Easter Events in Gwinnett — 2014

Friday, April 11

Bethesda Senior Center — Bunnies, Baskets, Bonnets and Bingo

Bethesda Park Senior Center invites seniors to hop on over to Bethesda Park in Lawrenceville at 1 p.m. April 11 and “bring out the kid in you.” Bring a basket for this egg-straordinary egg hunt, play jelly bean bingo, enjoy light refreshments and wear your decorated bonnet or hat to be judged for prizes. The cost is $6 per person, and you must register by calling 678-277-0179.

Centerville Community Center Easter Extravaganza

The Centerville Community Center is hosting an Easter Extravaganza from 10 a.m to noon Friday, April 11. There will be inflatable equipment, face painting, and an egg hunt. The egg hunts begin with 3 years and younger at 10:30 a.m., 4 to 6 year olds at 11:20 a.m., and 7 to 10 year olds at noon. Snacks will be available for a fee. The Centerville Community Center is located at 3025 Bethany Church Road in Snellville. For more information, visit centervillecommunitycenter.com or call 770-985-4713.

Easter Bunny Photo Experience at Sugarloaf Mills

The Bunny Photo Experience at Sugarloaf Mills will run now through April 19 in the AMC Theatres Court. Visits with the Easter bunny will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, visit ShopSugarloafMills.com.

Saturday, April 12

Grayson Community Easter Egg Hunt

First Baptist Church of Grayson will host a free Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. April 12 at the Grayson Community Park. For more information, visit fbcgrayson.org or cityofgrayson.org.

Duluth’s 21st annual Easter Egg Hunt

The city of Duluth Parks and Recreation is hosting its 21st annual Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. April 12 at Rogers Bridge Park in Duluth. The hunt will be divided into two age groups, ages 1 to 4 years old and ages 5 years and older. The event will also include prizes, music, goodies, games and a special visit from Peter Cottontail. Participants should bring their own Easter baskets to gather eggs. For more information, visit duluthga.net.

Underwater Egg Hunt and Bunny Bonanza at Bogan Park

Kids have the chance to search for Easter eggs underwater at the Bogan Park Aquatic Center in Buford on April 12. The egg hunt will begin at 9 a.m. at the aquatic center, then kids will dry off and head to the community recreation center where there will be pictures with the Easter bunny, snacks and crafts. The cost is $15, and space is limited. For more information, visit gwinnettparks.com or call 678-277-0850.

Lilburn City Park Easter Egg Hunt

The City of Lilburn is partnering with the Downtown Development Authority once again for an annual Easter egg hunt in Lilburn City Park. The event begins at 10 a.m. April 12 and the hunt will begin at 11 a.m. at the City Park, 76 Main St. in Lilburn. Parent are not allowed on the field, except with children 3 and younger. A special needs area will be available and parents are allowed to participate. For more information, visit cityoflilburn.com.

Saturday, April 19

Simon Kidgits eighth annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Mall of Georgia will host its eighth annual Easter Egg Hunt at 9:30 a.m. April 19 in the Village. The hunt will begin for children 3 and younger at 10 a.m., followed immediately by an egg hunt for children ages 4 and older. For more information, visit mallofgeorgia.com.

Norcross Community Easter Egg Hunt

The City of Norcross will host its annual Easter egg hunt from 10 to 11 a.m. April 19 at Rossie Brundage Park in Norcross. Kids will be divided into age groups and there will be plenty of plastic, treat-filled eggs to go around. The Easter bunny will be there to pose for pictures for about an hour, and families can preserve the memory of the hunt with a free professional photo. For more information, visit norcrossga.net.

Resurrection Baptists Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt

Resurrection Baptist church is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. April 19. The hunt is for children ages 2 to 12. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be egg dying, face painting and games. Children should bring their own basket for collecting eggs. Ressurection Baptist Church is at 665 Beaver Ruin Road in Lilburn. For more information, call 770-826-2845.

Egg-ceptional Easter Celebration and Backyard Barbeque Cookoff

Christ the King Lutheran Church in Peachtree Corners is hosting and Egg-ceptional Easter Celebration and Backyard Barbeque Cookoff at 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19. The free family event includes an age-divided egg hunt for toddlers through fifth grade, free barbeque, a petting zoo, pony rides, train rides and crafts and games for all ages. Christ the King Lutheran Church is located at 5575 Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree Corners. For more information, visit ctklutheran.org.

Lawrenceville First Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt

Lawrenceville First Baptist church will host an Easter egg hunt on the lawn of the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville on April 19. Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. There will also be a live performance by the H.I.M. Puppet Team of Lawrenceville First Baptist. Door prizes will be given out at the conclusion of the final egg hunt. For more information, visit lawrencevillefirst.org.

Lunch with the Easter Bunny at The Cottage on Main

The Cottage on Main is hosting an Easter bunny lunch that includes an egg hunt and a family photo April 19. Reservations are required. The $10 children’s menu includes finger sandwiches, fruit and carrots, while the $15 adult menu offers a choice of chicken salad croissant, quiche, soups and salads, and grilled sandwiches. The Cottage on Main is located at 2987 Main St. in Duluth. For reservations, call 770-476-2202.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

The Gwinnett Historic Courthouse in Lawrenceville will be offering a breakfast with the Easter bunny at 8:30 a.m. April 19. The breakfast will include a keepsake photo with the Easter bunny, and kids will enjoy sing-a-longs and crafts. Afterward, kids can stay for an Easter egg hunt on the lawn of the courthouse. Seating for breakfast is limited and registration is required. The Cost is $10 per person and infants up to 12 months old are free with a paid adult. For more information, call the courthouse at 770-822-5450.