Easter Festival

Kids race through the grass at Darrough Chapel Early Learning as they search for eggs during an Easter egg hunt at Fuel Church's Easter Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Kelly Lafferty Gerber | Kokomo Tribune

Hip-hip hooray — Easter is on its way! Whether you are a parent of small children or an adult looking for an Easter egg hunt just for you, there are plenty of Easter-related activities happening over the next two weekends.

April 12

  • Meet the Easter Bunny, 4 to 5 p.m., Peru Public Library, 102 E. Main St., bring your own camera for pictures.

April 13

  • Dunham House Educational Foundation Easter Egg Hop, Hunt and Roll, 1 p.m., 709 S. West St., Kempton.
  • Tipton Easter Egg Drop, gates open 10 a.m., drop begins 10:30 a.m., Tipton High School football field, open to the first 600 registered children, hunt in sections by age groups.
  • Family Easter Scavenger Hunt, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Chapel Hill Kids, 2600 W. Alto Road, breakfast followed by scavenger hunt.
  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, 10 a.m. to noon, Aperion Care Kokomo, 3518 S. Lafountain St., free community event, food and fun for the whole family, call 765-453-4667.

April 14

  • Kokomo Egg Drop, 3 to 5 p.m., Kokomo Municipal Stadium, gates open at 3 p.m., egg drop at 4 p.m., more than 20,000 Easter eggs will be filled with candy for kids up to 11 years old.
  • Community Easter Egg Hunt, 4 to 6 p.m., Shiloh United Methodist Church, 5741 W. 100 North, ages 10 and younger, Easter story, craft, egg hunt, and snack.
  • Easter Egg Hunt, 5 to 7 p.m., First EPC Kokomo, 2000 W. Jefferson St., kid-friendly dinner for families followed by egg hunt for preschoolers and elementary-aged children.
  • Easter Bunny Plate Workshop, 3 to 5 p.m., Fired Arts Studio, 106 N. Main St., ages 8 and up, $22 per person.

April 17

  • EGG-a-Palooza, 6:30 to 8 p.m., C.W. Mount Community Center & Banquet Facility, 341 W. Jefferson St., Tipton, bring your own basket or bag.

April 18

  • Visit from the Easter Bunny, 5 to 6:30 p.m., The Wellington, 2800 S. Dixon Road, free photos, sweet treats.

April 19

  • Adults Only Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Palmer’s Jewelry, a total of 75 eggs will be hidden, one egg will have a grand prize of 14 carat diamond earrings and 20 surprise gifts, no purchase necessary.

April 20

  • KPRD Youth Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Northwest Park, for children 10 and younger, free and open to the public, call 765-456-7275.
  • Adult Easter Egg Hunt, 8:30 p.m., Jackson Morrow Park, for anyone age 18 and older, starting point is just outside Kirkendall Nature Center, all participants must have a wristband to participate, purchase at the Parks and Recreation Department office in advance or at the Kirkendall Center the day of the hunt, bring a flashlight and your own bag, call 765-456-7275.
  • Easter story, prizes and candy, 10 a.m., West Point Christian Church, 5112 N. 1250 East, Russiaville.
  • Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rock Prairie Baptist Church, 421 Ash St., Tipton, open to toddlers through fifth-graders, food, games, crafts, photos and prizes.
  • Exotic Hop Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Celebrations Banquet & Conference Facility, $20 VIP egg hunt, $5 general admission includes face painting, music and storytelling, and interaction with rescued exotic animals.
  • Easter Egg Hunt, 10 to 11 a.m., Northview Christian Church,2059 N. 100 East, Kokomo.
  • Community Easter Egg Hunt, 1 p.m., Studebaker Park, right behind Carver Community Center, ages 3 to 10, call 765-457-4709.
  • Peru Parks Department Community Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lower Maconaquah Park, first 300 kids to register get Easter tote bags and a free meal from Texas Roadhouse, ages 12 and under.

Haley Cawthon can be reached at haley.church@kokomotribune.com or on Twitter @HaleyCawthon.

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