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Grand Island Recreation Department announces 2024 Easter egg trail and activities

Sat, Mar 16th 2024 07:00 am

The 2024 Easter egg trail and activities, presented by the Grand Island Recreation Department, Grand Island Memorial Library and Miracle League of WNY, will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 29.

Follow the Easter egg trail around Veterans Park, enjoy refreshments, coloring, photo booth, crafts and more inside the library

This family-friendly event, with activities for children, and fun for parents and grandparents, will take place at Veterans Park and the library, 1715 Bedell Road. The schedule includes:

•9-9:30 a.m. – For children with adaptive needs. Easter egg hunt and visit with the Easter Bunny in the library. Eggs will be hidden throughout the building for a fun egg hunt.

•10-11:30 a.m. – Indoor and outdoor activities. Travel outside along the Easter egg trail through Veterans Park. Egg locations will be marked with wooden Easter decorations, Recreation Department staff and volunteers. It will take approximately 30 minutes to walk the entire trail. Come any time between 10 and 11:30 a.m. – eggs will be available the entire time. You may start anywhere along the trail. No registration is required. The trail is paved and a natural surface. See trail map for more details.

Remember to bring your basket or bag to collect eggs! Collect and keep Easter eggs at each location – every egg has a treat or toy in it. Random eggs will have golden tokens inside of them. Find one and bring it to the recreation staff inside the library to redeem for a golden egg prize.

Easter activities inside the library include craft stations, photo booths, visit with the Easter Bunny, Kelly’s Country Store Easter chocolate raffle and, new this year: Kornerstone Coffee. Enjoy coffee, hot chocolate and breakfast treats!

Back by popular demand: Enjoy the bake sale and basket raffle hosted by the Golden Age Club. Tasty treats will be available for purchase while supplies last. More than 15 raffle baskets will be available inside. Cash only please. All proceeds support the not-for-profit club to support senior activities around Grand Island.

Visit https://grandislandny.myrec.com for more information.

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