Local towns will be holding egg hunts over the next two weeks in anticipation of the Easter Bunny's arrival on Sunday, April 5.
The following is a list of local Easter-themed events in the Word On The Shore area:
Oceanport: March 28 - The Oceanport Easter Egg Scramble will be held at the Oceanport Community Center at 11 a.m. The rain date for the even is March 29 at 11 a.m.
Eatontown: March 28 - Eighty Acres Park will be the new location for the annual Eatontown Egg Hunt at 12 p.m.
Little Silver: March 28 - The Little Silver Easter Egg Hunt has been set for 1 p.m. at the Markham Place Gazebo. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos at 12:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by Little Silver Police Local PBA 359. The rain date has been set for Sunday, March 29.
Long Branch: March 29 - The annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by Seashore School & Day Camp and the Greater Long Branch Chamber of Commerce will be held in West End Park at 11 a.m. Children should bring their own basket. The rain date for the event is Saturday, April 4 at 11 a.m.
West Long Branch Branch: April 4 - The West Long Branch Recreation Commission will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. at the West Long Branch Community Center. The event will be held rain or shine. Children in grades Pre-K through are invited to come meet the Easter Bunny. Bags will be provided for each child who can participate in a number of games.
Sea Bright: April 4 - Grab a basket and head over to the Sea Bright Municipal Beach (behind the Fire House) for the annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Sea Bright Recreation Committee. The Hunt begins at 11 a.m. sharp, and special prizes will be awarded to the lucky scavengers who find the Golden Eggs! More than 5,000 eggs will be hidden, and no one goes home without an egg. And rumor has it the Easter Bunny and Carrot will make a guest appearance.
For more information, please call Sea Bright Recreation: 732-842-0099.