Numerous churches in the Erie area are holding free Easter egg hunts for children this weekend and next. Most events offer prizes including candy and small toys while some even have up to $25 gift cards for Walmart. Activities like face painting also are part of some events.
Here’s a list of the free egg hunts I’ve heard about so far. If you know of any others, e-mail me the details.
1 p.m., North Harbor Baptist Church, 8800 Buffalo Road, Harborcreek Township; ages 2-12; rain date, April 7; 898-2122.
2-4 p.m., New Life Community Church, 1755 Lord Road, Fairview Township; all ages; 474-3386.
▀ April 7
10 a.m., Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul, 134 W. Seventh St.; egg hunt for children follows brief liturgy; 452-3779.
10-11:30 a.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, 3308 South St., Wesleyville; preschool through fifth grade; 899-3302.
10 a.m. to noon, ReaLife Assembly Church at McDowell High School football field, 3580 W. 38th St., Millcreek Township; ages 2-10; 835-5177.
1-3 p.m., First Alliance Church, 2939 Zimmerly Road, Millcreek Township; preschool through third grade; 833-9862.
▀ April 8
11 a.m., Belle Valley Presbyterian Church, 1694 Norcross Road, Millcreek Township; egg hunt for children follows worship; 825-4433.