Upcoming local Easter egg hunts

By Nathan Howell / Staff Writer

 

With Easter being one of the most widely observed holidays among Americans, the tradition of egg hunts always remain a popular event for families with children. This year there is a plethora of events for the whole family leading up to Easter Sunday.

Saturday, April 13

  • Asbury United Methodist: “Biscuits and Bunnies” event featuring breakfast and an egg hunt. 9-11:00 a.m.
  • North Shelby Baptist:  The event offers a blacklight egg hunt for grade schoolers and a traditional outdoor egg hunt for preschoolers. Also includes a petting zoo, inflatables and lunch. 12-2 p.m.
  • Valleydale Baptist Church:  Free event with egg hunts throughout the morning by age groups, inflatables, cake walk, games, train rides, and refreshments. 10:00 a.m.-12 p.m.

Sunday, April 14

  • Columbiana United Methodist: Spring Fling Eggstravaganza will be held on Palm Sunday. Event will feature an egg hunt, inflatables and other games and activities. 2-4:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 20

  • Alabaster Church of God: Features an egg drop event that will have a helicopter dropping thousands of candy-filled eggs, inflatables and other games. There will be three total drops. The church will begin welcoming families at 12:00 p.m.
  • City of Helena: Event will take place at the Helena Amphitheater and features three age-specific egg hunts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, inflatables, face painting, games, music and a visit from the Helena Belles. 9-11a.m.
  • City of Pelham: Held at the Youth Football Field at Pelham City Park. The hunt will also feature a visit from the Easter bunny. Starts at 9 a.m.
  • Cultivate Church, Alabaster: Features an egg drop event that will have a helicopter dropping thousands of candy-filled eggs, traditional egg hunt for ages 0-3 and other games. There will be a total of six drops for this event. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the event starts at 10:30 a.m.
  • Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Calera: Hop aboard the Cottontail Express for a ride to Peter Cottontail’s meadow for an egg hunt. Tickets are $12 for ages 2-11, $17 for 12 and up and free admission for children under 2. Starts at 12 p.m.