Children take off from the starting ropes in search of prize-filled eggs at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of youngsters took part in the event. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Children take off from the starting ropes in search of prize-filled eggs at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. Hundreds of youngsters took part in the event. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

And they’re off …

Youngsters around the Peninsula went in search of the Easter Bunny’s bounty at area egg hunts this weekend.

Oona McLean, 5, and her mother, Sharah Truett of Port Angeles open eggs collected at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Oona McLean, 5, and her mother, Sharah Truett of Port Angeles open eggs collected at the 46th annual KONP Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Stefano Perruccio, as the Easter Bunny, sits with Maximilian Dempsey, 5, while Holly Dempsey photographs. The 21st annual Kitchens Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at Crescent School in Joyce. Three divisions, for kids 3 and younger, ages 4 to 6 and 8 to 12 were on separate parts of the playground and football field. Several hundred kids and their parents filled the grounds for the hunt. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Stefano Perruccio, as the Easter Bunny, sits with Maximilian Dempsey, 5, while Holly Dempsey photographs. The 21st annual Kitchens Easter Egg Hunt was held Saturday at Crescent School in Joyce. Three divisions, for kids 3 and younger, ages 4 to 6 and 8 to 12 were on separate parts of the playground and football field. Several hundred kids and their parents filled the grounds for the hunt. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Sayler Jean Salinas, 3, was proud of her pink egg, which matched her basket at an Easter egg hunt in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

Sayler Jean Salinas, 3, was proud of her pink egg, which matched her basket at an Easter egg hunt in Forks. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

Juno Kataji, 4, from Port Townsend, spots an egg and picks it up to add to her collection during the 94th Elks Club Easter Egg Hunt in Chetzemoka Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Juno Kataji, 4, from Port Townsend, spots an egg and picks it up to add to her collection during the 94th Elks Club Easter Egg Hunt in Chetzemoka Park on Sunday. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

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