Journal photos by Adranisha Stephens Children hunt for Easter eggs at Tomahawk Christian Church on Sunday.
Besides the sweet fun of searching for Easter eggs, area churches and their parishioners are celebrating Holy Week. This Easter Egg Hunt is for children up to fifth grade.
Today, Easter egg hunts are a tradition in many towns in southern Minnesota and around the country as well.
A Godfrey Parks and Recreation Department employee signals the start of the Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday in Godfrey's Glazebrook Park. You can keep things fair by giving each kid a specific type of egg to find, according to the Huffington Post.
The college plans to give away prizes.
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Cantrell estimated that about 600 kids participated in the event. "We just want to let the community know what we are about, and that we are here".
"So many people that were so appreciative. I think they really get the community involved".
"I point to them and then she grabs them", Vinyard said. "There's a lot of other stuff going on the day before Easter", said Brianna Brejcha.
Shawnee Community College near Ullin plans to host an annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The Easter Egg Dash is a race for children to pick up as many eggs as they can after the whistle blows. The city has been working to be more inclusive, and many were appreciative of the additional category. Event participants will meet at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, located at 5318 Palm Ave., and walk together to Saint William's Parish, located at 6410 Santa Lucia Rd., in order to reenact the actual events of Jesus' trial, execution and death.
When: Saturday, April 15 from 8 a.m.to 6 p.m. He also expressed appreciation for the city's other adaptive programs. He said he thought it was wonderful that his daughter found the special ticket and won a large Easter basket.