Lots of area events are scheduled for this Easter holiday. Here is a list that will be updated frequently.
EASTER EGG HUNTS:
Squaw Valley's annual on-mountain Easter egg hunt begins the moment the lifts open Easter Sunday. Remember to bring your Easter basket and hunt for the candy filled colored eggs hidden across the mountain from Gold Coast to High Camp, along Shirley Lake and all the way down Mountain Run.
Join the kids for an Easter egg hunt on the morning of April 20th in America's only snowbound Village, located at Sugar Bowl Resort. Then head out on the mountain to find the Golden Egg, which contains a free 2014/15 Midweek season pass.
Alpine Meadows will host an Easter egg hunt this Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. Eggs stuffed with delicious treats will be hidden off Roundhouse chair for kids and families to scoop up on their way down the mountain. In addition, a large, golden egg will be hidden amongst the candy-filled eggs; the skier or rider who finds the golden egg will receive a free 2014-15 bronze season pass.
The Sparks Rotary Club will host its second annual Rabbit Run on Sunday, April 20th at the Sparks Marina. The 10k and 5K runs will follow the same routes as Sparks' Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving. Runners and walkers can register online by going to www.sparksrotary.org. The 10k race starts at 7:30am. Proceeds will benefit Sparks Rotary programs.
Sparks Nazarene Church will hold English speaking worship services and Bible studies on Sunday, April 20th at 9:15am and 10:50am. A Spanish speaking service is scheduled for 10:30am. The church is located at 2200 El Rancho Drive in Sparks. For more information, call 358-4066.
Grace Church will hold four identical services at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 6pm on Sunday, April 20. If you have kids, the Family Center (south building) will have full age appropriate group time for kids. The church is located at 1220 Robb Drive. For more information call 775-747-9000.
Mountaintop Services at Squaw Valley
A free, non-denominational Easter service will be held at High Camp from 8-8:45 a.m. Visitors who do not plan to ski or ride can take the aerial tram to High Camp for free to attend the service. The tram will begin uploading guests at 7:30 a.m. No ski or snowboard equipment is permitted on the early tram services. In addition, the regularly scheduled, afternoon service will also take place Easter Sunday at the top of Big Blue Express. The service will begin at 1 p.m. and is open to skiers and riders with a lift ticket or season pass.
Mountaintop Service at Alpine Meadows
Skiers and riders at Alpine Meadows can also attend a non-denominational mountaintop service at the top of Roundhouse Chair at 1 p.m. A lift ticket or season pass is required.