Egg hunts around Central Alabama for weekend of April 14TH


UC-Berkeley will be holding their 23 annual egg hunt which will include egg hunts for children, and will have more than 40 educational booths and fundraising activities for non profit organizations in the local community. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. The Gypsum Fire Department will host the annual Easter pancake breakfast starting at 9:30 a.m.

Over 3,000 eggs filled with candy will be "hidden" in the Hunt area.

The Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave., Medina, will offer its Easter Express with departure times at noon and 1:20 p.m. This year's event is April 15 at Fireman's Field. But the one all kids look forward to the most is the egg hunt.

An egg hunt has traditionally been defined as a game during which decorated eggs or Easter eggs are hidden for children to find. Bring your own basket! The demo kitchen will be exploring chocolate cake and carrot cake, and the egg hunts for children take place in the barn all weekend. The hunt begins promptly at 10 a.m. The children's eggs hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members.

Details: The free event will be held rain, snow or shine. Concessions will be sold at the egg hunt. There will be four groups of children divided into ages 1 to 2 years old, 3 to 4 years old, 5 to 6 years old, and 7 years old and older. Starts at 9 a.m. Free event includes bounce houses, face painting, snacks and an Easter Bunny.

What: Eagle's annual egg hunt, presented by Batson's Corner Store.

This year there will be more than 50,000 eggs shot out of a canon. previously they've dropped eggs out of a helicopter.

Registration for the egg hunt is at 11 a.m., with the hunt at noon. Bring the whole family for a pleasurable afternoon of fun, including activities consisting of an egg hunt, game booths and arts and crafts.