Grab your Easter basket and hop over to Acworth’s egg hunt and others nearby.
Spring Fest at Grace Community Church
4-6 p.m., 770 Kennesaw Ave. N.W., Marietta. Free egg
hunt for children age 2 to 12, face painting and more.
For information, go to gracespringfest.com.
Acworth Egg Hunt
Acworth Sports Complex, 4000 S. Main St. The hunt will include 50,000 eggs. The Easter Bunny will skydive in. Sponsored by the city of Acworth and Freedom Church. Hunts will be held on the baseball fields. Participants are asked to park on the baseball side of the complex. Gates and concessions open at 6:30 p.m. First hunt begins at 7:30 p.m. The event is broken down into five age groups. Start times alternate between fields. For more information, or to volunteer, please go to www.acworthegghunt.com.
Sutallee Baptist Church
At 2 p.m. at 895 Knox Bridge Highway.
770-479-0101. For children up to fifth grade.
City of Holly Springs’ 17th annual Hunt
At Barrett Park, 120 Park Lane. The egg hunt will begin promptly at 11 a.m., but guests can arrive early for the petting zoo, face painting, spin art and to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Each family will receive one complimentary printed picture. More than 15,000 eggs will be hidden for children infant to 12 years old. Every child will receive a special prize. In case of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be rescheduled to March 31 at 11 a.m. For more information visit www.hollyspringsa.us/easteregghunt.
Northside Hospital Easter Eggstravaganza
Is moving to Etowah River Park, 600 Brown Industrial Parkway, Canton. The event includes activities and fun for all ages, such as a petting zoo, moonwalks, carnival games, face painters, arts and crafts, snacks, music and more. Activities, snacks and selfies with the Easter Bunny are free. Souvenir T-shirts are $10 each. Guests also are encouraged to bring donations of diapers, wipes and baby food for MUST Ministries in Cherokee. No glass bottles or jars. Collection bins will be available at the event. Egg hunt times are: 1:30 p.m. for children up to age 3, and for those who have special needs and require assistance; 1:45 p.m. for ages 4-6; 2 p.m. for ages 7-9 and 2:15 p.m. ages 10 years and older. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held March 25. In case of inclement weather on March 25, the event will be canceled. https://give.northside.com/events/easter-eggstravaganza.
Bascomb United Methodist Church
At 11 a.m. The church is at 2295 Bascomb Carmel Road, Woodstock. For more details, contact Tammy Smith at email@example.com or visit www.BascombUMC.org.
City on a Hill
7745 Main St., Woodstock. Free community event. Three opportunities to bring the kids for an egg hunt: 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Children will be divided by age during each hunt. There will be hotdogs, cotton candy, a petting zoo, bounce house and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. For more info, call 678-445-3480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the Cherokee County Aquatic Center, 1200 Wellstar Way, Canton. There will be an egg hunt for ages 1-3 on the outdoor grounds of the Aquatic Center (participants must provide their own baskets), a shallow water egg hunt for ages 4-6 and an underwater egg dive for ages 6-10. (The pool depth is 3 ½ feet to 5 feet.) Baskets are provided for all water egg hunts, but must be returned after the hunt, along with the eggs. There will be inflatables, face painting, crafts, prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Times and registration are listed on the website: www.crpa.net/special-events/eggs-traordinary-extravaganza. For more information, contact Jordan Kenney at Jlkenney@cherokeega.com.
Little River United Methodist Church
At 10 a.m. Children will be divided into three age groups, 3 and younger, 4-7 and 8-12, to hunt for more than 3,000 eggs. Refreshments available. 12455 Highway 92, Woodstock.
New Victoria Baptist Church
11 a.m-12:30 p.m. at 6659 Bells Ferry Road, Woodstock. For toddlers through fifth-graders. Activities include a cake walk, inflatables and face painting. 770-926-8448.
Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. Food, games, a DJ, activities and, of course, egg hunts for all ages. A helicopter will drop thousands of eggs onto the football field to kick-off the hunt. More than 90,000 eggs and candy will be given away. Money raised will support the Shop With a Yellow Jacket and Shop With a Longhorn programs at Sprayberry and Kell high schools. Last year, more than $4,000 was raised for the community. For more information, go to http://www.communityeggdrop.org.
Fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt at Smith-Gilbert Gardens
2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Fee includes garden admission, one Easter egg hunt, games, crafts and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Hunts for four age groups. Easter eggs will be filled with tickets that can be used for prizes. Pre-registration is required online at www.smithgilbertgardens.com.
No walk-up registrations will be accepted.
Pre-registration is available for each age group/time slot. $10, nonmember children; $7, adults and $6, seniors. Discounted rate for members. Rain or shine. If there is severe weather, tickets can be used for general admission for another date. No parking on-site for the hunt. Parking is available at Adams Park, 2600 Park Drive, Kennesaw (Ben Robertson Community Center). Shuttles will provide transportation to the gardens. For information, contact Anna Bell King at 770-919- 0248, or at email@example.com.
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