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There won't be big egg hunts this year due to the pandemic, but the bunny will come anyway

COURTESY PHOTO: COCO TAFOYA - There will be drive-thru Easter events on Saturday, April 3 for East County kids.

The traditional Easter Egg hunts will be altered again this year, due to pandemic safety protocols. Kids won't be dashing about hunting for eggs, but the bunny will come, nonetheless. These local events are being held Saturday, April 3, the day before Easter.

- Fairview's 2021 Easter Drive-Thru will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 3, at Reynolds Middle School, 1200 N.E. 201st Ave. Treat bags will be handed out. Questions? Contact Devree Leymaster at 503-674-6224.

- Wood Village is also having a drive-thru event from 9:30 a.m to noon Saturday at the Wood Village Baptist Church, 23610 N.E. Arata Road in Wood Village. Like the others, this will only run as long as supplies last.

- The Gresham Elks Lodge is holding a drive-up/walk-up Easter Egg Event from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 3, at the lodge at 3330 N.E. Division St., in Gresham. Festive goodie bags will be handed out to each child while supplies last.

- The Kiwanis Club of the Columbia Gorge will have it's annual fundraising pancake breakfast and Easter egg event on Saturday, April 3. Funds raised at the breakfast go to scholarships for local high school students. The pancake breakfast will be from 8-11 a.m. Adults are $6, children 4-12 years old are $5 and children under 4 years old eat free. The breakfast is at the Sam Cox Building in Glenn Otto Park, 1102 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The breakfast will follow all pandemic protocols for social-distancing and limits of six people per table.

Kids can get candy goodie bags from 9-11 a.m., but the traditional egg hunt is paused for the pandemic. There will be 150 food boxes for struggling families available from 9-11 a.m. courtesy of SnowCap Community Charities.


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