The annual Whitevale Easter Egg hunt was again enjoyed by all. From the hand-crafted baskets to the community-made chocolate eggs, the activities spanned the entire week culminating in the big hunt at the park. The festivities started the Sunday before where the children and their parents gathered at the community centre to create their baskets – there are clearly some very creative minds developing in our village. Later in the week, folks (young and not so-young) gathered at the community centre once again to whip together a mix of butter, cream cheese, icing sugar and chocolate to create the much sought after treats. It was a terrific opportunity for the next generation to learn the traditional way to make the these old-time favourites.
Finally the day of the hunt! Although the morning was brisk, more than 50 folks participated. Held off at the starting line until given the go-ahead, the kids clamoured in excitement. Once released they scrambled through the park in the quest to find the colour coded plastic eggs, these eggs where then traded in for the coveted confection.
The tradition of memories continues….
Whitevale Easter Activities
Your WDRA invites all kids/grand-kids, young and not-so-young, to come out and enjoy the arrival of spring with several activities that will culminate in an Easter Egg hunt in the park. We’d like to see all residents get involved in this free Whitevale Community event in whatever aspect they’d like.
Here’s the line-up of activities:
Make Your Own Easter Basket
Saturday, April 8 – 9:00 am
Children are invited to make their own Easter basket at the WACC.
Chocolate Filled Easter Egg Making Workshop
Wednesday, April 12 – 7:30 pm
Learn to make Chocolate Filled Easter Eggs. Adults (and interested teenagers) are invited to an evening workshop to learn to make fondant filled Easter Eggs (both traditional and peanut butter). This evening workshop will be held at the Community Centre starting at 7:30.
Easter Egg Hunt
Friday April 14 (Good Friday) starting at 9:00 am
9:00 am – Whitevale kids will make their Easter egg hunting baskets at the Community Centre, with parental help if needed.
10:30 am -Whitevale kids will hunt for eggs and redeem them at the Community Centre for treats.
Please RSVP prior to April 8th. All Whitevale residents are encouraged to participate.
Hop to it and sign up right away.