Easter week activities
City of Orange Egg Hunt Friday
Gates will open at 9 a.m., Friday, for the 13th Annual City of Orange Easter Egg Hunt at the Simmons Drive Boat Ramp for kids up to 8 years old.
Other activities will include a moon walk, super slide, pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting by the LC-M Leo Club, balloons, fire trucks, refreshments and more.
For more details, call Joe Will, Parks Manager, at 883-1083.
First Baptist Church of Orangefield on Farm Road 105 will host an Easter egg hunt for ages infant through 12 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Other games and food will be featured, and the Southern Gospel group Footprints of Baytown will perform. For more information, call 735-3113.
Spend Easter weekend at First Assembly
First Assembly of God in Bridge City has many Easter weekend events planned for the entire family.
At 7 p.m., Friday, the church will be celebrating “Passion Night” by a special Easter communion service.
The church will be hosting “Bridge City’s Most EGGciting Easter Egg Hunt” 2-4 p.m., Saturday with over 10,000 candy filled eggs hidden. There will also be games, prizes, face painting, moonwalk, super slide obstacle course, and more. This promises to be lots of fun for kids ages 12 and under.
Easter Sunday celebration service begins at 10:45 a.m., followed by a special Easter outdoor balloon release. The public is invited to be a part of Easter weekend at First Assembly of God.
The church is located at 201 Roberts Ave. (turn at Subway) in Bridge City. For more information visit www.bcfirstag.com or call 735-4810.
New Anointing Easter celebration
New Anointing Church, 10681 N. Texas 87, will have a Easter Celebration for kids on Saturday, April 3, from 1-3 p.m. for children 2 to 9. Children should bring their own Easter baskets for the event, to feature an egg hunt, crafts and games. For more information, call 746-9515.
First Baptist Church of Orange, along with the Preschool/Children’s Ministry Team will host its annual Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. April 3 on church property about three miles north of Interstate 10 on Martin Luther King Drive. The event is planned for all children of the Orange community – toddler through sixth grade. In addition to the hunt, activities include face-painting, bounce houses, crafts, snack time and entertainment time. Children might find special eggs during the hunt that will include prizes. Also, attendance prizes will be awarded, such as a DVD player, a Nintendo DS Lite and Toys R Us gift cards. Event co-coordinators are Chris and Christi Kovatch. For more information, go to the church’s newly updated Web site, www.fbco.org, or call the church office during daytime hours, 886-7461.
Trinity/St. Mark Lutheran
Trinity and St. Mark Lutheran Churches will host a community wide Easter egg hunt from noon -2 p.m. on April 3. The hunt is for all ages; children, teens and adults.
The churches will offer lunch at noon; crafts, stories and games start at 12:30 p.m.; the egg hunt begins at 1:30 followed by a Golden Egg Race.
Festivities will be on Trinity Church grounds, 1819 16th St. in Orange. Trinity will offer Good Friday worship at noon April 2 and Easter services at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday.
McDonald Memorial Baptist
McDonald Memorial Baptist Church will have an Easter egg hunt and free picnic beginning at 11 a.m. April 3 in Alford-Seale Park next to West Orange City Hall on Western Avenue. Children are reminded to bring baskets or bags. The free lunch will follow the egg hunt. Bring your lawn chairs. For more information, call the church office at 883-3974.
“Eggstravaganza” at Liberty Baptist
Liberty Baptist Church will hold the annual Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 3 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This will take place in the covered pavilion at the Bridge City/Orangefield Community Center located at 105 Parkside Drive, Bridge City.
This will be a great day of fun for the entire family including an age appropriate egg scramble, games, moonwalk, delicious food and prizes.
The public is invited.
The Eggstravaganza is sponsored by Liberty Baptist Church which is located at 2717 W. Roundbunch in Bridge City.
For information, contact the church office at 409-735-8721.
McDonald Easter program
A special Easter music program will be presented at McDonald Memorial Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 4. “I Know My Redeemer Lives” will be performed by the sanctuary choir, under the direction of Pam Nugent, minister of music. A nursery will be provided. The church is on the corner of South and Broad streets, across the bridge from Orange Lions City Park. For more information, call the church at 883-3974.
LC Baptist Tennebrea Service
Little Cypress Baptist Church, 3274 Little Cypress Drive, will host a Tennebrea Service on April 2 at 6:30 p.m. Some scenes will be very intense and a nursery will be provided for small children. The public is invited.