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Sky's the limit at egg hunt; More events this week

  • Friday, April 6, 2012

A helicopter was used to help the Easter Bunny deliver eggs during the annual egg hunt at Earls Pentecostal Holiness Church on Saturday.
More than 300 people were on hand as more than 2,400 plastic eggs were dropped from a chopper owned and piloted by Ervin Lambert, with help from Ervin Wendell Lambert and Tray Lambert.
It took the children only about 15 minutes to retrieve all the eggs after they were dropped.
There are more Easter events this week. They include:
• Merchants on Front Street will sponsor an Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Organizer Katie Maleckar said the hunt will be held at Rainey Park at the intersection of Front and King streets.
Maleckar said Wal-Mart has donated more than 2,200 eggs that will be filled with candy.
The younger kids will pick up eggs in the park while the older age group will hunt in the lawn around the Kaminski House.
The Easter Bunny will also be on hand to take pictures with the children.
Maleckar said the hunt is for kids age 12 and younger .
• The Hammock Shops in Pawleys Island will hosts its annual Easter egg hunt beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday.  
The event will include light refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny.
• Arnett A.M.E. Church is sponsoring an Easter egg hunt at 1 p. m. on the church's ground. Frannie the clown will be performing her magic. There will be prizes, egg coloring, snacks and other activities.
Ages: 6-18 and 70+ no charge.
• There will be a community Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Woodmen of the World Lodge at 1117, 7 S. County Line Rd., Andrews.  Free photo with the Easter Bunny for ages up to 12.
•  Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 1414 Winyah St., Georgetown, will present “Let God Arise Opus 35,” a cantata for Easter at 7 p.m. Friday.

By Scott Harper
sharper@gtowntimes.com

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