It's Easter Weekend in the Magic Valley and there are a host of Easter Egg Hunts this weekend for the little ones. Check out our list and happy hunting!


Twin Falls

Annual Easter egg hunt, hosted by Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Department and Twin Falls Optimist Club, 10 a.m. at Twin Falls City Park, with age groups (2 and younger, 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10). More than 1,000 plastic Easter eggs filled with candy in each age group. Six eggs per age group will have a coupon inside that can be redeemed for a gold $1 coin. 736-2265.

Second annual Easter egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. at Community Christian Church, 303 Grandview Drive, for children from toddler through fifth grade. Includes 10,000 candy and prize-filled eggs, plus face painting and hot cocoa. Free; 410-0538.

Snake River Elks Lodge No. 2807 holds a breakfast, Easter egg hunt and food drive at the lodge, 412 E. 200 S. Breakfast is available from 9-11 a.m.; cost is $5 for adults and free for children. Egg hunt begins at 11:15 a.m. for ages 4 and younger, 11:45 a.m. for ages 5-7, and 12:15 p.m. for ages 8-12, with prizes awarded for each age group. Nonperishable food items and monetary donations are being collected at this event for a food drive in conjunction with the Community Service Council at the College of Southern Idaho for the Salvation Army and Horizon Elementary School. 324-0200.


Day of the Child parade and Easter egg hunt. “El Dia de los Ninos” parade participants meet at 9:30 a.m. at The Furniture Store parking lot, 1104 Main St. (dress up, ride decorated bikes or dress up pets). Parade begins at 9:45 a.m. along Main Street, followed by Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Buhl High’s football field, corner of Seventh and Main streets. Age groups for egg hunt: 2 and younger, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12. Information: Michelle at Buhl Chamber of Commerce, 543-6682.


Easter egg hunt for special-needs children, hosted by Cassia County Sheriff’s Benevolent Association, 10 a.m. at Freedom Park.

Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. at Cassia Regional Medical Center, 1501 Hiland Ave.


Annual Easter egg hunt for families with special-needs children, 10 a.m. at the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds. Hosted by Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Employee Association, in conjunction with Cactus Petes and Bureau of Land Management. Along with the egg hunt, each child receives an Easter basket.


Gooding Easter egg hunt, hosted by Gooding Recreation District, 9 a.m. at West Park with the Easter bunny. Three age categories: 3 and younger, 4-7 and 8-12. Cash prizes. Information: Kent Seifert, 539-4194.


Annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Hagerman Fire Protection District and Hagerman Quick Response Unit, 10 a.m. at Hagerman City Park. Four age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Includes 4,000 Easter eggs; cash prizes; candy; and the Easter bunny. Information: Tim Peterson, 837-4552 or 539-6546; or Jon Kepler, 358-0794.


City of Hansen Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. at Rolling Hills Park on the north side of U.S. Highway 30. Several age groups for 12 and younger; includes prizes. 423-5158.


Second annual Heyburn Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. at Mount Harrison High School, 1431 17th St., for ages 11 and younger; includes grand prize eggs, face painting and the Easter bunny. Hosted by HEART of Mini-Cassia (Heyburn Education and Renewal Team), focusing on poverty prevention and community improvement.


The 35th annual Easter egg hunt, hosted by Jerome Optimist Club, 10 a.m. at Forsythe Park (East 10th Street and Tiger Drive). Four age divisions.


Seventh annual Easter egg hunt, hosted by Kimberly Business Owners’ Association, at Kimberly City Park (formerly held at Windsor’s Greenhouse and Nursery). Event opens at noon. Egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. with 12,000 eggs for three age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6 and 7-10. Includes prizes, Easter bunny, face painting, bounce house and children’s train rides. Free; 734-2481.


Easter Bunny Brunch for children in sixth grade and younger, 9-10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Rupert United Methodist Church, 605 H St. All are welcome. Info: church office, 436-3354.



Rock Creek Easter egg hunt, 10:30 a.m. at Rock Creek Store, six miles south of Hansen. Designated areas for different age groups. Candy, prizes, and pictures with the Easter bunny.


The Jerome Events Committee holds an Easter Fun Day from 11 am to 12:30 pm at Jerome Middle School, 520 W. 10th Ave. Activities include an Easter egg hunt with 13,000 eggs (three age categories: 2-5, 6-8 and 9-12), free lunch, crafts and informational booths. Free admission.

Happy Easter!

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