Inclement weather can be a real problem for Easter egg hunts, but KKDS radio (AM-1060) has found a solution - sponsor an indoor Easter egg hunt. The hunt, at the 49th Street Galleria, 4998 S. 360 West, will take place Saturday, March 30, at 10 a.m. It will aslo be one of the biggest in the area.
Children will be divided into three age groups to look for thousands of pieces of candy, T-shirts, school pencil packs, mugs and eggs filled with money.There will even be a hunt for the parents with such prizes as Galleria Saving Passes and bank savings certificates.
"The Imagination Station Money Bunny" will also give away other prizes. The bunny will make a special appearance at 1:30 p.m. at the Trolley Square Amphitheatre, with more candy and prizes.
- KUTR (AM-1320) - Disc jockey Kirk Cameron will be participating in the Cystic Fibrosis Annual Bachelor Auction tonight at 6:30 p.m. in the Salt Lake Red Lion Hotel.
Cameron, who works the midnight shift at KUTR, is also a part-time deejay on sister station KCPX (FM-98.7).
- KBYU (FM-89.1) will air the Utah Symphony and its "Broadway Show-Stoppers" program, conducted by John McGlinn, Saturday, March 30, 8 p.m.
- KBYU will also offer several special musical programs for Easter. J.S. Bach's "The St. Matthew Passion" will air Friday, March 29, 7 p.m. Easter Sunday's schedule will include Handel's "Messiah" at 1 p.m. and Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony at 4:10 p.m.
- KUER (FM-90.1) - The station will broadcast a full week of reports, Monday through Sunday, April 1-7, on how American family life has undergone changes in recent years and how those changes are affecting young people today.
"Class of 2000: Family Stories," will air daily on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program (weekdays 5-9 a.m.), on "All Things Considered" (weekdays 4-7 p.m.) and also on "Weekend Edition" (Saturday from 6-10 a.m. and Sunday from 9-11 a.m.).
The series will end Sunday, April 7, at 12:30 p.m. with a KUER news special, "Utah's Family Stories." There will also be a two-hour national call-in show (1-3 p.m.)
- KISN (FM-97.1) - Another new bumper sticker season for the station is here and it kicks off this weekend. Stickers will be available in the video sections of all Smith's stores. Listen to KISN for more details.
- KSL (AM-1160) - will air the annual Good Friday Procession of the Cross, Friday, March 29, 6-8 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Central Salt Lake City Council of Churches, begins at the Cathedral of the Madeleine on South Temple and B Street, passes by four other churches and will conclude at the First Presbyterian Church on South Temple and C Street.
Participants in the procession will be listening to KSL Radio in order to hear the music they will be singing as they go from church to church.
Here's a schedule of other upcoming programming highlights for KSL:
Saturday, March 30:
7-10 a.m. - "Greenhouse" will examine mulches, compost and soil fertility.
10-11 a.m. - "Car Radio" will feature Bill Breedlove, race car builder, on what's gone wrong with your car over the winter and what you can do about it.
11 a.m. - "Your House" will discuss spring touch-up of furniture.
Sunday, March 31:
10-10:30 a.m. - "The Grand Circle" will be revisited on "Getaway."
11 a.m. - "Health and Fitness" will discuss what's wrong with advertised quick weight-loss programs.
Monday, April 1:
9 a.m. - Doug Wright will do a special "Sound Off" program for April Fool's Day.
10:30 a.m. - Denise and Alan Fields, authors of a consumer guide for engaged couples and parents, will provide tips for throwing a nice wedding on a realistic budget.
11:30 a.m. - National Child Abuse Prevention Month will be discussed.
1 p.m. - Bob Lee will talk with Jane Healy about why many of today's kids don't think.
1:30 p.m. - Lee will discuss making work in the business area.
2 p.m. Author Steven R. Covey will discuss his new book "The Fire Within."
2:30 p.m. - Lee will examine business success in the '90s.
Tuesday, April 2:
10 a.m. - Carl Rubadue, Dan's Foods, will provide recipes.
11 a.m. - Gary Cornell, fire manager with the Division of State Lands and Forestry, will examine fire dangers.
1:30 p.m. - "The 40-plus Job Hunting Guide" on Lee's show.
2:30 p.m. - A discussion of the separation of church and state.
Wednesday, April 3:
10 a.m. "House Calls" will examine laser surgery.
Thursday, April 4:
10 a.m. - Erna Neergard will provide pastry recipes on "The KSL Cooking Show."
10:30 a.m. - The dangers of radon gas.
11 a.m. - A look back on this day in 1968 when Martin Luther King Jr. was killed.
11:30 a.m. - Tax experts from the IRS and Utah State Tax Commission will answer listener questions on Wright's show.