A pair of Easter bunnies, along with the William Penn Statesmen mascot, Willy P., were also on hand to watch over the proceedings.
Saturday's Egg-straordinary Easter Egg Hunt at Messer Park, 2830 Jackson Bluff Raod, is designed for children with special needs.
Early German writings from the 1500s mention the legend of the Easter Bunny.
18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lee-Fendall House:From Friday through Easter Sunday, the Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden (614 Oronoco St., Alexandria) will hold its 18th annual Easter Egg hunt, with hundreds of colorful, toy-filled Easter eggs. A few hours before the event, eggs are scattered throughout the grounds, distributed according to three different age groups: 0-3 years old, 4-8 years old and 9-12 years old. The event is hosted by the Carmel Host Lions Club and costs $5 for children 12 and under, $8 for adults, $23 for a family of four and $5 for Bunnyland passports. And the event provides a time-honored Easter tradition for those children who may lack the resources to take part otherwise.
The city's 58th annual Easter egg hunt will be Sunday at Meyers Park, 913 Myers Park Drive.
You'll also find a photo booth, an Easter bunny for photo ops, snacks, games, raffles, face painting and more.
The Kamloops Child Development Centre is having an Easter fundraiser at Rainbow's Roost on Sunday from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.
So take a visit to Mount Mainstreet this Easter weekend, April 15-16, and take a lucky dip into the Mount Mainstreet 'Egg'citing Easter Bunny Basket from 11am-1.30pm. The egg hunts will be moved inside if it rains.
Info: $5 per person, members free. Parking is free at the Downtown West Parking Garage located at 340 Tyler St.in Monterey. The egg hunt in the park, at 1 p.m., is free. For more information, contact Monterey Recreation at 831-646-3866. A 3:30 p.m. session will be for children who have sensory issues and prefer a hunt in a quiet, calm environment.
In addition to the commemorative egg, AEB is donating more than 30,000 hard-boiled eggs from Pennsylvania and Georgia farmers for egg rolling, the egg hunt, egg decorating and snacks, the group said. Live music, a "reading aloud" corner and an Easter egg hunt are also highlights of the day. Egg hunt kicks off at 11 a.m. sharp.