Jones Lake State Park will have an Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 31, 2018 beginning at 11 a.m. Pre-registration is required by Friday, March 23, 2018. Call (910) 588-4550 or stop by the park’s visitor center located off N.C. 242 to register. The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Friends of the Bay Lakes. The egg hunt will start at 11 a.m., so participants are encouraged to arrive early to check in. There also will be raffle drawings, games, food, and other special events lasting until 1 p.m.