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Easter weekend features egg hunts, worship services

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Easter weekend is upon us and there is no shortage of Easter events, including Easter egg hunts and meals.

Don't forget, too, that Easter, the most significant day on the Christian calendar, is Sunday, so be sure to visit your place of worship to celebrate the miracle of Easter.

Below is a list of Easter-related events happening Saturday and some Easter Sunday Sunrise services.

SATURDAY

Easter in the Park: 10 a.m., Saucier Elementary. Puppet show, refreshments, Easter Egg Hunt for children 10 years old and younger. Sponsored by Faithview Baptist Church.

Special Needs Egg Hunt: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Biloxi Town Green, 710 Beach Blvd. Games, egg hunt, lunch and pictures with Easter Bunny.

Jazz and Blues Festival: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., University of Southern Mississippi, Gulf Park campus, Long Beach. Live entertainment, children activities with an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m., carnival games, face painting and bounce houses. Details: 865-4573.

Sixth annual Easter meal: Noon-4 p.m., The Rescue Mission, 2750 Mission Lane, Biloxi. Takeout meals available. Details: 388-3884 or 388-6364.

Easter Egg Hunt: 2 p.m., Handsboro United Methodist Church, 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 860-3311.

SUNDAY

Easter Sunrise Service: 6 a.m., Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 8251 34th Ave., Gulfport.

Easter Sunrise Service: 6 a.m., Escatawpa Baptist Church, 7101 Mississippi 613, Moss Point.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd Easter sunrise service: 6:30 a.m., U.S. 90 and White Avenue, Biloxi. Led by Rev. James Garnett. Details: 388-5767.

Easter Sunrise Service: 6:30 a.m., Wesley United Methodist Church of Ocean Springs, 8900 Old Spanish Trail. Details: 875-8900.

Easter Sunrise Service: 6:30 a.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, 505 Lawson Ave., Gulfport. Details: 864-3143.

Easter Sunrise Service: 6:45 a.m., Gautier First United Methodist Church, 2717 U.S. 90. Details: 497-1698.

Easter Sunrise Service: 6:45 a.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church, 341 Rodenberg Ave., Biloxi. Fellowship breakfast to follow.

Easter Sunrise Service: 7 a.m., Faithview Baptist Church, 24073 Church Ave., Saucier.

Easter Sunrise Service: 7 a.m., 7101 Mississippi 613, Moss Point. Details: 475-2938.

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