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Poker, euchre and basketball

DIXON – The third annual Donnie Melendrez "Game Night" Memorial Fundraiser, a daylong benefit for Peoria St. Jude Children’s Cancer Center, will be held Saturday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 506 W. Third St.

There will be a euchre tournament at 1 p.m., and a Texas Hold ’em poker tournament, with a $50 buy-in, at 4:30 p.m. Players can sign up an hour before each.

There also will be a 50/50 raffle, a prize wheel, a college basketball trivia game, food and drink. Several big-screen TVs will be tuned in to the NCAA semifinals.

Call Lori Sheridan, 815-622-6799, for a raffle ticket or more information.

Wet and wild egg hunt

STERLING – The Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA, 2505 YMCA Way, plans an Easter egg hunt in the pool at 5:30 p.m. Friday. It's free for Y members and $5 per family for nonmembers.

Divisions are ages 3-5 at 5:30 p.m. (parents must accompany children in the pool); 6 and 7 at 6 p.m. and 8-10 at 6:30 p.m. Call 815-535-9622.

Egg hunt in Tampico

TAMPICO – Royal Neighbors of America's annual Easter egg hunt will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Booth Park. Bring a basket! Call 815-438-5475 for more information.

Oregon's egg hunts

OREGON – The Oregon Park District's Flashlight Egg Hunt for kids in grades 5-8 begins at 7:30 tonight at Oregon Park West.

The hunt for toddlers through grade 4 begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, also at the park.

Kids must bring their own baskets to collect eggs, candy and prizes. Admission is free; registration is not required. Call 815-732-3101.

Saturday's egg hunts

Assembly of God Church, 933 Mekeel Road, Dixon,; 10 a.m. to noon for 10 and younger. Call 815-284-3090.

Lincoln Avenue Church of God, 710 S. Lincoln Ave., Dixon; 1 to 3 p.m.; egg hunt, bounce houses, face-painting, snacks, music, Easter basket giveaways. Call 815-508-0632.

Sterling First Church of the Nazarene, 411 13th Ave.; 3 to 5 p.m. for 12 and younger; egg hunts, fair games, prizes, face-painting, egg-dyeing. Call 815-625-0864.

Rock River Christian Center, 1800 Prophetstown Road, Rock Falls; registration at 9:30 a.m., hunt at 10 a.m. Call 815-625-4371.

Evangelical Free Church of Mount Morris, 102 S. Seminary Ave.; 10:30 a.m. egg hunt for 12 and younger, then magician, puppets, door prizes and treats at Dillehay Park. Call 815-734-4942.

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