Eggs, bunnies and all things Easter on Peninsula
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Children rush across Tillicum Park in Forks hunting for eggs and other prizes on Easter weekend in 2010. This year's event is slated for 1 p.m. Saturday in the park.

Peninsula Daily News

Brightly colored Easter eggs, floppy Easter bunnies and other signs of the season will be seen all across the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend.

Here is a list of events.

Boys & Girls egg hunts

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula will hold Spring Fling and Easter egg hunt events in Port Angeles and Sequim on Saturday.

Both events will include relay races, carnival games, the chance to plant spring flowers and egg hunts for three age groups.

The Sequim event will run from 10 a.m. to noon while the Port Angeles event will be held from noon to 2 p.m.

Sequim's Carroll C. Kendall Unit at 400 W. Fir St. has scheduled hunts for 
10:15 a.m., up to 3 years old; 11 a.m., 4 to 7 years old; 11:45 a.m., 8 to 12 years old.

For more information on the Sequim event, phone 360-683-8095.

The Easter egg hunt schedule for the Mount Angeles Unit at 2620 S. Francis St. in Port Angeles is 12:15 p.m., up to 3 years old; 1 p.m., 4 to 7 years old; and 1:45 p.m., 8 to 12 years old.

For more information on the Port Angeles event, phone 360-417-2831.



PORT ANGELES

Easter Eggstravaganza

PORT ANGELES — Egg hunts, peeps contest winner announcements and egg hunts — all presided over by an Easter Bunny — will make up the “Easter Eggstravaganza” in downtown Port Angeles on Saturday.

The Easter Bunny will begin hopping throughout downtown at noon.

An Easter egg hunt for young people will be at noon at White Crane Martial Arts, 129 W. First St., starting at noon.

Also at noon, the winners of the Port Angeles Downtown Association's For Peeps Sake Peeps Show and Peeps Art Contests will be announced at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain at First and Laurels streets, after voting is closed at 11:30 a.m.

The peeps contests involve colored marshmallow candies, which contest entrants made into dioramas according to various themes. The contests are part of “For Peeps Sake,” a Port Angeles Downtown Association promotion.

All entries in the Peeps show contest are in the window of Twisted, 108 E. First St.

The Peeps Art Contest had one entry, “The Mona Peep-a,” by 9-year-old Damon Little. It is located at Sterling Impressions Photographic, 103 W. First St.

Peeps Photo Contest winners will be announced at Sterling Impressions at 2 p.m.

At 3 p.m., the Easter Bunny will head over to memorial fountain to lead the “Bunny Hop.”

A clues-based Easter egg hunt for adults is ongoing. A special egg is hidden downtown, somewhere between Valley and Lincoln streets and the water and the bluff.

“It's a different color than a regular egg,” said Barb Frederick, executive director of the Port Angeles Downtown Association.

“It isn't gold.”

The finder of the egg will win $100 in Downtown Dollars.

Clues posted at www.portangelesdowntown.com to date are: “Before vampires, this is where pictures were taken” and “This place must be lucky!”

A new clue will be posted daily until the egg is found, Frederick said.

Businesses with peeps window displays are Sterling Impressions; White Crane Martial Arts; Mark'd Body Art, 118 W. First St.; Anime Kat, 110 W. First St.; Northwest Fudge & Confections, 108 W. First St.; Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St.; Tiger Lily Clothing, 123 E. First St.; Twisted; and Rissa's Barely Consignment, 316 W. First St.



SEQUIM

KONP egg hunt set

SEQUIM — The Pumpkin Patch at the corner of Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101, between Sequim and Port Angeles, will host the 33rd annual KONP Easter egg hunt Saturday.

Children 8 and younger can hunt for eggs, toys and candy prizes at the yearly event.

The Easter Bunny will be on hand to meet children.

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the hunt beginning at 9 a.m.

To be eligible for the toy giveaways, each child will need to bring a registration slip.

They are available in Port Angeles at Grand View Grocery, Jim's Pharmacy, Beauty & The Beach, Fairmount Shell Station, Twice Upon a Child, Pen Print and Baskin Robbins.

Forms are available in Sequim at Olympic Game Farm, Air Flo Heating, Sequim Consignment Co. and Dungeness Kids Co.

