The Easter Bunny is coming a few weeks early to Wichita Falls this year. Easter may not be until March 27th, but Barry Levy, City of Wichita Falls Public Information Officer, announced this afternoon that the City’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place in Lucy Park this Saturday, March 12th.

The event is for kids up to second grade. There will also be 50 special eggs that will win prizes. It all happens at 3pm this Saturday. Here's the full details from the press release:

Wichita Falls, Texas- Everyone is invited to join the Parks & Recreation Department for the City’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 12th at 3:00 (arrive early, parking is a premium) in Lucy Park just behind the large pavilion next to the log cabin and swimming pool.
Children will be thrilled with the thousands of individually wrapped Easter candy that will be scattered over the grounds in two designated areas: one for children four and under and the other for children ages five through second grade. Members of the University Kiwanis Club, the sponsor of the event, and Parks and Recreation staff will provide supervision.
As an added treat there will be 50 specially marked eggs that can be used to claim a variety of fun Easter prizes. Children should bring a basket or sack for the hunt and arrive early to meet the Easter Bunny. In case of inclement weather the event will take place on March 19th. For more information please contact the Recreation Division at 761- 7490.