.m. and a hunt for ages 11 to 18 at 10 a.m. The Easter bunny will be there for pictures, so bring your own camera. Also, Kristye Lewis from Little King Ranch Miniature Therapy Horses will be there with her miniature therapy horse, Flash. The event is being conducted in memory of Judd, who recently passed away. He and his church, White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, started the Eggstra Special Easter Egg Hunt several years ago.

The Seymour Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Easter egg hunt will be at 10 a.m. at Gaiser Park, 300 S. Park Drive, Seymour. The Easter bunny will arrive at 9:30 a.m. for free photos.

Freetown Church of Christ will host an Easter egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. at the church, 7077 N. State Road 135, Freetown. The hunt is for kids ages 1 through fifth grade. A prepackaged sack lunch will be available following the hunt. In case of rain, this will be a drive-thru event where kids will get a bag of eggs to take home and everyone will get a prepackaged lunch.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department Easter egg hunt will be at 11 a.m. in the grass parking lot just south of the department on State Road 250 in Brownstown. Age groups are 0 to 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. There will prizes to give away, including two bicycles, toys and several Easter baskets, for each age group.

Seymour Christian Church is conducting an Easter Eggstravaganza from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church, 915 Kasting Road, Seymour. There will be Easter egg hunts for varying age groups, golden eggs with prizes, an outdoor worship and message, a Chick-fil-A tent, outdoor carnival games and a dunk tank.

Freedom Fireworks is sponsoring its inaugural Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. on the lawn of the Jackson County Courthouse, 111 S. Main St., Brownstown. There will be 10,000 eggs hidden on the lawn with candy inside. Prizes will be given away for each age group: 0 to 3, 4 to 6, 7 to 9 and 10 to 12. Prizes include bicycles for boys and girls, Easter baskets and plush bunnies. There also will be special giveaways for the adults in attendance. Also, the Easter bunny will be in attendance for photos, so bring your own camera.

Medora Wesleyan Church and community volunteers are sponsoring an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. at the Medora town park. Age groups will be 0 to 3, 4 to 7 and 8 to 12, and prizes will be awarded. Adults must wear face masks.

Brownstown First Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt from 4 to 6 p.m. at the church, 1096 S. State Road 135, Brownstown. The event will be filled with activities, food and an egg hunt for children fifth grade and under.

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If you have an Easter event open to the public to share with Tribune readers, email the information to [email protected] or call 812-523-7080.


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