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New Hampshire Easter Egg Hunts 2017


Lisa Martineau
NewHampshire.com |
March 17. 2017 6:51AM
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Hop this way, New Hampshire!
We're egg-static at this sign of spring: colored eggs hidden for kids to find......and we've "gathered" all of the Egg-citing Easter Egg Hunts taking place across the Granite State for you to find! As we are able to confirm additional dates and times, we will add them to this page. If you know of an event not listed, please email us so we can include it.

Please note: This page is currently being updated (last update: March 19, 2017).

Friday, April 7, 2017

Concord: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. - EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA is a fun festival for family and friends! Held at the Bektash Shrine Center, 189 Pembroke Rd., Concord, NH. Over 200 Easter Gift Baskets are displayed for you to win, Awesome raffles like "Tower of Tools" and "Dream Kitchen," Fun Kids' Activities, Live Entertainment, Refreshments, Cool photo ops with Characters AND...The Easter Bunny! Note: Final raffles will take place Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. Accessible venue with off street parking. Festival runs through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Info at yourconcordtv.org - Concord TV presents this annual event as an equipment fundraiser, providing state of the art equipment for Youth Video Camps, Classes and Community Public Access programs. Adults $5. Student/Senior $4. KIDS 12 AND UNDER are FREE! Admission covers all 3 days!

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Barrington: 6:30 p.m. - Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Town Gym, 105 Ramsdell Ln., Barrington.
Schedule (Egg Hunt):
Ages 7-9 at 6:30 p.m.
Ages 9-10 at 7 p.m.
Bring your own basket to collect eggs. Bring boots and appropriate clothing in case there is snow or mud on the Town Field! Join us for this years’ event which has been revamped and will be better than ever! New times, obstacles, prizes and a glow hunt for teens!

Barrington: 7:30 p.m. - GLOW HUNT - Town Gym, 105 Ramsdell Ln., Barrington.
Schedule (Glow Hunt):
Ages 11-12 at 7:30 p.m.
Ages 13-14 at 8 p.m.
Bring flash lights and a basket to collect eggs. Bring boots and appropriate clothing in case there is snow or mud on the Town Field!

Center Harbor: 10 a.m. - The annual Parks and Recreation Easter Egg Hunt will take place at the Municipal Building Grounds and Fire Department at 36 Main St., Center Harbor.

Concord: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. - EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA is a fun festival for family and friends! Held at the Bektash Shrine Center, 189 Pembroke Rd., Concord, NH. Over 200 Easter Gift Baskets are displayed for you to win, Awesome raffles like "Tower of Tools" and "Dream Kitchen," Fun Kids' Activities, Live Entertainment, Refreshments, Cool photo ops with Characters AND...The Easter Bunny! Note: Final raffles will take place Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. Accessible venue with off street parking. Festival runs through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Info at yourconcordtv.org - Concord TV presents this annual event as an equipment fundraiser, providing state of the art equipment for Youth Video Camps, Classes and Community Public Access programs. Adults $5. Student/Senior $4. KIDS 12 AND UNDER are FREE! Admission covers all 3 days!

Epping: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Easter Egg Hunt - Epping Elementary School, 17 Prospect St, Epping, NH. Held each year directly after the PTO Breakfast w/ Easter Bunny.

Hampton: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Easter Egg Dig. Head to the beach where the Easter Bunny will make his annual appearance. He has hidden thousands of eggs in the sand. Separated by age group. Find a Golden Egg and win a Special Prize. Bring your pail and shovel!

Hollis: Easter Egg Trail Hunt - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Easter Egg Trail Hunt - Beaver Brook Association’s Maple Hill Farm,117 Ridge Road, Hollis, NH. Beaver Brook is hosting a relaxing alternative to the typical Easter Egg hunt! Eggs will be hidden along our decorated trails and replenished throughout the day; no stressful start time and no fighting for your treasure-filled eggs! Children of all ages are welcome; even the youngest ones will be successful! Refreshments will be available for purchase, but feel free to bring your own snacks or a picnic lunch to enjoy in the gardens. This event is free to participate in, but donations will be gladly be accepted; all money will go towards Beaver Brook’s trails and programs.

