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His Eggscellency Returns to Antioch on April 15!

Above photos: Volunteers stuff the eggs with candy and surprises at the Parks and Recreation gym on Saturday, March 25. Volunteers will hide these eggs to be later discovered by participants in the Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt at Centennial Park of April 13 and the post-parade Eggcellent Adventure in Williams Park on April 15.

His Eggscellency, the Easter Bunny, will be making his annual appearance in the Eggcellent Easter Adventure taking place on Saturday, April 15, beginning with the parade at 10:30.


Immediately following the parade, the Easter Egg Hunt will begin at Williams Park for children ages one through 10. Children will receive a bag to collect 10 eggs in and have a chance to win one of three Easter baskets in their age division. The age groups are 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 8-10 years old. The cost is $3.00 per child. Wristbands can now be purchased at the Antioch Parks & Recreation Department office located at 806 Holbek Drive, Antioch. The week of the event the wristbands will be $5.00 each. THERE WILL BE NO REGISTRATION THE DAY OF THE EVENT THIS YEAR. This event is limited to 700 children total.

Older kids can take part in the Third Flashlight Egg Hunt to be held at Centennial Park at 7:30PM on April 13. Wristbands are now on sale at the Parks office for $5.00. Kids 11-15 can participate.

For more information, visit the Parks and Recreation office at 806 Holbek Dr., call at 847-395-2160, or write

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