St. Mary's the Protectress Unkrainian Orthodox Church held a workshop on the ancient art of making Pysanky Ukrainian Eastereggs on Saturday

Easter egg hunts in Parksville and Qualicum Beach

Children can join in on the fun with multiple activities in the surrounding areas

Morning Glory School

The Morning Glory School will be hosting an easter concert on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The concert will be put on by the school and is open to the public. The children will perform for about half-an-hour at Morning Glory School (861 Hilliers Rd., Qualicum Beach) and the Easter egg hunt will follow after.

Food will be served along with coffee and tea for a small cost

There will also be face painting and crafts.

— Submitted by Morning Glory School

 

Friends of Foster Park

Friends of Foster Park is holding an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 26 at 12 p.m. Foster Park is located at 625  Pym Street at Sanderson Road.

There will be hot dogs for sale with the egg hunt following after.

People can enjoy face painting, music and cotton candy. There will also be a jelly bean count and a raffle basket.

The event is sponsored by Quality Foods, Save-on-Foods and Peter Zimmerman of Remax First Realty and is supported by Parksville Newcomers and Alumni.

All proceeds go to Foster Park. For more information, call 250-248-4464.

— Submitted by Friends of Foster Park

 

KD Air

The fourth annual KD Air Easter egg hunt will be Sunday, March 27 at 12:30 p.m. at the Qualicum Beach Airport (1000 Ravensbourne Ln.)

All kids under 11 years are invited to come. The smallest children will be looking in the terminal and all other children will be looking outside.

Hot dogs are by donation with proceeds going to Children’s Hospital. The hot dogs are being donated by Final Approach Restaurant.

People are asked to bring their own baskets for the hunt, but KD Air will have some extra baskets on hand.

— Submitted by KD Air

 

Buddhist Temple

The Kathok Centre and Buddhist Temple in Coombs will get into the Easter spirit March 28 when its hosts an Easter egg hunt for children two to 12 years of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

The event kicks off at 11:30 a.m. with a five- to 10-minute Lovingkindness Meditation, followed by the hunt.

Each hunter is asked to bring their own basket. Be prepared for all weather conditions as the Easter egg hunt will take place outdoors.

The Kathok Centre is located at 2800 Grafton Ave., approximately five minutes from Goats on the Roof.

Admission is by donation; for more info, call Penny at 250-586-5882 or visit www.peaceiswithin.ca.

— Submitted by Kathok Centre

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