Community egg hunts Saturday
With the late March snow now melting away it’s time to turn our attention to warmer days and children looking for those special Easter eggs this Saturday at locations throughout our area.
Here are a few of the major hunts scheduled, with more (including Reamstown in the Cocalico section on A-9) throughout this week’s edition.
Ephrata Lions Club
The grand old Ephrata Lions Club annual Easter Egg will once again commence in Tom Grater Park in the grassy area adjacent to the American Legion home at 1 p.m. Saturday.
The hunt is open to ages 0-10 and all are welcome to attend this rain or shine event. All attendees will receive a coloring book and special eggs will be hidden in each category.
Akron Lions Club
The Akron Lions Club will host its annual egg hunting adventure this Saturday at 1 p.m. in Loyd Roland Park.
The hunt will be held rain or shine and all attendees will receive a chocolate bunny. Youth will be divided into age groups as follows: 0-3, 4-5, first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades.
Baron Stiegel Lions Club
The annual Easter egg hunts by the Baron Stiegel Lions Club of Clay and Elizabeth Townships are set (rain or shine) for March 30 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Airy Picnic Grove and the Brickerville Picnic Grove.
Children ages 1-12 are invited to participate. Prizes will be awarded in each of four age groups.
Prizes include gift certificates, free ice cream cones and large chocolate bunnies. All participants will receive a small chocolate bunny and a Lions coloring book courtesy of the Baron Stiegel Lions Club and local sponsors, Brickerville House and Udder Choice Restaurants.
Questions may be directed to Chairman Greg Walborn at 875-1113.
East Cocalico Lions
The 76th annual egg hunt is set for Saturday at 1 p.m. in Reamstown Memorial Park.
Full details are in this week’s Cocalico section. More EGG HUNTS, page A6