Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Department to Hold Free Eggstravaganza

The department will hold a free spring “Eggstravaganza” for children age 12 and younger on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, located at 4901 Old Brook Road. The event will feature a total of 20,000 candy and prize-filled eggs. There will be three separate egg hunts for children ages 4 to 6, ages 7 to 9, and ages 10 to 12. The fun event will also feature a special “Bunny Town” for children 3 and younger, music by DJ Mili, hula hoop demonstrations, balloon artists, caricature artist, arts and crafts, face painters, child fingerprinting, basketball, $5 haircuts for boys, the opportunity to have a picture taken with Mr. Bunny and more. Food vendors will also be on hand throughout the day. Children who want to participate in the egg hunts will need to bring their own basket. Parking for the event will be at John Marshall High School. Radio One is the department’s co-sponsor for the event.