Easter-related activities continue this week
FAIRFIELD — Community groups in Fairfield and Suisun City have a number of holiday-related activities scheduled this week, including Easter egg hunts both Saturday and Sunday.
The seasonal options includes:
- The Kroc Center is hosting a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the center’s chapel. A Good Friday family service will include a screening of the newly rereleased film “The Jesus Movie.” There is no fee to attend. An Easter Sunday service begins at 10 a.m., with a mini carnival and barbecue at 12:30 p.m. and a community Easter egg hunt scheduled to start at 1 p.m. The Kroc Center is located at 586 E. Wigeon Way in Suisun City. For more information, call 439-7880.
- The Edge Community Church will host an Easter celebration Saturday at Laurel Creek Park. The second annual On The Edge Easter will include an egg hunt as well as free hot dogs, water and candy. The event runs from 1 to 5 p.m. Local vendors will be on hand. Laurel Creek Park is located at 2896 Gulf Drive in Fairfield. For more information, call Pastoral Care Director Chantol Williams at 421-9430, ext. 804, or email [email protected]
- The Kiwanis Club of Fairfield will host its annual Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lee Bell Park, 1401 Washington St. in Fairfield. The club’s Easter egg hunt has taken place for nearly 60 years and draws hundreds of children to the central Fairfield park, where they hunt based on their age. The event is a service project of the club and is open to children ages 10 and younger, free of charge.
- The Easter bunny will visit Jelly Belly from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. A brunch with Mr. Jelly Belly and the Easter bunny is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Jelly Belly is located at One Jelly Belly Lane in Fairfield. For more information, call 428-2838.
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Glen Faison joined the Daily Republic as managing editor in September 2009. He previously worked as a reporter and editor for daily and weekly newspapers in the San Joaquin Valley for 20-plus years. His experience includes time as editor of the Golden Eagle, a military paper serving the Lemoore Naval Air Station. He graduated from Fresno State University with a bachelor's degree in journalism and bleeds Bulldogs red. He is an avid Washington Redskins fan, and attended the 1988 NFC Championship Game against the Minnesota Vikings at RFK Stadium. He married his wife, Jill, in 2005, and has three children: Courtni, Tyler and Hayli.