REPUBLIC, MO – The Republic Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23, at 10:00 a.m. This is a FREE event and no registration is necessary. The hunt will be held at J.R. Martin Park (300 E. Hines) with parking available at the former city pool. The event is open to children ages 12 and under with the hunt being divided into six different age groups: 0-3 (co-ed), 4-6 (co-ed), 7-9 (boys), 7-9 (girls), 10-12 (boys) and 10-12 (girls). The Easter Bunny will arrive at the park after all of the age groups have gathered their eggs. Please bring your own Easter basket and arrive early (the hunt will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.). For more information on this event, please contact (417) 732-3500.