Grab your Easter basket and hop over to nearby egg hunts.2
Marietta Community Egg Hunt, hosted by Marietta High School and Marietta School District, begins at 5 p.m. at the Marietta High School practice fields behind the school, 1171 Whitlock Ave. NW, Marietta. Food, games, music, activites, Superior Plumbing and Zaxby’s hot air balloons, and egg hunts for all ages. There will be more than 90,000 eggs and candy for the various hunts. Egg hunts will be broken down into age groups, and will include toddler and special-needs hunts. Free admission. $7 for unlimited Kids Zone activities. Funds raised from the inaugural event will go to support Marietta City Schools via the Marietta Business Association’s education programs. www.mariettaegghunt.com.
10th annual Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop, hosted by Piedmont Church and Cobb County School District, begins at 10 a.m. at 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. Egg hunts will be broken down into age groups, and will include toddler and special needs hunts. More than 90,000 eggs and candy will be given away. Free admission. $7 for unlimited Kids Zone activities. 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 $17,000 was raised from the community. For more information visit, www.communityeggdrop.org.
Peter CottonTrail, at Three Taverns Church, 3575 Acworth Due West Road, Acworth, will feature age-appropriate egg hunts in the field and on the trail, face painting, games, crafts, and Peter Cottontail himself. The community event is from noon-2 p.m.
Bunny Breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon at Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw. Treat your family to a buffet, including hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs and sausage as well as fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will be making his way from table to table to say hello to all the boys and girls. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories. Seatings are available from 8-9:15 a.m. or 10-11:15 a.m. Tickets are $6 per person, and can be purchased at the Ben Robertson Community Center or www.kennesaw-ga.gov/event/bunny-breakfast-2. Advance purchase is required. Tickets are non-refundable after April 13. For more information, call 770-422-9714.
Community Easter Celebration, hosted by First Baptist Acworth, will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The free family event will feature food, games and an egg hunt. 4583 Church St., Acworth.
Fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt at Smith-Gilbert Gardens, 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. $10 per person, discounted rate available for members. 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 required. No walk-up registrations will be accepted. 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 visit, www.smithgilbertgardens.com.
Eggstraganza at New Beginnings United Methodist Church, 2975 Cobb Parkway NW, Kennesaw. This family event is from 1- 3 p.m. www.nbumc.org.
Eggs-traordinary Extravaganza 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 2:15-2:30 p.m. (participants must provide their own baskets), a shallow water egg hunt for ages 4-6 and an underwater egg dive for ages 6-10, 2:30- 5 p.m. You will register for a 15-minute time slot for the in-pool activities. (The pool depth is 3½ 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 info, contact Jordan Kenney at Jlkenney@cherokeega.com.