Saturday, April 15
Aldersgate United Methodist Church is hosting their annual community Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. for ages toddler through grade 5. Bring your Easter baskets and friends. For more info, call 417-725-4949 or visit www.aldersgatechurch.com. Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 460 W. Aldersgate Dr., Nixa.
Branson Parks and Recreation is having their Easter Egg Hunt hosted by Branson United Methodist and the Sanctuary of Hope Church at the Branson RecPlex ball field complex, 1501 Branson Hills Parkway, Branson. This free, family-friendly event for the community will feature inflatables, hunts for three different age groups, prizes and activities. Be sure to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny, too. Gates open at 8:30 a.m. For more info, visit www.bransonparksandrecreation.com or call 417-335-2368.
Campbell United Methodist Church will start their Easter festivities at 8 a.m. with Run for the Son, a 10k, 5k and one mile run/walk for adults, children and families. To sign up for the race you can pick up a registration form at Campbell UMC or go to https://actnowracing.com//events/eventdetail/258/run-for-the-son#register. They will have an Easter Egg Hunt along with games and activities for children 10 a.m. For more info, call 417-881-2018 or visit www.campbellumc.org. Campbell United Methodist Church, 1747 E. Republic Rd., Springfield.
Cassidy United Methodist Church would like to invite you to The Big Glow Event – an Easter egg hunt in the dark, 7:30-9 p.m. This fun-filled, family event will have refreshments, games, art projects, giveaways and the Easter Bunny. They will have a glow-in-the-dark egg hunt for grade 5 and under and a special egg hunt for grade 6 and older around 8:30 p.m. Please bring toilet paper, Kleenex or paper towels donations to enter a drawing for Easter Prizes. For more info, call 417-582-3632 or visit www.cassidyumc.net. Cassidy United Methodist Church, 5151 W. Fremont Rd., Nixa.
Central Assembly of God is hosting their annual Family Easter Celebration at the Fusion Center, 9:30-11:30 a.m. There will be games, inflatables, crafts, face painting, balloon animals, snacks and more. For more info, call 417-866-5013 or visit www.centralassembly.org. Central Assembly of God, 1301 N. Boonville, Springfield.
Evangel Temple would like to invite you to their free Easter Egg Hunt & Afterparty at 11 a.m. 15,000 candy-filled Easter eggs, inflatables, hotdogs, chips, soda and prizes! All ages are welcome. For more info, call 417-883-0676 or visit www.etchurch.org. Evangel Temple, 2020 E. Battlefield, Springfield.
Farmers Market of the Ozarks invites your family to Easter at the Market, April 15 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tons of fun activities for your kiddos to participate, including an Easter egg dyeing activity that will be put on by Aviary Cafe from 9-11 a.m. The Easter Bunny has also promised to be at FMO and your children may even discover a few hidden eggs in the garden! The market is located at 2144 E. Republic Rd., Springfield. Go to www.LoveYourFarmer.com or call 417-619-8120 for more information.
Hollister Area Chamber of Commerce invites children in the Hollister/Branson area to join them for The Great Hollister Easter Egg Hunt from Noon-2 p.m. at the Hollister High School football field, 2112 State Hwy BB, Hollister. For more info, call 417-334-3050 or visit www.hollisterchamber.net.
James River Church is hosting James River Kids Easter Egg Hunt from 9 a.m.-Noon for grade 5 and under. This free indoor event is come-and-go and features a ton of fun for the kids. Activities include an ongoing Easter egg hunt, inflatables, free doughnuts and juice, live music and more! Takes place at all three JRC campuses. The South Campus is located at 6100 N. 19th St. in Ozark. The West Campus is located at 3953 W. Farm Rd. 168 in Springfield. The North Campus is located at 3225 N. Farm Rd. 123 in Springfield. For more info, call 417-581-5433 or visit www.jamesriver.org.
Nixa Parks and Recreation is hosting its annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Mac Dental. Activities will begin at 10 a.m. and go until Noon. Age division hunt times are 6 months-2 years at 10:05 a.m., 3-5 years at 10:15 a.m., 6-8 years at 10:25 a.m. and 9-12 years at 10:35 a.m. Be sure to arrive early for your hunt time. Watch for the Easter Bunny hopping around, so you can get a picture with him! The event is free and open to everyone. For more info, call 417-725-5486 or visit www.nixaparks.com. Nixa Parks and Recreation, 701 N. Taylor Way, Nixa.
Springhill Baptist Church - is hosting The Big Hunt from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The egg hunt will begin at Noon. Enjoy games, candy, inflatables, food, Easter Bunny and more! Contact the church at 417-833-5751 or springhillbc.org for more info. Springhill Baptist Church, 7370 N. Farm Rd. 159, Springfield.
University Heights Baptist Church would like to invite area families to their annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m.-Noon. Enjoy a bounce house, face painting, petting zoo, balloon animals, cake walk and more! For more info, call the church at 417-862-0789 or visit www.uhbc.org. University Heights Baptist Church, 1010 S. National Ave., Springfield.
Wesley United Methodist Church is hosting Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt for toddlers through grade 5. Enjoy games, food and an Easter egg hunt, 5:30-7 p.m. For more info, call 417-883-1021 or visit www.wesleymethodist.org. Wesley United Methodist Church, 922 W. Republic Rd., Springfield.
Sunday, April 16
Grace Church would like to invite you and your family to celebrate Easter with them. They will be having special services at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with an encouraging message, uplifting worship and fun classes for the kids. Kids can enjoy egg hunts, refreshments and a photo booth from 10-10:45 a.m. For more info, call 417-887-5625 or visit www.grace417.com. Grace Church, 1120 E. Plainview Rd., Springfield.
High Street Baptist Church invites you to join them this Easter! They have their classic service at 9 a.m., and there is fun for the whole family at 11:15 a.m. Your kids will love KidStreet at 11:15 a.m., and parents will have an enjoyable and meaningful time at their Contemporary Easter service. Right after the 11:15 a.m. service, they will be dropping 15,000 Easter eggs from a helicopter for your kids to hunt! They can’t wait to see you there! For more info, call 417-862-5502 or visit www.highstreet.org./easter. High Street Baptist Church, 900 N. Eastgate, Springfield.