Several area groups are putting on Easter egg hunts this weekend:
• The Lions Club in Townsend is holding an Easter egg hunt today at 10 a.m. for children 12 and under at the Broadwater County Courthouse lawn.
Each child also will be given a bag of candy by the club.
• And in Boulder today at noon, Kiwanis Club members also will hold their annual Easter egg hunt on the Courthouse lawn for kids from preschool to third grade.
• On Sunday, Eagles Aerie No.16 will hold its annual hunt on the front lawn of the state Capitol for the 80th year in a row. The action begins at 1 p.m. for children from 1 to 10.
• Also on Sunday, the V.F.W. Easter Egg Hunt for children under 10 starts at 1 p.m. at Main Street Park in East Helena.
• West Valley Volunteer Fire Department is holding its annual Easter egg hunt on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Masonic Home.
• The Montana City Volunteer Fire Department’s Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m, at Montana City School. Children ages 10 and younger are welcome to participate.
Fire trucks will be on display with tours available before and after the event.