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The hunt is on: A guide to Easter egg hunts and activities in the Centre Region

Julie Ruff, 3, sorts eggs she collected during the Centre Region Parks and Recreation’s 57th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Orchard Park in April 2015.
Julie Ruff, 3, sorts eggs she collected during the Centre Region Parks and Recreation’s 57th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Orchard Park in April 2015. Centre Daily Times, file

There are plenty of opportunities to find treat-filled eggs this weekend in the Centre Region, as long as you know where to look.

Below is a list of local Easter egg hunts and events to help celebrate the holiday.

Saturday

Bunny Blitz 5K Trail Run and Walk

When: 9:30 a.m.-noon

Where: Harpster Ball Field, Ballfield Road, Pennsylvania Furnace

Info: www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org. The race benefits the YMCA of Centre County and the Northern Blair County Recreational Center.

3rd Annual Spring Township Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Pleasant Gap Fire Company, 475 Robinson Lane, Pleasant Gap

Info: www.fire8.com. Children 12 and younger will be staged by age group for the hunt. Registered children will be entered in a drawing for bicycles — a boys and girls bike will be awarded for each age group.

Easter Eggstravaganza

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Nittany Mall, 2901 E. College Ave., State College

Info: Events include children’s activities and crafts, face painting and more.

Home Depot Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Home Depot, 2615 Green Tech Drive, State College

Mo Valley Easter Egg Hunt

When: 10:30-11 a.m.

Where: Slabtown Park, Philipsburg

Info: www.ymcaofcentrecounty.org. Open to children 12 and younger, bring your baskets ready to fill.

Easter Egg Hunt

When: noon-2 p.m.

Where: Ferguson Township Lions Club, 424 W. Pine Grove Road, Pine Grove Mills

Info: Bring your camera to take photos of the Easter Bunny.

Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Talleyrand Park, Bellefonte

Info: Ten thousand Easter eggs will be scattered throughout the park. Games, refreshments and a visit from the Easter Bunny are also part of the event, which is open to children 12 and younger.

Community Easter Egg Hunt

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Fairbrook United Methodist Church, 4201 W. Whitehall Road, Pennsylvania Furnace

Info: www.fairbrookumc.org. Bring baskets or bags to the event and be ready for activities and prizes after the hunt.

Philipsburg Elks Country Club Kids Easter Egg Hunt

When: 1 p.m.

Where: Philipsburg Elks Country Club, 1 Country Club Lane, Philipsburg

What: 58th Annual Centre Region Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt

When: 2 p.m.

Where: Orchard Park, Bayberry Drive, State College

Info: www.crpr.org. Kids 9 and younger, split into four age group areas, will search for more than 7,000 eggs throughout the park. Prize baskets are provided by the State College Rotary Club.

Sunday

Easter Egg Hunt

When: 9:15 a.m.

Where: Blue Spring Park, 230 Wagner St., Boalsburg

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