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The List of Local Easter Activites Continues Growing

a list of area egg hunts, fun runs and train rides
Posted on Apr. 14th, 2011
Julie Norris-Johns
Gardner EDGE
Are you looking for an Easter Egg Hunt to take the family to? Many organizations in the area are hosting not only egg hunts, but also events for the entire family. Carnival games, family fun runs/walks, train rides and lots of fun for all ages. Check the dates and times before you head out and enjoy! If you have another event you would like to add to our list please email it to

April 16th - 10-11:30 or April 17th - 2-3:30p.m.
The Royal Easter Tea Party at Top Performance Dance Academy
This camp is available for 3-6 year old's and will be held on Saturday, April 16th from 10-11:30 a.m. or on Sunday, April 17th from 2-3:30p.m.
Each participant will be provided with a costume to wear while at the studio and make a craft to take home. The camp includes ballet, stories, some theater and ends with a performance at the tea party. Information is available at the studio 324 E. Main Street Gardner, by phone at 913-884-6672 or at

April 16th - 9a.m.
Annual Edgerton Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 16th, 9 a.m. at the Edgerton Ball fields. Bring your cameras and your baskets. Ages 0-12. Lots of eggs, prizes and the Easter Bunny! Rain date will be Saturday, April 23rd.

April 16th - 11AM
American Legion Unit #19
will host a community Easter Egg Hunt. Age groups for children 10 and under. Saturday April 16th 11AM at Cornerstone Park, Gardner. This event is held regardless of the weather.

April 16 - 9-11 a.m
Fellowship Bible Church in Gardner
will hold its annual Easter Eggstravaganza from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16.
Church volunteers are filling more than 4,000 eggs with candy and prizes to accommodate the throngs of youngsters who are expected to attend. In addition to egg hunts for various age groups (ranging from birth through sixth grade), the Eggstravaganza will feature a series of craft booths relating to the Easter story. The Easter Bunny also will be on hand for photos. The Easter Eggstravaganza is free and open to the public. Weather permitting, the event will be held outside on the church grounds at 16900 S. Waverly Road. If it's too cold or or wet, it will be moved indoors. For more information, contact the church at 913-856-8454 or visit

April 16th - 1pm & 2pm
Join First Light, A United Methodist Faith Community
, as they hold an annual Easter Egg Hunt, which will be on April 16th with 2 times... 1pm & 2pm at Veterans Park. Different areas for different age groups. Games, lots of yummy candy and a possible appearance by the Easter Bunny. No Rain Date.

April 17th - 12:30pm
Come join in on the fun! On April 17th, Indian Creek Community Church will host its 3rd annual FREE Easter Egg Hunt for the community at Wheatridge Middle School. Door prizes and carnival games begin at 12:30pm with the egg hunts for all ages to start at 1:00pm. This is a perfect opportunity to invite your friends, neighbors, and co-workers for a couple hours of family fun!

April 23rd - 2:00-4:00
Grace Baptist Church Easter Eggstravaganza

Grace Baptist Church will be having its first annual Easter Eggstravaganza on April 23rd from 2:00-4:00. We will have games, face paint, crafts, and a large blow up slide, and of course an Easter egg hunt! We only ask for a $1 donation for unlimited access to all activities. This will be held on our property- 650 East Madison in Gardner. For further information, please see our website at

April 23 - 9:00 AM
The Edgerton United Methodist Church
will have an Easter Egg Hunt for
children up to sixth grade on Saturday, April 23, 9:00 AM. We will
begin with breakfast in the Fellowship Hall, followed by the Easter
Egg Hunt and a drawing for prizes. For more information, go to the
EUMC website,

April 23 - 10am, Noon, 2 &4 pm
Midland Railway in Baldwin City

The Easter Bunny is visiting the Midland Railway in Baldwin City, KS again this year on April 23rd!! Bring your child(ren) and take a train ride with the Easter Bunny. Once at Norwood, KS. you will exit the train and hunt for 300+ Easter Eggs!! Tickets are $7.00 per child and $12.00 per adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Trains Depart Midland Railway Depot at 1515 W. High Street, Baldwin City, KS at 10am, Noon, 2 &4 pm. Tickets are first come, first serve. Ticket window will open at 8:30a.m. Questions? Call 913-721-1211 or the Depot during operating hours 785-594-6982 or

April 23 - Family Easter Event, Baldwin 7a.m. registration for run
Baldwin City, KS will have a family fun run/walk along with activities for the entire family on April 23rd at 8th and High Street. Breakfast, the Easter Bunny, candy and a great time for all ages. Strollers and wagons are welcome! Complete details for the event can be found at:


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