CANCELLED: Easter Egg Hunt set for March 24

The Easter Egg Hunt has been canceled due to the weather. The event will not be rescheduled.

NEWTON, NC (March 11, 2013) – The City of Newton Parks & Recreation Department’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Sunday, March 24, 2013, beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Southside Park.

This year’s event will be divided into three age divisions: ages 1–3, ages 4–6, and ages 7–10. Prizes will be awarded in all three age divisions to children who find the crazy eggs, the largest eggs, the smallest eggs, the most unusual eggs, the golden eggs, various prize eggs, and the most eggs.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand to greet youngsters and give away prizes. The public is invited to attend this special free event. 

Southside Park is located just off Hwy. 321 Business South, behind the National Guard Armory. For more information, contact the Newton Recreation Center at (828) 695-4317, or visit