Hopkinton: 9 a.m. - Easter Egg Hunt. Hopkinton High School, 297 Park Ave., Contoocook. The Easter Bunny will be available for photo opportunities from 9:30-10 a.m. The hunt will start at 10 a.m., so arrive early! The hunt is appropriate for ages up to 3rd grade. Don't forget to bring your basket! This event is FREE and no registration is required.

Merrimack: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 25th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Wasserman Park, 116 Naticook Road, Merrimack. Join Merrimack Parks & Recreation and Merrimack Friends & Families for the 25th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Wasserman Park. The Easter Egg Hunt is divided into four different age groups and conducted at different times so all children have the ability to find lots of Easter eggs. The Easter Bunny will also be on site in the Function Hall from 10:00am to 11:30am, so bring your camera and take pictures of your child with the Easter Bunny! In addition, Merrimack Friends & Families will be holding a charitable bake sale during the event. All children should bring their own Easter basket to collect your eggs in. This year we will be handing out 5250 Easter eggs!
SCHEDULE:
AGES: 1 - 3 10:10 a.m.
AGES: 4 - 5 10:30 a.m.
AGES: 6 - 7 10:50 a.m.
AGES: 8 - 10 11:10 a.m.

Nashua: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Easter Egg-citement - St. Joseph Hospital at 172 Kinsley St, Nashua. Enjoy fun activities, including face painting and arts and crafts. Children can visit the Easter Bunny for a professional photograph (one photo per family). Light refreshments will also be served.

New Boston: 10 a.m. - Easter Bonnet Parade and Egg Hunt. New Boston Central School Gym, 15 Central School Rd., New Boston. Hip-pity Hop-pity the Easter Bunny is on its way. The big Easter Bunny will lead children in an Easter Bonnet Parade. Make your most Easter-ish bonnet and show it off during the parade, you might win a prize! Following the Bonnet Parade we will have an Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will have eggs for everyone and a couple special eggs for an extra prize. Children will be separated into age categories for both the Bonnet Parade and the Egg Hunt for the most fun. So be creative and start working on those Easter Bonnets. Don't forget to bring your favorite Easter Egg Hunting Basket.

Nottingham: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Annual Easter Egg Hunt - Nottingham Community Center, 139 Stage Rd., Nottingham, NH. Come take a photo with the Easter Bunny. Eat some yummy treats and go hunting for eggs around the field. Schedule TBD. Please call the Parks and Recreation Department at (603) 679-3435 for more information.

Pelham: 10 a.m. SHARP. Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt - Gazebo Park, 6 Village Green, Pelham, NH. The Easter Bunny will start our "Easter Egg Hunt" and we'll hunt until all the Eggs are found. Come see a live performance by "ZEV" (sponsored by Senator Klein). Admission is free and photos may be taken with the Easter Bunny. Parents should bring their cameras... DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR EASTER BASKETS TO GATHER YOUR EGGS! Also Arts and Crafts, music, refreshments, face-painting.

Portsmouth: 10:30 a.m. - Portsmouth's Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Langdon Park, located across from City Hall on Junkins Avenue. They will also have face painting and other special activities going on for the kids as well as a visit from the Easter Bunny himself. The hunt, for pre-school age only begins at 10:30 a.m., followed by the K-2 grade hunt at 11:30 a.m. Eggs and prizes will be available for everyone. Please bring a basket. Note: Portsmouth residents only.

Stratham: - 9 a.m. - Annual Egg Hunt - Stratham Hill Park, 270 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham. Photos with the bunny before your hunt begins. Find a special egg and turn it in some time during the week of April 10th at the Parks and Recreation office for a ‘special’ prize. Please limit the special eggs to one per family. Ages: Preschool through 5th grade
Hunt Locations:
Preschool - playground next to Scamman Pavillion
Kindergarten - 2nd grade - Large open filed
4th & 5th grade - Upper fenced-in baseball field

Windham: 9:30 a.m., Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Windham Town Hall, 3 North Lowell Rd., Windham. Bring your camera and get your photo with the Easter Bunny from 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. The Town Hall parking lot will be closed to cars. Please park behind the Bartley House or at the Windham Presbyterian Church. Note the hunting times below and remember - the hunts happen very quickly so be there early. Bring your basket or bag! Egg Hunt times:
9:45 a.m. for ages 3-5
10 a.m. for ages 0-2 (Jumbo eggs with stickers)
10:30 a.m. for ages 6-9

