Special events make for an eggs-citing Easter

Hop to it his weekend to get in the Easter spirit.

Easter is coming up on Sunday, and leading up to the holiday, area churches, communities and businesses have planned unique events. So find your way to one of these for an egg-cellent family activity.

Photos with the Easter Bunny, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through Saturday, Greenwood Park Mall, near Von Maur, 1251 US 31 North, Greenwood. Reservations strongly encouraged at whereisbunny.com/mall/1372.

Bunny Brunch and Lunch, 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, The Sycamore at Mallow Run, 7070 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; enjoy a tasty buffet, three fun crafts for kids, an egg hunt in the Sycamore vineyard and throughout the grounds, plus a visit from the Bunny. Tickets are $40 for guests 13 and over, and $30 for kids 3-12. Kids 2 and under free. Make reservations at mallowrun.com/bunny-brunch.

Easter egg hunt, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Calvary Tabernacle-Greenwood campus, 99 W. Broadway St.; hunt for Easter eggs and win prizes. The event is free but registration is requested at calvarytabindy.churchcenter.com/home

Bargersville Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Maple Grove Elementary School, 3623 W. Whiteland Road, Bargersville; this free event is open to children 12 and under. No tickets or registration needed. The egg hunt starts promptly at 11 a.m., with 12 lucky winners getting gold-ticket prizes. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance. Bring your own basket or bag for eggs.

Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Tabernacle Church, 6177 N. CR 75 W., New Whiteland; hunt is planned for children ages 2 to 11.

Hickory Stick Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.-noon, Saturday, The Haven at Hickory Stick, 4422 Hickory Stick Blvd., Greenwood; hunt for colorful eggs hidden throughout Hickory Stick’s beautiful grounds. Prizes and giveaways await the lucky hunters who find the special eggs. After the egg hunt, stick around and enjoy a delicious meal with the whole family. Kids can eat for just $1 with the purchase of an adult entree.

Easter egg hunt, noon April 8, Mt. Pleasant Christian Fellowship, 2425 S. Emerson Ave, Greenwood; for kids up to age 12, with four staggered egg hunts for parents to enjoy each age group of their kids. After the hunts, there will be 100 Easter baskets to raffle off, free hot dogs and chips, face painting, a craft, and more.

Easter egg hunt and bake sale, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Franklin American Legion, 1200 Park Ave.; join the American Legion Auxiliary Post 205 for a fun egg hunt, and pick up some fresh baked goodies for your Easter dinner.

Easter at the Firehouse, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, New Whiteland Fire Department, 500 Sweetbriar Ave.; the Easter Bunny will be hopping around and eager for parents to take pictures of him with their kids. There will be an egg coloring contest, plastic eggs for each child with candy (while they last), and other fun activities available. This event will be rain or shine.

Greenwood Christian Church Easter egg hunt, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Greenwood Christian Church, 2045 Averitt Road; take part in an Easter egg hunt, crafts, snacks and story time. There will be a sensory hour from 1-2 p.m. (registration required for sensory hour). In case of inclement weather, the activities will happen indoors.

Easter egg hunt, 11:15 a.m.-noon Sunday, Impact Christian Church, 2800 N. Graham Road, Franklin; kids ages 2 to 14 can enjoy an Easter egg hunt following services at the church.

Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m.-noon April 6, Our Lady of Greenwood School, 399 S. Meridian St.; take part in an egg hunt for kids 4 and younger and kids 5 and older. The hunt is free with donation of a canned or boxed food item for the OLG Food Pantry.

Prince’s Lakes Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. April 13, Town Hall Park, 14 E. Lakeview Dr., Nineveh; kids are invited to this free hunt, where they can enjoy free fire and police vehicle tours, and get their photo taken with the Easter bunny. Kona Ice will be there to serve treats and new this year Enedina’s Taco Truck.The egg hunt starts at 11 a.m., with children divided into age groups.