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Wake Forest Easter egg hunt to include 10,000 eggs

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WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department will host its annual Easter egg hunt Saturday inside due to inclement weather at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

Presented by Primrose School of Heritage Wake Forest and Bumgarner & Martin Orthodontics, the free event will be packed full of crafts, games, prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

This year’s egg hunt will include more than 10,000 eggs containing prizes and candy hidden across four locations for the following age groups: 3 and younger, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12 and special needs.

Children ages 3 and younger will hunt for eggs beginning at 10 a.m.; ages 4-6 will begin at 10:20 a.m.; ages 7-9 get underway at 10:40 a.m.; and ages 10-12 commence at 11 a.m. An egg hunt for children with special needs will begin at 11:30 a.m.

A downloadable map of the egg hunt areas is available at

Registration is not required for the hunts, but participants should come with baskets in hand ready to fill.

In the event of inclement weather, the Easter egg hunt may be moved inside the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. For weather-related updates prior to the hunt, call the town of Wake Forest weather line at 919-435-9569. Smart phone users who have downloaded the town of Wake Forest app will receive a push notification message informing them of any schedule changes.

For more information about this year’s Easter egg hunt, visit or call 919-435-9560.