Eggs-citing scenes from Peninsula's Easter egg hunts (including video)!
Easter egg hunt -- Children collect prize-filled eggs at the annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on April 19, 2014, at the Pumpkin Patch near Sequim, Wash.
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Three-year-old Gavin Matthews and his mother, Amy Matthews of Port Angeles, examine prize-filled eggs collected at the KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday.
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Grace Gooding and Avery Dilley (from left) receive candy from the Easter Bunny prior to the Fork Elks-sponsored egg hunt at Tillicum Park on Saturday.
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Children from ages 4 to 8 are off and running at Tillicum Park in Forks during the Forks Elks Club-sponsored Easter egg hunt.
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Charizma Heagy, age 3 of Joyce, looks with delight at a plastic egg she is about to put into her Tweety Bird basket. The 13th annual Kitchens Family Community Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday morning at Crescent School in Joyce. Several hundred kids from ages 1 to 10 scrambled to find 2,000 plastic eggs with prize designations in some and also 400 hardboiled eggs. The scramble took a little longer than usual because of the high grass and the large fields used.

In the photo at left, children scramble through an egg-filled field at the 36th annual KONP Easter egg hunt Saturday at The Pumpkin Patch west of Sequim.

Hundreds of children hunted for nearly 4,000 plastic eggs.

While most North Olympic Peninsula Easter egg hunts were on Saturday, the oldest continuous egg hunt in Clallam and Jefferson counties is at 8 a.m. Easter Sunday in Port Townsend. The Elks Lodge's 84th annual hunt will be at Chetzemoka Park.

Click on the photo album and the video for more scenes from Saturday's hunts.

Last modified: April 19. 2014 5:54PM
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