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Easter egg hunts in McHenry County for 2014

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Several local parks in McHenry County will host their annual Easter egg hunts in the coming weekends.

An Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, April 12 at Sunset Park in Lake in the Hills. Rain or shine, this egg hunt begins at 8:00 am followed by a raffle and picture taking with the Easter Bunny. Bring the whole family and a basket for egg collecting. The egg hunt is open for children 0-8 and is sponsored by Jewel/Osco of Algonquin along with Colonial Café. Sunset Park is located at 5200 Miller Road. Plenty of free parking is available.

The Village of Algonquin will hold its traditional egg hunt on Saturday, April 12 in Presidential Park. The annual egg hunt places 10,000 eggs for participants to pick up as quickly as possible. This event begins promptly at 10:00 am. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Presidential Park is an 18-acre park located on the east side of Algonquin. From the intersection of Main Street and Algonquin Road, take Algonquin Road east to Highland Avenue and turn left. The park is located at 700 Highland Avenue east of the river and west of Route 25.

On Saturday, April 19, Huntley Park District will host its annual egg hunt in Deicke Park. Beginning at 10:00 am, this free egg hunt is open to children 2-8. Bring your favorite basket and gather up eggs filled with candy. Special prize eggs will be scattered throughout the field. Children will be grouped according to age and the Easter Bunny will be on hand for capturing this special moment on film. Don’t forget the camera. Diecke Park is located off Route 47 just south of Main Street in Huntley.

Easter Sunday is April 20 and many egg hunts will be held on that Saturday or the weekend before. For more information and events happening in McHenry County, visit their website. To find more Easter egg hunts in your area, visit Easter Egg Hunt Events.org.

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