Easter is fast approaching. Here are some scheduled egg hunts in the area:
The Village of Laurel Run, 6375 Chambersburg Road: 9 a.m., divided into four age groups; also free photos with the Easter Bunny (take your own cameras); reservations required, call 352-2721 by April 11; laurelrunliving.com.
Mister Ed's Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium, 6019 Chambersburg Road: 2-4 p.m. (rain date, April 13), for ages 12 and younger hunting in three age groups; with an appearance by Easter Bunny, live music and prizes. Free, but register by April 5; call 352-3792 or visit Mister Ed's.
Shippensburg Veterans Memorial Park, West King Street: By Shippensburg Borough Parks & Recreation Department and Giant Foods, four age group start times are 11 a.m. for ages 2 and younger; 11:15 for ages 3 and 4; 11:30 for ages 5 and 6; and 11:45 for ages 7-10; Kip Fordney at 532-7144 or email@example.com.
Southampton Park, Airport Road: By Mongul Church, 10 a.m.-noon (registration opens 9:15); for ages 10 and younger, a hunt for 10,000 eggs, as well as games, crafts, food and give-aways; start times staggered; www.mongulchurch.com.
Pleasant View Mennonite Church, 346 Warm Spring Road: 9:45 a.m., for ages 3-10; egg hunt with prizes, Easter Bible story, refreshments; 264-1319.
Christian Life Church, 1400 Warm Spring Road: 11 a.m., for ages 1 to 12, divided into four age groups; free food, candy, inflatables, music; registration required to win door prizes, must be present to win (sign-in begins at 10 a.m. or register online at www.christianlife-assembly.com; 267-1280.
LSL Sportsmen Club, 3549 Orrstown Road: 10 a.m., for ages 12 and younger, take your own baskets.
St. Thomas United Methodist Church, 360 St. Thomas-Edenville Road: Hosted by Mt. Parnell Lions Club, 2 p.m.; also bounce houses, free hot dogs and drinks, candy-filled eggs.
South Newton Township Volunteer Fire Company, 16 Firehouse Road: By Jacksonville Lions Club, 10:30 a.m., for children from birth through fifth grade; also child ID program by Cumberland County sheriff's office; 532-4999 or www.walnutbottomfire.com.
Andrew Buchanan Elementary School playground, 730 E. Washington St.: Hosted by Redeemer Church, 4-6 p.m. April 26 (rain date April 27)