Children’s Easter Egg hunts planned in Bainbridge, Cairo, Donalsonville, Pelham

Seminole_State_Park_Easter_Egg_HuntThere are two Easter Egg hunts planned in Bainbridge on Saturday, April 4.

The City of Bainbridge will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Earle May Boat Basin on April 4. There will be several egg hunts for different age groups, with the first starting at 11 a.m. Children must be 10 or under to participate. There will be three age groups and three prize eggs per group. Each child will also be given a ticket to win additional prizes.

The Bainbridge Housing Authority will host its Easter Egg hunt on Saturday, April 4, from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. The hunt will be held outside Building 7 at the Hutto-McIver apartments on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Bainbridge.

Please let us know about any Easter Egg hunts or other events going on in your community by emailing or calling Flint Media at (229) 246-7776.


The 2nd Annual Community Outreach Easter Jam will be held Sunday, April 5 at Holder Park in Cairo, GA. The event will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with the children’s Easter Egg hunt to take place at 5 p.m. The event’s organizer, Booker Gainor, said there will be free food and drinks, and a bounce house and other activities for kids.

A children’s Easter Egg hunt will be held at Seminole State Park on Saturday, April 4 at 10 a.m. Interested participants are asked to meet at Shelter # 2. Seminole State Park is located at 7870 State Park Rd, Donalsonville, GA 39845. State Park Drive is located off Georgia Highway 253 South in Seminole County.

The Great Pelham Easter Egg Hunt will be held Saturday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. in Freedom Park in Pelham. There will be family fun , cup cakes, ice cream and an appearance by Peter Cottontail.

Thomas County
Boston Spring Fling Saturday
Boston is decked out for Spring and the 25th annual Boston Spring Fling and Auction Saturday in downtown Boston.

Hosted by the Boston Community Club, the annual event, always the Saturday before Easter, has become a favorite Spring event as families gather for Easter.

The day begins at 9 a.m., with arts/crafts vendors set up on Main Street. There is no fee to participate, but applications are required and can be found online at Click on events, and follow prompts. Betty Hoskins at 229-224-8660, is coordinating vendors and welcomes inquiries. There will be many green plants, handmade and homemade items, as well as collectibles and specialties.

At 10 a.m., the popular Easter Bonnet Contest begins in Watt Park. Open to children of all ages, bonnets are judged on originality. There is no fee to enter, and awards are given. Nancy Hoffman, who is in charge of the event, can be reached at 229-498-1228.

The Easter Parade, which begins at 10:30 a.m., promises to be one of the best yet. There is no fee to enter. Applications can be found at, or call Danny Groover at 229-498-4065.

Everyone is encouraged to enter — decorate your golf cart, your bicycle, your pickup truck, your classic car, your horse or just don a colorful outfit and join the fun.

The auction begins at 11 a.m. in Watt Park. Register to receive a bid number for $1, and get prepared for a lot of competitive fun as auctioneer Tony Young takes bids on items ranging from vacations to yard and garden items to a day’s hunt at a local plantation, a day of fishing in a pond on a local plantation, a restored 1930 fire truck and gift certificates from participating restaurants and shops.

Christie Thomas, who is coordinating the event, can be contacted with donations, questions or concerns at 229-403-7175.

At 1 p.m., there will be an Easter Egg Hunt available to children under 12 in the parking lot at Commercial Bank. Richard Reynolds, coordinates the event, encourages everyone to bring their children. There is no charge, and baskets will be provided. Contact Reynolds at 229-221-3209.

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