Featured|April 5, 2012 12:53 am

Happy Easter: Celebrate with a weekend of events

HUNTING ISLAND EGG HUNT: Hop over to Hunting Island State Park on Saturday, April 7 at 11 a.m. for an Easter Egg hunt. One hunt is for ages 6-12 and one for children 5 and under. There will also be a drawing contest. Go to www.southcarolinaparks.com and download the coloring sheet and bring it on the day of the hunt or color one on site. Prizes will be awarded for both hunts and both age categories for the coloring contest. The Easter Bunny will also make an appearance.

Eighth graders at St. Peter Catholic School portrayed a live Stations of the Cross for the parish of St. Peter Catholic Church.

COMMUNITY BIBLE: Beyond the Cross: Easter Musical, will be Good Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. The Easter Message, Easter Sunday, April 8, is at 9:15 and 11 a.m. at Community Bible Church, 638 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, www.cbcofbeaufort.org.
An Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m. will be at Pick Pocket Plantation in Beaufort, off Burton Hill Road. Free egg hunt, games, jumpers, hot dog lunch, puppet shows and music. For more info, contact 843-525-0089.

ST. HELENA:  Good Friday, April 6, will have three service choices: 12 p.m. Good Friday Service; 12 p.m. Children’s Good Friday Service; and 7 p.m. Stations of the Cross. There will be two opportunities for baptism on April 7, Holy Saturday. Baptisms in the river will be at 11 a.m. and baptisms in the church will be at 2 p. m. Easter Sunday, April 8, will begin with a Festival Eucharist of the Resurrection at 7 a.m. Another Festival Eucharist of the Resurrection and Flowering of the Cross will be held at 9 a.m. Two more services will follow at 11:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Parish Church of St. Helena is an Episcopal church located at 505 Church Street in Beaufort. Please call 843-522-1712 for more information.

JUST FOR DOGS: Easter Egg Goodie Hunt will be Saturday, April 6, from 10-11 a.m. at Pigeon Point Park, featuring a “Golden Egg Pasture.” Each Golden Egg is only $5 with prizes valued at $15 and up. $5 for three eggs or $10 for 7. Teams (dog and human) will hunt for hidden treats and great team prizes. The proceeds will benefit Chain Free Beaufort.

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