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Entertainment listings, March 30-April 6, 2017

EGG HUNTS

EGGS-PLORATION

What: A good, old-fashioned egg hunt. Bring a basket. For ages 1-13.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8. Hunt starts at noon.

Where: Douglass Park, 512 E. Grove St., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email katherine.hicks@champaignparks.com or call 819-3973.

FETCH! PET CARE HOPPIN' HOUND EGG HUNT

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