Local Easter egg hunts scheduled

Easter eggsLocal families looking for Easter egg hunts have a few options in Macomb.

Hy-Vee will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23, starting at 10 a.m. with three age groups. Everyone will win a prize for participating. The Easter Bunny will also be available to take pictures for a $1 donation to JDRF. Hy-Vee will also have a kids breakfast special from 6am-11am, offering one pancake and sausage for 99 cents for kids 12 and under. This will be a rain or shine event.

Western Illinois University’s Chi Omega sorority will be holding an event on Sunday, March 24, at the Stone Pavilion in Glenwood Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a coloring contest, face painting, pictures with a live bunny and a hunt for Easter eggs.

Also, several Easter egg hunts will be held on Friday, March 29, at the Macomb Public Library at 235 South Lafayette. Children up to three years old are invited to participate in a hunt from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Two other hunts will be held later in the morning for older children. Children from 4 to 6 years old can attend a hunt from 11 to 11:30 a.m., and children from 7 to 10 years old can attend a hunt from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Egg hunts start promptly at the listed times.