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The Kiwanis Club of Tempe meets at Noon each Thursday and adjourns at 1:15pm. Meetings feature a speaker and buffet meal and are held at Shalimar Country Club Restaurant at 2032 E. Golf Avenue in Tempe. On Country Club Way just north of Southern Avenue in east central Tempe. Click here for a Google Map of the location. If you would like to suggest a speaker for an upcoming meeting, send an email to meetings@kcot.org.

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The Kiwanis Club of Tempe (KCOT) is based in beautiful Tempe, AZ and is one of our community's oldest service organizations. We coordinate dozens of service projects each year and help develop leaders in our community. Consider coming to a meeting to learn more or contact us to find out how you can join!

 

Kiwanis Club of Tempe to host Free Community Easter Egg Hunt at Kiwanis Park on April 19

More than 8,000 prize-filled eggs to be scattered at Saturday event

The sixth Annual Tempe Community Easter Egg Hunt will be 9 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at the North Soccer Field at Kiwanis Park, 6111 S. All American Way, Tempe.

The free event is open to all children age 10 and under. Every child will get a prize.

More than 8,000 plastic Easter eggs filled by students from Tempe High School with prizes, items and stickers inside will be scattered on the field. Children of two different age groups  – 5 and under and 6-10 – will be turned loose to gather up as many eggs as they can until all eggs are collected. Prizes will be redeemed by the children when they turn in their eggs.

The Easter Bunny will also be roaming and available for pictures.

Tempe High School Key Club will be on hand for face painting and arts and crafts starting at 8 a.m. The event will continue until 10 a.m.

“We did it the last four years and it has been a huge success,” said Mike Jennings, egg hunt co-chairmen. “With the tough economic times, who doesn’t like a free event?”

Young children must be accompanied by parents. All children are encouraged to bring their own baskets or sacks to collect eggs.

The Kiwanis Club of Tempe, a 75-member service club founded in 1952, has a focus of “Serving the Children of the World.” Over decades, it has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to donate to a multitude of organizations and programs that help Tempe children.

KCOT is a sponsor of youth leadership and service development programs, including Arizona State University Circle K and Tempe High Key Club.