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Family events
For the week of March 18-24
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Magical Easter Eggstravaganza, Cleveland. March 27: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Cabbage Patch Kids, 7:30-9 a.m.; arts and crafts, games for kids, pony rides, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; parade, 11 a.m.; egg hunt, 2 p.m.; Easter bonnet craft, 3 p.m., BabyLand General Hospital, 300 NOK Drive, Cleveland. Reservations requested, not required for breakfast. 706-865-2171, ext. 257.

Easter egg hunt, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m. March 27, Spirit of Joy Church, 5639 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch. 770-965-3333.

Rabbittown Easter Parade, Rabbittown. Parade, vendors, face painting and food. 10 a.m. March 27, downtown Rabbittown. 678-316-5253.

Egg Hunt, Hiawassee. Reservations required. March 27, Enota Mountain Retreat, 1000 Highway 180, Hiawassee. 706-896-9966.

Easter Bone Hunt, Gainesville. For dogs; prizes awarded for best hunters. 10 a.m. March 27, Laurel Bark Park, Laurel Park, Ga. 129 N., Cleveland.

Easter Celebration, Gainesville. Crafts, singing and Easter egg hunt. For ages 2-12. 10 a.m. to noon March 27, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 600 S. Enota Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-2428.

Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs, Helen. Make egg dyes from commonly used foods and spices and other natural materials. 9 a.m. to noon March 27, Smithgall Woods-Dukes Creek Conservation Area, 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen. $5 per child, $5 parking. Register by Wednesday. Class size limited. 706-878-3087.

Cops and Kids, Gainesville. 8 a.m. to noon March 27, Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. 770-535-8291.  

Easter events, Helen. Easter Bunny, crafts and Easter egg hunt. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 3, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. 800-573-9659.


"Tools for Living," Sautee. Exhibit of tools used to sustain early valley inhabitants. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Sautee Nacoochee Community Association History Museum, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee. 706-878-3300. 

Story times, Hall County. Children can listen to stories, sometimes read by special guests. Various days and times at libraries in the Hall County Library System. Free.

"Waters of Time: The Chicopee Woods Story," Gainesville. Learn about previous eras and inhabitants of Chicopee Woods. 10 a.m. to p.m. Monday-Saturdays. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $3 adults, $2 children ages 2-12, age 1 and younger and members free. 770-535-1976.