Easter is coming

Carrie Strawn and her son Patrick give a big hug to the Easter Bunny at the 2014 Independence Easter egg hun.
Staff Writer

Easter is just around the corner and several organizations are planning egg hunts on Sunday, April 5

Big Pine Easter Egg Hunt
The Big Pine Civic Club will host the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mendenhall Park in Big Pine at 1 p.m. The Easter Bunny will have lots of goodies and prizes for the little ones. Bring the family and enjoy some wholesome, traditional family fun.

Independence Easter Egg Hunt
The community of Independence is holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 1 p.m. on the courthouse lawn. Children ages 10 and younger are invited to hunt for eggs. Don’t forget the Easter baskets. For more information, call Linda at (760) 878-8030.

Bishop Elks Easter Egg Hunt
The Bishop Elks Lodge Annual Eastern Egg Hunt takes place at 1 p.m. at the Elks Park on West Line Street. Everyone is welcome and there will be free hot dogs and drinks for the kids. There will be lots of Easter eggs, including “special eggs” worth prizes. For more information, call (760) 873-3221.