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A Community Guide to Easter Egg Hunts

by and on March 23, 2013 8:58 AM

With Easter just around the corner, a variety of area churches, organizations and businesses will host Easter egg hunts in State College and surrounding communities. Dates and locations are as follows:

Community-Wide Easter Egg Hunt and Skating Party: from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 at Penn Skates Roller Rink on High Tech Road, across from the University Park Airport. For more information visit

Easter Egg Hunt: 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 at Faith Church, 512 Hughes St., Bellefonte. The event, held rain or shine, is for children aged 1 through third grade. It will feature activities, crafts and photos with the Easter Bunny. For more information call (814) 355-3358.

Easter Party and Egg Hunt: at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St. in Bellefonte. The event will feature an egg hunt, egg coloring, games and food. For more information call (814) 355-9425.

Easter Egg Hunt: at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 23 at Grays United Methodist Church on 5687 Buffalo Run Road in Port Matilda. For more information call the church at (814) 237-5531.

Easter Egg Hunt: The Penns Valley Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Wert Memorial Park, Plum Street in Aaronsburg. A separate egg hunt will be held for different age groups. The Easter Bunny will be on hand.

Ladies Auxiliary Seventh Annual Easter Egg Hunt: 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 24 at Talleyrand Park in Bellefonte. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., and the egg hunt will start at 1:30 on the playground side of the park. Pre-hunt activities will take place, including pony rides, a bounce house and face painting. All children of walking age through 12 are welcome. The egg hunt, with four age divisions, will feature 14,000 eggs. Prizes will be awarded for each age group. For more information call (814) 777-3338.

Seventh Annual “Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt for Teens”: at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center in State College. The event is appropriate for those in sixth through eighth grade. Meet at the nature barn and bring a flashlight. The event will be held rain or shine. For more information or to register call (814) 231-3071.

Easter Egg Hunt: 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 at Fairbrook United Methodist Church, 4201 W. Whitehall Road in Pennsylvania Furnace. Hunt begins at 1 p.m. with games and prizes to follow. Attendees are encouraged to bring baskets or bags. The event will be held inside in the case of rain. For more information call (814) 238-5870 or email [email protected]

55th Annual CRPR Easter Egg Hunt: at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 at Orchard Park in State College. Hosted by Centre Region Parks & Recreation, the event is free and will feature more than 7,000 eggs. Prize baskets will be provided by the State College Rotary Club. For more information call CRPR at (814) 231-3071.

Bellefonte Easter Egg Hunt in the Park: at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 30 at Talleyrand Park in Bellefonte. Children ages 12 and younger are invited for games, refreshments, a bounce house and more than 10,000 Easter eggs. For more information call (814) 574-3240.

Annual Community Egg Hunt and BBQ: from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 6 at Spring Creek Park in State College. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature activities, food and live music. The event is sponsored by Extreme Custom Cycles. For more information call (814) 353-4622.

This story was produced by the staff at the Centre County Gazette. It was re-published with permission. The Centre County Gazette is a weekly publication, available at many locations around Centre County every Thursday morning.

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