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April 15, 2014

Annual 'Hop Downtown' Easter party Thursday

Corsicana — The Easter Bunny will once again be making its annual pre-Easter stop in Corsicana Thursday for an appearance at the Downtown Corsicana “Hop Downtown” party. The event is taking place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with activities up and down Beaton Street in downtown Corsicana.

Corsicana's Main Street Program and downtown Corsicana businesses are teaming up for the afternoon of fun for kids. Corsicana's Parks and Recreation Department is making Pocket Park available for photos taken by Memories by Melissa, and free drawings for bicycles and Easter baskets, face painting and more will be offered.

A bounce house will be set up at the Chase Bank at 101 North Beaton. Tables to sign up for the drawings for the bicycles and Easter baskets will be available at the same location.

Bittersweet Boutique is providing free face painting for youngsters during the afternoon, and free refreshments will be available at Grace Community Church.

Several downtown businesses will also have Easter treats available for youngsters as they stroll along Beaton Street.

Winners of the drawings will be announced at 5:15 p.m., and those drawn must be present to win.

For more information on Thursday's Hop Downtown party, contact the Corsicana Visitor's Center at 903-654-4852.

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