Cape Gazette

Thousand of eggs for hundreds of hunters

Apr 06, 2013
Photo by: Ron MacArthur Hundreds of families crowd Canalfront Park near the end of the Easter egg hunt.

More than 300 children took over Canalfront Park March 30 looking for 6,000 Easter eggs hidden in every corner of the park along the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. It was the first egg hunt sponsored by Friends of the Canalfront Park.

Giselle Bonner of Trenton, N.J., is working hard to get the prize out of her plastic eggs. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Celia and Chrissie Harmon of Kensington, Md., are prepared for the hunt. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Hugh Jack of Lewes shows off a colorful balloon headdress. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Orly Bruening of Newark looks for eggs in the Canalfront Park's playground, the place set aside for young children to look. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Nora Klein, visiting from Alexandria, Va., is all smiles after gathering up a basketful of eggs. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Skye Popov, left, and Maxine Ruggerio, both of Lewes, are ready to start hunting for Easter eggs. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Off and running, young egg-hunters find treasures all over Canalfront Park. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Nora Klein of Alexandria, Va., runs to a place where eggs are still available. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
In a mad dash, children pick up eggs at the start of the egg hunt. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Eggs are well hidden all over Canalfront Park. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
With board member Georgia Tugend holding the megaphone, right, board chairwoman Stephanie Boright welcomes people to the first egg hunt at Canalfront Park. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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