Story courtesy of Theresa Goffredo at HeraldNet.com
Photo courtesy of Sarah Weiser at The Herald
The Easter bunny will be busy this year, appearing at many egg hunts throughout the county. This year’s Easter egg hunts include lots of extras, such as live entertainment and, at one of the events, an appearance by Mater the Tow Truck, along with thousands of eggs and prizes.
Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday, Arlington Airport, behind the Stillaguamish Athletic Club (enter from 51st Avenue from 172nd Street). For children 12 years old and younger. Prizes for winning eggs in each age category. Bring your Easter basket and camera for photos with the Easter Bunny. For more information, call 360-403-3448.
Hop Around the Village, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. Visit the Easter Bunny while he hops around Country Village with candy-filled Easter eggs for children. Join him throughout the day for fun and games, story time and a special craft project. For more information, call 425-483-2250 or visit countryvillagebothell.com.
Egg Hunt, 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Harold Engles Memorial Park, 1006 Cascade St., Darrington. Easter egg hunt for the kids, over when all the eggs are found. Call the Darrington Family Support & Resource Center at 360-436-0308.
Edmonds Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. Saturday at Edmonds City Park, Third Avenue and Howell Way. The event is for children under 10 years of age. Find golden eggs to win special prizes. Separate age areas for ages infant to 1, lower south lawn at 10 a.m.; ages 4 to 10, playfield at 10 a.m.; ages 2 to 3, playground at 10:15 a.m. Also, photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Admission is free with nonperishable food donations. For more details call Edmonds Parks & Recreation at 425-771-0230.
Clark Park Egg Hunt, noon, Saturday, Clark Park, 2400 Lombard Ave., Everett. This Easter egg hunt has a special guest, Mater the Tow Truck. Kids can climb into Mater and have their pictures taken with the famous “Cars” truck. For more information call, Andrea Tucker at Lamoureux Real Estate at 425-870-6699.
Eggstravaganza in Everett, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Bethany Christian Assembly, 2715 Everett Ave., Everett. Kids of all ages and their families are invited to this huge, annual candy-filled egg hunt and adventure. The fun begins with a 20-minute Easter program. From there, families can explore the various age-appropriate hunts for 20,000 eggs and activities. Most of the activities are indoors, so the event is rain or shine. There will be inflatables, pony rides, free cotton candy and popcorn, and a chance to win a number of prizes, including a Wii. Bring your camera, because the Easter Bunny will be there. All free. Call 425-339-3303 or go to www.bca-online.com.
Ebenezer Lutheran Church Easter Egg Hunt, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 2111 117th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens. Activities include crafts and games. Call 425-344-0421 or go to www.ebenezerlakestevens.org.
Easter Egg Hunt: 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday in Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville. Parks and Recs and other sponsors will provide more than 10,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes and hidden at the Jennings Memorial Park Rotary Ranch. Limit eight eggs per child; admission is free but please bring a canned food item for the Marsyville Community Food Bank. For more information, call 360-363-8400.
Kids Club Easter Fun, 11 a.m. Saturday, the Plant Farm, 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville. An Easter egg hunt around the Plant Farm with the Easter Bunny himself coming for a visit. After the hunt, Kids Club members will plant their own Easter eggs to enjoy at home — Easter egg radishes, that is. Register early; this class will fill up. Registration is required online at www.ThePlantFarm.com/kidsclub or call 360-652-3351. Cost is $5.
Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Heatherwood Middle School Football Field, 1419 Trillium Blvd., Mill Creek. Rain or shine, this event for ages 1 year through fifth-grade will kick off with face painting, balloon animals, music and the Easter Bunny. Each age-appropriate egg hunt will have special prizes hidden throughout the multitude of eggs, as well as lots of candy so don’t forget to bring a basket. Admission is a nonperishable food item. Go to www.cityofmillcreek.com for details or call 425-745-1891.
Community Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m., Saturday, Lake Tye park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd. Free event for children of all ages. For more information, call 360-863-4559
Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Mukilteo Elementary Ball Fields, 2600 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo. Children 1 to 10 years old in three separate fields; prizes will be awarded to the children who find the highly coveted “golden eggs.” It is rumored that the Easter Bunny will make an appearance. Donations for the Mukilteo Food Bank will be accepted. Call event coordinator Kelli McNees at 425-263-8150 for more information.
Clearview Easter egg hunt and fun fair, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Clearview Foursquare Church, 17210 Highway 9 SE, Snohomish. Egg hunt by age groups, a petting zoo, bouncy house, face painting, live music, refreshments and prizes. For more information, call 425-238-1848 or 360-668-6033.
Easter egg hunt, 9 a.m. Saturday at the Stanwood/Camano Fairgrounds 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. For kids 12 and under, with staggered starts hunting for 10,000 eggs and 150 free donated Easter baskets, hosted by the Stanwood Eagles.
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