ALTON — The Osborne County community of Alton will celebrate its 71st Community Easter Sunrise Pageant on April 1.

The fully costumed re-enactment of the life of Christ will begin at 6 a.m. at the bluffs south of Alton. Breakfast will follow at United Methodist Church. The town is located 18 miles east of Stockton on Kansas Highway 24.

Organizers advise visitors to bring a chair or blanket and warm clothes. For more information, call (785) 483-0660.

Sponsors of the event are the Alton community, Alton United Methodist Church and Mt. Ayr Friends Church.