Easter is just around the corner, which means that local venues and organizations are gathering, scattering and hiding colorful eggs for their yearly hunts. All you need to do is round up the kids and swing by one of the following locations for some egg-collecting fun.

The following hunts, submitted to The Bulletin, are free unless otherwise noted.


EASTER EGG HUNT: Children ages 12 and younger hunt for eggs; 10 a.m.; Neighborhood Center, 2640 N.E. Jones Road, Bend; 541-316-8337.

EASTER EGG HUNT: Children hunt for eggs; donations benefit Project Love and Oasis Soup Kitchen; donations of nonperishable food accepted; 10 a.m.; Powell Butte Community Charter School, 13650 S.W. state Highway 126; 541-788-4415.

EASTER EGG HUNT: Ages 10 and younger hunt for eggs; 11:30 a.m.; Ray’s Food Place, 210 S.W. Century Drive, Bend; 541-318-7297.

COMMUNITY EASTER EGG HUNT: Grades six and lower search for eggs; bring a basket; 1 p.m.; Smith Rock Community Church, 8344 11th St., Terrebonne; 541-548-1315 or srccchurch@hotmail.com .

EASTER EGG HUNT: With a barbecue, children’s activities and more; preceded by egg bag decorating; fee for barbecue; 1 p.m.; C.E. Lovejoy’s Brookswood Market, 19530 Amber Meadow Drive, Bend; 541-388-1188 or www.celovejoys.com.

UNDERWATER EASTER EGG HUNT: With contests and prizes; $3, $2 ages 15 and younger, $1 seniors, $10 families; 1-3:30 p.m.; Cascade Swim Center, 465 S.W. Rimrock Way, Redmond; 541-548-7275.


ELKS LODGE EASTER EGG HUNT: Ages 12 and younger hunt for eggs; 9 a.m.; Juniper Park, 741 N.E. Franklin Ave., Bend; 541-389-7438.

EASTER MYSTERY TOUR: Take a tour that explores Easter mysteries, and search for eggs at stops; 9:30-10 a.m.; Trinity Lutheran Church&School, 2550 N.E. Butler Market Road, Bend; 541-382-1832.