Columbus Ohio Easter 2016

 

Columbus Ohio 2016 Easter Events

mbus Ohio Easter 2016

Used Car Easter Sale

 

Easter is also called Pasch [nb 2][1][2  or Resurrection Sunday,[3][4].

The week before Easter is called Holy Week, and it contains the days of the Easter Triduum, including Maundy Thursday, commemorating the Maundy and Last Supper,[7][8] as well as Good Friday, commemorating thecrucifixion and death of Jesus.[9]

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2016 Easter Events

 

2016 Easter Events Other Locations

Bexley

Bexley Easter Egg Hunt, noon April 4, at Jeffrey Park and Mansion, 165 N. Parkview Ave. Organized by the Bexley Celebrations Association, the Bexley Easter Egg Hunt is an annual tradition for which participants should arrive early.

Reformation Lutheran Church, Easter egg hunt for children ages 0-12, rain or shine, 1 p.m. April 4, at 1355 S. Hamilton Road. Participants should arrive early. No dogs except service dogs, please. For more information, call 614-235-4995.

 

Canal Winchester

Canal Winchester is inviting families to hop down to the historic district for a community Easter egg hunt in Stradley Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4. The park is located next to the Municipal Building at 36 S. High St. The free Easter egg hunt will feature more than 1,000 decorated, hard-boiled eggs with special prize eggs in each age category. The age groups are 4 and younger; 5-8 years old; and 9-12 years old. More information is available by calling 614-837-8276.

Madison Township Fire Department, International Association of Fire Fighters Local 2507 will once again sponsor the township’s Easter egg hunt, which is free and open to area children, starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 4, at Brobst Park. Brobst Park is located at 5355 Winchester Pike.

 

Clintonville

Northern Kiwanis Club of Columbus will host its annual Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. Saturday, April 4, at Whetstone Park. The event is for children ages 10 and younger. Eggs will be filled with either candy or coupons for prizes. Parents are advised to arrive early, as the hunt begins at 10 a.m. sharp and the eggs go quickly. A separate “flashlight egg hunt” for children ages 11-14 will be held at 8 p.m. April 4 at the park.

University Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt at the Tuttle Community Center, 240 W Oakland Ave., Columbus. Hunt starts at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 4.

 

Delaware

The Annual City of Delaware Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. at Veterans Park (by the Delaware YMCA). 10,000 eggs will be spread out among 4 ages groups (ages 2-9). Bring your basket. After the event, the Easter Bunny will be available for high quality (free) photos inside the YMCA. There will also be free donuts from Buehler’s. New this year is a Family Kite Flying time right after the hunt. Bring your own kite or purchase one on site. We will be trying out a new game we invented called Kite-A-Pult.

 

Granville

Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m., front lawn of the Bryn Du Mansion, Jones Road, Granville. Begins Promptly at 11 a.m. Get here early! Free and open to the public. All ages.

 

Grandview

Grandview Recreation Department and MembersFirst, Easter Egg Hunt for children in Grandview and Marble Cliff, 10 a.m. April 4 at Wyman Woods Park, 1520 Goodale Blvd. Children will meet the Easter Bunny as they search for hidden treasures in age groups of 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10.

Easter Egg Hunt for Kids with Special Needs, Saturday April 4, 2015 at 1 p.m. Wyman Woods Park on Goodale Blvd., Grandview Heights, 43212. Sponsored by: Kiwanis Club of Northwest Columbus. For more information, contact club secretary Joe Sonderman, 614-294-8402 or by email: exdoc69@gmail.com.

 

Grove City

Community Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Amazing Grace Christian Church, 2255 Quail Creek Blvd, Grove City. Egg Hunt for children 6th grade and younger. Egg Hunt begins at noon, come early to register and for awesome games, inflatables, and prizes! Call (614) 875-4470.

Victorious Living Christian Center, 2735 Columbus St., will host its Easter Eggstravaganzafrom 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4. There will be prizes for children, and candy for everyone.

 

Hilliard

Fourth Annual Egg-Splosion, 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Cross Creek Park, 3342 Hilliard-Rome Road, Hilliard. Join us for our fourth annual Easter EGG-splosion. Everyone is invited. This is our chance to show the children of Hilliard and Columbus that Guide Church cares for them. PLUS, we will have food, shaved ice, pictures with the Easter Bunny and prizes! Registration begins at 1 p.m. Call (614) 385-1535.

Johnstown

MEGA Easter egg hunt at the Johnstown-Monroe High School football field, Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m. Sponsored by Destination Church.

Easter Egg hunt, Saturday, April 4, Noon. Hunt is for ages one to nine at the A.L. Post 254 & Aux. Unit 254, 180 W. Maple St., Johnstown. (Registration starts at 11:30 AM) Am. Legion. Complex (old Rec. center) www.alpost254.org.

 

Northland

Skate with the Easter Bunny, Skate Zone 71, 4900 Evanswood Dr, Columbus, on Sunday, April 5 from 2-7 p.m. Easter egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny and more.  Admission: $8, skate rental: $4 and rollerblade rental: $5. For more information, visit unitedskates.com.

 

Northwest Side (Columbus)

“Eggstravaganza” is coming to Northwest United Methodist Church, 5200 Riverside Drive, on Saturday, April 4. This free community event will begin at 9 a.m. with breakfast in the church’s Ministry Center and include pictures with the Easter Bunny, a visit from the Turtle Lady, games and crafts. The egg hunt will close out the program, around 10:45 a.m. For more information visitnwumc.com.

