Hippity-hoppity, Easter is on its way.
But roughly 150 pre-school age children got an early jump on the celebration Thursday thanks to Granite Falls Middle School leadership students who organized and hosted an egg hunt on their campus.
For others, it’s time to scramble for some eggs. Tens of thousands of them will be scattered across grassy lawns all over Snohomish County on Saturday. Find your local egg hunt:
Arlington: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the 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, the Easter Bunny and fire and police visits. More info: arlingtonwa.gov.
Arlington: A family-organized Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is set for 8 to 9:30 p.m. at 20005 74th Ave. NE. Free. Ages 4 and up. Hot chocolate, apple cider. Bring baked goods for a dessert potluck if you can. Registration requested. More info: search “flashlight egg hunt” at eventbrite.com.
Bothell: 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Doug Allen Sportsfields, 19417 88th Ave. NE. Ages 2 and up. Offered by the city with Northshore YMCA. More info: 425-485-9797.
Brier: 10 a.m. to noon at Brier Park, 2903 228th St. SW. Ages 3-10. Thousands of eggs with candy and prizes. Bring donations for the food bank. More info: http://ci.brier.wa.us.
Edmonds: 10 a.m. March 31 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 16432 52nd Ave. W. More info: 425-776-2323.
Edmonds: 10 a.m. to noon at Frances Anderson Field, 700 Main St. The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary hosts. For ages 3-10. Chocolate eggs, candy and prizes, along with the Easter Bunny and fire truck and ambulance tours. Bring a donation for the Edmonds Food Bank. More info: daybreakersrotary.com.
Everett: 10 a.m. to noon at Clark Park, 2400 Lombard Ave., sponsored by the Bayside Neighborhood Association. Ages 2-10. Other games will include hula hoops, gunny-sack races, egg stacking, pin the tail on the bunny and darts (the safe kind). More info: everettwa.gov.
Everett: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the 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. More info: 360-610-7649.
Everett: The Harborview-Seahurst-Glenhaven Neighborhood Association Egg Scramble kicks off with a parade, starting at 11 a.m. from 4600 Seahurst Ave. and proceeding to the egg hunt at 5120 Seahurst Ave. More info: harborseaglen.com.
Everett: The Northwest Neighborhood Easter egg hunt is at 10 a.m. at Drew Nielsen Neighborhood Park at 13th Street and Colby Avenue. Ages 1-10. Coffee and doughnuts for parents. More info: northwesteverett.org.
Everett: The Port Gardner Neighborhood egg hunt is at 11:30 a.m. at Sequoia High School, 3516 Rucker Ave. Warm-up exercises with Peak Fitness, special guest appearance by Webbley. More info: facebook.com/PortGardner NeighborhoodAssociation.
Everett: Bethany Christian Assembly’s Eggstravaganza is 10 a.m. to noon at 2715 Everett Ave. Pony rides, inflatables, glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt, carnival games, cotton candy and more. More info: bcachurch.com/eggstravaganza.
Everett: Northshore Christian Church’s Eggstravaganza is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 5700 23rd Drive W. Food, games, prizes, family photos and egg hunt. Registration requested. More info: northshorechristian.org.
Marysville: 10 to 11 a.m. at Jennings Memorial Park Rotary Ranch, 6915 Armar Road. More than 10,000 plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes. Limit is eight eggs per child. Bring a canned food item for the Marysville Food Bank. More info: 360-363-8400.
Marysville: 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cascade Christian Reformed Church, 13908 51st Ave. NE. Up to age 10. Hot dog social follows with gift bags for kids. Registration requested. More info: cascadecrc.org/registration, 360-659-4136.
Marysville: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Grove Church, 4705 Grove St. Games, prizes, giveaways, food and 30,000 hidden eggs for ages 2-12. More info: http://grove.church.
Mill Creek: 10:30 a.m. to noon at Heatherwood Middle School, 1419 Trillium Blvd. SE. More than 18,000 eggs with special prizes, along with face painting, balloon animals, music, fire truck tours and bounce houses. Bring a donation for the Mill Creek Community Food Bank. More info: millcreektourism.com/eggstravaganza.
Monroe: 9 to 11 a.m. 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 age 10 will begin at 10 a.m. More info: 360-863-4559.
Mountlake Terrace: 10 a.m. at Evergreen Playfield, 22301 56th Ave. W. More than 12,000 eggs filled with candy and other prizes. Ages 2 to 12.
Mountlake Terrace: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Nile Shrine Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW. More info: facebook.com/nileshriners.
Mukilteo: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Mukilteo Elementary School, 2600 Mukilteo Speedway. Hosted by the Mukilteo Firefighters Benevolent Fund. Ages 1-10. Eggs with candy and prize tickets, fire and police vehicles, Easter Bunny and more. Bring donations for the Mukilteo Food Bank. More info: 425-263-8150, www.mukilteochamber.org.
Snohomish: Two hunts, at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., at Snohomish Faith Church, 1220 22nd St. More than 8,000 eggs. For kids through sixth grade. More info: snohomishfaith.com.
Snohomish: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bob’s Corn and Pumpkin Farm, 10917 Elliott Road. Sponsored by Canyon Creek Church. Egg hunts start at 11 a.m. with 25,000 total. There also will be bounce houses, face-painting, the Easter Bunny, a bake sale, food trucks and more. More info: canyoncreek.church.
Stanwood: The Bonhoeffer Botanical Gardens Daffodil Festival holds an Easter egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. The gardens are next to Freeborn Church, just east of I-5 at exit 215 in Stanwood. More info: freebornchurch.org, 360-629-3149.
Several churches hold egg hunts following Easter services on Sunday. See Saturday’s Faith Calendar for information.