Don’t miss out on these egg hunts and other activities planned in
Acworth and a hop or two away.
City of Acworth and Freedom Church Egg Hunt. 50,000 eggs! Acworth Sports Complex, 4000 S. Main St. Gates and concessions open at 6 p.m. First hunt is at 7:30 p.m. Egg hunt is on the baseball fields. Participants are asked to park on the baseball side of the complex. Hunt is divided into age groups. Start times alternate between fields. For more information and to volunteer, please go to www.acworthegghunt.com.
Easter Egg Scramble. Laurel Park, 151 Manning Road, Marietta. Egg hunt by ages with candy and prizes. Visit the Easter Bunny afterward for pictures. For more information, go to http://www.mariettaga.gov/191/Easter-Egg-Scramble, or call 770-794-5601.
Basket Collection through April 7
The “Some Bunny Special” program, sponsored by the Cherokee Recreation and Parks Agency, is looking for donations of Easter baskets for children in need throughout Cherokee County. The agency hopes to reach at least 300 kids. Baskets need to be filled only with Easter-related items (candy, stuffed animals, toys, etc.) Donations can be delivered to the Recreation Center at 7545 Main St., Building 200, in Woodstock. www.crpa.net.
Bunny Breakfast. Ben Robertson Community Center, 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw. 8-11:15 a.m. Treat your family to a buffet including, hot and ready pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, a medley of fresh fruit and delicious breakfast sweets. Everyone’s favorite cottontail will drop by tables to greet boys and girls. Bring your camera to capture the memories. Seatings are available from 8-9:15 a.m. and 10-11:15 a.m. Tickets are $6 per person and can be purchased online at http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/parks-and-recreation/ or at the Ben Robertson Community Center. Advance purchase is required and non-refundable. For more information, call 770-422-9714.
Northside Easter Eggstravaganza. Northside Hospital-Cherokee, 201 Hospital Road, Canton. 1-3 p.m. Egg hunts by ages and for children with special needs. Petting zoo, moonwalks, carnival games, face painting, food and more. Free. For more information, go to https://give.northside.com/eastereggstravaganza, or call 770-720-5474.
Easter Egg Hunt for all active duty and retired veterans and their families. Located across from the Cherokee County Senior Services building at 1001 Univeter Road, Canton, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Activities for ages 1-13 include egg coloring, egg spoon race and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. For more info call 770-479-4405. Sponsored by Cherokee County Senior Services and Cherokee County Homeless Veteran Program.
City of Holly Springs’ 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt at Barrett Park, 120 Park Lane, beginning at 11 a.m. Guests can arrive early to check out the petting zoo, get their face painted, create spin art, and have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Each family will receive one complimentary printed picture. About 13,000 Easter eggs will be hidden for children up to age 12. Each child will receive a special prize. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place April 15. 770-345-5536. www.hollyspringsa.us/easteregghunt.
First Baptist Church Acworth Easter Celebration. 4583 Church St., Acworth. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All ages. Food, candy, an Easter story and an Easter egg hunt. For more information, please call the church office at 770-974-3021, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Smith-Gilbert Gardens Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pre-registration is required to participate. No walk-up registrations. Event sold out in 2016. Tickets: $10 children; $7 adult, and $6 for seniors. Price includes garden admission, one egg-hunt ticket based on the child’s age, games and crafts, and an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny. There will be four age groups, and the hunts will take place in three separate garden areas. Due to limited space, no egg hunt tickets will be sold on the day of the event.
The Easter Egg Hunt is a rain or shine event. Due to limited parking, shuttles will run from Adams Park (Ben Robertson Community Center). Visit smithgilbertgardens.com or call 770-919-0248 for more information and to purchase tickets.
Northeast Cobb Community Egg Drop. Helicopter drops thousands of eggs onto the football field! Sprayberry High School, 2525 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. Food, games, activities and egg hunts. Free photos with the Easter Bunny. A Kids Zone will feature unlimited rides for $7. For more information go to communityeggdrop.com, or call
More than 12,000 eggs will be waiting for children at Sunnyside Church of God, 2510 E. Cherokee Drive, as well as carnival games, the Easter bunny, food, sno-cones, inflatables, a section for special-needs kids and prize eggs. The free event is for babies through age 12. 770.693.1018. www.sunnysidecog.org
Egg Hunt at Sutallee Baptist Church, 895 Knox Bridge Highway will begin at 2 p.m. 770-479-0101.
Canton EGGfest, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on East Marietta Street, downtown Canton. Free to enter and fun for the whole family. Includes live performances, glow-in-the-dark egg hunt, inflatable fun zone, the Easter Bunny, food trucks and more. Proceeds benefit NextStep Ministries. www.cantoneggfest.com.
Eggs-traordinary Extravaganza at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center, 1200 Gresham Mill Parkway, Holly Springs. Traditional egg hunt for ages 1-3, shallow water hunt for ages 4-10, underwater egg dive for ages 6-10. Also featuring inflatables, face painting, crafts, prizes and an Easter Bunny visit. Baskets provided for water egg hunts; younger children bring baskets. 678-880-4760. www.crpa.net/special-events/eggs-traordinary-extravaganza/.
Egg hunt at Bascomb United Methodist Church, 2295 Bascomb Carmel Road, Woodstock, 11 a.m.-noon.
City On A Hill United Methodist Church egg hunt begins at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at 7745 Main St., Woodstock. www.coahumc.org.