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Easter Activities in the Area: Hop on Over

We've rounded up a list of Easter activities in the area happening this weekend.

Easter will be celebrated this Sunday, and what's better than spending time with the family, a good meal and an old fashioned Easter egg hunt?

To help you make the best of this holiday weekend, we've rounded up some events happening in the Akron, Fairlawn, Stow, Twinsburg and Cuyahoga Falls area. If you know of an event that's not on this list, please add it to our comments section.

Happy hunting!

Easter Brunch: Treat the family to a brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Easter Sunday at inside the . Hungry guests can choose from chicken marsala, ham with a pineapple glaze, pasta, salmon, roasted potatoes, steamed veggies, spinach souffle, prime rib, scrambled eggs, shrimp, salads and more. Bring a camera to capture a moment with the Easter bunny! The cost is $22.95 for adults and $11.95 for children 4 to 10. Make reservations by calling 330-867-5218.

Hudson Egg Hunt: The Easter bunny will hide eggs in the LifeCenter Plus pool, 5133 Darrow Road, Hudson, during the Aqua Easter Egg Hunt in Hudson. The event takes place from 11 to 12:45 p.m. on April 6. Children ages 2 to 6 must be accompanied by an adult in the pool. Call Laura Coon at 330-655-2377 with questions.

An Easter egg hunt with an explanation of Easter. Children of all ages welcome to  1407 Fairchild Ave., Kent from 11 a.m. to noon. Call 330-678-7000 for more information.

Cuyahoga Falls Egg Hunt: The will host an Easter egg hunt on the church lawn and a free lunch at Keyser Park on Saturday from 11 to 2 p.m.

20,000 Eggs: The Hope Community Church, 3033 Middleton Road, Hudson, has 20,000 candy-filled Easter eggs for your kids to find. The event takes place on Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. There will be free lunch for the family.

Face painting: Make your way to the egg hunt at Heart 4 the City, 954 Eastland Ave., Akron, on April 7 at 4:30 p.m. for face painting, egg hunting and more.

Botanical Bunnies: OK, this one isn't in the Akron area, but it sounded too cool to pass up. Head to the Cleveland Botanical Garden on April 7 from 10:30 a.m. to noon to enjoy an egg hunt, crafts, games, stories and a photo with the Easter Bunny. The cost is $10 for member children, $15 for non-member children. Adult members are free, adult non-members are $9.50. Call 216-721-1600 ext. 100 to make reservations.

Mansion Hunt: Bring the kids to Stan Hywet's annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Visit with the Easter Bunny and his friends and walk around the grounds. Tickets can be purchased here.

Shari Schneider April 04, 2012 at 01:43 PM
Pilgrim Church, 130 Broad Blvd., near the historic Riverfront: Pancakes with the Easter Bunny! Serving of the pancakes begins at 8:30 a.m. and the Easter Bunny arrives at 9:00 a.m. Then more fun begins! There are games, crafts, pictures with the Easter Bunny and a Cake Walk! Then, at 10:20, there's an age-divided Egg Hunt for children ages toddler through 5th grade. Come and join the fun! A free-will offering donation will be accepted to offset costs of the breakfast. Need more details? Check out http://pilgrimcf.org.
Staci April 04, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Fred Fuller Park, Kent Saturday April 7th. Easter Bunny shows up by fire truck at 12:45p & egg hunt begins at 1pm. www.kentparksandrec.com/annual-events/Easter-egg-hunt
Megan Rozsa April 04, 2012 at 01:59 PM
Great event! Thanks, Shari!
Megan Rozsa April 04, 2012 at 02:00 PM
Fantastic! Thanks, Staci! Anymore out there?
Kevin Galioto April 04, 2012 at 08:10 PM
Here is another Great Event... Northampton Bible Church presents................. Easter EGGstravaganza! Come join us for an Easter egg hunt to grab over 7000 candy filled eggs.... Great fun and great fellowship! 10:00am Saturday April 7th, 2012. Located at: 333 W Steels Corners Rd Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223 For more information call 330-929-1419 Can't wait to see you there! Don't miss out on a Hopin' good time................
Megan Rozsa April 04, 2012 at 08:43 PM
Thanks, Kevin!
Kara Dias April 06, 2012 at 11:53 AM
Any Easter Egg Hunts, seperated by age ?
Alyssa April 07, 2012 at 12:15 PM
Hope Church's 20,000 eggs is separated by age group! =)
Pastor Jeff Aten April 20, 2012 at 09:00 PM
Funny, I am on the "Twinsburg" Patch and you listed Easter Egg Hunts from Hudson, Kent and Cuyahoga Falls, but no mention of Christ Community Fellowship Church's Hunt in Twinsburg. Our Saturday, 4/7 Easter Egg Hunt was the only one advertised on the Twinsburg Patch event calendar!
Mitch Cooper April 20, 2012 at 09:23 PM
Sorry Pastor Aten, that's my fault. When this was posted I didn't see the event. I'll keep a better eye out in the future. Thanks.

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