Snow bunnies- Windham easter egg hunts draws hundreds of area children
By April Guilmet
Union Leader Correspondent | March 24. 2013 12:35PM
Siblings Katelin Ryan, 6, and Matthew Ryan, 8, showed off the fruits of their labor at Saturday's easter egg hunt in Windham. (APRIL GUILMET)
Sporting some stylish dinosaur face paint, Joseph Shumbert, 7, peaked inside one of his eggs, checking for treats. (APRIL GUILMET)
Despite a bit of snow on the ground and the need for warm winter coats, hats and boots, this year's Easter Egg Hunt, which was hosted by the Windham Recreation Department, was a smashing success.
Recreation Director Cheryl Haas said the event typically brings up to 500 children to the town center, and this year's egg hunt was no exception. Local scouting groups assisted in the filling and hiding of 4,400 plastic eggs, which were scattered in the yard surrounding the town's municipal complex to await their lucky recipients.