New Providence church to host Easter egg hunt April 8

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Wil Smith invited all Historic City News readers to bring their young family members, eight-years-old and younger, to one of multiple St Johns County park locations either Thursday, April 13th or Saturday, April 15th for an old fashioned Easter Egg hunt.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 15 at 8:30 the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse.

More than 10,000 candy-filled plastic eggs will be scattered for the hunt by 20 Key Club volunteers from Wichita Falls, Rider and Hirschi high schools.

Check out the full flyer at Dahl Ford's blog post about local Easter egg hunts. All activities and Fire Truck Museum entry is included with museum admission price: $10, $7 children, $9 seniors. Some events require advance registration, so don't delay. Bring a basket and a flashlight. And, of course, take a picture with the Easter Bunny. The event will be rounded out by an adult and grandparent egg hunt, organizers said.

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Please call the Church Office at 908-464-5535 and leave a message with the number and ages of children who will be attending. For children ages 12 and under. Participants divided into two age groups (ages 1 to 5 and 6 to 10).

The hunt, sponsored by University Kiwanis Club and organized by Wichita Falls Parks & Recreation Department, will begin at 3 the center of Lucy Park. To register, go to

An Easter Extravaganza on April 11 starts at 4 p.m. Children age 8 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard's and a bag to collect Easter treats from costumed characters throughout the store.

Meanwhile, the Easter Bunny will preside over activities at the Village Hall, including popcorn and other free refreshments, a cake walk, cookie decorating, face painting, a police vehicle and fire truck, crafts, and more. There will be some Easter-themed Minute-to-Win-it games and a short glow egg hunt.