Hop to it: Annual Easter Egg Hunt held at Bemidji High School

Frederick Owens
April 20, 2017

The recipes for her family's favorites - ricotta pie, rice pie and pizza chena - all call for lots of eggs.

Local children of all ages and their families came out to enjoy the DeKalb Park District's Breakfast with the Bunny and Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road in DeKalb.

"Renew is brand new, and this is the first big event we will be hosting so we are very excited", Bazacas said, adding that he hopes to host many more community events in the future. She eagerly volunteered for it.

Four thousand Easter eggs were placed around the park.

"If it's successful, and it looks like it is, we want to make it annual", she said.

They found the Golden Eggs and won gift bags: From left, Colin Bess, 5; Adaline Claire, 10 months.; and Lana Alvarado, 7.

With Easter just one day away and the weather in the low 70s, it was a flawless day for kids to hunt for Easter eggs and learn a thing or two about animals at the same time.

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Baskets were provided to collect eggs, as well as free snow cones after the egg hunt ended.

There are no traditional Easter egg hunts at Easter Eggstravaganza. "They were really excited".

At the Assiniboine Park Zoo, pick up a map and checklist at the Zoo entrance and explore the Zoo to find the hidden Easter egg signs. It was started by Don Slade, he said, who began with 10-dozen eggs.

When Secrest gave the word, they were off.

Greg Knight, director of children and youth ministries, was unsure how many years the church has held the egg hunt. "So like I said you can enjoy Easter and hunting the eggs and everything, but still, just like Christmas it has a reason for the season", said Lara.

"It's great. It's wonderful".

Trinity Lutheran Church sponsors a sunrise Easter service at the west side Boulder Reservoir, scheduled for 6:21 a.m. today.

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