Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Celebrate an "Egg" Citing Easter with Dakota's Easter Wish and An Easter Egg Hunt

Children of all ages and children at heart are invited to celebrate Easter 2012, 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, April 7, at the Estate of Merritt and Alneatha Salley Hamilton, 23 Hamilton Place, Yemassee, SC 29945.

The celebration begins with a brief devotional, followed by blessing of the food.  At 2:15 p.m., Vasilisa C. Hamilton will lead a 30-minute reading and discussion of her 2008 children's book, "Dakota's Easter Wish." Children who attend the reading and discussion are expected to read the book in advance.  To receive a free copy of "Dakota's Easter Wish," contact Mrs. Jessie Tyler, Lowcountry coordinator for Papa Didn't (d/b/a/ The Hamilton Group), 843-726-3273. The book is also available for check out at Pratt Memorial Library, Ridgeland, S.C.

The Easter egg hunt begins at 3 p.m., and prizes will be awarded.  Refreshments will be provided, and the event will be hosted by radio personality "Mighty Jody," the "Don Cornelius" of the South Carolina Lowcountry and former host of WJWJ TV's dance show, "Stepping Out."

This "egg" citing family friendly event is free of charge, alcohol-free, and will feature "clean" music.

For more information, visit Vasilisa's Web site,