Meadow Park Church is hosting an Easter Eggstravaganza at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at its Bethel Campus, 2425 Bethel Road. There will be games, food, face painting and an egg hunt open to children ages 12 years and younger. Admission is free. Guests are invited to stay for a worship gathering at 6 p.m. at the church. For more information, go to meadowpark.org or the church’s Facebook pages: facebook.com/MeadowParkBethel andfacebook.com/MeadowParkPowell.

 

Powell

Lewis Center United Methodist Church Easter Bash, 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. April 4, on the grounds of the church at 1081 Lewis Center Road. Easter egg hunt, carnival games, crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny, prizes and more. Contact secretary@lewiscenterumc.org for more information.

Community Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Olentangy Orange High School’s Pioneer football stadium. The hunt is hosted by the Adventure Church, in partnership with the Lewis Center Business Association. This year’s hunt will be bigger and better than last year, with over 10,000 eggs, inflatables, games, prizes and concessions. The event is free and open to the public.

Easter Egg Hunt at Magic Mountain, 8350 Lyra Drive, Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. – noon. Unlimited go karts, laser tag, and mini-golf, enjoy the egg hunt and raffle at noon. Visit the Easter Bunny & enjoy kid friendly games. Egg hunt: A $4 Per child donation will benefit The Pleasure Guild of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. You can purchase tickets online or at the event. Bring your own basket.

Eggs, Paws and Claws, at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, April 4-5, during regular zoo hours. Enjoy Aqua Bunny as he takes to swimming in the Discovery Reef tank and gives the fishes some treats, take Photos with the Bunny in the Activity Pavilion (or bring your camera), there will also be a character ambassador roaming around various times, enjoy ‘DJ Busta Bunny’ spinning some tunes to name some of the extras happening at the zoo! Cost is with admission or membership: Parking is $8 per car, under 2 free, Ages 2-9 $9.99, Ages 10-59 $14.99, Ages 60+ $10.99.

 

Reynoldsburg

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Saturday April 4 9:00-11:00am Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive Fee: $20.00 per family of 4, $2.00 for each additional family member Breakfast, picture with the Easter Bunny and crafts. You must be pre-registered to attend the Breakfast.

Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 4 at 11:30am Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive Children 10 and under Easter Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 11:30am in the park

 

Upper Arlington

Upper Arlington Easter Candy Hunt, 10 a.m. April 4 at Thompson Park, 4250 Mountview Road. Children ages 9 years and under are invited to hunt, with a separate search area for children with special needs. Families are advised to arrive early to allow time for parking and finding the appropriate age-group search areas, located in the fields surrounding the North Shelter. In the event of bad weather or poor field conditions, candy will be passed out in a drive-through in the parking lot. For more information, go to uaoh.net or call 614-583-5300.

 

Westerville

Flashlight Glow in the Dark Adult Egg Hunt, Friday, April 3 at 8 p.m. Remember when you were a kid and hunted for eggs? Well now you can again when you join us for a fun evening of Flashlight Egg Hunt as we search for eggs to claim candy and prizes with no kids allowed! Adult ages 18 and up.Hunt starts at the Heritage Park Antrim Shelter, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. $5 per person.

Spring Road Church of Christ – Easter egg hunts for children. Saturday, April 4. Crafts and activities start at 3 p.m.; Toddler hunt starts at 3:30 p.m., and school age hunt starts at 3:45 p.m. The Easter bunny will make an appearance, free admission, children’s crafts, children’s music and storytelling. Baskets are provided. The church is located at 74 South Spring Road, Westerville. Call 614-882-1900.

Westerville Parks Foundation Bunny Hop 5K, Kids Dash and Eggs-stravaganza. Saturday, April 4, Alum Creek North Park, Westerville. The 5K starts at 8 a.m. and the kids dash kicks off at 9 a.m. Adults can run or walk their 3.1 miles and the kids run will be an 100 yard dash. $30 for adults in advance ($35 day of race), $10 for kids dash. Proceeds benefit the Westerville Parks Foundation Scholarship Program. All adult participants will receive a tech t-shirt, a die-case finishers medal, give-aways, coupons, food and drink, and top five male and top five female winners will receive gift cards to Fleet Feet. Kids will receive a cotton t-shirt. The annual city Easter Egg hunt will happen after the races at Highlands Park Baseball Fields @10 a.m.www.westerville.org.

Westerville Community Center’s Underwater Egg Hunt, Thursday, April 2, 6 – 8 p.m. Fun for ages 4-11, time slots are based on age (6pm for ages 4-6 with parent’s help; 6:30pm for age 5; 6:50 pm for age 6; 7:10pm for ages 7-8 and 7:30pm for ages 9-11). $1 per child. Bring your child(ren) in swimsuit and have them ready for a splashing great time! Colored eggs will be floating and sinking to the bottom of the pool for kids to collect and can be exchanged for candy and toys. There will also be carnival games before the hunt. Grab your swimsuit and get ready for a “splashing” good time during this unique egg hunt. Colored eggs will float and sink to the bottom of the Community Center leisure pool. Collected eggs can be exchanged for candy and toys! Enjoy carnival games before the hunt. The hunt will be divided into age groups. We ask that parents do not help their children during the hunt.

Columbus (Community-wide)

7th Annual All Star Saturday, Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., 2303 North Cassady Ave., Columbus (Bruce Howard Recreation Center). The Metropolitan Youth Foundation of Central Ohio All Star Saturday featuring Columbus’ largest Easter Egg Hunt and All Star Basketball. Free Food & Drinks. Parking available across the street at Cassady Elementary. Parking attendants will direct you to your spot. Be at the Gymnasium by 9:30 a.m. so the children can be placed in their age group.For children Age 12 and Under.