Grant Park Easter Egg Hunt

March 30, 2013 8:00 p.m.  •  1 comment

Children raced through Grant Park on Saturday morning in search of nearly 15,000 plastic eggs for the third annual Easter egg hunt in the South Perry Business District.

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It was tiring day for 17-month-old Calliope Vaughn, who found one purple egg during the hunt. She’s a natural Easter egg hunter, according to her father, Tim Vaughn, who said she jumped over the line and took one - instinctively knowing what to do.

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The race is on for 6-year-old Aaron White (pictured right), who only got five eggs to start, but he’s prepared to pick up 1,000 eggs in his basket, he said.

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Mikyla Cardwell, 7, came to her mother with tears of joy after she found golden egg. She plans on saving the metallic egg to remember this Easter for a very long time.

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Although organizers tried to make sure all the children found eggs, some, like 4-year-old Erianna Beckley, were hoping for more.

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Aimee Beckley shows Erianna how to open the plastic eggs to find the candy hidden inside.

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Erianna Beckley gleefully runs off to continue her festivities at Grant Park.

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Members of the Grant Elementary Africa Drummers and Dancers show some of their routines for the Easter egg hunt crowd at Grant Park.

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