What better way to celebrate Spring in Ozaukee than to run around in the barely thawed grass, collecting as many plastic eggs as you can? Who knows what mysteries one might find inside? Well, if it sounds like a good time to you, there are several of them to choose from around Oz.
This Saturday, March 19th, in Grafton, kids in preschool through third grade can bring their baskets and join the hunt at Centennial Park. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will available between 12:30 and 1, and the hunt will begin at 1 p.m.
Port Washington has two Egg Hunt Events on the 19th. Kids ages 2-9 should go to the Possibility Playground at 10 a.m. for the Hippity Hoppity Easter Egg Hunt and Easter Bonnet Contest (even pets can get dressed up!)! Photos can be taken with the Easter Bunny at the park, and families can enjoy live music by Shana Harvey. Then, "hop" to downtown Port, where many of the local businesses will be handing out additional treats between 11 and 1 p.m.
From 1-2 p.m. at the 1860 Light Station, kids can bring their baskets and enjoy another Egg Hunt, thanks to the Port Washington Historical Society.
Kids in Belgium who are 10 or younger can meet at Heritage Park at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 26th for their hunt. Riveredge Nature Center in Newburg has three different hunts the same day, at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. This is a candy-free hunt and prizes will be awarded to all participants. After the hunt, discover the wonders of Wisconsin’s egg-laying animals and color eggs using natural dyes. This event will appeal to the whole family. For everyone’s enjoyment, group sizes for the hunts will be kept small, children will be divided according to age, and bag limits will be set. Pre-registration required ($7/non-member child & $5/member child).
Happy Easter, everyone!