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Vail Valley weekend packed with egg hunts

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Vail Daily file photoVail Valley: Evy Zaruba, 2, of Eagle collects easter eggs in the second annual Eggquatics, an underwater easter egg hunt, last March at the Gypsum Recreation Center swimming pool.
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VAIL, Colorado ” Families with children ages two to 10 can hunt for eggs Saturday at the Vail Recreation District’s annual Easter Egg Hunt in Lionshead in Vail, Colorado.

The free event will begin at 9:45 a.m. with a visit by the Easter Bunny followed by a quest for prizes and eggs at 10 a.m. The event will be held rain, snow or shine and complimentary bags will be handed out to carry the eggs and prizes.

For more information, contact VRD Youth Services at youthservices@vailrec.com or 970-479-2292.



AVON

AVON ” Avon’s free egg hunt, billed as the largest in the valley, is for kids under age 9 and takes place from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, at Nottingham Park.

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Along with a hunt for more than 10,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes, there will be bouncy castles, guessing games, balloons and more. Kids can get their pictures taken with the Easter bunny.

For more information, call 970-748-4060.

BEAVER CREEK



BEAVER CREK ” Beaver Creek Resorts Easter Eggstravaganza is Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Creekside Park.

The Egg Hunt includes 3,000 eggs and other fun giveaways and afterwards, kids can have photos taken with the Easter Bunny.

For more information contact the Beaver Creek Information Center at 970-845-9090.

The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is holding two Easter egg hunts on at noon and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

GYPSUM

GYPSUM ” Join the folks at the Gypsum Recreation Center for an Easter celebration Saturday, April 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Free crafts and activities for all ages are planned, along with a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Participants can decorate eggs, hop in the inflatable bouncers and make a bunny mask. Call 524-1740 for details or to volunteer.

Egg-quatics at the Gypsum Rec Center begins at 12:30 p.m. featuring an underwater egg hunt for children ages 1 to 10 years. Bring a swimsuit and a parent. Staggered start times will accommodate all age groups. The event includes free admission to the rec center

Call 777.8888 for more information.

EAGLE

EAGLE ” Youngsters ages under 1 year to 10 years can participated in the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Eagle Town Park On Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m.

Hunts are separated for different age groups. The hunt is planned in rain or shine and participants should BYOB (Bring Your Own Baskets).

Following the egg hunt, the annual Eggaurant competition is planned for kids ages 5 to 12 years. Competitors are asked to guild a protection contraption around an egg and then, with the assistance of the Eagle Fire Department’s ladder truck, protected eggs are dropped from 20 feet up to see if they break.

The Eagle event is hosted by Rick Beveridge of Beveridge Real Estate and Mary Lou and Jeremy Yeik of Yeik Flooring.


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