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There is no shortage of Easter events in and around the Geneva Lake area this time of year.
It truly is “Everything Easter” for the next two weekends! This weekend many of the local communities are having Easter Egg Hunts and celebrations.

Elkhorn has an Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 13th, at the Elkhorn Area High School Athletic Lobby and Field house at 482 East Geneva Street in Elkhorn. This is a free public event, but any cash donations, food pantry donations, and animal shelter donations are accepted and appreciated. The egg hunt, activities, and photos with the Easter Bunny will be from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.

Also, this Saturday, the First Lutheran Church on Devendorf Street in Elkhorn is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 10 a.m., til 11:30 a.m.

The Town of Linn Fire and EMS is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt as well on Saturday, April 13th, at noon, and, if you come early you can meet and talk with the fire and EMS crews!

The Genoa City Lions Club is having a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny, followed by an egg hunt this Saturday from 8 a.m. through 11 a.m. at Brookwood Middle School on Hunters Ridge. The cost of breakfast is $6 for adults and $4 for kids (6-11 years old). Under 6 there is no charge.

 

Some of the communities are doing more than the traditional egg hunt.

East Troy has a little something special going on for Easter fun.
On April 13th, 14th, and 20th they will have the “Bunny Train Ride”. This train ride includes face painting, coloring activities, and a scavenger hunt. The historic train travels to the Elegant Farmer. At the Elegant Farmer, there will be baby chicks and bunnies for everyone to enjoy. Tickets are $8 for 0-2-year old’s, $14 for 3- 14-year old’s, and 15 years and up is $17. For more information, call 262-642-3263. East Troy will also have an egg hunt at the Little Primary School on Townline Road in East Troy from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. this Saturday, the 13th.

Big Foot High School will be hosting an Easter egg decorating event for kids ages 5 years and older on April 13, 2019, from 9:00-10:00 am. You may bring your own hard-boiled eggs, or purchase a dozen there for $5. The school will provide the colored dyes, stickers, stencils and more. The last 15 minutes will be spent with the kids making “surprise” Easter cards. The cost of the event is $10 per child. Parents are welcome to stay or drop their children off.

Fontana will be hosting its first annual Easter egg hunt for dogs this Saturday, April 13th! The event starts at 1:00 pm when you and your four-legged friend will search the grasslands of the Duck Pond Recreation Park searching for kibble filled eggs. All participants must provide proof of up-to-date rabies vaccination, and the dogs must remain on a leash, and be non-aggressive. The cost of the event is $5 per dog.

Right here in downtown Lake Geneva, the Easter Bunny will be making a repeat appearance at Kilwin’s Chocolates! The Easter Bunny visited last weekend at Kilwin’s, and will be doing the same this weekend both Saturday and Sunday, the 13th & 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Come meet the Easter Bunny and get your picture taken with him for free, and then try some great chocolate treats! This is just the start of Geneva Lake’s Easter themed fun, so look for more events and egg hunts in next week’s Easter issue!

 

Geneva Shore Report spreads its wings.
The GSR is now delivering to select locations in Delavan and Elkhorn, and soon Burlington.  The GSR is also going to begin coverage of local news and events in those places, one after another, starting in May.  You may find the GSR hard copy at Tana’s Restaurant, Dunkin Donuts & the Mobil station, the library and Perkin’s Family Restaurant in Delavan.  In Elkhorn, the paper will be delivered to the County Court House, the library and Elk Restaurant every Wednesday morning before noon.

Person of the Week

Michael Lee Martin Lake Geneva

Michael Lee Martin, (Martin for short) is super excited to be doing what he loves at his new martial arts studio. Both his Lake Geneva DOJO and Martin are great additions to downtown Lake Geneva, at 152 Center Street.

 

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