Several churches and community groups are holding Easter events over the weekend. This evening the Gold Country Calvary Chapel on La Barr Meadows Road presents a Walk To Redemption with tours telling the Easter story from the tour guides different view points. Local writer Chris Enss is the artistic Director.
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The continual tours last 15 to 20 minutes and are presented Friday evening, March 29 7-9 p.m., Saturday March 30, Noon to 2p.m. and Easter Sunday March 31, between 10 a.m.- Noon. Admission is Free.
Saturday morning the Penn Valley Chamber of Commerce will host an Easter egg hunt. They suggest people arrive at 9 a.m. and the egg hunt begins at 9:30 a.m. at Western Gateway park. The Easter Bunny will arrive in the Penn valley Fire Truck for pictures, bring your own camera.
Twin Cities Church will have their big Easter Egg Hunt at Scotten Elementary School field on Squirrel Creek Road Saturday morning beginning at 9am . Organizer Bobby Breaux says they have 8,000 plastic eggs filled with candy.
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Breaux says people can come early to play in the playground, jump in the inflatable or have a family photo taken for $1. Food and coffee is available for purchase, but all other events are free.
The Grass Valley Moose Lodge members have dyed 4,000 real eggs for their 36th annual event that opens at 10 a.m. with the egg hunt starting at 11 a.m. The Grass Valley Moose Easter Egg Hunt is taking place at the Grass Valley Charter School/Old Hennessy School Field on So. Auburn St.
The Nevada City Elks Lodge on Highway 49 across from the Rood Center will also be hosting their free annual Easter Egg Hunt according to Lodge spokesman John Madeiros.
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The Nevada City Elks Lodge is also putting on an Easter Brunch open to the public that runs from 9:30 until 12:30 Sunday.
Many local homeowners association’s are also planning Easter events.