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Goshen, N.Y. - Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation have announced that the annual Orange County Spring Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 31st at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery.
The hunt will begin at 11:00 a.m. Children ages seven and younger are welcome to attend the free event.
The Easter Bunny, along with a few of his friends, including Macaroni the Clown, will be on-site to greet everyone. Parents are invited to dress their children to resemble the Easter Bunny and receive a special prize. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office will offer its children’s ID program, Operation Safe Child.
The hunt area will be divided into separate sections to accommodate different age groups, including a wheelchair-accessible section for children with disabilities. Chocolate prizes will be awarded for special gold eggs found and each child will receive a bag of candy courtesy of long-time event sponsor, ShopRite.
The Egg Hunt is offered by the Orange County Department of Parks in conjunction with the Orange County Harley Owners Group, Boy Scout Troop #205 and Boy Scout Troop #386. Due to the event’s popularity, families are encouraged to arrive early. If weather is inclement, please contact the Parks Department for an update at 457-4949.
For more information on the Egg Hunt, please contact Tom Quinlisk at the Parks Department at 457-4910 or TQuinlisk@orangecountygov.com. You can also visit the Parks and Recreation website at orangecountynyparks.com.