Several Easter egg hunts have been scheduled by the local early childhood and business communities.

The Mabel-Canton Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and Senior Easter Egg Hunt will be held Monday, April 14, at 6 p.m. at Green Lea Manor in Mabel. The cost is $3 per child and one must pre-register by calling the school at (507) 493-5423, ext. 127, or one can email Amy Hoscheit at All families are invited to attend a night of Easter fun! Participants will go search for hidden Easter eggs, enjoy a snack and listen to a story! Please bring a basket or bag for the children's eggs.

The Fillmore Central ECFE and Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Harmony egg hunt on Saturday, April 19, at the Harmony Community Center, beginning at 10 a.m. Free cookies and milk will be provided by the Chamber. Visit with the Easter Bunny and enjoy many surprises.

The Preston Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Fillmore Central ECFE and the Preston Lions. The Preston Chamber donates goodie bags to be handed out to the children. The Easter egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, at Christ Lutheran Church with a hot dog lunch following.