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Egg hunts offer fun for all

The Hudson Boosters and Christ Center Assembly of God are offering large Easter egg hunts for area children. A couple of smaller activities are scheduled as well.

Outdoor hunt

The Hudson Booster egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in Prospect Park, located at the west end of Wisconsin Street. The event is free and open to all children age 9 and under.

In addition to candy and stuffed animals that will be given out to all participants, there will be grand prize drawings for eight bicycles - four to each age group - ages 4 and under, and ages 5 to 9. When entering the park, make sure that your child receives a ticket for the drawing from a Booster representative.

Indoor hunt

Christ Center Assembly of God is holding its free, indoor egg hunt beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Hudson Middle School, 1300 Carmichael Road. The event is for children from infancy through age 12.

Featured are age-related hunts with candy, singing, puppet shows, prizes (including bikes, MP3 players and more) along with adult prize drawings, a welcome by Cluck the chicken, and an outdoor visit by the Hudson Fire Department.

Those attending are asked to bring a canned good to donate to the Hudson food shelf. For more information, call the church at (715) 386-5441.

Other activities

  • The St. Croix Valley YMCA is hosting an Easter event from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, April 4, that includes an indoor egg hunt, tumbling, games, crafts and the bounce house. From 1-4 p.m. is open swim with the water slide. For more information, call the Y at (715) 386-1616.
  • St. Croix Valley United Methodist Church in Lakeland is hosting an egg hunt beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 11, for all children. The event will be held outside on church grounds, weather permitting, or inside the church if necessary. The hunt will be preceded by a puppet show and singing. Prizes will be awarded to children finding hidden treasures in the Easter eggs. All participants will receive a small gift bag in addition to the candy from their eggs. Every egg will have candy inside.

    The church is located at 16600 Seventh St. S., 1.8 miles south of Interstate 94 on St. Croix Trail.

    For more information, call (651) 436-8691 or visit

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