There will be plenty of Easter fun you can hop to in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
• The second annual Albion Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with more than 5,000 Easter eggs to be found. There will be free goodie bags along with prizes, games and raffles. RSVP at email@example.com and receive a free egg at the door.
Sign in starts at 10 a.m. and the Easter egg hunt will start at 11:15 a.m. at the Albion Fairgrounds, 23448 105 Avenue, Maple Ridge. The cost is $5 per child over two years old and free for children under two. Hansel and Gretel Bakery will also be on hand selling sweet treats.
• An Easter egg hunt will take place on Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at Albion Park at 24460 – 104 Ave. in Maple Ridge. Children five and younger will have their own section to search for eggs. Grand prizes will be handed out to children who find the special eggs.
It is free to participate, but cash donations are being accepted for Katie’s Place is a no-kill animal shelter, located at 10255 Jackson Ave. in Maple Ridge. The shelter mostly takes in cats, but also rescues other small animals.
• The Whonnock Easter Egg Hunt takes place on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Whonnock Lake, 27871 – 113 Ave. in Maple Ridge. The event will happen rain or shine.
There will be three different areas for children to hunt for eggs depending on their age. There will also be special prizes handed out to children who find the golden eggs.
• ValleyFair Mall, 22709 Lougheed Hwy., will be having an Easter Egg Hunt between 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday. The first 150 children at centre court in the mall will receive a free goodie bag with a map to begin their hunt. Every map will also contain special offers in the mall for the parents to enjoy.
• The fifth annual Hammond Park Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday at 20600 Lorne Ave. in Maple Ridge. There will be staggered start times for the different age groups.
The group for Up to four years old will start at 10:15 a.m., those five to eight years old start at 10:30 a.m., and the 9-12 group at 10:45 a.m.
There will also be face painting, egg decorating, photos with the Easter bunny and snacks.
• In Pitt Meadows, the 7th annual Osprey Village Spring Fling will be happening rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday at Waterfront Commons Park.
There will be an Easter egg hunt, face painting and Easter egg decorating. Balloon artists Click and Clown will also be there. It is free to attend but bring your own Easter basket.
• The 15th annual Harris Road Park Easter Egg Hunt will be taking place in Pitt Meadows rain or shine. The first hunt will take place from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and will be broken up into three different age groups.
The first to hunt will be those up to three years old, then those three to five and finally six to nine. At 10 a.m., those 10 to 12 years old will get their chance to search for eggs.
There will be one golden egg for each age group and the finder will receive a special prize.
There will also be plenty of activities at the free festival. Cinemazoo will have an animal exhibit on display, there will be crafts, face painting and cookie decorating and the Pitt River 4H Rabbit Club will have their rabbits on display.