April 24, 2011 in City

Ezra Buck, 7, gets set and ready

PHOTOS BY DAN PELLE photo

After the countdown to zero, 6- and 7-year-olds charge into Riverfront Park’s Gondola Meadow to gather Easter eggs on Saturday. Some 7,000 treat-filled plastic eggs were scooped up in seconds by the children participating in the annual event.

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Looking for prizes, Lissette Palavicini, 6, cracks open the Easter eggs she gathered Saturday.