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Area Easter egg hunts

by: File photo, John Maul of Portland lowers his eight-month-old daughter, Lacy, so that she can grab an Easter egg during the annual hunt at Naas Grade School in Boring.

Powell Valley Covenant Church - 10 a.m. Saturday, March 31, Powell Valley Covenant Church, 1335 S.E. 282nd Ave., Gresham. This event is for all ages and will include a special egg hunt for moms. For more information, call 503-663-3013.

Wood Village Baptist Church - 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at Wood Village Baptist Church, 23601 W. Arata Road.

Gresham Earlyrisers Kiwanis Club and Gresham High School Key Club - 10 a.m. Saturday, April 7, Naas Grade School, 12240 S.E. School Ave., Boring. Children age 10 and younger can hunt for candy filled plastic eggs. An Easter basket prize will be awarded in each age group. Participants can also enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 to 11 a.m. Breakfast is sponsored by the Naas Community Club.

Troutdale Lions Club - 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 7, at Glenn Otto Community Park, 1106 E. Historic Columbia River Highway.

St. Paul of Damascus Lutheran Church - 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 7, St. Paul of Damascus, 24510 S.E. Highway 212, Damascus. This free event will feature age-appropriate games, activities and an egg hunt. For more information, call 503-658-4144.

Metro - 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 7, at Blue Lake Regional Park, off Northeast 223rd Avenue, between Sandy Boulevard and Marine Drive. This 'Bunny Bonanza' will include a variety of activities for the whole family, including face painting, coloring, visits with the Blue Lake Bunny, native plant giveaways and kite flying demonstrations. Children ages 2 to 4 can search for candy eggs at 10:30 a.m. A second egg hunt, for children ages 5 to 10, will begin at 11. Admission is free with $4 per car vehicle entry fee.

Gresham Town Fair - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, Gresham Town Fair, Division Street and Eastman Parkway. The event will feature balloon artists, treat bags, a small petting zoo and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Shoppers who present a Gresham Town Fair shopping receipt of $25 or more will receive a free photo with the Easter Bunny.

Covenant Presbyterian Church - 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 7, in the grove behind Covenant, 18630 S.E. Division St. For more information, call 503-665-5775.

Smith Memorial Presbyterian Church - 11 a.m., Saturday, April 7, Smith Memorial, 2420 N.E. Fairview Ave., Fairview. This event will be held rain or shine. A complementary lunch will follow the egg hunt. For more information, call 503-667-6800.

Little Fishes Preschool, River of Life Lutheran Church - 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, Columbia Park, 1900 S.W. Imagination Way. In case of inclement weather, the event will be held at River of Life, 2477 S.W. Cherry Park Road. Children age 10 and younger can hunt for candy and enter prize drawing. For more information, call 503-667-3141, or visit www.roll.org.

Old McDonald's Farm - 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, Old McDonald's Farm, 1001 S.E. Evans Road, Corbett. Children can hunt for eggs, learn the Easter story from Ruffy the donkey and meet the rest of the farm animals. The egg hunts start at 1 p.m. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be available for sale, but families must cook their own food in the fire pits. Cost is $1 per person. For more information, or for directions, call 503-695-3316, or visit www.oldmcdonaldsfarm.org.

Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets - 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at the Columbia Gorge Premium Outlets, Northwest 257th Way, Troutdale. The Easter Bunny will hop in for a special appearance and will have treats and balloons for shoppers. Visitors are welcome to take personal photos with the Easter Bunny.

Champions Church - 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, Gordon Russell Middle School, 3625 S.E. Powell Blvd., Gresham. This event will include candy, prizes and gifts for children and adults. For more information, call 503-492-8784.