LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Lee County Parks & Recreation will offer opportunities for children to put egg-hunting skills to the test in advance of Easter, which is April 4 at three of their parks.
The days and locations for upcoming events are:
Veterans Park Egg-Citing Bunny Trail will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the park, 55 Homestead Road S., Lehigh Acres. The cost is free for ages 12 and under. This event is sponsored by the Lehigh Acres Rotary Club. Check-in starts at 10 a.m. at the Band Pavilion. The bunny will arrive at 11:45 a.m. via Lehigh Acres Fire and Rescue Firetruck. The hunt will be located around the walking path of the Central Lawn. Prizes for the first 200 participants that complete the scavenger hunt. Bring your camera for a photo opportunity. Drawing for prize baskets at noon. Must be present to win. For more information, call the Veterans Recreation Center at 239-369-1521.
Estero EGGStravaganza will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. Saturday, April 3, at Estero Park, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., Estero. The cost is $5 per child for ages 12 and under.
Pre-registration is required online, click here, or call the recreation center at 239-533-1470 or in-person.
Enjoy a fun-filled morning with an egg hunt, a goodie bag, an arts & craft kit to take home, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. Bring your camera for a photo opportunity and a basket to collect eggs. At each scheduled start time, a child can collect up to 10 eggs and will have a chance to find the prize egg. The prize egg wins an Easter egg/basket filled with goodies. Register early, as space is limited to 200 participants. For more information, call the Estero Recreation Center at 239-533-1470.
Boca Grande Tortoise and the Hare Egg Races will be held 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 3, at the Boca Grande Community Center, 131 First Street West, Boca Grande. The egg races and hunt are free for children age 11 and under. Pre-registration is required by calling the community center at 941-964-2564. There will be a candy-guessing contest and prizes. Bring your camera for a photo opportunity. Donations of individually wrapped soft candy are being accepted until April 2. For more information, call the Boca Grande Community Center at 941-964-2564.
Officials say events will follow CDC guidelines and hand-sanitizer stations will be available.