A community newsletter serving New Melle, Defiance, Augus​ta, Marthasville, Dutzow​​ a​nd surrounding areas.


New Melle’s 29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt March 30 and Adult Hunt

Mark your calendars and get your Easter baskets ready for the 29th Annual New Melle Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. The Easter Egg Hunt has returned to New Melle Sports and Rec, 4700 Hwy Z. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Be ready and be on the field at 10 a.m. when the hunts begin.
The Easter Egg Hunt is free and open to children ages 0 to 10. The hunts go quickly by age group, one after the other. Prizes include bikes, scooters, and more, all age-appropriate. Before and after the hunt, you can take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Drinks and donuts will be available, along with other great family fun.

Join the 7th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt now at 11 a.m. You should have plenty of time to get the kids situated and join in the fun as well. The cost is $10 per person; you must be 18 or over to enter. Don’t miss out on the fabulous prizes. All proceeds benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

The New Melle Easter Egg hunt is sponsored by The New Melle Chamber of Commerce, New Melle Sports and Rec and other community sponsors. The Children’s Easter Egg Hunt is a free community event that would not be possible without the support of the many sponsors each year. If you would like to donate or volunteer, email the NMCC at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The New Melle Chamber of Commerce thanks the community for supporting this great family event.