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The Hunt Is On At Cumberland Square

April 14, 2014

It’s been an Easter tradition for over three decades, and the 2014 Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the City of Bristol Virginia Parks & Recreation Department once again promises to deliver fun by the basketful to local children through a variety of festive events and activities.

The Easter Egg hunt will be held on Saturday, April 19 at Cumberland Square Park in Bristol, Virginia. Activities get underway at 9:30 am with Easter arcade games, Easter bonnet and hat making, and photos with the Easter Bunny sponsored by the Twin City Photo Club. At 10 am, an Easter Parade will usher in the official line-up for the Easter Egg Hunt at 10:10 am. The Easter Egg Hunt is a
much-anticipated event for children aged two to nine years old. Prizes will be awarded at 10:20 am.

In addition to the scheduled events, children can enjoy free cotton candy and visit with some of their favorite larger-than-life City and organizational mascots, like the Bristol Virginia Police Department Crime Dog, the Fire Department’s Fire Pup, JB Parrot from the Sheriff’s Office and others.

Easter Egg Hunt activities are free to the public, with the exception of a nominal charge for photos with the Easter Bunny.

“Each year, the Easter Egg Hunt draws in excess of 300 children,” said Danny Hill, Recreation Superintendent for the City of Bristol, Virginia. “Seeing the sheer delight on the faces of the children makes this event one of the most cherished for City staff members and the host of volunteers who are instrumental in its success,” he added.