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Easter events abound in region

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Easter Bonnet Brunch is today The Easter Bonnet Brunch features hat collections and is sponsored by the Folsom Women’s Connection. This event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 8 at Sudwerks Restaurant, 9900 Greenback Lane. Cost is $15. For more information, call Doreen at 934-0869. Free egg hunt, festival Oak Hills Church is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt and Barbecue at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 11. This free event begins with a variety of bounce houses, climbing wall, music, and other attractions followed by a barbecue and an age-graded Easter Egg Hunt for children toddler age through third grade. Oak Hills is located at the corner of Blue Ravine Road and Oak Avenue Parkway in Folsom. For more information, call 983-0181 or visit www.oakhills.org. Egg-citing times on Easter Folsom and El Dorado Hills will offer various festivities for Easter. Spring Eggstravaganza will be from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 11 at Folsom Lembi Community Park, 1328 Riley St. Admission is free. They also offer a $4 pancake breakfast, exhibits, carnival, activities, egg hunt and train rides. For more information, call 355-7285. El Dorado Hills boasts two egg hunts on Saturday. The first is from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Community Services District park, 1021 Harvard Way and features activities, music, egg hunt and more. The second is at Promontory Park on Alexandra Way from 11 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 614-3216. Hunt Easter eggs The annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by the Mother Lode Lions Club, will be at noon on Sunday, April 12 at the Indian Creek School, 6701 Green Valley Road. For more information, call Mary Ellen at (530) 622-9235. Sunrise service for Easter The 49th annual Easter Sunrise Service will be at 6 a.m. on Sunday, April 12 at Beal’s Point on Folsom Lake off of Folsom-Auburn Road. The service features music and speaking by Rolling Hills Christian Church youth minister Matt Simons. Wear warm clothing and bring lawn chairs. Admission is free and the park is allowing free admittance between 5:30 and 8 a.m. on that day. For more information, call Jim Williams at 813-2410. Shred for a cause Empire Oaks Elementary will hold their annual Community Shred Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 in the Raley’s parking lot at Blue Ravine and Green Valley Road in Folsom. The school will be pre-selling bags for $10 in the school office located at 1830 Bonhill Drive in Folsom. Items to be shredded may also be brought on April 18 for a quote on the cost based on the amount. The bags hold approximately 60 pounds of shreddable material. There is no need to remove paper clips, staples or tape. The shredder will be onsite and everything will be shredded immediately. All proceeds will benefit Empire Oaks Elementary School. The Shred Biz is donating their time and equipment to this fundraiser. All about brides The Folsom Bridal Show will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 19 at the Lake Natoma Inn, 702 Gold Lake Drive in Folsom. Admission is $5 at the door. More than 50 vendors will be featured. For more information, visit www.folsombridalshow.com Traveling tips Susan’s Italian will discuss saving money starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 at the Murer House Learning Center, 1125 Murer Court in Folsom. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information call 847-9502 or visit www.susansitaianvillas.com. Upcoming events Ladies Day Folsom Complimentary pampering will be from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St. This event will offer free facials, massages, wine tasting, foods, chocolates and arts and crafts. For more information call 548-4829 or visit www.itsjustyourstyle.com. KidsFest is coming The first Kaiser Permanente KidsFest will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 2 at Serrano Visitors Center Village Green, 4525 Serrano Parkway in El Dorado Hills. The event is geared toward pre-schoolers and their families as a fundraiser for MaxLynkx, a local charity. KidsFirst features live music, giveaways, cooking classes, a reptile den, parent information, celebrity story time and more. For more information, visit www.kidsfestnorcal.com or call Jim Crosthwaite at 768-9781. Canine bash in Rocklin, EDH Woofstock is back and will be in two locations. The human/canine event will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 in Rocklin and Sunday, October 4 in El Dorado Hills. There will be a Grateful Dog Walk, live entertainment with The Eagle 96.9, vendors, demos, “That’s My Dog” competition, dachshund races, dog treats, and more. For more information, visit www.woofstock norcal.com. Submit event information to folsomadmin@goldcountrymedia.com.