City of Seattle

Ed Murray, Mayor


SUBJECT:   Eggstravaganzas: Seattle Parks and Recreation offers free and low-cost egg hunts all over town!
3/19/2013  2:45:00 PM

Eggstravaganzas: Seattle Parks and Recreation offers free and low-cost egg hunts all over town!
Plus: Ballard to dedicate two new outdoor ping pong tables funded by Sprite at its hunt


West Seattle Spring Egg Hunts
Ages 3-11
Boys and girls will have a great time at the spring egg hunt searching for chocolate eggs, candy, and prizes. The hunt will begin at 10 am sharp. Please come early to find the hunting area for your age group.

  • Alki Community Center, 5817 SW Stevens St.
  • Delridge Community Center, 4501 Delridge Way SW
  • Hiawatha Community Center, 2700 California Ave. SW
  • High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. SW
  • South Park Community Center, 8319 8th Ave. S.

Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. sharp

High Point Toddler “Egg”stravaganza
Ages 2-5
Join us for a morning of fun and activities, including a very special bunny visit especially for toddlers. There will be games, crafts for the children and an egg hunt at 11 a.m. sharp, with age-appropriate
prizes and treats..
Location: High Point Community Center, 6920 34th Ave. SW
Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m. to Noon
Cost: $5


Northwest Seattle Spring Egg Hunts
Ages 2-10
Join your neighbors for the quickest special event of the year; the Spring Candy and Egg Hunt! Plan enough time to park and find your age group’s hunt area. After the hunt, join us inside for some playtime, crafts, and a snack. This event takes place rain or shine. Be sure to bring a basket or bag to put all of your goodies in! We will also collect non-perishable food items for the local food bank. We need volunteers, so if you’re interested, please call your local center.

  • Ballard Community Center, 6020 28th Ave. NW*
  • Bitter Lake Community Center Annex, 13040 Greenwood Ave. N
  • Loyal Heights Community Center, 2101 NW 77th St.
  • Magnolia Community Center, 2550  34th Ave, W.

Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. sharp!
*Note: At the Ballard egg hunt, Parks and the community will welcome two new concrete outdoor ping pong tables to the site. The tables were funded by a grant from the Coca-Cola Company’s 2012 Sprite Sparks Park Fund for youth recreation opportunities. Designed by a Park landscape architect and constructed by the Seattle Conservation Corps:, the tables will are available to the public, and people can check out paddles and balls at the community center’s front desk.
Green Lake Spring Egg Scramble

  • 10 a.m.: Ages 3 and younger
  • 10:30 a.m.: Ages 4 - 5 and 6 – 7
  • 11 a.m.: Ages 8 – 9 and 10 - 12

Everyone meet in the gym according to your child’s age and time for the Spring Egg Scramble!
Location: Green Lake Community Center, 7201 E Green Lake Dr. N
Saturday, March 30


Miller Toddler “Egg”stravaganza
Ages 5 and younger
Miller Community Center wants to invite you to an “egg”stravaganza. Children will enjoy fun activities including toys, play equipment and a bouncy house from 10 a.m. to Noon. Hunting begins promptly at 11 a.m. This is a free event.
Location: Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E
Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m. to Noon

Belltown Oval Edibles
Ages 1-10
Enjoy the coming of spring at Belltown Community Center by decorating and eating the traditional oval edible that represents flowers and sunshine.
Location: Belltown Community Center, 415 Bell St.
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to Noon

Queen Anne Spring Egg Hunt
Ages 11 and younger
Bring a basket or a bag to gather up all of the goodies you find at the Queen Anne Annual Spring Egg hunt for children. Join us come rain or come shine!
Location: Meet in the Queen Anne Community Center Gym, 1901 1st Ave. W
Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to Noon

Cal Anderson Greatest Egg Hunt Ever Hunt
Ages 1- 11
Join in the fun as the Central community centers join forces to hold the greatest egg hunt ever featuring face painting, a jump toy, a DJ and more. The egg hunt begins at 10:14 a.m. sharp! Everyone can join in the parade between egg hunts at the north and south ends of the park. We gratefully accept donations.
Location: Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave. on Capitol Hill. Sponsored by Central Seattle community centers.
Saturday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to Noon

Yesler Spring Egg Hunt
Ages 1-11
Join in the fun as Yesler communities hold one fabulous egg hunt! The hunt begins at 10 a.m. sharp, and we gladly accept donations.
Location: Yesler Community Center, 917 E Yesler Way
Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m.

