Easter Events

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, March 16, 2013

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DOWNTOWN DECATUR – The Main Street Easter Event is 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, on the southeast corner of the Square. There will be a fun jump, face-painting, barrel train and pictures with the Easter bunny. There will also be an age-restricted egg hunt at the First United Methodist Church playground – infants 0 to 23 months at 1 p.m.; toddlers 2 to 3 years at 2 p.m.; and children 4 to 5 years at 3 p.m. For more information, call 940-627-6158.

BUNNY VISITS NEWARK – The 3rd Annual Newark Community Easter Egg Hunt is 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 23, at Town Square Park, 209 Hudson St. There will be more than 2,000 candy-filled eggs, plus games, prizes, food, pictures with the Easter Bunny and nine grand prize baskets for those who find prize eggs. The hunt will be divided into age groups: 0 to 4; 5 to 8; and 9 to 12. If a child doesn’t have a basket, organizers suggest he or she come early and decorate a bag before the hunt begins.

EASTER EVENTS – The Bay Church in Runaway Bay is having the Living Last Supper 6 p.m. Sunday, March 24, and it’s showing the movie, “The Passion of Christ,” 7 p.m. Friday, March 29. Admission is free. The church’s annual Easter egg hunt is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30, for ages 1 to 12. There will be activities for all ages, though, including food, prizes, bounce houses and photos with the Easter bunny. The church is located at 20 Runaway Bay Drive.

SHERIFF’S OFFICE HUNT – The Wise County Sheriff’s Office annual Easter egg hunt is 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 26, at the Decatur Civic Center. Food and drinks will be provided. Bring a basket for hunting and a camera for photos with the Easter bunny.

BRING YOUR BASKETS – Oak Grove United Methodist Church is having an Easter egg hunt 2 p.m. Saturday, March 30. The church is located at 1295 Greenwood Rd.

EASTER CELEBRATION – Balsora Baptist Church is having an Easter egg hunt 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 30, and all children are welcome. The church will host a sunrise service 7 a.m. Easter Sunday, March 31. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. followed by regular service at 9:45 a.m. There will be no evening service.

EGG HUNT – Victory Family Church in Decatur is having a prize egg and candy hunt at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 31. The church is located at 400 W. U.S. 380.

SUNSET EASTER – County Line Cowboy Church in Sunset is having an Easter egg hunt and lunch following Easter Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. March 31. The church is at 890 N. U.S. 287.

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