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Community Easter Egg Hunts, Shred Day, Pancake Breakfasts

(The Times photo by Betsy Reason)
Ready, set, run to find candy inside of eggs during the Hamilton County Junior Leaders annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville. Kids run to find Easter eggs during a previous Easter Egg Hunt at the Fairgrounds.

Enjoy pancake breakfasts both on Saturday and Sunday morning, partake in Easter egg hunts and more are among the 25 things to do this weekend and beyond in today’s list of things to do in The Times:

1. Clean out your paperwork and head to Shred Day 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at  Hamilton County Household Hazardous Waste Center in Noblesville.

2. Head out early for Noblesville Kiwanis Sunrisers’ annual pancake breakfast 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday in conjunction with the Noblesville Parks’ annual Easter Egg Hunt at Shelter No. 5 at Forest Park. Cost is $5 for breakfast with proceeds to a local charity. Noblesville Parks’ annual Easter egg hunt, featuring the Easter Bunny, is at 11 a.m. Saturday with festivities — bounce houses, deejay and Noblesville Police and Fire vehicles on tour — beginning at 10 a.m.

3. Come out for the Wayne-Fall Lions Club’s annual Palm Sunday All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday for a goodwill donation, at the Wayne-Fall Lions Club on East 191st Street in Noblesville.

4. Grab your binoculars and join Hamilton County Parks for Beginner Bird Walks at 8:30 a.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at Cool Creek Park in Westfield and 8:30 a.m. the first Wednesday, April-June, at Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville.

5. Auditions for Main Street Productions’ “Rumors” by Neil Simon, will be Monday and Tuesday with performances June 2-12 at Basile Westfield Playhouse, directed by Jen Otterman of Noblesville.

6. Ready, set, run to find candy inside of eggs during the Hamilton County Junior Leaders annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville.

7. All ages can attend the children’s comedy, “The House at Pooh Corner” by Improbable Fiction Co., April 15-24 at The Ivy Tech Auditorium in Noblesville.

8. Enjoy Easter on the Prairie on April 16 at Conner Prairie in Fishers with egg hunt (1:30 p.m. for ages 2-3, 1:45pm for ages 4-5, 2 p.m. for ages 6-8, 2:15 p.m. for ages 9-12) and crafts, scavenger hunt at Treetop Outpost,  and breakfast at 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., with reservations at https://www.connerprairie.org/

9. Blatchley Nature Study Club invites the public to the 2022 Spring Wildflower Walk and Centennial Celebration is 1 to 5 p.m. April 16 and 30 at 125 Boulder Drive in Noblesville near Potter’s Bridge.

10. Visit the annual Fairyville at Nickel Plate Arts and Hamilton County Artists’ Association Birdie Gallery and in downtown Noblesville on April 19-23 with most events free.

11. Westfield kicks off Movies in the Plaza series on April 22, featuring Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax,”  at Grand Junction Plaza, with more movies every fourth Friday through October.

12. Carmel Community Players presents “The Fantasticks” musical, April 22-May 8, directed by Rich Phipps.

13. Ages 18 and older can participate in Noblesville Tri Kappa’s first Bingo Nite fundraiser, with raffles, pull tabs, baked goods sale and more, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 23 at the Noblesville Moose Lodge, with reservations by messaging Noblesville Tri Kappa on Facebook or by contacting Jennifer Warner at 317-903-9921 or email NoblesvilleBetaEpsilon@trikappa.org.

14. Celebrate spring with the annual Teter Wildflower Walk with free guided tours at 1, 2 and 3 p.m. or wander on your own between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. April 24 at Teter Organic Farm in Noblesville.

15. Auditions for The Belfry Theatre’s “Drinking Habits” comedy are at 7 p.m. April 24-25 at the Noblesville theater.

16. EnPointe Indiana Ballet will present “Don Quixote, featuring artistic directors Pollyana Ribeiro and Robert Moore of Noblesville, 7 p.m. April 29 and 2 p.m. April 30 at Noblesville High School with tickets available.

17. Handmade Vintage Spring Market is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville, with tickets available at handmadevintagemarket.com.

18. Come out and watch or participate in the VFW Indiana Loyalty Day Celebration in the City of Noblesville with lineup at 11 a.m. and parade at noon on April 30, with food, entertainment and awards at the VFW Post 6246 on South Ninth Street. Parade starts at Ivy Tech Hamilton County in Noblesville. To be a sponsor or a participant, contact the VFW Post.

19. The Attic Theatre presents “Sense & Sensibility” May 5-7.

20.  Get dressed up and join in for the 14th annual “Wine, Wags & Whiskers” at 6 p.m. May 8 at Embassy Suites in Noblesville.

21. The Boys & Girls Club Auxiliary Auction is May 14 at Harbour Trees.

22. Get up early for the 23rd annual Hamilton County Master Gardener Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 21 at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds in Noblesville.

23. Carmel Arts & Design District presents “Art of Wine” from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 21, for ages 21 and older, with unlimited wine tastings from participating wineries for $30. Tickets go on sale today on eventbrite.com

24. The Belfry Theatre will have auditions for ages 5-18 for Disney’s “Frozen Jr.,” May 22 and 23 at a location TBA, with performances July 28-31 at The Ivy Tech Auditorium in Noblesville.

25. Get your team together for the June 3 Darlington Bed Race in downtown Noblesville to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville. It’s the same day as the Noblesville Lions Pork Chop Dinner, which is typically 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 3 on the Courthouse Square with all-you-can-eat pancakes 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 4.

– Contact Betsy Reason at betsy@thetimes24-7.com.