The annual KARE for Kids Easter egg hunt is scheduled for this Saturday, April 4, at Veterans Memorial park in Dawson County.
One of the largest events in the county, the festivities begin at 11:30 and include a visit with the Easter bunny, a train ride around around the track, a bounce house, and face painting.
If that isnt enough, the Dawson County High School Future Farmers of America are sponsoring a hot dog eating contest that begins at 1:30.
The main event, the egg hunt, starts promptly at 2:30, but organizers encourage participants to arrive early. The egg field is divided into five are groups: birth to 2 years, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12.
KARE is excited to once again sponsor a community event, KARE for Kids President David McKee said Monday. We look forward to a huge crowd of kids and a great family fun event. I am honored to be part of such a great organization.
This years sponsors include the Church at Warhill, First Baptist Dawsonville, Reach Church, Dawson County Parks and Recreation, Ingles, Walmart and Etowah Water.
All proceeds, except money raised by the FFA, go directly to KARE for Kids.
Other Easter-related activities going on include:
Reach Church will have three services, 8 a.m. 9:30 a.m, and 11 a.m. Outdoor festivities are included during each service.
Cornerstone Christian will host a Passover Seder service today at 7 p.m., and sunrise service at 8 a.m., followed by breakfast at 9 a.m, at 10 a.m a pre-worship service, followed by 10:30 a.m. worship service.
Bethel United Methodist Church is having a Sonrise celebration at 7 a.m., followed by Easter breakfast at 8 a.m. Its traditional celebration is at 11 a.m.
Grace Presbyterian Church, sunrise service at 7 a.m.
Note that the above is not an extensive list of Easter-related activities. The News & Advertiser encourages you to contact your chosen place of worship for more information on Easter and Good Friday activities.