Kids dig through snow to find Easter eggs in Johnstown's Central Park

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Organizers hid 10,000 eggs, and all of them were found within 20 minutes after the hunt began.

The event sees hundreds of thousands of children search for chocolate eggs around the grounds of 250 of its properties.

All of the proceeds will go to the turtle rescue at the Gulf World Marine Institute. Not only can your kids run around on the attractive campus fields and garden gathering eggs to their heart's content, but you can expect a good spread of delicious foods, and your kids will also have the chance to take pictures with the Easter Bunny, participate in games and win prizes (including a prize for the best dressed).

Collin age 3 gets his face painted by Nina Thomas
Collin age 3 gets his face painted by Nina Thomas

Although the event officially started at 2 p.m., many arrived early, and the lineup of people and dogs grew quickly.

The event ended with a picnic with grilled food and snacks.

"We also had other donations from throughout the community bringing in egg shells", she said. "The egg hunt and pancake breakfast is a fun event to follow". "The nice thing is that they really appreciate that they're going to enjoy", said George Brown, South Wilkes-Barre Residents' Association.


Personally, I never buy eggs until a week or two before Easter and then I try to buy as few as possible, which leads me to ponder: just how many Easter eggs should a child get?

Friendship Botanic Gardens is located at 2055 East U.S. 12, Michigan City, IN 46360. "They're all having a great time". We've done this for so many years that I spent three or four hours last night with my 14 year old son helping me set up for this, so it's a lot of fun.

Throughout the event, guests are welcome to take pictures with the Easter Bunny, Chick-fil-A cows, and Aubie.


Australian shepherd Harper Lee took her time sniffing the plastic eggs outside, and although she could have picked up the eggs with her mouth and dropped them in the basket, Harper Lee's owner, Robin Stanbridge of Quincy, helped her out.

Participants are required to find five eggs and turn them into library staff to receive a treat bag.


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