Easter is just around the corner, and Sacred Heart Academy Alumnae Association is sponsoring their annual Children’s Easter Party.. This year’s event, will be held on Saturday, March 21, rain or shine, from 10 a.m.-noon, on the Sacred Heart Academy campus, 265 Benham St. in Hamden.

Activities include face painting, games with prizes, raffles, three separate Easter candy dashes, and professional photos with the Easter Bunny. There will be “Coffee and ... ” for the parents, and children will enjoy Easter snacks and treats. Best suited for toddlers to age nine, the Easter Party is open to the community.

The fee is $10 for children; adults and children one and under are complimentary.

Advance reservations are required by March 14 (don’t wait to make your reservation as this event is always a sell-out), and can be made online at sacredhearthamden.org/easterparty.

For more information, contact Sr. Mariette Moan at 203-288-2309, x313 or alumnae@sacredhearthamden.org.

Sacred Heart Academy, an independent Catholic college preparatory school founded in 1946 by the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, successfully prepares young women in grades 9-12 for learning, service and achievement in a global society. The Academy has an enrollment of 500 students.