Some local organizations are hosting Easter egg hunts the weekend before Easter or Easter weekend for children and adults to bond together and have a fun time.
The ninth annual flashlight egg hunt takes place at Lakeside Park 9 p.m. Friday, March 23. The hunt is free for all kids in grades five through eight, but a basket or bag will need to be brought to collect the eggs.
Lakeside egg hunt will sound the horn promptly at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24, in Lakeside Park. The event is open to children grades five and under with each age group having its own designated area. There will be fun activities after the hunt, including pictures with the Easter bunny, enjoying a free lunch, making a craft and other fun activities at the community center. The event is sponsored by Syracuse Knights of Columbus Council 6323.
Dewart Lake’s annual Easter egg-stravaganza will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday March 24, at Quaker Haven Camp. The even is hosted by Dewart Lake Community Friends Church. There will be over 2,000 eggs for groups ages 0-2, 3-6, 7-10, and 11+. Crafts and other fun activities will be available for all families to enjoy.
People of all ages can participate in the free geocache-style egg hunt through Syracuse March 24 to April 2. Ten geocache eggs will be hidden around the town. Passports can be picked up at the community center or downloaded at www.syracuseparks.org. Completed passports must be turned into the community center by 8 p.m. April 2, to be entered in a prize drawing.
North Webster Community Center will host the Easter egg hunt and celebration 9 to 11:30 a.m. March 24, including a breakfast at 9 a.m. provided by the North Webster United Methodist Church. The egg hunt for ages 0-3 starts at 9 a.m., ages 4-7 starts at 9:20 a.m., and ages 8-11 starts at 9:45 a.m. Pictures with the Easter bunny will start at 9:30 a.m. and there will be coloring, games and other fun activities. The eggs were donated by NewMarket.
North Webster Lions Club will be hosting an Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m. March 31, at the North Webster baseball and softball diamonds. Any late comers will unfortunately miss the opportunity to collect any eggs. The hunting groups are from toddlers to first grade, second and third grade, then fourth and fifth grade. Cash prizes will be given out along with colored hardboiled eggs, courtesy of Creighton Brothers.
Kiwanis Club of Milford is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 31, at the Milford Elementary and Middle School. The Easter bunny will ride in on a fire truck at 10:15 a.m. and the egg hunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. for kids 10 and under. Be sure to bring baskets or bags to collect as many eggs as possible.