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Concord: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. - EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA is a fun festival for family and friends! Held at the Bektash Shrine Center, 189 Pembroke Rd., Concord, NH. Over 200 Easter Gift Baskets are displayed for you to win, Awesome raffles like "Tower of Tools" and "Dream Kitchen," Fun Kids' Activities, Live Entertainment, Refreshments, Cool photo ops with Characters AND...The Easter Bunny! Note: Final raffles will take place Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 5 p.m. Accessible venue with off street parking. Festival runs through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Info at yourconcordtv.org - Concord TV presents this annual event as an equipment fundraiser, providing state of the art equipment for Youth Video Camps, Classes and Community Public Access programs. Adults $5. Student/Senior $4. KIDS 12 AND UNDER are FREE! Admission covers all 3 days!

Friday, April 14, 2017 (Good Friday)

Exeter: 4:30 p.m. - Easter Egg Hunt - Swasey Parkway, Exeter, NH. The Easter bunny will be in Exeter again this spring. Swasey Parkway will be filled with brightly colored Easter eggs with a few lucky youngsters finding the special eggs! Join us rain, snow, or shine for this fun event. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the event. Hosted by the Exeter Parks & Recreation Department, this event is sponsored by Convenient MD. Swasey Parkway will be filled with brightly colored Easter eggs with a few lucky youngsters finding the special eggs! Join us rain, snow or shine for this fun event. Light refreshments are served at the end of the event with a chance to get pictures with the bunny, too. There will be three hunts (preschool, grade K-2 and grades 3-5) with baskets for “special eggs” found.

Farmington: 7:30 p.m. - Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt - Fernald Park, Central Street. to hunt for eggs filled with candy. This free “rain or shine” event is for children under 14 years old. All children should be accompanied by an adult. Don’t forget your flashlight and a bag or basket to hold your eggs. Donations are greatly appreciated.



Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bedford: 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon, 9th Annual 'Our Promise to Nicholas (OPTN) Easter Egg Hunt Festival., NH Sportsplex, 68 Technology Dr., Bedford. This popular charitable event was named after Nicholas Dainiak of Bedford. More than 10,000 plastic colored eggs filled with candy and prizes will be ready on the fields for the children to gather in a controlled environment. OPTN was established in 2009 as a non-profit charitable foundation. At age 5, Nicholas was diagnosed with the rare genetic brain disorder called Batten Disease. Batten causes seizures, blindness, dementia, immobility, and eventually requires 24-hour care. Nicholas lost his battle to Batten on May 9, 2014, on his 11th birthday. Games, entertainment, kids shows, silent auction, raffles, treats and more.

Brentwood: 8:45 a.m. SHARP - Annual Bunny Breakfast and Town Egg Hunt - The Recreation Department will be hosting their Annual Bunny Breakfast and Town Egg Hunt at the Recreation Area on Route 125, Brentwood, NH. Following the Egg Hunt, the Bunny Breakfast will run 9:00-10:30 a.m. The Easter Bunny will be there to visit with kids and parents are welcome to bring their cameras and take pictures. Breakfast Cost: $5 for adults and $3 for kids. The Egg Hunt is free to town residents.

Charlestown: 9 a.m. - Easter Egg Hunt - Corner of Main St. and Paris Ave. The Charlestown Rotary welcomes children up to age 11 to come and search for 2,000+ eggs at our annual Easter egg hunt.

Claremont: 10:30 a.m., Easter Egg Hunt - 2nd Grade and older. Claremont Community Center, 152 South St., Claremont. This annual event will be held on the hill behind Arrowhead Lodge. Come meet the Easter Bunny, hunt for eggs, and visit with your friends. Wear your mud boots and remember your Easter Baskets. In the event of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be moved to the CSBCC, right across the street.

Keene: 10 a.m., Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Fuller Park in front of the Recreation Center on Washington St. - For Keene residents only. Youngsters ages 3-8 years old. Bring your basket for collecting. This event is free for Keene residents. Sponsored by KPRD and Ye Goodie Shoppe.

