St. Charles County to host egg hunts for children of all abilities

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DARDENNE PRAIRIE, MO (KTVI) –On Saturday, March 19, all children 12 and under are welcome to participate in the annual Easter Egg Hunt  at the Youth Activity Park in Dardenne Prairie, MO. Rain or shine, more than 4,000 candy-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the park.  The hunt will be from 10:00am to Noon and will cost $5.00 per child.

There will be three separate hunts scheduled for children that morning. Hunts for toddlers ages 3 and under begin at 10:00am children ages 4 – 6 at 10:30am; and kids ages 7 – 12 at 11:00am.  After each hunt, children will also have the opportunity to have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny and play egg-themed games inside the park complex.

New this year, the St. Charles County Parks Department is teaming up with the St. Charles County Police Department for the first-ever Egg Hunt for Special Needs Children. This one-of-a-kind hunt will feature thousands of candy and toy-filled eggs for children with mobility restrictions, and sensory impairments to find in areas of the park, as well as special beeping eggs for the children with visual impairments to seek. Hunts for children with sensory impairments begin at 1:00pm; children with mobility impairments at 1:30pm; and children with visual impairments at 2:00pm.

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