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April 19, 2011
Easter egg hunts throughout the Sacramento region

PHOTO CREDIT: All Easter dresses and bunny ears, Julia and Alyssa Bessemer of Elk Grove, hop to it Sunday at the annual Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town in Sacramento's William Land Park. Sacramento Bee File photo.

A roundup of egg hunts in the region

Saturday

Cameron Park

Cameron Park Community Services District hosts an egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Rasmussen Park, on Mira Loma Drive, east of Cameron Park Drive.

Carmichael

Carmichael Recreation and Park District hosts an egg hunt for ages 2-8, at 10 a.m. at Carmichael Park, 5750 Grant Ave. A pancake breakfast is from 7-11 a.m. and costs $5 for adults and $3 for children.

El Dorado Hills

An egg hunt is at 10 a.m. at El Dorado Hills Community Park, 1021 Harvard Way. Festivities with bounce house, arts and crafts and more begin at 9 a.m.

Elk Grove

Comsumnes Community Services District hosts an egg hunt, called an Egg Scramble, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Elk Grove Regional Park Pavilion, 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road. Tickets for the egg scramble are 50 cents. Breakfast will be served from 8-11 a.m. and costs $5 for adults and children 2 and over. Children under 2 eat free with a paying adult.

The Fallbrook Easter Egg Hunt has is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. It will be held in the Elk Grove Elementary Field on Crowell Drive, Elk Grove.

Fair Oaks

Fair Oaks Recreation and Park District sponsors Easter Eggstravaganza 2011 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd. The egg hunt will be from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 0-3; 9:30-9:45 a.m. for ages 4-5; 10:15-10:30 a.m. for ages 6-7; 11-11:45 a.m. for ages 8-10 years; 11:45 a.m.-noon for ages 11-13; 12:30-12:45 p.m. for ages 14 and up. The ages 14 and up hunt costs $3. A pancake breakfast will be held form 8-11 a.m. and cost $4.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Face painting, choo choo ride and carnival rides will be available for an extra cost.

Lincoln

Granite Springs Church sponsors an egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. at 1170 E. Joiner Parkway. Open to all kids through fifth grade.

Lotus

Coloma-Lotus Chamber of Commerce sponsors an Easter egg hunt and picnic at noon at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, 310 Back St. Bring a picnic lunch to the meadow behind Back Street.

Placerville

Placerville Kiwanis Club sponsors an egg hunt at Lions Park, 3633 Cedar Ravine Road, at Country Club Drive. The egg hunt is at 10 a.m. for ages 3-6 and at 11 a.m. for children 7-10.

Rio Linda

The Rio Linda Elverta Recreation and Park District hosts the Easter Eggstravaganza at 10 a.m. at its community center, 810 Oak Lane.

Roseville

An egg hunt is at 11:30 a.m. at Woodcreek Golf Club, 5880 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. A breakfast is from 9-11 a.m. and costs $3.99 for kids and $6.99 for adults. A spring festival follows the hunt and continues until 2 p.m.

Rancho Cordova

Cordova Recreation and Park District sponsors an egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Hagan Community Park, 2197 Chase Drive. A pancake breakfast is from 8-10 a.m. and costs $5 for adults and $3 for children and seniors. Festivities includes crafts, petting barn, mini steam trains and more.

Sun River Church sponsors an egg hunt from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 11223 Trinity River Drive.

Sacramento

An egg hunt will be held at 11 a.m. at Southside Park, 6th and T streets. Includes games, music, face painting and more.

The East Sacramento Midtown Kiwanis Club sponsors the 24th annual pancake breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt at McKinley Park, 601 Alhambra Ave. Breakfast is 7:30-11:30 a.m. and costs $5 for adults and $3 for kids. The egg hunt is from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 0-1 is at 9:30 a.m., ages 1-2 is at 9:45 a.m.; ages 3-4 is at 10 a.m., ages 5-6 is at 10:15 a.m.; ages 7-8 is at 10:30 a.m.; ages 9-10 is at 10:45 a.m.

Fairytale Town holds an egg hunt at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at 3901 Land Park Drive. Entry fee is is $4.50 for ages 2 and up.

The Curtis Park neighborhood hosts a Spring Egg Hunt and Pajama Parade at Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th St. The free event includes a Pajama Parade, 9:30 a.m.; photos with the Easter Bunny and bag decorating, 10 a.m.; and egg hunt, 10:30 a.m. The egg hunt is divided into two age groups (0-3 and 4-12). Photos are 5x7 and cost $5 (cash only please).

All children are welcome to join the Easter Egg Hunt in Capitol Park, across from Westminster Presbyterian, 1300 N St. Bring a basket or other container to gather eggs. Festivities start at 11 a.m., and the egg hunt starts at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday

Rancho Cordova

Cordova Neighborhood Church hosts an egg hunt at 12:15 p.m. at 10600 Coloma Road.

Rocklin

The Rocklin Firefighters sponsor an egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Johnson-Springview Park, 5480 Fifth St.

Sacramento

Fairytale Town holds an egg hunt at noon, 1 and 2 p.m. at 3901 Land Park Drive. Cost is $4.50 for ages 2 and up.

Roseville

New Community Church hosts an egg hunt after its 10 a.m. service at Wilson C. Riles Middle School, 4747 PFE.

Woodland

Bayside Church hosts an egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. -in between service times - at Pioneer High School, 1400 Pioneer Ave.

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-- Maija-Liisa Young

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