Hoppy Easter

The annual Knights of Columbus Easter Egg Hunt organized by Loretto Council No. 536 will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, at McConville Park (Tots’ Park) in Cold Spring. Children age 8 and younger are welcome and should bring baskets. In case of rain (or snow), the event will be held on March 31. Call 845-265-3191 with questions.

The First Presbyterian Church in Cold Spring invites community members to join a labyrinth walk at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25. The circular, meditative design is based on the labyrinth in the medieval cathedral in Chartres, France, a pilgrimage site from the Middle Ages. Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week for many Christians.

Mount Gulian in Beacon will hold its annual Children’s Spring Tea and Easter Egg Hunt on Tuesday, March 27, from noon to 2 p.m. The tea will be set up like a social gathering from the 1800s, when the Verplanck family lived in the home. See mountgulian.org.

An Egg Hunt and Spring Fling sponsored by the Alps Sweet Shop, the Beacon Recreation Department and Wee Play will be held at Memorial Park in Beacon on March 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children ages 1 to 12 are invited to search for 7,000 foil-wrapped chocolate eggs. The Easter Bunny plans a visit and there will be a bounce house, bike and basket raffles, a petting zoo, music, face painting and crafts.

Learn about rabbits at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall when it presents a Funny Bunnies program at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31. Meet a pet rabbit, take a walk outside to look for signs of wild rabbits, and make a bunny craft. Register at hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church will hold an open baptism at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 31. Call Father Shane Scott-Hamblen at 845-265-2539 or arrive at 6:45 p.m. See stmaryscoldspring.org for a schedule of its Holy Week services.

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