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Easter egg hunts Saturday in Lyndon, Dixon, elsewhere

Madelyn Miller, 2, of Oregon enjoys some juiceas she sits in her stroller following the Oregon Park District's annual Easter egg hunt last year. This year's hunt is Saturday.
Madelyn Miller, 2, of Oregon enjoys some juiceas she sits in her stroller following the Oregon Park District's annual Easter egg hunt last year. This year's hunt is Saturday.

Easter egg hunts wrap up today throughout the Sauk Valley.

• The annual Wright family egg hunt at Richmond Park, East Fifth Avenue and East Fourth Street in Lyndon – which last year drew more than 800 participants – begins with registration at 11 a.m. The hunt, featuring more than 16,500 eggs, and prizes, begins at noon. There also will be a section for children with special needs, plus a bike giveaway, a petting zoo, a bounce house and concessions.

Find Wright’s annual egg hunt on Facebook for more information.

• That Place on Palmyra, 628 Palmyra Road, Dixon, will have registration and children’s activities starting at 10:30 a.m. Kids 4 and younger can hunt for eggs at 11 a.m., while children from 5 to 6 can hunt at 11:15, and children from 7 to 8 at 11:30.

Go to thatplaceonpalmyra.com or search for That Place on Palmyra on Facebook for more information.

• The Dixon Park District’s egg hunt begins at 1 p.m. sharp at Wooden Wonderland and the soccer fields on Washington Avenue. Six hunts will be grouped by age, starting with 2 and younger, ending with ages 11 to 12; arrive early to find parking and your age group. The Easter bunny will be on site, and more than 8,000 eggs will be hidden. Participants should bring a bag or a basket; the rain date is April 22. Call 815-284-3306 for more information.

• The Sugar Grove School and Church egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. at 352 Timber Creek Road in Dixon for ages 2 to 12. Call 815-288-2811 for more information.

• The Tampico Lions Club’s annual egg walk begins at 1 p.m. in the gym at the Reagan Community Center, 202 W. Second St. Kids through fifth grade walk around a table of 400 plastic eggs filled with candy and money. Each child takes an egg and continues to circle the gym until all eggs are gone. A drawing for “bunny bucks,” usable at Tampico businesses, will be held after the walk. Call 815-535-3665 for more information.

• Oregon Park District’s egg hunt for kids in preschool through fourth grade begins at 10 a.m. at Oregon Park West on 14th Street. The Easter Bunny will be available for photographs, and hunt areas will be divided by grades. No pets are allowed. Go to oregonpark.org or call 815-732-2101 for more information.

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