Easter Brunch, Events and Egg Hunts

Easter in Houston typically means gorgeous weather, Sunday dresses and egg hunts. Several churches, restaurants and community centers in the Houston area will celebrate the holiday with outdoor egg hunts, Sunday brunches and sporting events. This year, Easter will fall on Sunday, April 8.

Where: Friendship Community Bible Church
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 @ 8 a.m.
What: 5K Walk/Run benefitting ministries for children of the FCBC community.

Registration is $20 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under and $1 for children under 1-year-old.The deadline to register is April 18.

Where: Sur la Table
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What: The Easter Cupcake Workshop will give participants a hands-on opportunity to create delectable cupcakes from scratch. Decorating techniques will be taught as well. Registration is $69 per participant.
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Where: Old Town Spring
When: Saturday, March 31, 2012
What: Easter celebration including an Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt and prizes for the little ones. Egg hunt is divided into 3 age groups ranging from 0 to 12 years old.
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Where: St. Thomas Episcopal Church and School
When: Sunday, April 1, 2012 following the 10:30 Palm Sunday service
What: 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 10 and under. Children should bring baskets for egg gathering.
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Where: Sugar Creek Baptist Church
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012
What: Community Easter egg hunt story time, children's activities and live music.

Over 5,000 are expected to attend.

Where: The Orange Show Monument
When: Saturday, March 31, 2012
What: Easter Orange Hunt where participants can search for hidden eggs, treats and oranges. This year there will be a ceremonial blessing by Danza Azteca Teokallide Houston.

Where: The Way Church, Montgomery County
When: Sunday, April 8, 2012
What: Easter egg drop featuring a helicopter that will release over 7,000 eggs, some of which will contain ipods and digital cameras.

Egg drop begins at 11 a.m.
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Where: Bear Creek Park
When: Friday, April 6, 2012 and Saturday, April 7, 2012
What: 19th Annual Houston Easter Invitational, a soccer tournament open to teams ages 8 years to 18 years. Deadline for registration is March 27, 2012.
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Where: Various Houston nursing homes
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012
What: Volunteer Houston will arrange for volunteer teams to visit and deliver Easter cards to nursing home residents. Volunteers will be divided into teams which will meet at various locations at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Church Without Walls
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012
What: Easter EGGstravaganza, a carnival-type celebration for children of all ages.
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