The event is free and open to the public.

Cedars egg hunt

SEQUIM — Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course, 1965 Woodcock Road, will hold an Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Children 12 and younger can search the fairway on the first hole for hundreds of eggs filled with candy and cash prizes.

Special golden eggs will be hidden as well, with prizes like family dinners, free junior golf camp entries and more.

Egg-collecting bags will be provided.



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Joyce community hunt

JOYCE — The Joyce Community Easter egg hunt will be held at the Tongue Point area of Salt Creek Recreation Area County Park at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The egg hunt is open to those ages 10 and younger.

For more information, phone 360-928-3216 before 7:30 p.m.

Easter breakfast

FORKS — A special Easter breakfast will be served at the Forks Elks Lodge on Sunday.

The breakfast, hosted by the Forks Emblem Club and Sunshine and Rainbow Day Care, will be from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the lodge at 941 Merchant Road.

The menu will be ham, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, french toast, scrambled eggs, orange juice and coffee.

The cost will be $7 for adults and $5 for children 11 and younger and seniors.

Forks annual event

FORKS — The annual Tillicum Park Easter egg hunt will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bruce Guckenberg, Sully's Drive-In manager, has headed the hunt for more than 30 years.

He dyes more than 100 dozen eggs for the event.

LaPush hunt

LAPUSH — The 15th annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Quileute Housing Authority will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.

The hunt will be at the Oceanside Resort in LaPush.

A pickup truck bed full of prize Easter baskets and treats, plus a human-size Easter bunny, are planned.

Easter Bunny

BEAVER — A special appearance by the Easter Bunny is expected at the 11th annual Bear Creek Easter egg hunt Saturday.

The hunt will be at 1 p.m. at the Bear Creek Motel, 205860 U.S. Highway 101, in Beaver.

Three categories are planned: toddlers to 3-year-olds, 4- to 7-year-olds and 8- to 12-year-olds.

Drawings will be held for prizes for all ages.

Clallam Bay hunt

CLALLAM BAY — Both dyed eggs and plastic eggs containing candy will be hidden on the Clallam Bay school grounds for Saturday's hunt.

The Easter egg hunt will begin at 11 a.m. for children from preschool age through 12.

Children are asked to bring their own baskets.



PORT TOWNSEND/JEFFERSON COUNTY

Elks Easter egg hunt

PORT TOWNSEND — The 81st annual Port Townsend Elks Lodge Easter egg hunt will be at 8 a.m. in Chetzemoka Park on Sunday.

Chetzemokah Park is located on Jackson Street between Garfield and Roosevelt streets.

In addition to dyed eggs, children can find 12 golden eggs, each worth $2, and 12 silver eggs, each worth $1.

Bags of candy and plastic eggs with goodies inside also will be hidden.

The hunt is open to the public and is free of charge, with children up to 12 years old competing in three divisions.

Boy Scouts will hide the eggs in the morning before the hunt begins.

For more information, phone the Elks Lodge at 360-385-0317.

American Legion hunt

PORT TOWNSEND — Some 80 dozen eggs will be hidden for children 11 and younger at the American Legion Marvin G. Shields Post 26 Ladies Auxiliary Easter egg hunt Sunday.

The hunt will be at 1 p.m. at Legion Park, off Discovery Bay Road behind the Port Townsend sign at the mill stoplight.

There will be prizes for three age groups, and the Easter Bunny will make an appearance.

For more information, phone 360-379-4972.

Egg hunt in Quilcene

QUILCENE — The Quilcene Lions Club will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at the Quilcene Community Center Park, 294952 U.S. Highway 101, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The hunt is open to children 14 years and younger who will be divided into three groups to search for dyed eggs, plastic eggs with candy and prize eggs.

Additional prizes will be given to those who gather the most eggs.

For more information, phone 360-765-3321.

Brinnon hunt

BRINNON — The Brinnon Booster Club will host an egg hunt at Dosewallips State Park on Sunday.

The hunt will begin at 1 p.m.

Ludlow hunt

PORT LUDLOW — Registration is closed for an egg hunt at the Port Ludlow Beach Club.

Signups were needed by Wednesday for the Easter egg hunt Sunday.

Last modified: April 21. 2011 11:09PM
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