Easter Egg Hunts

Porter County
2007-04-06T00:00:00Z Easter Egg Hunts nwitimes.com
April 06, 2007 12:00 am

EGG HUNT | Hammond

American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association chapter 1 of Hammond will have its fifth annual Easter egg hunt from 1 to 3 p.m. April 7 at Hessville Memorial Park, Kennedy Avenue and 173rd Street. Children 1 to 12 years may hunt for eggs. There will be baskets, prizes, raffles and a motorcycle blessing. Lunch will be sold for $1.50, which includes a hot dog, chips and soda. Open to the public.

FYI: Call (219) 852-0521.

SEARCH AT CHURCH | Dyer

Youngsters able to walk up to fifth grade can join the annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 7 at Dyer United Methodist Church, 2016 Church St. They will be divided into age groups. The Rev. Mark Wilkins will tell a story before the hunts begin. RSVP and bring a container for eggs. The Easter Bunny will be on hand, and refreshments follow.

FYI: Call (219) 865-8947.

FLASHLIGHT HUNT | Griffith

Grace Assembly of God in Griffith invites all children 2 to 11 years old to participate in a flashlight Easter egg hunt April 7 at 1257 N. Cline Ave., between Ridge Road and 45th Avenue. It's free but children should bring a basket and a flashlight. The egg hunt begins at dusk, about 7 p.m.

FYI: Call (219) 972-2472.

EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA | Hammond

First United Methodist Church hosts Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 a.m. to noon April 7 at 6635 Hohman Ave. Breakfast with the bunny and an egg hunt will be featured. Photos may be taken with the bunny for $5. All children are welcome.

FYI: Call (219) 932-5915.

EGG HUNT | Griffith

First United Methodist Church sponsors an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 8 on church grounds, 400 44th Place and Cline Avenue.

FYI: Call (219) 838-6900.

EGG HUNT | Gary

Second District Easter egg hunt for youths 3 to 12 years old is noon to 2 p.m. April 7 at Borman Square Park. The free event is sponsored by City Councilman Shirley Stanford.

EGG HUNT | Valparaiso

The Valparaiso chapter of the Junior Chamber of Commerce will hold its sixth annual Easter Egg Hunt April 7 at the Porter County Expo Center. There will be more than 15,000 filled Easter eggs in addition to pictures with the Easter Bunny for all to enjoy. All children age 12 and under are encouraged to participate in this free event. Activities begin, rain or shine, at 10 a.m. with age groups consisting of 0- to 3-year-olds, 4- to 6-year-olds, and 7- to 12-year-olds.

FYI: Call (219) 476-1855.

HEALTHY KIDS/EASTER EGGS | Portage

The Portage Township YMCA will hold its 2007 Healthy Kids Day and YMCA Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to noon April 7 at the YMCA, 3100 Willowcreek Road. This family event is free and open to all. The Healthy Kids Day will feature summer YMCA program information, Summer Day Camp registration, a Fit Kids demonstration, the Kid ID program, child passenger safety information, face painting and an Easter egg hunt.

FYI: Call (219) 762-9622 or visit the Web site at www.ymcaofportage.org.

EGG HUNT | Gary

Children may hunt for eggs from 2 to 4 p.m. April 7 at Washington Park, 1395 Caroline St. It's sponsored by City Councilman Charles Hughes.

FYI: Call (219) 881-1315.

BUNNY BREAKFAST | Merrillville

Spring Mill Health Campus will host a Breakfast with the Bunny from 9 to 11 a.m. April 7 at 101 W. 87th Ave. Reservations are required. Cost is $5 for adults and $2 for children 12 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the Merrillville High School Key Club. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., following the breakfast, and it is free and open to the community.

FYI: Call (219) 756-0744 for reservations or more information.

EGG HUNT | Griffith

First United Methodist Church sponsors an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 8 on church grounds, 400 44th Place and Cline Avenue.

FYI: Call (219) 838-6900.

EGG HUNT | Gary

Children 2 to 13 years old who live in the city's Sixth District can attend an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7 at Junedale Little League field, 51st and Madison. The searchers will be divided into age groups: 1 to 4,k 5 to 7 and 8 to 13. parents will be responsible for their children. Giveaways, refreshments, prizes and the Easter Bunny are included. It's sponsored by City Councilman Ronier Scott.

FYI: Call (219) 881-1315.

EASTER EGGS | Merrillville

An Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. April 7 at Beverly Living Centers, 8800 Virginia Place, just off Broadway behind Methodist Hospitals, Southlake Campus. Children ages 2 to 10 are invited to bring a basket and hunt for eggs, have a photo taken with the Easter Bunny and gather for refreshments and prizes in the main dining room. Please RSVP with the number of children attending by April 5.

FYI: Call Stacy at (219) 736-1310, ext. 242.

EGG HUNTING | Cedar Lake

Community Bible Church, 13620 U.S. 41, invites all children age 2 through fifth-grade to a free Easter Egg Hunt on April 7. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and the hunt starts at 10 sharp. Hunt bags will be provided, cartoon characters will entertain, and Easter baskets will be given away following the hunt, with coffee for the adults.

FYI: Call (219) 374-6478.

EASTER HUNT | Gary

Metropolitan Oasis Community Development Corporation and Bridging the Gap Family Access Center, 1649 Broadway, is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt from noon to 2 p.m. April 7 at Washington Park, 15th Avenue and Connecticut Street. Children 3 to 12 from families who use the facility, staff members and the community are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.

FYI: Call (219) 881-0447.

BUNNY VISIT | Winfield

The Easter Bunny will be stopping by Christ Presbyterian Church, 416 E. 109th Ave, from 9 to 11 a.m. April 7. All children and their parents are invited to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Children can make simple crafts, participate in an Easter Egg Hunt, win prizes, and eat donuts. The cost is $3.per person.

FYI: Call (219) 663-0129.

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