Easter events include fiesta at Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College's Latino Student Club presents an "Easter Fiesta" for children from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday on the Carson City campus, 2201 W. College Parkway.

Pre-nursing student and member of the Latino Student Club Sergio Arteaga said this is the first year the club has hosted the fiesta.

"The fiesta is a fundraiser to get the community involved and bring them to the college for activities," Arteaga said.

There will be games and activities, egg coloring, an egg hunt, face painting, bunny limbo, musical chairs and more. Admission is $3 per child and includes unlimited game play on the Rotary Plaza. Snacks will be sold and there will be prizes for games.

For information, contact Lupe Ramirez at 445-3344.

Carson City's annual Easter Egg hunt will be held on Saturday this year at Centennial Park, varying from the traditional day and place.

Easter egg hunts this weekend in Carson City, Indian Hills and Dayton include:

Saturday

The 33rd annual Carson City Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by Carson City Kiwanis, is from 10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Park, 5400 Heritage Way, Carson City.

Special needs children will hunt at 10 a.m., the general public is at noon. The hunt is free to all children. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to meet the children.

For information, call 885-9542.

Indian Hills Easter Egg Hunt is 11 a.m.-noon Saturday at the James Lee Park, 3394 James Lee Park Road, Indian Hills.

Children are welcome for the Easter egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for pictures and treats.

For information, visit www.indianhillsnevada.com or call 267-2805.

Virginia City holds its fourth annual Mad Hatter's Easter Parade and Great Virginia City Easter Egg Hunt Saturday.

The Great Virginia City Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. at Miner's Park, E and Carson streets. Some eggs will be hard-boiled and some will be plastic. The plastic eggs will contain candy or the name of a Virginia City shop. Children should take their eggs with stickers to the stores to receive a free gift from that store. The Easter Bunny will also be on hand.

The Easter Egg Hunt is designed for children 10-younger. Small children will hunt for eggs in the baseball field, while bigger children will hunt in the park itself. Prizes will be available for the children who find the most eggs in different age groups. Easter baskets will be available for sale for $1 each, for those who forget to bring one.

The Mad Hatter's Easter Parade begins at noon at the Virginia City Jerky Company, 204 S. C St. and continue north to the Way it Was Museum. Line-up and registration is at 11 a.m. at the Jerky Company.

Cash prizes will be offered for the best, biggest and most bodacious Easter bonnets, along with the best Easter float.

For information visit www.VisitVirginiaCityNV.com or call 847-4386.

Sunday

Dayton's annual Easter Egg hunt at the Minor Family Ranch is from 1-2 p.m. Sunday.

The ranch is off Dayton Valley Road, across from the Dayton Valley Golf and Country Club. Those who plan to participate are asked to bring one dozen eggs for the hunt to the ranch Saturday afternoon.

For information, call 246-7775.

The Carson Plaza hosts an Easter Egg hunt from 10-11 a.m. Sunday, 2120 E. Long St.

There will be activities and refreshments for the family and the Easter Bunny will be available for photos. An RSVP is requested.

For information, call 883-1221.

Red's 395 Grill hosts an Easter Egg hunt for kids from 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, 1055 S. Carson St.

A second hunt will be at 1 p.m., both hunts are for children ages 12-younger and includes a visit by the Easter Bunny.

For information, call 887-0395.

The Greenhouse Garden Center holds its 35th annual "grown up" Scavenger Hunt from 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, 2450 S. Curry St.

Adults follow clues, answer them and become eligible for a prize, while searching for the golden egg.

For information, call 882-8600.

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