Ellensburg Family: Local Easter Egg Hunts

Easter is a time for a bunny to hid eggs…  well, at least the parents hind them!  And if you’re anything like our family, we hide the plastic ones because we usually forget where they are all hidden and plastic ones don’t stink as bad as forgotten real eggs. And for the children, this holiday is a time to eat their weight in candy that was hidden in these little plastic bundles of joy. (Have you ever noticed that Easter is almost exactly 6 month after Halloween and we get candy loaded holidays every 6 months?!)  And of course I haven’t forgotten the REAL reason for the season…  the resurrection of Jesus!

Well, I don’t know about the rest of you, but I am looking forward to watching my kids running around like crazy looking for those brightly colored Easter eggs.  In Ellensburg, we have a TON of amazing Easter egg hunts to keep the kids busy all weekend.  This list is from the Ellensburg Daily Record.

Friday, March 29
• City of Ellensburg dog Easter egg hunt, 6 p.m., Lions/Mountain View Park, Ellensburg. A handler 16 years or older must accompany all participants. All dogs must be on a leash at all times.
• City of Ellensburg flashlight Easter egg hunt, 8 p.m., Lions/Mountain View Park. More than 4,000 candy eggs, toy eggs and other surprises will be hidden in age-grouped areas of the park. For ages 3-12.

Saturday, March 30
• Eighth annual community Easter egg hunt for all ages, 9:30 a.m., Prospector Golf Course driving range, Suncadia
• Children’s Easter egg hunt at Mercer Creek Church, 10 a.m., near the church’s lower west parking area, for kids age 2 through second-grade. Different areas of egg-hunting for different age groups.

Sunday, March 31
• Easter barbecue and family fun, noon, Ellensburg Foursquare Church, 906. E. Mountain View Ave., Ellensburg. Inflatables, bounce houses, facepainting, egg hunt and games.


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