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Easter Happenings

Order your living grass springtime basket delivered by Mr. E. Bunny himself by Monday, April 10, for delivery on April 15. Similar to a singing telegram, two of the students will be dressed as Mr. and Mrs. Bunny and deliver a living grass basket full of goodies. $100 per address and one basket; $50 for each additional basket to the same address.

This is a fundraiser benefiting Education First Tour students, teachers, and adults from Parachute to Basalt who will be traveling to Greece and Italy.

The tour is open to anyone, and there is still space available. Please call (970) 319-0343.

Join the Easter Bunny and bring your 2- to 6-year-old to a free healthy breakfast catered by the Village Smithy Restaurant and sponsored by Coleman Brothers Construction from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Carbondale Town Hall. For more information call 704-4115.

The Carbondale Recreation Department’s annual free Easter Egg Hunt for ages 1-8 will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at Sopris Park. Children are eligible to enter the drawing for fun prizes on the day of the hunt. Each child needs to bring a basket for collecting eggs. In case of extremely bad weather, the hunt will take place the following day at 1 p.m. Please be prompt! The hunt only lasts a few minutes.

At 12:30 p.m. Saturday, the Underwater Easter egg hunt begins at the Glenwood Springs Community Center swimming pool. The first round begins at 12:30 for ages 0-3; 1 p.m. for ages 4-6; and 1:30 p.m. for ages 7-10. To register, call 384-6301.

Spring is in the air and eggs will be popping up all over the Hot Springs Pool for the first Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15. Children 4-8 years old will be on the hunt for colorful plastic eggs containing Hot Springs Pool passes, mini golf certificates, slide tickets, and lots of candy. The prize golden egg contains a Family Annual Pass.

The west gate opens at 8:30 a.m. and the search begins at 9 a.m. This event is open to the public, and participation is free.

Mountain View Church

Mountain View Church will continue its normal schedule for Easter Sunday morning: 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. worship services, with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m. The Worship Choir will present a resurrection musical titled “The Day He Wore My Crown” at both worship services. Child care is provided for infants through age 3 for both services and Sunday School, as well as a special Easter Service for children age 4 through fifth grade during the 10:45 service. For additional information, please call 945-8328. Mountain View is located 1.5 miles south of Glenwood Springs just off Highway 82 next to Buffalo Valley Restaurant.

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Holy Week schedule: 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday (April 13), Agape meal, all-night vigil; noon and 7 p.m. Good Friday (April 14); 7 p.m. Great Vigil of Easter, Saturday, April 15 with a party following.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

and Preschool

Join us for Holy Week Celebrations! View “The Passion of the Christ” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12; Maundy Thursday Services 7 p.m. April 13; Good Friday Services 7 p.m. April 14; and Easter Morning Celebrations, 9 a.m. April 16 with a Easter potluck brunch and egg hunt immediately following ” all are invited!

Christ Community Church

Christ Community Church Easter Services at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, April 16. Located at 20351 Highway 82, Basalt. For more information, please call 927-3889.

Easter Egg Hunt at Christ Community Church at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, for all children ages 1-10.

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