Hundreds Turned Out For Annual Easter Egg Hunt

City of Woonsocket continues annual holiday tradition.

For over 30 years, hundreds have attended the annual Easter Egg Hunt at , and this year was no exception. Upon arrival, lucky children were were able to spend some time with the Easter Bunny himself before being directed to one of 3 age-specific playing fields.

At 1 p.m., over 300 children, baskets in hand, raced across the fields in search of loose candy and  filled plastic eggs.  Children could be seen among a sea of colored eggs searching for a few very special wooden and golden eggs that could later be redeemed for prizes.

As in years past, generous sponsors provided dozens of prizes, including a bicycle to be raffled off after the hunt. Children waited anxiously on the bleachers with tickets in hand, while radio personality Dave Richards called the lucky numbers.

This years sponsors included:, AFSCME Local 670 City Workers,, PROTECH Union AFSCME Local, Fire Fighter Local 732 IAFF, Police IBPO 404, , Frontier Welding, Ayotte Printers, Nolin Electric, CVS , Cercle Laurier, Mark Gelinas, Woonsocket School Teachers Union, Joyce Lachance, JAGS Entertainment, Park and Shop, Michael Taddeo, Franklin Paint, Butch's Dumpster Rental, Marc Cote, William D. Schneck, John and Anita Roberts,and.


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