Alton hosts community Easter egg hunt Sunday

ALTON – Alton Area Community Businesses and Leaders are hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Gordon Moore Park, 4550 College Ave.

This event is open to the public. Free food, games for all ages, free haircuts, prizes and giveaways are planned.

Transportation to the event will be provided at the following locations starting at 1 p.m.: Today’s Beauty Supply, Alton Acres Center, Oakwood Center, Alton Pointe and James H. Killion Park.

Here’s what else is happening in the area:


• Garden Bros. Circus: 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Tri-City Speedway, 5100 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Second Annual Great Mushroom Hunt: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Raging Rivers Waterpark, 100 Palisades Parkway, Grafton.

• The Hurlicanes: 7-10 p.m., The Lodge at The Lovejoy, 401 Piasa St., Alton.

• Kevin Gruen Trio: 8 p.m.-Midnight, Chez Marilyn, 119 W. 3rd St., Alton.

• Astrofix: 8-11 p.m., The Conservatory, 554 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Naked Soul: 2-6 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Whiskey Dixon:: 7:30-11:30 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• The Bethalto Masonic Lodge Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. or until sold out, Bethalto Masonic Lodge, 455 S. Prairie St., Bethalto.

• Easter Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.-Noon, Christway Church, 1200 Airport Road, Godfrey.

• Outlaw Opry: 7-11 p.m., Bakers and Hale, 7120 Montclair Ave., Godfrey.

• Russo and Co.: 8 p.m., Clifton Terrace Inn, 4922 Clifton Terrace Road, Godfrey.

• The Brooklyn Charmers (The Music Of Steely Dan): 8 p.m., The Wildey Theatre, 252 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Strings and Keys: 6-9 p.m., Big Daddy’s Edwardsville, 132 N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Holiday Shores Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m., Holiday Shores Club House, 1 Holiday Point Parkway, Edwardsville.

• Skylark Brothers: 5 p.m., Holiday Shores Marina, 100 Elm Drive, Edwardsville.

• Bigfoot Acoustic: 7-10 p.m., Global Brew Tap House, 2329 Plum St., Edwardsville.

• Bingo Saturday Night: 7 p.m., South Roxana Dad’s Club, 417 Roxana Ave., South Roxana.

• Wood River SpringFest: 1-8 p.m., StorCo Storage Solutions, 1401 Vaughn Road, Wood River.

• Easter Party: 10 a.m., Restoring Hope Church of God, 1332 Miland St., Wood River.

• Bitter Pill: 9 p.m.-1 a.m., The Pump House Bar and Grill, 1523 E. Edwardsville Road, Wood River.

• Lazy Lester: 8 p.m., Matin’s Tunes and Eats, 575 S. 6th St., Wood River.

• Granite City High School Class of ’74 Breakfast Gathering: 9:30 a.m., Apple Tree Family Restaurant, 3717 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Hippie Hoppin Easter: Noon-4 p.m., Sissy’s Space, 1310 21st St., Granite City.

• Holy Grounds Christian Church Easter Fun Day and Egg Hunt: Noon, Wilson Park,  2900 Benton St., Granite City

• Eater Eggstravaganza: 10 a.m.-Noon, Rivers Of Life Community Church, 3131 E. 23rd St., Granite City.

• Tim Elmore: 8 p.m.-Midnight, TJ’s Place, 1539 Madison Ave., Granite City.

• Worth The Fight: 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Patrick’s Bar and Grill, 2900 Nameoki Road, Granite City.

• Rick Schroeder: 1-5 p.m., The Terrace at Aerie’s Resort Event Venue, 601 Timber Ridge, Grafton

• Synergee: 3-7 p.m., Grafton Winery and Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St., Grafton.

• Yacht Rockers: 4-8 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Erik Brooks: 8-11 p.m., The Bloody Bucket Salon, 201 E. Main St., Grafton.

• Karaoke Night: 7-11 p.m., 3rd Chute Bar & Grill, 220 W. Main St., Grafton.


• Community Easter Egg Hunt: 2-6 p.m., Gordon Moore Park, 4550 College Ave., Alton.

• Encounter 50th Season Kickoff: 6 p.m., Main Street UMC, 1400 Main St., Alton.

• Enjoy Church – Easter Egg Hunt: 9:05 a.m., Enjoy Church, 3303 Homer M Adams Parkway, Alton.

• Haunted Object Discussion: 5-7 p.m., The Soul Asylum, 301 E. Broadway, Alton. Tickets available at

• Veterans and Workers meeting: 6-8 p.m., 103 Mill St., Kane.

• Anthony Nanney and Co.: 1-5 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Mount Olive Easter Revival:  9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 5 p.m., Mount Olive First Baptist Church, 410 W. 3rd N. St., Mount Olive.

• Rogers and Nienhaus: 3-7 p.m., Roper’s Regal Beagle Sports Bar and Grill, 3043 Godfrey Road, Godfrey.

• Easter Sunday Brunch: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 1818 Chophouse, 6170 Bennett Drive, Edwardsville.

• Temple East Egg Hunt: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., City Temple, 4751 Maryville Road, Granite City.

• Easter Sunday Funday: 10 a.m., Impact365, 3910 Highway 111, Granite City.

• Staunton Free Spirits Al-Anon Family: 7-8 p.m., St Paul United Church of Christ, 225 S. Laurel St., Staunton.

• 2 Pedros: 2-6 p.m., Grafton Winery the Vineyards, 21028 Eckert Orchard Road, Grafton.

• Soulard Blues Band: 2-6 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 Front St., Grafton.

• Texas Hold ’em Poker Tournament: 6:30-9:30 p.m., The Hawg Pit BBQ, 821 W. Main St., Grafton.


• Trent and Nanney: 6-10 p.m., Fast Eddie’s Bon Air, 1530 E. 4th St., Alton.

• Smoke’n Aces Poker League Tournament: 6:30-10 p.m., The Back Bar, 228 C. N. Main St., Edwardsville.

• Women’s Step Study: 12:30-2:30 p.m., Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton

• Men’s Step Study: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Calvary Cares, 1426 Washington Ave., Alton

• Line Dance Classes: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Tango Event Center, 212 E. Elm St., Alton.

• Urban Cha Cha Ballroom: 7:30-9:30 p.m., Tango Event Center, 212 E. Elm St. Alton.

• Alton Godfrey Rotary Club Meetings: 6 p.m., Gentelin’s On Broadway, 122 E. Broadway, Alton.

• Al-Anon Meeting: 7:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., Bridge Church, E. 12th St., Alton. For more information, call 618-463-2429 or visit and

• For information about Al-Anon Meetings, call 618-463-2429 or visit and

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