This Weekend in Lowell: It’ll be a Most Egg-cellent Time

The Easter Bunny is hopping into town and leaving plenty of eggs in his wake. A handful of Easter egg hunts will the highlight of the weekend for many of the younger members of the Lowell community. However, adults can take comfort in knowing that there are, among other things, pancakes and planets in store for them this weekend in Lowell.

Lowell Easter Egg Hunts

If you know of other hunts this weekend, leave a comment below and we’ll add them to the list. However, as of this writing, these are the Easter egg hunts we’ve found:

  • Lowell Moose – Creekside Park on Saturday from 11am-1pm (1-2 year olds at 11am, 3 year olds at 11am, 4-5-6 year olds at 11:45am and 7-8-9 year olds at 12:30pm)
  • First Baptist – 2275 W. Main on Saturday at 11am
  • Red Barn Market Easter Eggstravaganza – 3550 Alden Nash NE on Saturday from 1pm-4pm
  • Ada Christian Reformed – 7152 Bradfield Ave SE on Saturday from 10am-11am
  • Ada Lowell 5 – 2175 W. Main on Sunday 9:30am (followed by a 10am showing of Trolls – admission $1/person)
  • St. Patrick Church – 4333 Parnell Ave NE on Sunday after the 8am and 10:30am Masses

Win a Shopping Spree

Mi Hometown Furnishings has been open for a while, but they are having their official Grand Opening Celebration this weekend. To mark the occasion, they are giving away a $3,000 furniture shopping spree to one lucky winner. You can enter online, and the winner will be drawn at 2pm on Saturday. You must be present to win. Enter here:

Time for More Pancakes

It’s been a while since we’ve had a pancake supper in the area, but the Alto Fire Department is rectifying that. They will be dishing up pancakes and all the fixin’s on Saturday from 5pm-8pm. Head to 6260 Bancroft in Alto for the grub. The firefighters would appreciate your donation at the door.

See the Stars

Or the planets or whatever else the folks at the Veen Observatory are able to find for you during their Saturday visitor’s night. In celebration of Astronomy Week, admission is free from 8:30pm-11pm this Saturday. Future visitor nights will run every other Saturday night through the fall, weather permitting. For more information, visit

Stock up on Food

Finally, it’s that time again when the FROM Food Mobile will make a stop at the fairgrounds. Anyone in the area who needs some extra food can stop by on Saturday between 10am-11am in the main exhibition building. Food will be distributed until it runs out.

Do you have an event or activity you think should be covered in our round-up? We’d love to include it so please contact us with all the details. Event information must be received by Thursday for inclusion in the Friday article

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