Area children took a mad dash on Sunday to collect eggs during the Junior Optimist Egg Hunt in Glandorf. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline)
Area children took a mad dash on Sunday to collect eggs during the Junior Optimist Egg Hunt in Glandorf. (Putnam Sentinel/Nancy Kline)
PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County Junior Optimist Club hosted an Easter Egg hunt last Sunday, April 13, at the Glandorf Park. 
Several locations will host Easter egg hunts this weekend.

Once more, New Creation Lutheran Church, Ottawa, will play host to the “Community Easter Egg Hunt” for children, ages two to seventeen, on Saturday, April 19, beginning at 10 AM at the 8127 East Main Street location.  There will be prizes for all and special drawing giveaways of a number of new bicycles for the kids and some Easter Baskets for adults.

In keeping with the New Creation purpose of “Bringing Christ to Broken People and a Broken World,” all Community Easter Egg Hunt guests are asked to bring canned food items that will be collected and delivered to the Ottawa Food Pantry for eventual distribution to needy families and individuals within our communities.

The morning’s faith, fun, and festivities will include Easter egg hunts based on age groups, optional photo gifts in front of the “Empty Tomb,” special Easter video messages for both kids and adults, and the giving away of the raffle prizes of bikes and Easter Baskets.  New Creation is located on the eastern edge of Ottawa on State Route 224.  Easter Sunday worship includes an outdoor “SONrise” worship at 6:45 AM, an 8:45 and 11:15 AM Celebration Easter Worship, with an Easter Breakfast between services at 10:15 AM.  Any and all are invited.

 

In keeping with the New Creation purpose of “Bringing Christ to Broken People and a Broken World,” all Community Easter Egg Hunt guests are asked to bring canned food items that will be collected and delivered to the Ottawa Food Pantry for eventual distribution to needy families and individuals within our communities.

The morning’s faith, fun, and festivities will include Easter egg hunts based on age groups, optional photo gifts in front of the “Empty Tomb,” special Easter video messages for both kids and adults, and the giving away of the raffle prizes of bikes and Easter Baskets.  New Creation is located on the eastern edge of Ottawa on State Route 224.  Easter Sunday worship includes an outdoor “SONrise” worship at 6:45 AM, an 8:45 and 11:15 AM Celebration Easter Worship, with an Easter Breakfast between services at 10:15 AM.  Any and all are invited.

Christ United Methodist Church, 311 S. Main St. Continental will host their annual Easter egg hunt and lunch on Saturday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Children of all ages are invited along with their family for this fun event. Bring your baskets to fill with surprises, give-aways and colorful eggs. Children will be divided into various age groups with the lunch following. The event will be held rain or shine. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

A community Easter egg hunt will be held in Leipsic on Saturday, April 19, at the Buckeye Park. It will begin at 1 p.m. Hosting the hunt are the VFW, The Meadows and the United Methodist Church.

The Pandora Mother’s Club will again sponsor their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren of residents, children and grandchildren of employees and Child Care children are welcome to attend.

Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio (MHCO) and Jerry Lewis’ McDonald’s will host their annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. sharp, Saturday, April 12, at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton. The Easter egg hunt will take place come rain or shine. There is no rain date. Children ages 8 and under are invited to come, hunt for hidden eggs, register for prizes, gift baskets and have their parents take their pictures with the Easter Bunny. Doughnuts are donated by Community Markets and hot beverages will be provided by MHCO. In addition, a bake sale will also take place at Mennonite Memorial Home from 9 to 12 p.m. The Service Group, a volunteer group at MHCO for over 60 years, will host the bake sale, which will include homemade items like cakes, cookies, pies, breads and cinnamon rolls. Proceeds from the bake sale will benefit the efforts of The Service Group.