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March 27, 2014

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Corsicana — April 15

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Site open from 2 until 7 p.m. to assist the elderly and low income file their tax returns at the Corsicana YMCA. To schedule an appointment, call  281-682-0928.

April 17

The Hop Downtown – Annual event sponsored by our local businesses,  Corsicana Main Street Program, and Corsicana Parks and Recreation. There will be games for the kids, a bounce house, face painting, a drawing for bicycles and Easter baskets, photos in Pocket Park (2 – 4 x 6 photos for $15,) refreshments, and of course the star of the day… the Easter Bunny, who will be visiting with children and passing out Easter eggs and goodies. 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. (Weather permitting.) For further information call (903) 654-4852 or email wfreeman@ci.corsicana.tx.us. Hop Headquarters is 101 N. Beaton in grassy area next to Chase Bank.

April 19

When Are We Going Home Ministry and Break N Free Camp presents the Riding High Horsemanship Program to be held at 4719 NE CR 1040 in Rice. Call for directions and to RSVP to (903) 422-6120 (to get an accurate count). This event is free and open to all medically challenged, special needs and disabled children and foster children and their immediate siblings up to the age of 21. Lunch will be provided, just bring lawn chairs, yourself and your family. A handicapped ramp is available, as well as side/front walkers, and a playground. The event will include riding, saddling, safety, feeding and care of horses, and a short devotion.

The American Legion Auxiliary will host an Easter Egg Party and Hunt from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for children ages 2 through 12. With the children separated into age groups, a coloring contest will begin at 10 a.m., the Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. and hot dogs will be served at 12 noon. Prizes will be awarded for each category. Sorry, parents, but you can’t help your youngsters find Easter Eggs. All children are invited, and there’s guaranteed fun for all.

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