Children across St. Louis are getting ready for Easter, the promise of marshmallow Peeps and jelly beans dancing in their heads. Along with visions of candy comes excitement for the yearly ritual, the Easter egg hunt. If your kids have already pulled their Easter baskets out of storage, you probably ought to have a plan in place. Overland, St. John and St. Ann residents will be happy to know that each of these cities is hosting an Easter event for kids.
Overland will host their Easter egg hunt at Woodson Road Park on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 the day before Easter. Kids should bring their Easter baskets and be prepared to run for the eggs at noon. For more information on this fun-filled activity for kids, call 314-428-4321.
St. John residents will find an Easter egg hunt at Marvin Elementary School at the corner of Woodson Road and St. Charles Rock Road on Saturday, March 31, 2012. You will need tickets to enter this egg hunt, so please pick up your tickets at City Hall by 5:00 p.m. on March 30th. Proof of residency will be required. The Easter egg hunt begins at 11:00 a.m., but different age groups will have different start times to make it more convenient for parents of multiple children. The St. John Easter egg hunt is open to toddlers through age nine. The alternate date, in case of rain, will be April 7th, 2012.
St. Ann’s Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 7th, 2012 at Tiemeyer Park for children ages 3 through 10. St. Ann residents, including children must have a resident card. Once admitted, registration runs from 9:00 a.m. until 9:55 a.m. The Easter egg hunt begins at 10:00 a.m. Before you leave the park, be sure your children check their eggs. They might just be one of the lucky winners of some cool prizes.
If you’re looking for something different to do this year, check out the other fun Easter activities going on across St. Louis. Events are happening in each of the following areas:
North St. Louis County
West St. Louis County
South St. Louis County
Clayton, Richmond Heights, Maplewood area
Kirkwood, Webster Groves area
St. Charles County
Wentzville, Lake St. Louis area
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