A hopping good time had at Easter Egg hunts

The field at the Pelham Arena was picked clean in minutes at the Annual EGGstravaganza.

They were having a hopping great time all over the fields at the Easter Egg hunts in Welland, Pelham and Port Colborne Saturday Mar. 31/2018.

In Pelham, about 1,000 children cleaned a field full of chocolate eggs in minutes at the Annual EGGstravaganza at the Pelham Arena.

“It’s absolutely delightful to see all the families here on such a beautiful day,” Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn said.

“Our Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council and Town of Pelham staff worked together to bring this great event together for today,” he said. ‘It’s great to see the great response from the community in supporting it.”

All ready to go, children lined up anxioius to start the annual 23rd Annual Welland Volunteer Fire Company #1 Easter Egg Hunt at Merritt Island in Welland Saturday.

At the 23rd Annual Welland Volunteer Fire Company #1 Easter Egg Hunt, Merritt Island was packed full of families enjoying the many activities on a spring day.

“It’s been an awesome day, a lot of people showed up,” Steven Dube, chairman of the event said.

Collecting a hug from the Easter Bunny in Welland.

“All the proceeds from the event go to Big Brothers Big Sisters South Niagara,” he said. “We are generally donating about $5,000 a year from this event.”

“It’s great, the kids come here donate for the hunt, get chocolate eggs and they are giving to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Its kids helping kids,” he said.

In Port Colborne, over 300 kids registered for the egg hunt at the Annual Easter Eggstravaganza at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre.

“The event was amazing,” said Michelle Cuthbert Corporate Communications Officer City of Port Colborne. “The event was well supported by the community and the weather was amazing, cooperating with us today allowing us to have the egg hunt outside.”



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