Special Events & Festivals


Hello, Bunny

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Elijah Whitacre, 20 months, of Huntington, tweaks the Easter Bunny on the nose during the Huntington City-Township Public Library's Bunny Bash held Wednesday, April 14. About 40 children had their pictures taken with the bunny and participated in a storytime session at the library.


SAM to sponsor Warren egg hunt this Saturday

The Salamonie Active Men will sponsor a community egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at the Knight-Bergman Center, in Warren.

The hunt begins at 10 a.m. Children in sixth grade and younger are invited to attend, and will be divided into age groups for the hunt.




Hartman to discuss Last Supper on Easter Sunday at New Beginnings

Michael Hartman, who visited Israel in 1994, will discuss the Lord's Last Supper on Easter Sunday, April 20, at 10 a.m. at New Beginnings Church at Big Lake.

Hartman learned about the Lord's Supper during his visit in Israel. He will discuss the layout of the upper room as well as the food eaten by Jesus and his disciples.

The church is located at 6331 N. Ind.-109, Columbia City.

The pastor is Rev. Joe Hostetler.



Northview announces Easter services

Northview Church of Christ announces its Easter services, beginning with a Good Friday service on Friday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m.

The church will have an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at 10 a.m.

On Sunday, April 20, the church will have an Easter sunrise service at 8 a.m., a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and a service at 9:30 a.m.

The church is located at 2900 N. Jefferson St., Huntington.



Union Church sets services

Union Church will hold a Good Friday service on April 18 at the Vine campus, 44 Vine St., Huntington.

Resurrection celebration services will be held on Sunday, April 20, at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at the church at 3688E-400N, Huntington.



Churches announce special services for Holy Week and Easter

Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Many churches will hold special services in celebration of Holy Week and Easter.

Some of those services include:

Andrews United Methodist Church will host a community Good Friday service on April 18 at 6:30 p.m.

On Easter Sunday, April 20, Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and the Easter service is at 10:30 a.m.

Andrews United Methodist is located at the corner of Main and McKeever streets, in Andrews. The pastor is Rev. Stuart Mutzfeld.


Invite area families to Huntington Baptist Church celebration on Saturday, April 19

Area families are invited to a children's Easter celebration and egg hunt at Huntington Baptist Church on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon.

The hunt is open to children through fifth grade and will be held rain or shine. Participants should bring their own Easter basket.

Other activities include games, crafts, puppets, a Bible Easter story and prizes.

The church is located at 2435 Waterworks Rd., Huntington, next to Riverview Middle School.

For more information call 356-6954 or visit www.HuntingtonBaptist.org.




Easter egg hunt planned in Roanoke for Saturday

A community Easter egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at the Roanoke American Legion Post 160.

Children will be divided into age groups for the hunt. The afternoon will include an Easter basket drawing.

The Roanoke American Legion Post is located at 1122 N. Main St., in Roanoke.




Egg hunt petting zoo

Photo by Steve Clark.

Ellie Bales (left) pets a chicken held by Tom Lloyd at a petting zoo provided by Lloyd to the Zanesville Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt and Festival at the club's park in Zanesville on Saturday, April 12.


Markle Easter Egg Hunt

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Children in the 3-year-old group head out to gather up eggs during the Markle Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12, at Markle Park.


Huntington Baptist to hold Easter celebration, hunt

The Huntington Baptist Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to noon rain or shine.

Children aged through grade 5 are encouraged to bring an Easter basket and come prepared for lots of fun.

In addition to the Egg Hunt there will be lots of crafts, puppets, prizes and a Bible Easter story.

Huntington Baptist is located at 2435 Waterworks Rd., next to Riverview Middle School.

Contact the church for more information at 356-6954.