Londonderry: 10 a.m. - Easter Egg Hunt in the Museum - Aviation Museum of NH, 27 Navigator Road, Londonderry. Join us for our 2nd annual Easter egg hunt at the Aviation Museum of NH! Ages 4 and under will hunt for eggs at 10 a.m. 5 and up will begin at 10:30 a.m. Please be sure to be on time so you don't miss out on finding eggs! Stay for a craft in our classroom. Regular Museum admission applies. Museum members receive free admission. For more information about the museum, look here: http://www.nhahs.org/events

Manchester: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Easter Extravaganza - Second Peek Children's Boutique, 1065 Hanover St., Manchester - Free Community Event for all ages. Meet and Greet the Easter Bunny, and get a free 4x6 photograph. Easter crafts, and a prized filled Easter Egg Hunt (each child can find 3 eggs). Come join the fun and help us celebrate our beatiful new Children's Store! Info: 603-945-3135.

Manchester: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast at Camp Carpenter, 300 Blondin Road, Manchester. Information: Carey Kenyon-Ducharme at 603-854-4224.

Manchester: 11 a.m. - Community Easter Egg Hunt - Stark Park, North River Road, Manchester. The Friends of Stark Park will once again present Stark Park’s community Easter egg hunt. Everyone is welcome to grab your baskets and hop over to Stark Park for the annual Easter Egg Hunt EGGS-travaganza. The hunt begins at 11:00 am sharp for all children under the age of 8 years old. Come early for face-painting, festivities, and special guests. River Road will be closed between Rowell and Readey Street, so please plan to park on Elm Street. The event happens rain, shine, or snow. More information is available at: http://www.starkpark.com/.

Milford: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt. Keyes Park, Elm St., Milford. Photos with the Easter Bunny. Fun games and raffles. Bring your own Easter Basket. Milford Residents Only, please. Rain location: Town Hall Auditorium.
Egg Hunt Times:
11:15 a.m. Toddlers (Tennis Court)
11:45 a.m. Pre-K
1st Grade (Softball Field)
12:15pm 2nd
4th Grade (Soccer Field)

New London: 10 a.m. SHARP! New London Historical Society Little Lake Sunapee Rd., New London. Photos with the Easter Bunny! For ages 9 and younger. Easter Eggs, prizes and treats. Bring a decorated Easter Basket.

Newmarket: 8:30 a.m., Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt. Newmarket Community Center/Leo Landroche Field, 1 Terrace Dr., Newmarket. Activities begin at 8:30 a.m. The hunts start at 9 a.m.

Plymouth: 10:15 a.m. SHARP, 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Pease Public Library, 1 Russell St., Plymouth. Don't be late, it goes fast! Those 5 and under can hunt the children's room while "big kids" can hunt the rest of the library. There is a special egg in each room. The lucky person who finds it wins an Easter basket!

Easter Sunday - April 16, 2017

Lincoln: 5:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Sunrise Service and Easter Festivities - Loon Mountain, 60 Loon Mountain Rd., Lincoln, NH. Load the gondola and ride to the top of Loon Peak for an Easter sunrise service. Loon Mountain Ministry hosts a non-denominational service complete with stunning views, refreshments at the Summit Café and first tracks down the mountain. Kids can follow up their sunrise service with a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed egg hunt. Candy-filled eggs will be hidden at a few different locations around the resort for kids to get their mitts on. Easter Egg Hunts will take place from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
All activities are free to participants.
More:
SUNRISE SERVICE

Gondola Loading: 5:15am-6:00am
Service: 6:20am-7:00am
Breakfast & Refreshments: 7:00am-7:30am
Gondola Downloading: 7:00am-7:45am
First Tracks: 7:30am

Manchester: 6 a.m. - Easter Sunrise Service - Stark Park, North River Road, Manchester. For the first time Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Stark Park. Coffee and donuts will be provided following the service or in the church foyer if weather is too cold. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. - pancake breakfast in church fellowship hall (2013 Elm St.) Cost is $5 per person, $15 family maximum. At 10 a.m., Easter worship service in the church sanctuary with the Brookside Choirs and the Nottingham Brass will take place. For more information, please visit the Brookside Church website at: http://brooksidecc.info/.
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