Looking to celebrate Easter at the Lake? We have put together a list of upcoming events you might want to put on the calendar.
Easter Egg Hunts
A free Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Tunnell Dam Gardens starting at 3 p.m. March 30. The Easter Bunny will be attending, and there will be games, prizes, gift certificates and other entertainment. For more information, call 573-363-5408 or visit www.mothernaturesriverfrontretreat.com.
The Laurie Care Center will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. March 30. There will over 1,500 eggs to find. Parents bring your cameras. There will be a Easter photo prop to help capture those special moments. Be in the activity center by 12:45 p.m. Age groups are as follows: 0-3 yrs., 4-6 yrs., 7-10 yrs.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt at Good Shepherd Care Center in Versailles will be at 11 a.m. March 30. You can find Easter eggs, candy and visit with the Easter Bunny. Call the Versailles Chamber at 573-378-4401 for more information.
First Family Church in Osage Beach will host the Egg-Mazing Race March 30 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free and will include 15,000 eggs and a helicopter egg drop. The race is broken out by age group. To register go to www.myfirstfamily.org.
The New Life Church of the Nazarene church will host their first annual Community Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. They will be offering an organized by age hunt for children up to 5th grade. The participating children will also have the opportunity to win prizes that include an iPod and a bicycle. There will be more than 3,000 eggs.
The City of Linn Creek will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Linn Creek Memorial Park on March 30 at 2 p.m. for children up to the age of 12. For more information call 573-346-6200 x221.
John Haselton is holding his 6th annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. March 31 on the farm located approximately five miles down Cuptree Drive. All youngsters are invited to come. RSVP by calling or texting 573-789-4818 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Egg Hunt will start promptly at 2 p.m. with hotdogs, chips and a drink being served for all children and their parents. Please bring one dozen unstuffed eggs to add to the collection for next year. There is no charge for the event or lunch, however donations are welcome.
The Lions Club will host their 38th annual Easter Egg Hunt March 31 at 1 p.m. at the Linn Creek/Osage Beach Lions building (5848 Lions Rd. off Airport Rd. in Osage Beach). All kids and parents should go to the clubhouse before the hunt starts for instructions. First through third place prizes will be awarded in all four age groups: 0-3 years, 4-6 years, 7-10 years and 11-13 years. Refreshments will be served inside the clubhouse following the egg hunt.
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The annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Laurie Hillbilly Fairgrounds will be held starting at 2 p.m. on March 31. Children of various ages can hunt for the thousands of eggs hidden throughout the park. For more information, call 573-374-8776.
Harper Chapel Methodist Church in Osage Beach will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 March 24.
Osage Beach rehab off Passover Road in Osage Beach will host an Easter Egg hunt for children of all ages Friday, March 29. For more information, call 348-2225.
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Stone Crest Mall will have pictures with the Easter Bunny Saturday March 30 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Pictures will be one 4x6 for $3 or one 5x7 for $5. There will also be a bake sale with proceeds to benefit Tuscumbia softball girls’ trip to the 2013 Show Me Games.
The Kent Memorial Lutheran Church in Sunrise Beach will host the 45th annual Easter Pageant "He is Risen" March 31 at 8:30 a.m. Colorfully-costumed actors will be presenting the story of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection accompanied by a recorded soundtrack. The pageant lasts approximately 35 minutes and takes place regardless of weather.
HK's at The Lodge of Four Seasons will host an Easter Brunch March 31. Cost is $38.95, children ages 6-12 are $14.95, and children under the age of 5 are free. Reservations are encouraged by calling 573-365-3000. An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 1 p.m.
The Country Club Hotel and Spa is hosting an Easter Brunch March 31 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $24 for adults, $12 for children and kids ages 5 and under eat free. Carol Butler will be providing piano music. Call 573-964-2200 for reservations.
Lake Valley Country Club will host an Easter Brunch at the GreenSide Bar & Grill from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on March 31. Cost is $18.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors, $9 for children ages 6-12 and children under 5 are free. For reservations, call 573-346-7213.
PortSide Restaurant & Lounge at The Resort at Port Arrowhead will have an Easter Brunch from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. March 31. Adults are $21.99, seniors are $18.99, children ages 6-12 are $9.99 and kids under the age of 5 are free. An appearance by the Easter Bunny will be made. For reservations, call 573-365-2334.
Der Essen Platz will host an Easter Dinner March 31 from 5-8 p.m. Reservations accepted by calling 573-346-1122.
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