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By Lara Love
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Easter egg hunts, services


Kids of all ages will be able to celebrate Easter twice this year with two Easter egg hunts planned in Thermopolis.

The first hunt will be at Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center for children up to 10-years-old on Saturday, March 26. Children over 10 can volunteer to help with the hunt.

The hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the center with toys and candies that are age appropriate.

The second hunt will be on Easter Sunday, sponsored by the Thermopolis Lions Club, weather permitting.

It will be held in Hot Springs State Park, starting at 2 p.m. for children up to eight years old with prizes in a variety of age groups.

According to Lions Club member Trenda Moore, around 1,000 eggs will be up for grabs at the event. Bikes will be given away as some of the top prizes.

The schedule of area Holy Week church programs and services today (Thursday) through Sunday includes:

Community Federated Church, 244 N. Sixth St. Maundy Thursday Holy Week service, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, Easter services, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6:32 p.m.

First Baptist Church, 310 S. Sixth St. Easter Sunday breakfast, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Easter service with choir celebration, 11 a.m.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 642 Arapahoe. Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday, Stations of the Cross, noon and 7 p.m.; Saturday, Easter Vigil, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, 11 a.m. with an Easter egg hunt and brunch to follow.

Living Waters Assembly of God, 318 N. Eighth St. Resurrection Service, 10:30 a.m., child care provided.

Risen Son Southern Baptist Church, 342 Amoretti. Easter Sunday, Sunrise service, 7 a.m. at 215 Ramsey Lane; breakfast at the church, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Easter service, 10:45 a.m.; no evening service.

St. Francis Catholic Church, Eighth and Arapahoe. Holy Thursday, March 24, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6 p.m., church; Eucharistic Adoration, 7 p.m.-midnight, St. Nicholas chapel; Sacrament of Penance (Confession) celebrated until 8:30 p.m.; Good Friday, Day of Fast and Abstinence, Good Friday service, 6 p.m., church; Sacrament of Penance (Confession) celebrated after the service; Holy Saturday, no Mass at 5 p.m.; Easter Vigil Service & Mass, 8 p.m., church; Easter Sunday, Easter Sunday Mass, 9 a.m., church.

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 288 U.S. Highway 20 South. Maundy Thursday Divine service, 7 p.m.; Good Friday Tenebrae service, 7 p.m.; Easter Sunday, breakfast, 8 a.m.; Easter worship, 9 a.m.


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