The Dupont Lions Club, with the help of the Dupont Volunteer Hose Company, will sponsor the Easter Bunny’s visit to Dupont beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27. Rain date is Saturday, April 3.

The Bunny will following the same route Santa used, and will visit every street as much as possible. A link will be posted on Facebook to a “bunny tracker” so people can see where the Bunny parade is in town. Members of the Lions Club will be handing out small gifts to children while supplies last. Participants will practice social distancing and ask people to watch from their yard or porch.

Because of COVID restrictions, this event is taking the place of the traditional Easter egg hunt at the Little League filed that the Lions Club sponsors every year.

Avoca Community Committee, meanwhile, will welcome Honey the Easter Bunny to town Saturday, March 27. He will begin his ride through Avoca at 11 a.m., starting in the third ward and continuing through the second and first wards, ending in West Avoca. Keep a look out for the flashing lights.

Drive-through events

Residents of Jenkins Twp. will have the opportunity to visit the Easter Bunny in person a little bit early this year. Jenkins Twp. will host a drive-through Easter party from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 28. This event will be held in the Jenkins Twp. Hose Company parking lot located at 2 Second St. in Jenkins Twp. The Easter party is open to all township residents and their guests, up to 12 years of age. All children will receive a gift from the Easter Bunny, as well as a bag of candy. Attendees also will be eligible to win one of the grand prize drawings comprised of gifts donated by township benefactors.

You must register for this event with a phone number and the child’s name, age and gender. Deadline for registration is Monday, March 22. Please contact the township building at 570-654-3315 to register. The township also is now accepting private donations for the Easter Bunny drive-thru party.

At Langcliffe Presbyterian Church, a free drive-through community Easter event will take place Sunday, March 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church parking lot, 1001 Main St. The congregation will distribute soup to all guests and Easter bags to children.