Quad Cities, IA/Ill. (KWQC) – The Quad Cities area will soon celebrate Easter with events on both sides of the Mississippi River. Below is a list of egg hunts that you and your family can participate in this holiday season.
Moline Parks and Recreation is holding two types of egg hunts this year. For the first time in three years, the City of Moline will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1st at Stevens Park. Children ages 8 and under will have the opportunity to collect 20 eggs and exchange them for a goodie bag. While the event is free, attendees must pre-register by March 23 at 3:30 p.m.
Residents of Moline, East Moline and Coal Valley can also participate in an egg hunt at home as Moline Parks and Rec staff deliver and scatter eggs in your front yard. Registered children 18 and under will each receive 20 sugar-filled eggs. For the indoor egg hunt, it’s $12 per child registered and the deadline is March 23 at 3:30 p.m.
For more information or to register, call or click 309-524-2424 Here
The City of Davenport is hosting a community-wide egg hunt in Vander Veer on Saturday, April 8 at 11 a.m. Children 10 and younger will have a chance to collect as many eggs as possible and win prizes. Attendees will also have a chance to enter a raffle to win a $50.00 Summer Kids Pass. For more information on the event, click here Here.
People Uniting Neighborhoods and Churches (PUNCH) will also be holding an Easter Egg Hunt in Cork Hill Park on Saturday, April 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. It will be held rain or shine, and organizers say the event will include “food, fun and fellowship.” For more information about the event, click here Here.
Rock Island Parks and Recreation hosts several egg hunts. The first spring egg hunt at Lincoln Park is Saturday, April 1st. Starting at 9 a.m., pre-registered children between the ages of 3 and 10 will have the opportunity to search for thousands of eggs. Organizers recommend bringing your own bags and baskets to collect eggs scattered throughout your hunting area. If the weather is questionable, participants are asked to call the rain line at (309) 732-RAIN that morning. It will rain on April 2. Families can register for free online or call (309) 732-PARK.
According to city officials, the city of Rock Island will also host an underwater egg hunt at the Rock Island Fitness and Exercise Center beginning at 3:30 p.m. . Children under 48″ are required to be accompanied by an adult in the pool. Registration is $7 per person and closes Friday, March 31st.
Eggs can also be delivered to the immediate homes of QC residents during the week of April 3-7. For $20, Rock Island will deliver 20 candy-filled eggs and hide them in the front yard. Delivery happens rain or shine and families can register onlineor call (309) 732-7275.
Hope Church with the City of Bettendorf is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt with over 18,000 Easter eggs. The event will be held at Bettendorf High School on April 8th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and the hunt will begin at 11:00 am. The event will include temporary tattoos, food vendors, and booths! For more information on the event, click here Here.
Muscatine Parks and Recreation will host a free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children in third grade or younger will have the opportunity to search for hundreds of prize-filled eggs in Weed Park. Children are encouraged to bring their own Easter baskets and for more information contact the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department at (563)263-0241.
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