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Inland Northwest hopping with activities to mark Easter

Alex Baldwin picks plastic eggs out of the snow the day before Easter Sunday in 2008. This year’s egg hunts are unlikely to have snow to set off the colorful prizes. (File)
Alex Baldwin picks plastic eggs out of the snow the day before Easter Sunday in 2008. This year’s egg hunts are unlikely to have snow to set off the colorful prizes. (File)

Easter-weekend events being held in the region include:

“Behold Jesus” An Easter Drama - Presentation highlighting events in the life of Jesus Christ. Spokane Dream Center hosts the 13th year of this professional style production with a cast of 150 people dressed in period costumes including music and choreography. Each scene brings to life the sights and sounds of biblical times. Two performances: 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Performances will be streamed live on the Internet at www.spokane Saturday. INB Performing Arts Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. Free. (509) 924-2630.

Most Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt - Live music, games, and crafts start at 10 a.m. The egg hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be broken into three age groups: 0-3, 4-7, and 8-13. The start times will be staggered every 15 minutes, with ages 0-3 starting first. Live music by the band Jenks. Event presented by Vintage Faith Community and the Browne’s Neighborhood Council. (in case of rain: All Saints Lutheran Church, 314 S. Spruce St.) Saturday. Coeur d’Alene Park. Free. (509) 251-1462.

Easter Egg Hunt - Free hot dogs, bouncy castles and slide, face painting, chalk art, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., egg hunt at noon. Saturday. First Church of the Nazarene, 9004 N. Country Homes Blvd. Free. (509) 467-8986.

Easter Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt - Sign-ups at 10:30 a.m., parade begins at 11 a.m. and proceeds to Pinehurst-Kingston Lions Club Building for prizes, ribbons, and lunch with the Easter Bunny and friend Orange Chick. Egg hunt follows at 1 p.m. behind the Avista substation in Pinehurst, arrive early. Saturday. Pinehurst-Kingston Lions Community Building, Pinehurst. Lunch is $1/adult, 75 cents/kids.

Good Sam Easter Egg Hunt - The annual event with more than 4,000 eggs is open to all children up to age 12. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available for $2 or a donation of two canned food items for the Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank. The hunt begins at 1 p.m. and children should arrive at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Good Samaritan Village, 17121 E. Eighth Ave. Free. (509) 924-6161.

Mom and Me: Easter Bunny Celebration - For children ages 2-4 and their moms. Make a variety of Easter projects including: a puppet hat, decorated egg and more. Pre-registration is required. Saturday. 9:30-11 a.m. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $14. (509) 625-6200.

Peter Cottontail Party - For ages 5-11. Parents and children will make colored eggs, bunnies, hats. Pre-registration is required. Saturday. 9:30-11 a.m. Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave. $14. (509) 625-6200.

Easter Egg Hunt - Saturday. 10 a.m. Foothills Community Church, 11102 N. Forker. (509) 926-4971.

Easter Eggsperience 2010 - Annual Easter egg hunt for fifth grade and younger, presented by Lake City Community Church. Saturday. 10 a.m. Lake City High School’s soccer fields, 6101 N. Ramsey Road, Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-0632.

Easter Egg Hunt - Sponsored by The Hillyard Kiwanis. Thousands of eggs and lots of prizes. Saturday. 10 a.m. Rypien Field, 3501 N. Regal St. Free. (509) 498-2690.

Egg Hunt - Hosted by the church One. There will be a petting zoo, jump castles, face painting, cotton candy, balloon animals and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Children younger than fifth grade should bring their own baskets or bags for the egg hunt. Saturday. 10 a.m. Location, 24th Avenue and Sullivan Road. Free. (509) 926-3254.

Community Easter Egg Hunt - Hunt for children up to second grade; scavenger hunt for grades 3-5; carnival games. Saturday. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hepton Point Community Center, 1831 S. Barker Road, Greenacres. (509) 232-0840.

Silver and Gold Egg Hunt - Presented by the University of Idaho Student Alumni Relations Board. Three hunts broken down by age groups, 0-11. Fun games and coloring activities prior to the hunt. Saturday. 11 a.m. UI Administration Building Lawn, 851 Campus Drive, Moscow. Free. (208) 301-0556.

Easter Egg Party - Listen to Jan Brett’s newest book “The Easter Egg,” beautifully illustrated as always. Color a picture or do a maze, then hunt for eggs filled with some special goodies. Saturday. 11 a.m. Auntie’s Bookstore /Children’s Section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.

Easter Egg Hunt - 30th annual KIX-96 event with Perfection Tire. More than 7,000 candy and prize-filled eggs for ages 0-10. Saturday. Noon. Riverfront Park, near the Clocktower. Free. (509) 242-2400.

Carpenter’s Local #98 Easter Egg Hunt - Ninth annual event with 6,000 plastic filled eggs for ages 1-12 with lots of prizes. Open to the public. Saturday. Noon. Franklin Park. Free. (509) 998-6190.

Priest Lake State Park Easter Event - Registration begins at 12:30 p.m., games begin at 1 p.m. There will be an Easter egg hunt, games for the whole family and the popular duck race. Bring your Easter basket. Saturday. 1-4 p.m. Indian Creek Campground, 314 Indian Creek Park Road, Coolin, Idaho. $5/per car for park day use fee. (208) 443-2200.

Rockford Easter Egg Hunt - The annual hunt hosted by the Rockford Lions Club is for ages 1-12. There will also be games, prizes and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Saturday. 1 p.m. Rockford City Park.

Easter Breakfast and Egg Hunt - Breakfast served in the Fellowship Hall from 9:15-10:45 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt for kids through fifth grade on Easter Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday. Community United Methodist Church, 1470 W. Hanley Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-8800.

Easter Brunch - Hosted by the Elks Lodge. Reservations required. Sunday. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Elks Lodge, 2605 N. Robie Road, Spokane Valley. $10 per person. (509) 926-2328.

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