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REMINDER: Oak Ridge Annual Egg Hunt on Saturday

(City of Oak Ridge press release) The City of Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will host the 2019 Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 13, in A.K. Bissell Park beginning at 11 a.m.

Hundreds of children are expected to participate in this annual spring event. Over 15,000 candy and prize-filled eggs will be hidden inside the park with prize eggs in each age group.

The event will be held rain or shine so participants should dress appropriately. If severe weather prevents hiding eggs outdoors, they will be given away in the Civic Center gymnasium.

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee (PCAT) will be sponsoring additional activities after the egg hunt until approximately 2 p.m. depending on participation levels. East Tennessee Pediatric Dentistry will also bring the “Molar Express” children’s train ride if weather permits.

Participants should arrive early and assemble in the Civic Center gymnasium prior to 11 a.m. Children will be grouped by age and escorted to their respective hunt area. The egg hunt is designed for children age four through fourth grade.

Recreation and Parks Department staff will make a reasonable effort to provide appropriate accommodations for special needs. Parents of children who require a more accessible hunt area are encouraged to call ahead.

For more information, call the Civic Center front desk at (865) 425-3450 or visit the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks website athttp://orrecparks.oakridgetn.gov/.

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