SMOKEY POINT — Saturday, March 30, will be a busy day for families who want to attend both Marysville and Arlington’s Easter Egg Hunts, since they’re scheduled within an hour of each other that same morning.
The free family event at Marysville will feature more than 10,000 plastic eggs, filled with candy and prizes, hidden in and around the Jennings Park Rotary Ranch. In addition, there will be children’s activities and a guest visit from the Easter Bunny.
The Marysville Easter Egg Hunt will take place from 10-11 a.m. on March 30 at Jennings Memorial Park, located at 6915 Armar Rd.
Additional parking will be available at the Marysville Middle School, located at 4923 67th St. NE, until noon that day.
Children will be able to collect eight eggs each, and all participants are asked to bring a canned food item for donation to the Marysville Community Food Bank.
This event is brought to the community by the city of Marysville’s Parks and Recreation Department, the Marysville Noon Rotary, Steve Fulton State Farm Insurance and Grandview Village.
For more information, log onto http://marysvillewa.gov or call Marysville Parks & Rec at 360-363-8400. Attendees are asked to leave their pets at home.
Arlington’s Easter Egg Hunt starts promptly at 11 a.m. on March 30, at the south end of the Arlington Municipal Airport, next to Weston High School. Prizes will be offered in various age categories for children as old as 12 years, and the Easter Bunny will also be on hand for photos during the event.
Hundreds of families have taken part in the Arlington Easter Egg Hunt each year, which happens behind the Stillaguamish Athletic Club. Organizers and volunteers are providing thousands of plastic eggs for the different age groups of children to find.
Parking will be available in the open grass field near the traffic light intersection of 172nd Street NE and 51st Avenue NE.
The Arlington Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics, with volunteers from CVH, the Arlington United Church, Youth Dynamics and the Arlington Fire Department helping out during the day of the event.
For more information, call Arlington Recreation Manager Sarah Lopez at 360-403-3448.