Carroll County Times

Time for dining with Easter Bunny, hunting for eggs in Mount Airy

This Sunday, a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny followed by an Easter egg hunt will take place in Mount Airy.

The Mount Airy fire company will host the breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at its activities building. The menu will feature scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, French toast, waffles, biscuits, home fries, sausage gravy, chipped beef gravy, baked apples, coffee, orange juice, tea and hot chocolate. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance, so be sure to bring your camera to snap a family photo.

The meal cost is $8 for adults, $5 for 5- to 12-year-olds, and free for children younger than 5.

The Mount Airy Lions Club invites children 12 and younger to an egg hunt on the carnival grounds, starting at noon. Kids should bring their own basket for this free event.

There will be grand prizes in each age category: up to 3, 4 to 7, and 8 to 12. "All of the eggs will be stuffed with chocolate candy and certain eggs will be marked for special prizes," said Lions club member Ben Gue.

For more information about the breakfast, contact Mary Alexander at or 301-829-0100. To learn more about the egg hunt, call Gue at 301-829-5466.

The activities building and carnival grounds are at 1008 Twin Arch Road, Mount Airy.

Hunting for eggs

The Ronnie Legore Activities Park and the Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club will host an Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 19 at the Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Park, 1791 Old Liberty Road, Winfield.

This event, which will take place rain or shine, is free and open to children age 10 and younger.

Each egg will contain a prize, with special eggs in each age group: up to 4, 5 to 7, and 8 to 10.

To learn more, call Wanda Legore at 410-795-4640.


Taylorsville meeting

The Greater Taylorsville Area Citizens' Council will host a second program about the history of Taylorsville at 7 p.m. Monday at the Taylorsville United Methodist Church social hall, 4356 Ridge Road, Taylorsville.

Presenting, in addition to "founding family" members of Taylorsville - the Magin and Blair families who settled early in Taylorsville - will be Mary Ann Ashcraft from the Historical Society of Carroll County, history buffs Debra and Neal Brower, and George and Ann Horvath with map and land grant information.

All are welcome to attend this free event. Anyone wishing to submit written memories and photos about their ancestral families and/or business or community activities they remember are encouraged to do so to council board member Scott Davis.

For more information, contact Davis at or 443-340-2890.

Bonanza Bingo

American Legion Gold Star Post 191, 801 Prospect Road, Mount Airy, will have Bonanza Bingo April 27.

Advance tickets are $30; tickets will be $35 at the door, if available. The price includes a fried chicken dinner and a package of bingo cards for 27 games. Additional cards and games will be available for purchase. There will also be two $600 jackpots.

Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., the fried chicken dinner will be served at 2 p.m. and bingo will begin at 3 p.m.

No one younger than 16 will be admitted. This is an alcohol-free event.

To purchase advance tickets, call Ed Darrah at 301-831-0424.


Spaghetti dinner

The Winfield fire company ladies auxiliary will have an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the fire hall.

The menu will include spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, salad bar, breadsticks and beverages. The cost is: $8 for adults, $9 for carryout, $4 for 3- to 10-year-olds and free for children younger than 3.

At the bake table, you may choose a dessert item at an additional charge.

The fire hall is at 1320 W. Old Liberty Road, Winfield. For more information, contact the station at 410-795-1333.