Three area communities have Easter egg hunts for children happening Saturday.
An Easter Egg Hunt held by the Fort Leonard Wood Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation will begin with activities, musical entertainment, a balloon artist, petting zoo and photos with the Easter Bunny starting at 9 a.m., followed by the egg hunt at 10 a.m. All events take place at Gammon Field.
The egg hunt includes four age groups: ages 2 and younger, ages 3 to 5, ages 6 to 8 and ages 9 to 12.
No strollers will be allowed in the egg hunting areas, and no pets will be allowed at the event.
In case of rain, the egg hunt will be moved to April 20.
Admission is free. For more information, call 573.596.6913 or visit the event listing at https://leonardwood.armymwr.com.
Other events in the area include:
— The St. Robert Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at the St. Robert Community Center, 114 J.H. Williamson Jr. Boulevard.
Held by the City of St. Robert Parks and Recreation Department, the event is free and open to the public. Egg hunts will be held in three divisions: one for children ages 3 to 5, one for children ages 6 to 8 and a third for children ages 9 to 12. Participants should bring their own Easter baskets. For more information, call 573.451.2625.
— The Richland Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Saturday at Shady Dell Park in Richland. Held by the Richland Parks Department, the event is free and open to the public. Events begin at 1 p.m. with five age groups, starting with the Carried Class for babies and toddlers who need to be carried. The Pre-K Class begins at 1:15 p.m., followed by the Kindergarten through Second Grade Class at 1:30 p.m., the Third through Fifth Grade Class at 1:45 p.m. and the Special Needs Class at 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded at the Community Building. For more information, call 573.765.3532.