An eggstravaganza of Easter events

Spring is here, and with it comes the Easter holiday. Here are some of the Easter-related events happening in the Northshore area and beyond.

Easter Eggstravaganza, 10 a.m. to noon April 8 at Northwest Community Church in Bothell: Kids 12 and under will enjoy games, egg hunts, bounce houses, face painting, crafts and more. The event is free, but egg hunters are encouraged to bring their own baskets. Nortshwest Community Church is located at 11715 N Creek Pkwy S. No. 110, Bothell, Wash. 98011.

Edmonds Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. April 15 at Frances Anderson Field in Edmonds: Kids ages 3 to 10 will hunt for candy- and prize-filled eggs in age-based waves. Visit with the Easter Bunny as well as climb aboard a fire truck. The event is free to the public but nonperishable food bank donations are welcome. Frances Anderson Field is located at 700 Main St, Edmonds, Wash. 98020.

Community Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 15 at Lake Washington United Methodist Church in Kirkland: Prizes are geared for 3 year’s-old to 5th grade, however, all ages are welcome. Bring a basket to collect eggs. Crafts and games will begin at 10:30 a.m., the actual hunt itself will begin at 11 a.m. This event will take place rain or shine. Walk-ins are welcome day of but RSVP’s are appreciated. For more information or to RSVP, email Kayla@lwumc.com. The Lake Washington United Methodist Church is located at 7525 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland, Wash. 98033.

Norkirk Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. to noon April 15 at Van Aalst Park in Kirkland: This egg hunt will be in Kirkland and is free for local kids. Van Aalst Park is located at 335 13th Ave. Kirkland, Wash. 98033.

Meet the Easter Bunny, noon to 3 p.m. April 15 at Country Village Shops in Bothell: Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and his friend Hippity Hop. Games are also part of the fun for kids. Country Village is located at 23718 Bothell Everett Hwy, Bothell, Wash 98021.

Redmond Town Center Easter Eggstravaganza, noon to 4 p.m. April 15: The scavenger hunt is for kids ages 12 and younger. Enjoy games, bunny petting zoo, inflatables and more. The event is free to the public but space is limited. It will be held at Redmond Town Center, which is located at 7525 166th Ave NE, Redmond, Wash. 98052.

Easter Brunch Buffet, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 16 at McMenamins Anderson School in Bothell: Reservations are required for the brunch, which is $36 for adults, $22 for kids ages 5-12 and free for kids 4 and younger. McMenamins is located at 18607 Bothell Way NE.

Monroe Community Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. April 16 at Lake Tye Park in Monroe: Pre-event activities including crafts, games, and pictures with the Easter Bunny at 9 a.m., hunt promptly at 10 a.m. This event is free to the public. Lake Tye Park is located at 14964 Fryelands Blvd, Monroe, Wash. 98272.

Brier Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. April 16 at Brier Park: Kids will be divided into age groups to hunt for candy- and prize-filled eggs. 10 a.m. This event is free to the public with nonperishable food bank donations welcomed. Brier Park is located at 2903 228th St SW, Brier, Wash. 98036.

Kirkland Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt, 1:30 p.m. April 16 at Peter Kirk Park in Kirkland: Please allow enough time to find parking and get to the field. Once the children are turned loose, it takes about three minutes before the candy is all picked up.

For more events, visit the Bothell-Kenmore Reporter calendar online at bothell-reporter.com/calendar.

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