UPDATED — Where to find Easter church services/Easter eggsitement on the North Olympic Peninsula
By Peninsula Daily News staff
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Here's a partial list we've compiled so far of events in Port Townsend, Forks, Sequim and Port Angeles.
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Easter church services were in last Sunday's PDN (and repeated Wednesday), and they are displayed below.
KONP Easter egg hunt
SEQUIM — Just west of Sequim, The Pumpkin Patch and farm at the corner of Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101 will host the 35th annual KONP Easter egg hunt — a free public event — on Saturday.
The hunt itself is for children 8 and younger and will have eggs, toys, candy, prizes and the Easter Bunny on hand. Sign-ups start at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, and the hunt begins at 9 a.m.
Children will be grouped into age-appropriate categories.
Pumpkin Patch organizers suggest arriving early to leave plenty of time for parking.
To be eligible for the toy giveaways, each child will need to bring a registration form.
Registration forms are available in Port Angeles at Grand View Grocery, Jim's Pharmacy, Fairmount Shell, The Baby Store, Olympic Party & Custodial Supply, Baskin Robbins, Mt. Pleasant IGS, Viking Sew & Vac, Expeditions NW, Klahhane Gymnastics, Franni's Gift Expressions, Beauty & the Beach, and in Sequim at Olympic Game Farm, Dungeness Kids Co. and Kettle's.
Easter egg hunt
PORT ANGELES — An Easter egg hunt sponsored by the Future Rider Cheer program will be held Saturday.
The hunt will be held at the Camp Fire Clubhouse at Webster Park, 619 E. Fourth St., at 2 p.m.
Two separate egg hunts will be held, one for youths from walking age to 6 and the other for ages 7 and older.
Cost is $5 for the younger group and $7 for the older group.
A silent auction for a host of items and gift certificates also is planned.
For more information, phone 360-477-5198.
Spring Fever downtown
PORT ANGELES — A “Spring Fever” celebration full of events, festivities and special offers throughout downtown will be hosted by the Port Angeles Downtown Association from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Many events are centered at the Conrad Dyer Fountain.
Visitors can meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny all day (bring your own camera), younger children can play games and work on craft projects led by youth volunteers with the downtown association, a presentation by Klahhane Cougar Cheer is planned, a love-letter creation station with Amita Life Coaching/Thriving on the Olympic Peninsula and information on participating in the Port Angeles Relay For Life will be offered.
White Crane Martial Arts, 129 W. First St., will hold an egg hunt beginning at noon Saturday. It typically runs until 2 p.m. or until the eggs run out.
“If we need to, we can go and buy more eggs because I'd hate to turn a child away, White Crane owner Robert Nicholls said.
Parents can sign their children up for an Enhanced Kids ID at Necessities & Temptations, 217 N. Laurel St.,
Black Ball Transportation (MV Coho ferry) sponsors reimbursement for this safety program which is adminstered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula.
Horticulturist and Peninsula Daily News gardening columnist Andrew May will also offer garden tips at Necessities & Temptations.
Rissa's Consignment, 117 W First St., will have kids face painting and an in-store special and Cottage Queen 119 W. First St., will offer May baskets craft for kids.
Businesses offering specials include Browns Outdoor, 112 W. Front St.; Cock A Doodle Doughnuts, 105 E. Front St.; InSpired! 124B W. First St.; Iron Apparel, 123 E. First St.; PA Antique Mall, 109 W. First St.; Cafe New Day, 104 W. First St.; Port Angeles Baby Store, 313 W. First St.; Odyssey Bookshop, 114 W. Front St. and NW Fudge, 108 W. First St.
PT egg hunt
PORT TOWNSEND — American Legion Post No. 26 Ladies Auxiliary in Port Townsend will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Fred Lewis Scout Cabin Park [formerly The Legion Park] at 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday.
The park is located on Discovery Road near the Port Townsend city limits.
The auxiliary has a lot of prizes across three age groups: birth to age 4; 5-7 and 8-12.
Parents may only accompany children in the birth to age 4 age group.
The Easter egg hunt is sponsored by Elevated Ice Cream Co.
PT Elks Club hunt
PORT TOWNSEND — The Port Townsend Elks Club's 83rd annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Chetzemokah Park at 8 a.m. Sunday.
This public hunt is free and is geared toward children 12 and younger; egg hunters will be divided into three age groups.
A total of 100 dozen eggs (1,200) will be hidden in the park by Port Townsend Boy Scouts.
Elks volunteers begin dying the eggs today at 9 a.m. and making up more than 150 Easter baskets with candy and plastic eggs.
Prize eggs made of wood, gold and silver will win small cash prizes.
Port Townsend Boy Scouts hide the eggs in the park.
Forks egg hunt
FORKS — The Forks Elks Lodge is hosting the annual community Easter egg hunt at the Tillicum Park baseball fields at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Children will be separated into three age groups: 3 and younger, 4-8 and 9-12.
There also will be drawings for two bikes, chocolate rabbits and stuffed animals.
LaPush egg hunt
LAPUSH — The Quileute Housing Authority is holding its 16th annual Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The hunt is for children ages 12 and younger, and is located on the lawn of the Quileute Oceanside Resort, 330 Ocean Drive.
Prizes are presented to the finder of the secret egg and the coloring contest winner.
Look for a special appearance by the Easter Bunny.
Hungry Bear egg hunt
BEAVER — The Bear Creek/Hungry Bear Cafe's 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday.
There will be a separate section for toddlers to age 3.
Ages 4-7 will have a one minute head start on their older (8-12) counterparts.
The Easter Bunny is also expected to make a guest appearance.
Hungry Bear Cafe is located at 205860 U.S. Highway 101.
FORKS — The annual Easter Breakfast will be held at the Forks Elks Lodge, 941 Merchants Road, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday.
The meal includes ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, french toast, hashbrowns, orange juice and coffee.
Cost is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and kids ages 4-11, and free for ages 3 and younger.
The breakfast is sponsored by Concerned Citizens and the Forks Emblem Club.
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