Kids 6 and under ran as fast as their little legs could take them at the Easter egg hunt on the Courthouse lawn last Saturday. As the hunt nears its end, Ariany Saenz Nevarez is thrilled to find an unclaimed piece of candy nestled in the grass. —Johnson Publications
Austynn Schlachter rushes to pick up candy, toting a bucket nearly as big as she is and gaining confidence with every treat she finds. —Johnson Publications
Little ones hunt for little Easter treasures Saturday
Each year, local youth can count on a good time and plenty of loot at Holyoke’s community Easter egg hunts. This year, Saturday, April 15, the action began at 1 p.m. and was over in a flash. Kids scrambled to gather as many goodies as they could find, filling buckets, baskets and bags.
The youngest group, up to age 6, gathered at the Courthouse lawn, where Holyoke Lions Club sponsored the hunt. First- and second-grade students met at the City Park, sponsored by American Legion Post #90. Students in grades 3-4 had their Easter egg hunt at the HHS practice football field, and it was sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6482.