Local Easter Egg hunts start this weekend, March 24File photo
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People looking to take their kids on an Easter Egg hunt have plenty of options this year.
Local churches and neighborhoods will host events that are open to the public.
The first day for the hunt season will be the Saturday, March 24.
The City of Decatur’s egg hunt will be on March 24, on the lawn of First Baptist, which is located at 308 Clairemont Avenue. The Easter bunny is making a guest appearance at 10:30 a.m., and the hunt will start at 11 a.m.
Decatur’s hunt will be arranged by age groups, and there will be prizes for the kids who find the golden eggs.
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Along with the City of Decatur, Clairemont Presbyterian Church is hosting their annual hunt, Eggstravaganza on March 24. From 9:30 to 11 a.m., there will be free crafts, snacks, games, and an egg hunt for locals.
The event will held in Milligan Hall of the church, which is located at 1994 Clairemont Road in Decatur.
New Hope United Methodist will also host an Easter Egg hunt and potluck on March 24 from 12 to 2 p.m. The church is located at 2110 Moreland Avenue in Atlanta.
The next day, Sunday, March 25, University Heights United Methodist Church will be hosting their Children’s Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt for local children and families.
The event will be held at 3 p.m. in the Community Center of the church, located at 1267 Balsam Drive in Decatur. There will be crafts and goodie bags for the kids in addition to the hunt, and all ages are encouraged to attend.
The following Saturday, March 31, there will be a couple more hunts to look forward to.
From 10 a.m. through noon, Avondale Estates will be hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt and Dog Parade. The dog parade will begin at 10:30, and there will be prizes for Best Costume, Best Owner/Dog Duo, Most Spirited/Enthusiastic, and Best Behaved.
The events will be held at Willis Park, located at 51 Dartmouth Avenue in Avondale.
For more information about the rules and to pre-register now, click here.
Peachtree Baptist is hosting an Easter Egg hunt and crawfish boil on March 31, too, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at Dearborn Park, located at 1310 Deerwood Drive in Decatur.
The crawfish boil includes seafood and pork, so those who have any related dietary restrictions, let the church know so they can prepare other food as well.
If interested, RSVP before this Sunday, March 25, to [email protected] Attendees should bring something for their children to collect eggs in as well as drinks to share during the boil.
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