Stories tagged with: easter egg hunt

April 5, 2015 - 5:37pm
4 weeks 2 days ago

Eggs may have been hidden Sunday afternoon, but there was no hiding the excitement of a family and friends gathered for an Easter celebration.

The annual community egg hunt and cook out has been going on for at least 30 years now. We spoke to event organizer Violet Flickinger who told us about the event history and what goes in to putting it on each year.

"My mom and dad did it and they passed and I just kept it going....I fill every egg and everything by myself.....It...

April 4, 2015 - 5:23pm
4 weeks 3 days ago

All throughout the city of Zanesville today, children went on the hunt for Easter eggs.

Hundreds of kids came out today for a morning filled with fun and fellowship. We hopped down the bunny trail ourselves to the North Terrace Church of Christ, and the First Baptist Church of South Zanesville to talk with them a little bit about some of the events that were going on.

"We do the Easter Egg Hunt, that's what's going on here today, and we have 15 to 18 thousand eggs...

April 19, 2014 - 5:11pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The North Terrace Church of Christ held their first ever Community Easter Egg hunt on Saturday.

An estimated $3,000 people of all ages came to watch local children hunt for more 15,000 easter eggs. Along with the hunt, visitors enjoyed bounce houses, food and face painting. Lead Minister of the church, Matt Mehaffey says he hopes the crowds also took home an important message with them.

"Easter is really about the fact that Jesus has risen and that's the most important...

April 17, 2014 - 11:24am
1 year 2 weeks ago

For Christians the next few days are some of the most important in the Christian calendar.

To celebrate the season the Rushing Wind Biker Church is hosting an Easter Egg hunt Saturday for children and grandchildren of biker's in the community. 100 Easter baskets will also be given away at the event.

While, they look forward to the event they do it for a greater reason.

"What we want to be able to do as they're looking for the eggs and receiving their baskets we're...

April 12, 2014 - 4:30pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Hundreds of families throughout the area met at the House of Grace Church to hunt for Easter eggs on Saturday.

more than 20,000 eggs were sprawled throughout the grounds. Each egg either contained candy or a special gift certificate for the children to take home with them.

They loved it, totally loved it. They been coming to us and the bikes, you ought to have seen the little boys face when he pulled the bike out of his egg, I was right there close to him and he was ready to see...

March 28, 2013 - 5:19pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

The House of Grace Church will be hiding 10-thousand Easter eggs filled with candy this Saturday at their first Easter egg hunt.

About 30 church members put together the Easter eggs and will hide them around the nine acres of land in the front yard of the church on Saturday. The Easter egg hunt is for kids of all ages and will take place at 2960 Maysville Pike.

"We've got over ten-thousand eggs and the people have to get out here and let the children pick them up and take...

March 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

A Zanesville man returns home to serve the community.

Joe Dunlap has been away from Zanesville for 22 years. He's served as a pastor in Atlanta, Georgia and a funeral brought him back home where he connected with old friends.

"I had one sit down and ask me if I would come home and start a church," explained Pastor of House of Grace Joe Dunlap. "I was pastoring in Atlanta. I'd been in Atlanta, Georgia area for five years and I said well I'll go home and pray about...

April 7, 2012 - 5:20pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

Kids brought their baskets to one of the biggest Easter egg hunts in our area...

About 6,000 eggs were hidden around 12 acres of land at Dresden Road Baptist Church. Pastor Gary Butler said it's something his church has been planning for a while.

"We're very excited. We wanted to do something to reach out to our community. As a church, we've been trying to reach out, and get out of the pew and get into the pavement, is what we've been saying. So we've been trying to reach...

April 1, 2012 - 4:52pm
3 years 4 weeks ago

Easter Sunday is a week away, but festivities have already begun...

Kids brought their baskets to Lake Isabella on Saturday for an Easter Egg Hunt. Lake Trustee Teresa Little said more children participated than she expected.

"Last year was our first one, we had 70 some last year and this year we've had 105. And we just enjoy having all the kids and, you know, it's something to do before we open," said Little.

Over 1,000 Easter eggs were hidden around the lake's...

April 17, 2011 - 8:03pm
4 years 2 weeks ago
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