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Time to hunt Easter eggs; Two events Saturday

Easter is Sunday, April 20 and several Easter egg hunts are going to be held over the several days.

The first two will take place Saturday in Paris and at Dublin Park near Scranton.

The Paris event takes place from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Paris.

Those participating will hunt for 30,000 prize- and candy-filled eggs.

There will be four separate egg hunts for four different age groups. An inflatable play area will also be put up. The Easter bunny will make an appearance and the event will also feature concessions and an area for promotional booths for vendors.

A Facebook page has been set up for the event and it lists event sponsors. The page can be found at www.facebook.com/thegreathuntproject

An account has been set up at the Bank of the Ozarks in Paris under the name Great Hunt Project to accept monetary donations. Organizers are also accepting small prizes and candy to fill eggs.

If you need further information, contact Misty Ullrich or Shawna Clayton at thegreathuntproject@live.com or www.facebook.com/thegreathunt

The Dublin Park event begins Saturday at 3 p.m. Children up to age 12 will hunt in three groups. Those wishing to hunt eggs are asked to bring their own basket. The event is sponsored by the Dublin Park staff and the Helping Our Kids organization of Scranton. Dublin Park is located on East State Highway 197.

On Saturday, April 19, an Easter egg hunt will take place at the New Blaine Volunteer Fire Department Station House on Highway 22. It will begin at 1 p.m.

Children up to age 12 will be divided into four age groups for the hunt. Some eggs will include prizes.

The event is sponsored by the New Blaine Fire Department Auxiliary.

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