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The sixth annual spring break free Trout Fishing Derby, for kids 3-17, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lost Creek Lake, Takelma Park, across from the boat ramp near the dam. Registration and sign-in is from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Takelma Park. First- through fifth-place prizes will be awarded for the five longest trout registered at Trout Central. Little angler prizes, for kids 3-5, will also be awarded. Call Dave at 245-0568.

  • White City Community Improvement Association's egg hunt for preschool to age 12 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at White City Elementary School, 2830 Maple Court
  • Kiwanis Club of Medford's egg hunt for kids 9 and under begins at 10 a.m. at Hawthorne Park, across from the Medford Center in Medford.
  • Skylark Assisted Living egg hunt for kids 12 and under begins at 10 a.m. at 900 Skylark Place, Ashland.
  • American Legion Post 15's egg hunt for kids 10 and younger begins at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at Highway 99 and Stewart Avenue in Medford.
  • KRWQ radio station's egg hunt for kids 10 and under begins at 11 a.m. at Bear Creek Park at Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive in Medford.
  • Central Point's egg hunt for three age groups begins at 11:30 a.m. at Robert Pfaff Park, 635 Manzanita St.
  • What's Easter time without rabbits? The Jackson County 4-H Club, Westside Rabbitteers, will exhibit a variety of rabbits, including Netherland Dwarf, Mini-Rex, Himalayan, Hotot, New Zealand Red, and French and English-lop and share their knowledge of raising and caring for rabbits from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northwest Nature Shop, 154 Oak St., Ashland. It's free. Call 482-3241.
  • Shady Cove celebrates spring with Daffodil Daze, a community-wide event which includes a two-mile scenic shuttle trip to Daffodil Hill, where thousands of daffodils are blossoming. The Daffodil Express Trolley or the Daffy Bus shuttles depart from 9:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Windmill Square in Shady Cove. There will be arts and crafts, live music and a Daffy Spring Hat Walk. Visitors of all ages, including pets, may don their Easter bonnets and stroll through town. Prizes will be awarded for the most elegant and the most ridiculous hat.
  • Red Earth Descendants' Help Our Youth Excel (H.O.Y.E.) will hold a day of games beginning at 11 a.m. at 2165 Highway 99, Ashland, next to Jackson WellSprings. The festivities will include hand, moccasin and hoop games and teams will compete in shinney (jima), a Native American game. There will also be an evening potluck feast. See www.redearthdescendants.org or call 541-890-3529 or 201-8101.


  • Lighthouse Family Worship Center's egg hunt for kids 12 and under after the 10:30 a.m. Easter service at the church, 3500 Arrowhead Drive, Medford.
  • Jerusalem Center Church egg hunt for kids 12 and under at 1:30 p.m. at Howard Elementary School, 286 Mace Road, Medford.
  • Ashland Rotary Club's egg hunt, divided by age group, at 1 p.m. near the tennis courts at Lithia Park, Ashland. Easter bunny will be on hand.
  • Jacksonville will hold the second annual Easter Promenade from 1 to 4 p.m. on California Street. The Belles & Beaus Old West/Victorian Society of Jacksonville will stroll and show off their period costumes from the 1800s and they invite the public to join them. Antique cars will be on display during the free event.

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