Easter egg hunts are planned all over Snohomish County this week and next. Here’s a few to hop to in your back yard.
Mill Creek: A Flashlight Egg Hunt is set for 6 p.m. March 23 in the gym at Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillium Blvd. SE. For students in grades 6 to 12. Bring your own flashlight and basket. Student ID and a signed waiver are required. More at www.millcreektourism.com/flashlightegghunt.
Lake Stevens: 4 to 6 p.m. March 24 at the Lake Stevens High School pool, 2908 113th Ave. NE. Collect plastic eggs floating in the pool and exchange them for candy prizes, followed by an open swim with water-balloon baseball and other games. Cost is $5 at the door.
Monroe: 9 to 11 a.m. March 31 at Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd. Pre-event activities include face-painting, games, arts and crafts and pictures with the Easter Bunny. An egg hunt for kids up to 10 will begin at 10 a.m. More at www.monroewa.gov.
Snohomish: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm, 10917 Elliott Road. Snohomish. The egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. There also will be bounce houses, face-painting, Easter Bunny encounters, a bake sale, food trucks and more.
Marysville: 10 to 11 a.m. March 31 at Jennings Memorial Park Rotary Ranch, 6915 Armar Road. More than 12,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes are up for grabs in and around the park. The limit is eight eggs per child. Bring a canned food item for the Marysville Food Bank. More at www.marysvilletulalipchamber.com.
Edmonds: 10 a.m. to noon March 31 at Frances Anderson Field, 700 Main St. Three egg hunts for kids ages 3 to 4, 5 to 7 and 8 to 10. Chocolate eggs, candy and prizes will be handed out. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures, while the Snohomish Fire District will give tours and answer questions. More at www.daybreakersrotary.com.
Everett: 10 a.m. to noon March 31 at Clark Park, 2400 Lombard Ave. Three egg hunts are planned for ages 2 to 4, 5 to 7 and 8 to 10. Other games will include hula hoops, gunny-sack races, egg stacking, pin the tail on the bunny and darts (the safe kind). More at everettwa.gov.
Mountlake Terrace: 10 a.m. March 31 at Evergreen Playfield, 22301 56th Ave. W. Search for more than 12,000 eggs filled with candy and other prizes hidden on the field. It’s open for ages 2 to 12. Children must be accompanied by a supervising adult.
Mukilteo: 10:30 a.m. March 31 at Mukilteo Elementary School, 2600 Mukilteo Speedway. Three fields will be set up for age groups from 1 to 10 years old. Prizes will be given to children who find eggs stuffed with a claim ticket. For more information, call 425-263-8150 or visit www.mukilteochamber.org.
Mill Creek: 10:30 a.m. to noon March 31 at Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillium Blvd. SE. Multiple egg hunts for different age groups are planned, with more than 18,000 eggs up for grabs. Also planned are face painting, balloon animals, music, fire truck tours and bounce houses. Special prizes are hidden among the eggs. Visit www.millcreektourism.com for more information.
Arlington: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at Arlington Airport, 17224 51st St. NE. Prizes include gift cards and art supplies from the Arlington Arts Council. There also will be hot chocolate, cookies and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Families are advised to arrive early. Park in the field off 51st Street. More at www.arlingtonwa.gov.
Mountlake Terrace: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW. Open to all ages. More at www.nileshriners.org.
Snohomish: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31 on First Street downtown. The 38th annual Snohomish Easter Parade will kick off with the Easter Bonnet Contest, open to anyone from 1 to 99, as well as pets. Pre-registration is not required. The parade finishes at First Street and Avenue E. Call 425-344-8533 for more information.
Marysville: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 31 at The Grove Church, 4705 Grove St. There will be games, prizes, giveaways, food and 30,000 hidden eggs for ages 2 to 12. More at www.grove.church.
Everett: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 31 at Praise Chapel parking lot, 710 Pecks Drive. Hunt for more than 3,000 plastic eggs, then enjoy a carnival with prizes, food, balloons, treats and face painting.