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March 29, 2013

Area egg hunts set for Saturday

DUNCAN — Five area Easter egg hunts are planned for Saturday.

The first egg hunt is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Simmons Center. This is the Simmons Center’s annual egg hunt. The age categories include walkers to age 3, ages 4 to 7 years old, and ages 8 to 109 years old. For information, call Lori Belcher at 580-252-2900, ext. 227.

From there, egg hunters can make their way to Redbud Park in Marlow for the Marlow Chamber of Commerce annual egg hunt. For this egg hunt, the Marlow Fire Department will sound the starting signal at 11 a.m. Parents and little hunters should be in place by 10:45 a.m.

The age groups for the Marlow Chamber egg hunt include newborns to 1-year-olds who will hunt inside The Hideout, ages 2 to 3 years who will line up to the south of The Hideout, ages 4 to 5 years who will line up to the north of the North Pavilion, ages 6 to 8 years who will hunt eggs south of the North Pavilion, and ages 9 to 12 years who will linup by the middle stage footbridge.

For information, call the Chamber at 658-2212.

The third egg hunt of the day will be at and hosted by the Moose Lodge. This hunt is slated to start at 1 p.m. The age divisions include newborns to 3 years old, 4 to 7 years old, and 8 to 12 years old. For information, call the Moose Lodge at 255-1001.

Faith Church is also hosting an egg hunt. The day begins at 11 a.m. at 1209 S. 10th Street in Duncan. There will be inflatables, free hot dogs, pictures with the Easter bunny. The actual hunt will be at 1 p.m. for ages 0-4, 5-7, and 8 and up. For information, see

The final egg hunt of the day will be the First Baptist Church Community Easter Egg Hunt. For this egg hunt, children will be searching for egg at 3 p.m. in Fuqua Park. The age groups include newborns to 3 years old, 4 to 7 years old, and 8 to 12 years old.

In addition to the egg hunt, the First Baptist event will include extreme inflatables, face painting, cookies, and prize drawings. For information, call Susan Mitchell at 252-5885.

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