Children Delight in Easter Egg Hunts in Pine and Richland Parks

The annual rite drew hundreds of youngsters and adults to local parks.

Easter egg, anyone? It's yours if you find it.

Despite chilly temperatures, hundreds of children came out Saturday to hunt for Easter eggs in Pine and Richland parks.

In , colorful plastic eggs packed with candy goodies were hidden in straw-covered areas that were cordoned off for different age groups.

"There's 3,000 eggs hidden," said Parks and Recreation Director Joni Patsko. students help pack the eggs with candy and then volunteer at the event.

"That's our tradition," said Patsko. "Those kids have been a great help with all of our events."

At , children and adults scattered across a field below to collect Easter eggs.

The Easter Bunny made appearances at both parks, hugging children and giving them high fives.

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