Medgar Evers Pool Egg Hunt Swim
All Ages   
Search for eggs around the pool and claim a cool prize!
Location: Medgar Evers Pool, 500 23rd Ave.
Saturday, March 30 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.


Jefferson Spring Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast
All Ages
Bring a basket or a bag to gather up goodies at the Spring Egg Hunt. Come rain or shine! Come early or stay later for the Pancake Breakfast.
Location: Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S
Saturday, March 30

  • Egg Hunt for ages 11 and younger: 10 a.m. sharp; Free
  • Breakfast for all ages, 9 to 11 a.m.: Pancakes $4, Pancakes and Sausage $5, Pancakes, Sausage and Eggs $6

Teens only! Jefferson and Van Asselt Teen Flashlight Egg Hunts
Ages 12 and older
Looking for a new twist on an egg hunt? Try finding the loot in the dark. Bring a flashlight and a bag, but don’t be late because the hunt goes quickly. Rain or not, we will be outside, so be sure to dress for the weather.
Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave. S
Van Asselt Community Center, 2820 S Myrtle St.
Friday, March 29; both hunts start at 8 p.m.

Rainier Spring Egg Hunt
Ages 1-10
Come to the annual Spring Egg Hunt that begins at 10 a.m. sharp! Please try to arrive early to get your kid(s) into the right age groups. Bring a bag or basket to collect goodies. Kids ages 1-3 will hunt inside and those ages 4 and up will hunt outside. All egg hunts will start at 10 am. If you have children for both the inside and outside egg hunts, please bring a friend, neighbor or older sibling to help supervise children in both locations.
Location: Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S
Saturday, March 30, 9:45 a.m. age assignments, 10 a.m. start
Cost: $1/child (paid at the front desk)

International District/Chinatown and Van Asselt Spring Egg Hunts
Ages 11 and younger
Come to these annual Spring Egg Hunts that begin at 10 a.m. sharp! Bring a bag or basket to collect goodies. Volunteers are always welcome!
Location: International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. SHARP
Cost: $2 per person

Van Asselt Family Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast
Van Asselt Community Center hosts a family egg hunt for kids 10 and younger, followed by a pancake breakfast.
Location: Van Asselt Community Center, 2810 S Myrtle St.
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. SHARP
Cost: By donation


Meadowbrook Egg Hunt Egg Hunts
Ages 1-11
Celebrate the coming of spring with an egg hunt beginning at 10 am sharp! The hunt will feature healthy snacks. Bring your own bag or basket. We will hold the hunt rain or shine Please bring a non-perishable food item to go to North Helpline.
Location: Meadowbrook Playfield, 10533 35th Ave. NE (Sponsored by Meadowbrook and Ravenna-Eckstein Community Centers)
Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. sharp!
Laurelhurst/Lifelong Recreation/Special Populations Egg Hunt
Ages 12 and younger
Laurelhurst CC is teaming up with the Lifelong Recreation and Special Populations units to offer another fun, community building event for all to enjoy. Be sure to bring your basket to hold the  eggs and special prizes you find. Then visit with your friends at our coffee and donuts fundraiser after the hunt.
Location: Laurelhurst Playfield, 4544 NE 41st St.
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. sharp! (Please plan to arrive no later than 9:45 a.m.!)

Parks works in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council (ARC) to bring high-quality, accessible and affordable recreation opportunities to the people of Seattle. For more information on ARC, please see


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