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Out & About: Meet the Easter Bunny, Hunt for Eggs in the Upper Valley

  • Seven-year-old Amanda Rogers of Pomfret, Vt., collects eggs during the Easter egg hunt in Lebanon, N.H., on April 16, 2011, sponsored by Riverbank Church. (Valley News - Jenna Schoenefeld) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.



Valley News Calendar
Friday, March 23, 2018

Easter might be early this year, but that won’t stop annual events from occurring. There are Easter egg hunts and concerts aplenty to attend.

Did we miss an event? Email updates and additions to calendar@vnews.com.

Good Friday Concert in Brownsville

1:30 p.m., March 30.

 

Brownsville Community Church, 53 Brownsville-Hartland Road.

 

Works of Faure, Bach, Brahms and others performed on piano, organ, brass and vocals. Donations accepted. 802-484-5944.

 

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny in Enfield

8-10 a.m., March 31

Enfield Community Building, 308 Route 4.

 

Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee, along with pictures with the Easter Bunny. Sponsored by the Enfield-Mascoma Lioness Club. $5. 603-632-7501.

 

Easter Bake Sale in Windsor

8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., March 31

American Legion, main hall, 4 Court St.

The Mt. Ascutney Hospital Auxiliary hosts an Easter bake sale and fundraiser. 802-674-7088.

Easter Pie Sale in Charlestown

9 a.m.-1 p.m., March 31

Charlestown Congregational Church, 71 Main St.

A variety of homemade pies. No preordering necessary. 603-826-3335.

Peeps Diorama Exhibition in Newport

10 a.m.-2 p.m., March 31; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., April 3-7.

 

Library Arts Center, 58 N. Main St.

 

Entrants in the Library Arts Center’s Peeps diorama contest, featuring creative works incorporating the iconic Easter candy, are on display through April 7 during regular gallery hours. Visit libraryartscenter.org/peeps for details. Free. 603-863-3040.

Easter Egg Hunts

"Egg-Stravaganza" Egg Hunt in Hanover

9:30-10:30 a.m., March 31

Richard W. Black Community Center, 48 Lebanon St.

For toddlers and children up to 9 years old. Bring a basket and arrive on time; event starts promptly. Free. 603-643-5315.

Kids: Spring Egg Scramble in White River Junction

10-11:30 a.m., March 31

Dothan Brook School, 2300 Christian St.

Kids up to age 10 are invited to fill their baskets with colorful candy- and toy-filled eggs, followed by family pictures with the Easter Bunny. Wear boots and bring a basket. Pets not permitted. Children must be supervised at all times. Event takes place rain, snow or shine. Free.

Schedule: Ages 2 and under: 10 a.m. start; ages 3-5: 10:30 a.m. start; ages 6-10: 11 a.m. For more information or to volunteer, call 802-295-5036.

 

Easter Egg Hunt in Lebanon

10 a.m., March 31

Colburn Park, 51 N. Park St.

 

For kids through 6th grade. Hosted by Hope Bible Fellowship. Free. 603-298-8917.

Easter Egg Hunt in Grantham

10 a.m., March 31.

 

Grantham Town Hall, 300 Route 10.

 

Bring a basket and a camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. Kids through age 4 will hunt inside, and 5 years old and up will hunt outside in the closed-off lower parking area. Parking is available at the Grantham Town Archives at 34 Dunbar Hill Road and in the upper parking lot of Town Hall. 603-863-6021.

Easter Fest in Springfield, Vt.

10 a.m.-1 p.m., March 31.

 

Riverside Middle School, 13 Fairground Road.

 

Food, games for children, prizes and six different Easter egg hunts for all ages and abilities. Hosted by the Association of Springfield Area Churches. Rain or shine. Free. 802-886-1050.

 Easter Egg Hunt in Norwich

1 p.m., March 31.

 

Norwich Green, Main Street.

 

Kids through sixth grade are invited to play gam es, toss eggs and join  in an Easter egg hunt. Proceeds benefit Child and Family Services programs to help Upper Valley kids and their families. Bring a basket, or decorate a bag at the event. Dress for the weather. $10. Pre-registration requested: email Debbie Carter at debbiecarter22@gmail.com.

Easter Egg Hunt in Woodstock

10 a.m., April 1. North Chapel, 7 Church St.

For toddlers to age 12. Dress for the weather. RSVP requested: call or email office@northchapelvt.org. 802-457-2557.

Community Easter Egg Hunt in Brownsville

11 a.m., April 1,

Tribute Park, Brownsville-Hartland Road.

 

Presented by the Brownsville Community Church. 802-484-5944.