Easter Themed Events This Weekend

By: Jennifer Hardy Email
By: Jennifer Hardy Email
Looking for some pre-Easter fun? There are plenty of events on Saturday, March 30 in Northern Nevada.

Painted easter eggs

Here is a list of Easter events going on this weekend in the Reno/Sparks area:

Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department
Saturday March 30th, rain or shine the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department egg hunt. 3500 brightly colored eggs and prize eggs in each age group. We are also collecting food for the Food bank of northern Nevada. Bring your donation and we can all help make a difference. The age hunt is FREE and located at Washoe Lake State Park. The Easter Bunny arrives at 11:00am and hunt starts promptly at 12:00pm. Great raffle prizes, bbq burgers and hot dogs. Come down and enjoy the beautiful state park and support your local volunteer fire department.

The Event posting can be found on the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department Facebook page.

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Idlewild Park
Come join Idlewild Park for a FREE community Easter Egg Dash for kids preschool thru 6th grade. There will be games, prizes, bounce houses, candy and an appearance by the Easter Bunny! Come join in the fun and dash for 20,000 eggs.
11:00am-1:00pm.
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Rabbit Run 10k and 2 mile fun run
3/31/2013, 7:30AM
Sparks Marina
775-671-6649
www.sparksrotary.org/rabbitrun
Celebrate spring with either a 2 mile walk around the Sparks
Marina or a 10K run (same race course as the Turkey Trot).
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Free Community Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30th, from 9-11am at Damonte Ranch High School located at 10500 Rio Wrangler Pkwy, Reno NV 89521.
Easter Egg Hunts are divided by age group: 3 years and under, 4-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years; The first hunt will begin at 9:30am with 3 years and younger, subsequent age groups to follow.
Enjoy inflatables, refreshments, face painting & pictures with the Easter Bunny all for FREE! Questions? For more information contact LifeChurch at 775-852-3833 or visit us on the web www.lifechurchreno.com
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SAE Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt
10am on March 30th, in Evans Park, the Easter bunny is coming a day early. We are having about 10,000 eggs filled with candy scattered around. It's a day for the children to come out a day early and to get their hunting face on. This is all free! There will be food and drinks for the parents and kids.
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18th Annual Lahontan State Rec. Area Easter Egg Hunt
SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. - Lahontan State Recreation Area will be hosting its 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Silver Springs day use area on Saturday, March 30. Over 200 local children ages 12 and under participate each year in this event. The event consists of a hunt for plastic Easter eggs filled with candy with a raffle afterwards. 2012 was one of the most successful years with raffle prizes consisting of gift certificates, food vouchers (free tacos) and even toys.
WHAT: 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m.
WHERE: Silver Springs day use area. Lahontan is located 18 miles west of Fallon and 45 miles east of Carson City. For the event, enter the park from U.S. 50 turning onto U.S. 95A, exiting on Fir Avenue.
WHO: The event is open to the public. Easter egg hunting age groups are: 0-5, 6-9 and 10-12.
COST: The event is free and there will be no entry fee for participants.
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Humane Society Easter Egg Hunt
You're invited to share in some Easter Egg-citement by joining us for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 30 at Nevada Humane Society. For Peeps sake, hop on over, this is going to be an eggstra-special time for your children and our adoptable pets!
Bring your basket and prepare your children (14 and under) to find eggs hidden around the inside of the shelter. The egg hunt starts promptly at 3pm with 1,500 goodie-filled eggs available. You can hop on down the bunny trail and visit with adorable cats and dogs (rabbits too!) who will put their best paw forward with the hopes of going home for Easter. The egg hunt is free, although donations will be accepted. All proceeds directly benefit the homeless pets at Nevada Humane Society.
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First Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs!
Dogz, Inc. is hosting an Easter egg hunt for dogs. It is $5 per dog and all proceeds got to Boxers and Buddies for medical needs for dogs.
Dogz, Inc. is located at 1855 Peckham Ln., Ste. D in Reno. You can call them at (775) 826-9911 or check out the Boxers and Buddies website at www.boxersandbuddies.com.
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If you know of additional events, pass them along to us!


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