Breakfast, bake sale part of annual Easter Egg Hunt
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department, and Merrimack Friends and Family will welcome the children of Merrimack to the 21st annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wasserman Park on Saturday, March 23. This rain or shine event for Merrimack residents only, will start promptly at 10 a.m. for children ages 2-10.
Starting at 10 a.m. in the Function Hall, Merrimack Friends and Family will host a breakfast and a bake sale. The Easter Bunny will be available during breakfast for pictures. Remember your camera and best smiles. Donations will be accepted with thanks.
The Easter Bunny will have areas of Wasserman Park set up for various age groups. There will be a Toddler Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 2 and 3 at 11 a.m. Other areas of the park will be set up for children ages 4 and 5 at 11:15 a.m.; children ages 6 and 7 at 11:30 a.m., and children aged 8-10 to start at 11:45 a.m. Please allow enough time to find the appropriate area for your child’s age group. Volunteers will be ready to help you.
For everyone’s safety and enjoyment, only those parents of toddlers and children with special needs may assist their children on to the field to find eggs.
You will need to bring a basket or container of some kind for your treasures.
After the hunt, head back to the Function Hall once the hunt for baked goodies, a chance to redeem prizes and another opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny.
After the children’s Easter Egg Hunt, we invite our K-9 friends down to Wasserman for an on-leash Egg Hunt starting at 1 p.m. Co-sponsored with Pets Choice, this fun event will introduce everyone to the proposed dog park. Donations to the Dog Park Fund will be accepted.
For more information on this event, please contact the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department at 882-1046, by email at email@example.com or visit the Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department at www.merrimacknh.gov.
– Kelly Valluzzi, director Merrimack Parks and Recreation Department