NOMA event helps usher in season of egg hunts

A sugar tax on Easter eggs

A sugar tax on Easter eggs

Starting at 10am the Rec District and Sheridan Media will present the Annual Eggstravaganza at Sheridan's Thorne-Rider Park. Participants will be split into three age groups to keep things safe and fair, and just a single marshmallow can be redeemed for a prize, so everyone goes home with a sweet victory. The hunt will take place near the athletic field. Pups must be on a leash to scavenge for treats, toys, and more. There will be food, arts and crafts and games and jumpers, as well as a chance to snap a cute Easter photo with Peter Cottontail himself.

The Downtown Development Authority of Pembroke will host its annual egg hunt downtown Saturday morning.

Promoters will ensure that there will be plenty of plastic eggs on hand, filled with candy for those boys and girls eager to find the colorful delights.

Experts from online local services marketplace have calculated the calories in the UK's 20 favourite Easter eggs - and worked out how long you'd have to spend running, skipping, swimming, walking, cycling, squatting or doing burpees to burn each one off. Coordinators ask that there be no strollers on the hunting grounds.

April 11, 1977: President Jimmy Carter carries his grandson Jason on his shoulders as he mingles on the South Lawn of the White House with thousands of young children in the traditional Easter Egg Roll. The Easter Bunny arrives at 9:30 a.m.

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The Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind host the annual Beeping Easter Egg hunt for its elementary and preschool aged children. The Warren Community Center is located at 5460 Arden, west of Mound and south of 14 Mile Road.

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