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Easter around the South Peace

April 13, 2023

By: Jesse Boily and Austin Payeur

Town & Country News reporters were out an about this past weekend taking pictures of the Easter events around the South Peace. Here is a gallery of images from a few events. Also see the photo spread in the print edition on newsstands now.


Children rush to find eggs at the Easter egg hunt at Sunset Lake Park in Wembley on Saturday, April 8. Over 100 children took part in the search which had little eggs with prizes in them. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Siblings Finn, 2, and Paisley Garner, 8, were ready with their baskets at the Easter egg hunt in Wembley. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Gracelyn Armstrong, 2, found a bunch of eggs. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Emmy, 7, and Eddy, 3, were busy looking at what treats their eggs had with their mom Caterina Julian. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Ari Graw, 2, was busy finding eggs. (Photo by Jesse Boily)
Odin Jensen, 3, gave the Easter Bunny a hug at the Easter egg hunt. A special visit from the Easter Bunny bookended the event. (Photo by Jesse Boily)


The Sexsmith Easter Scramble took place in Heritage Park Campground on April 1.

Children rush to find easter Eggs at Heritage Park in Sexsmith. (Photo By Austin Payeur)
Cooper McLaughlin, 4, grabbed a basket of goodies in Sexsmith. (Photo By Austin Payeur)
A hidden Easter eggs waits to be found. (Photo by Austin Payeur)
In addition to the egg hunt, children could also enter to win a bike and grab a photo with the Easter Bunny.(Photo by Austin Payeur)


Saturday saw the annual Easter event in Beaverlodge, hosted by the Beaverlodge Firefighter’s Association in co-ordination with the NuVista Energy Centre.

Families were invited to come down for a day of Easter fun, including a bounce house and face painting,

as well as Easter treats.

Sparky the Fire Dog made an appearance alongside the Easter Bunny. (Photo by Austin Payeur)
Photo by Austin Payeur
Lilac Simpson, 4, enjoyed the face painting at the Beaverlodge Easter event. (Photo by Austin Payeur)