West Seattle egg hunts! Thriftway, community centers, and more

March 29, 2013 at 12:06 pm | In Holidays, West Seattle news | 7 Comments

(WSB photo from past West Seattle Thriftway egg hunt)
In addition to our list of Holy Week/Easter church services, we have had a variety of egg hunts listed on the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar. Now, for your convenience, we’ve put them all in one list (which will be linked all weekend atop the sidebar TOP STORIES list in case you need to find it again):

****SATURDAY EGG HUNTS****

WEST SEATTLE THRIFTWAY (WSB sponsor): 9 am Saturday, Fauntleroy/California/Morgan, ages 1-10 – indoor hunt but the line forms outdoors.

SEATTLE PARKS AND REC COMMUNITY CENTERS (WSB sponsor): 10 am Saturday at Alki, Delridge, Hiawatha, High Point, South Park Community Centers (addresses in calendar listing), ages 3-11

EGG HUNT @ LINCOLN PARK: 10 am Saturday; this is presented by Eastridge Church but it’s open to the entire community.

(added) BARNES & NOBLE EGG HUNT: 11 am Saturday, first-ever egg hunt in the Kids’ Department, in conjunction with the regular weekly storytime. “Little ones are encouraged to bring Easter baskets to hold their goodies,” says Melissa from B&N. (Westwood Village Shopping Center)

****SUNDAY EGG HUNTS****

SALVATION ARMY: 9:45 am in the gymnasium (9050 16th SW)

WEST SEATTLE FARMERS’ MARKET: 10 am-1 pm, eggs will be hidden hourly throughout the market. (44th/Alaska)

VILLAGE GREEN PERENNIAL NURSERY: 1 pm – info on the Facebook event page (10223 26th SW)

C & P COFFEE COMPANY (WSB sponsor): 11 am (5612 California SW)

COMMUNITY EASTER FESTIVAL: At noon, Admiral Congregational Church plans an egg hunt as part of its community festival (California/Hill)

OTHER CHURCHES: Check our list of services for listings and links mentioning egg hunts adjacent to churches’ Easter Sunday services

7 Comments

  1. How important is it to line up ahead of time for the Thriftway hunt? Sounds like there’s lots of eggs out.

    Comment by NBC — 8:49 pm March 29, 2013 #

  2. NBC – there have always been big crowds in line outside the store. I don’t know how early, but by just before nine, both entrances usually have lines (of course it’s always up to the folks at the store to decide how they manage the traffic/queues)…

    Comment by WSB — 8:52 pm March 29, 2013 #

  3. Where in Lincoln park is the Eastridge egg hunt taking place? I have a two year old so he is too young for the community center ones (and Thriftway sounds like it might be crazy) So I am interested in the one at Lincoln but can’t find anything beyond a mention of it on their website. Anyone have any more specific info? thanks!

    Comment by lina — 9:05 pm March 29, 2013 #

  4. We always get there early, so the kids can get there share of eggs! They also let youngest to oldest in order…

    Comment by CJ — 9:06 pm March 29, 2013 #

  5. NBC- we have gotten lines around the building the last two years. Getting there early is always a good idea. We’ll have free coffee for parents while they wait in line.

    The good news is it will be sunny and sort of warm!

    Comment by Thriftwaygirl — 9:26 pm March 29, 2013 #

  6. The one at Lincoln Park is by the south playground, in the grassy area. You won’t be able to miss it! We went last year and it was very well run, tons of eggs and space for many, many kids. We took our two yo and four yo last year, and they weren’t overrun by the big kids.

    Comment by ghar72 — 9:33 pm March 29, 2013 #

  7. The West Seattle Farmers Market will also have baby chicks and bunnies for looking (sorry, no touching)and lots of fun prizes inside those hidden easter eggs…

    Comment by Chris — 12:41 pm March 30, 2013 #

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