Friday, April 6, 2012

On your marks, get set, hunt!

‘Eggs-travaganzas’ galore this weekend


By JENNIFER TUOHY
Express Staff Writer

Braden Buchanan rounds up some colorful eggs at an Easter egg hunt in Hailey. Express file photo

Dust off those baskets, sharpen those elbows, it's time to get some eggs, and judging by the plethora of "eggs-travaganzas" this weekend, the Easter Bunny has been very busy.

Start out the Easter weekend with Sun Valley Resort's egg hunt today, April 6, from 4-6 p.m. Little tykes 10 and under will swarm Sun Valley Village when the hunt begins at 4:30 p.m., and then be treated to festivities such as face painting at The Toy Store and live music in front of Bald Mountain Pizza.

Saturday, April 7, Albertson's on Main Street in Hailey kicks off its Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. for those ages 12 and under. The Easter Bunny also will be making a special appearance between 10 a.m. and noon.

At the south end of Main Street, Teddy Bear Corner Preschool owner Becky Hubbard opens her Easter Wonderland from 10:30-11:30 a.m., featuring a hunt, face-painting, prizes and other activities. All ages are welcome for $3 per child. King's, on Main Street in Hailey, is also hosting its annual Bunny Hop from noon to 4 p.m.

Back up in Ketchum, The Growing Garden Infant & Toddler Learning Center hosts its inaugural Easter egg hunt from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Owner Molly Green opens her doors at 706 N. Washington Ave. to infants and toddlers up to 5 years old, with the promise that every child leaves with a prize. Reservations are requested at 622-6558.

On Easter Sunday itself, local churches and spiritual centers host egg hunts following or during the Easter Sunday services. Our Lady of the Snows breaks out the eggs for children second grade and younger following its 10:30 a.m. Mass, and St. Thomas Episcopal's egg hunt is during its 10 a.m. service. Both are located on Sun Valley Road.

Light on the Mountain's Easter service begins at 9:30 a.m., and its hunt begins at 10:30 a.m., just off state Highway 75 south of Ketchum. In Hailey, Emmanuel Episcopal church hosts an Easter brunch and egg hunt following its 10 a.m. service at 101 S. Second Ave.

North of Ketchum, Galena Lodge sends off its winter 2011-12 season with the annual Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The egg hunt begins at 11:30 a.m. The cost of the brunch and the hunt is $18 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

Happy Easter!




About Comments

Comments with content that seeks to incite or inflame may be removed.

Comments that are in ALL CAPS may be removed.

Comments that are off-topic or that include profanity or personal attacks, libelous or other inappropriate material may be removed from the site. Entries that are unsigned or contain signatures by someone other than the actual author may be removed. We will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or any other policies governing this site. Use of this system denotes full acceptance of these conditions. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions. You are fully responsible for the content that you post.

The comments below are from the readers of mtexpress.com and in no way represent the views of Express Publishing, Inc.

You may flag individual comments. You may also report an inappropriate or offensive comment by clicking here.

Flagging Comments: Flagging a comment tells a site administrator that a comment is inappropriate. You can find the flag option by pointing the mouse over the comment and clicking the 'Flag' link.

Flagging a comment is only counted once per person, and you won't need to do it multiple times.

Proper Flagging Guidelines: Every site has a different commenting policy - be sure to review the policy for this site before flagging comments. In general these types of comments should be flagged:

  • Spam
  • Ones violating this site's commenting policy
  • Clearly unrelated
  • Personal attacks on others
Comments should not be flagged for:
  • Disagreeing with the content
  • Being in a dispute with the commenter

Popular Comment Threads





Copyright © 2014 Express Publishing Inc.   Terms of Use   Privacy Policy
All Rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part in any form or medium without express written permission of Express Publishing Inc. is prohibited. 

The Idaho Mountain Express is distributed free to residents and guests throughout the Sun Valley, Idaho resort area community. Subscribers to the Idaho Mountain Express will read these stories and others in this week's issue.