Hannibal Kiwanis Easter egg hunt March 30 on HLGU campus

Posted: Mar. 23, 2013 2:42 am Updated: Mar. 30, 2013 10:15 pm

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis Club's 26th annual Easter egg hunt will be March 30 on the campus of the Hannibal-LaGrange University near the Mabee Sports Complex along Mo. 168.

The event will start at 9 a.m. with the giving away of numerous prizes donated by Hannibal area merchants and industries. Each child will receive one free ticket for this giveaway. Additional tickets may be purchased for a $1 donation. Doors to the Mabee Sports Complex will open at 8:30 a.m.

The free Easter egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. with more than 8,000 plastic eggs for the children to hunt. The children will be divided into three age groups: Toddlers to age 3, ages 4-6 and ages 7-9. Children must be able to walk or run on their own.

Goodie bags are given to each participating child. The Easter Bunny will greet the children and allow children to have their picture taken with him.

The Easter egg hunt is a community service project of the Early Bird Kiwanis Club. Donations may be sent to Hannibal Early Bird Kiwanis, P.O. Box 1233, Hannibal, MO, 63401-1233. All proceeds will be used to buy additional prizes for the children in attendance.

For more information call Kevin White at (573) 822-6266, Brandon Rollins at (573) 822-5442 or Larry B. Craig at (573) 248-8800.