The annual City of Decatur Easter egg hunt will move to a new location this year because the city is trying to renourish the Court Square lawn around the community bandstand.
The big event will be held Saturday, March 31, at the , 308 Clairemont Ave.
The city website says the Easter Bunny will arrive around 10:30 a.m. The egg hunt is free and will start at 11 a.m., with age categories. The Fire Department will be collecting canned goods for charities.
In Avondale Estates, the city-sponsored Easter egg hunt will be held 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Lake Avondale at 59 Lakeshore Drive. Kids 10 and under are invited to participate.
In conjunction with the Easter egg hunt, Avondale Estates will also hold a dog parade. Registration will take place from 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. in the community club parking lot. The parade will be held 11 a.m. until noon.
The parade is free but participants should register, either the day of the event or using the form found on the city website. Prizes will be awarded.
Here are some other Easter egg hunts in Decatur and Avondale Estates. If we left one off the list, let us know and we'll add it.
- March 31 at Avondale Pattillo United Methodist Church, 3260 Covington Highway, 2 to 4 p.m. The actual egg hunt starts at 2:30 p.m. There will be game and refreshments for kids through the fifth grade.
- April 1 at the Decatur United Methodist Church, 300 E. Ponce de Leon Ave. after the 11 a.m. church service. Families are asked to donate candy.
- April 8 at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church at 118 Second Ave., Decatur, after the Sunday service.