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Easter events happening this weekend

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(WTVM) – While Easter is only two days away, there are several events happening this weekend to celebrate Easter and Good Friday.

Good Friday is a day that Christians celebrate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and this is also the time of year where kids have fun Easter egg hunting!

Here is a list of events happening this weekend:

  • Good Friday service at Crosspointe Church located at 6301 Airport Thruway on Friday April 3 at 6:30
  • Good Friday service at Cascade Hills located at 727 54th St. on Friday April 3 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Easter egg hunt at Gentian Baptist Church located at 3853 Gentian Boulevard on Saturday April 4 at 10 a.m.
  • City-wide Easter egg hunt at 400 4th Commons on Saturday April 4 at noon
  • Community Easter egg hunt and cookie decorating at Living Grace UMC located at 3969 Edgewood Cir. at 2 p.m.
  • Easter egg hunt at Callaway Gardens at Robin Lake Beach on Saturday April 4 at noon
  • Easter egg hunt at Kiesel Park located at 520 Chadwick Ln. in Auburn, AL on Saturday April 5 at 10 a.m.
  • Easter on the Square located in downtown Opelika, AL at 10 a.m.
  • Easter Fest at Solid Rock located at 6959 Warm Springs Rd. on Saturday April 5 at 1 p.m.
If you have any cute Easter pictures please send them to pix@wtvm.com. News Leader 9 wishes you all a Happy Easter!

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