The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will sponsor its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28, at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road.
Event organizers have identified four egg hunt areas for different age groups, along with an area for children with special needs.
Children ages 3 and younger will hunt for eggs beginning at 10 a.m.; ages 4-6 will begin at 10:20 a.m.; ages 7-9 get underway at 10:40 a.m.; and ages 10-12 get started at 11 a.m. An egg hunt for children with special needs will begin at 11:30 a.m. A downloadable map of the egg hunt areas is available at www.wakeforestnc.gov/easter-egg-hunt.aspx .
Registration is not required for the hunts, but participants should bring a basket to fill.
This year event organizers will hide over 10,000 eggs and give away an array of prizes worth nearly $3,000.
Several food vendors will also be onsite, including Oscar Williams Cotton Candy, PDQ, Kona Ice, Jay’s Italian Ice and Lumpy’s Ice Cream.
Android and iPhone users can have a handy pocket guide to the Easter Egg Hunt in the palm of their hands by downloading the Town of Wake Forest app and using the app’s “Easter Egg Hunt” function. Offering smart phone users instant access to important details about the Easter Egg Hunt, the function features egg hunt times and information about E. Carroll Joyner Park.
IPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android users can download the town’s free app by searching for “Town of Wake Forest” on iTunes, in the iPhone app store, or in Google Play or by scanning the appropriate QR code provided at www.wakeforestnc.gov/app.aspx .
In the event of inclement weather, the Easter Egg Hunt may be moved inside the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. For weather-related updates prior to the hunt, call the Town of Wake Forest Weather Line at 919-435-9569. Smart phone users who have downloaded the app will receive a push notification message informing them of any schedule changes.
For more information about this year’s Easter Egg Hunt, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/easter-egg-hunt.aspx or contact Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources at 919-435-9560.