Easter Egg-Stravaganza set for Sunday, April 13
Each year The Denton Orator along with area churches hosts an Easter Egg-Stravaganza in Harrison
Park, the Sunday prior to Easter. It is a fun filled, free event for all the local children. This year the Easter Egg-Stravaganza
is scheduled for Sunday, April 13 from 1-3pm with a rain date of Wednesday, April 16 from 5:30-7:30 pm. Activities will include:
Egg Drop, Egg Decorating, Face Painting, Egg Relay and Egg Toss, Guess the Jelly Beans Jar, Egg/Prize Trade in Booth, a Cake
Walk, and of course the Easter Bunny will be there for pictures!
more information on this year’s Easter Eggstravaganza, held downtown at Harrison Park, call the Orator office at (336)
10th Annual Harrison Park 5k Run set for April 12
year, Town Commissioner Barbara Hogan and Denton Parks and Recreation will welcome runners to the tenth annual 5K run in Harrison
Park on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Area runners interested in participating
in the event can pre-register by filling out a race form online at www.townofdenton.com or by picking one up at Denton Town
Hall or The Denton Orator office located at 2 N. Main Street in Denton. A $15 pre-registration fee is required to participate
in the race and will also include a t-shirt. Those who wish to register race day, will pay a $20 registration fee.
Registration on race day will begin at 7:30 a.m. and continue until 8:45 a.m. in Harrison
Park. The run will begin at 9 a.m. on N. Main St. at Salisbury St. and will continue up N. Main toward Highway 109. Runners
will then turn back at Highway 109 and finish at the starting point. The course, a total of 3.1 miles, is flat except for
one hill on the way to the finish line during the last mile. Members of the Denton Police Department and Denton Fire Department
will be on hand to ensure the safety of the runners.
For more information on the tenth annual Harrison
Park 5K Run, please call Denton Town Hall at 336-859-4231 or Barbara Hogan at 859-4269.