It’s almost time for the bunny to pay his visit.
Along with the lovable critter come the egg hunts. Here’s where a few of them are in Northern Palm Beach County:
Palm Beach Gardens
When: Egg hunts start promptly at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 19
Where: Gardens Park, 4301 Burns Road
What you need to know: Children at the free family event are divided into three age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6 and 7-10. There will be children’s activities and a visit from The Bunny in addition to the egg hunt.
For more info: Call 561-630-1100 or go to pbgrec.com.
When: Hunts begin 9:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26
Where: Community Center, 200 Military Trail
What you need to know: The free egg hunts are for children 10 and younger. They’ll be divided into four age groups: one and younger, 2-3, 4-6 and 7-10. The family event will also feature bounce houses, face painting, arts and crafts and a toddler play area. BYOB – Bring Your Own Basket.
The Easter Bunny will be available for visits and pictures from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
North Palm Beach
The village holds three different egg hunts for children of varying ages and abilities. Here’s the rundown.
Underwater Egg Hunt
When: 6 p.m. March 25
Where: North Palm Beach Pool, 951 U.S. Highway 1
What you need to know: The village recreation department says this egg hunt is for children 7-years-old and older who are good swimmers. If in doubt, leave them out. Kids can wear goggles, not masks. They should bring a mesh bag to hold their eggs.
Flashlight Egg Hunt
When: 8:15 p.m. (or dusk) March 25
Where: Anchorage Park, 603 Anchorage Drive
What you need to know: Kids who are 8 to 12 years old should bring a flashlight with fresh batteries and something for their finds. It’s even fun to watch. Children who are younger than eight should sit out until their hunt the next day.
When: 9 a.m. sharp March 26
Where: Anchorage Park
What you need to know: Children will be split into two age groups for this traditional hunt: younger than four years old and children five to seven years old. Parents can help the littlest ones. Older kids are on their own.
Again, BYOB. The Easter bunny will lead the hunt, then break for photos. Closest parking goes to the early birds.
When: 9:30 a.m. March 19
Where: Tequesta Public Safety Building, 357 Tequesta Dr.
What you need to know: Firefighters and police officers will be holding an Easter egg hunt at 9:30 a.m., followed by breakfast with the firefighters, station tours, fire engine rides and police and fire equipment demonstrations.