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Celebrate easter, complete with appearances by the Easter bunny

Northstar-at-Tahoe Northstar celebrates Easter with an egg hunt Sunday, March 23, 11 a.m. at the Village Overlook above the ice skating rink. And, for a real challenge, guests can participate in a raw egg toss at 3:30 p.m. with prizes awarded to the winners.Squaw Valley USA The Village at Squaw Valley pulls out all the stops with a free 1,000-egg Easter Egg Hunt Sunday, March 23. Those that are lucky enough to find the golden egg win a childrens season pass to Squaw Valley USA. Look for the Easter Bunny between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. in the village.Homewood Mountain Resort Its all about the kids at Homewood, especially Sunday, March 23 when the resort hosts its annual Childrens Easter Egg Hunt at 11:30 a.m. at the South Lodge, when kids hunt for eggs filled with candy and other goodies.Alpine Meadows Alpine Meadows hosts an event for all ages Sunday, March 23 as participants hunt for eggs filled with candy and prizes, including the golden egg holding a 2008/09 adult midweek season pass.

The Tahoe City Public Utility District Department of Parks and Recreation is having its annual community Easter egg hunt at Commons Beach. The event will be held on Saturday, March 22 at 10 a.m. sharp. Join us and the Easter Bunny. Free event, fun for the entire family. Divided into appropriate age groups, even adults. There will be golden eggs with prizes from local merchants. Bring a camera for photo ops with the bunny. For information call 583-3796 ext. 26.Meet the Easter Bunny Saturday, March 22, 11 a.m. at the Truckee-Donner Recreation and Park District Easter Egg hunt. The hunt begins at 11:30 a.m. sharp, with activities and games after. The event will be at the old Sierra Mountain Middle School. For information, call 582-7720.Easter Egg Extravaganza at the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe Saturday, March 22, 10 a.m. to noon at the Club, 8125 Steelhead Ave., Kings Beach. There will be games, prizes, pictures with the Easter Bunny and an egg hunt for kids of all ages! The egg hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. sharp.

Good FridayThe Tahoe Truckee Ministerial Association is sponsoring a community Good Friday service on Friday, March 21, 7 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Catholic Church in Tahoe City. We will do the stations of the cross together. The church is located at 905 West Lake Blvd.Kings Beach United Methodist Church, corner of Bear and Cutthroat Streets, 7 p.m., Friday, March 21. For information 546-2290.

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The Squaw Valley Chapel, United Church of Christ will hold Easter services, including a special service at Squaw Valley USAs High Camp. Easter, March 23 at 8 a.m. Free gondola ride at 7:30 and 7:45 a.m.Squaw Valley Chapel, Celebration of the Resurrection, 10 a.m., at the Chapel, 440 Squaw Peak Road.Easter Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. Sunday, March 23, Commons Beach, Tahoe City. Bring a flashlight. Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., Sunday, March 23 at Kings Beach United Methodist Church, corner of Bear and Cutthroat Streets, 546-2290. Breakfast will follow and be served until 9 a.m.First Baptist Church of Tahoe City, 390 Fairway Drive, Tahoe City. 9 a.m. on Easter Sunday, March 23. There is a nursery and Sunday School for children during the worship service. For more information call 583-1534 or 583-7458.Easter Family Worship, 10 a.m. Sunday, March 23 at Kings Beach United Methodist Church, corner of Bear and Cutthroat Streets. For information call 546-2290.

Tahoe Resort Ministries is sponsoring interdenominational church services on Easter Sunday, March 23, at the following ski areas. The services last 15-20 minutes and all are welcome.Squaw Valley, 2 p.m., top of Links/East Broadway ChairsAlpine Meadows, 2 p.m., top of Roundhouse ChairNorthstar, 2 p.m., top of Vista Express ChairMt. Rose, 2 p.m., top of Lakeview ChairHomewood, 2 p.m., top of Madden Triple ChairDiamond Peak, 2 p.m., top of Lakeview Chair

Combine an Easter egg hunt with an avalanche beacon search practice session, and the result is the Beacon andamp; Eggs, beacon search contest at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort on Sunday, March 23. Avalanche beacons will be buried in a one-acre area in at Alpine Meadows. Competitors will proceed to the buried backpacks using their beacons in search mode. Competitors work individually or in teams (up to four people), sharing the prizes for recovering the beacon. Competitors redeem a found beacon for a prize. The individual winner of the Alpine Meadows Beacon andamp; Eggs contest will win a 2008 Alpine Meadows Ski Pass.Free registration is at the Beacon andamp; Eggs tent near the top of Subway Chair Lift (next to the base lodge) from 9 to 11 a.m. Call 583-4232 or visit http://www.skialpine.com.