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updated: 4/8/2017 6:58 PM

Egg hunt is eggs-cellent Saturday in Lake County

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  • Justin Sitati, 4, left, and Evelyn DeAngelis, 5, right, both of Vernon Hills are among a group of children gathering Easter eggs during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.

      Justin Sitati, 4, left, and Evelyn DeAngelis, 5, right, both of Vernon Hills are among a group of children gathering Easter eggs during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Children rush to gather Easter eggs during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.

      Children rush to gather Easter eggs during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Adelaide Freeborn, 4, of Vernon Hills looks inside an Easter egg during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.

      Adelaide Freeborn, 4, of Vernon Hills looks inside an Easter egg during the Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the Sullivan Community Center in Vernon Hills Saturday.
    Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

There were plenty of Easter egg hunts Saturday in Lake County, including action in Lindenhurst, Gurnee, Grayslake, Lake Zurich, Wauconda, Vernon Hills and Fox Lake.

In Vernon Hils, children ages 8 and younger participated in the annual Hoppin' Holiday Hunt at the park district's Sullivan Center. The event included three age-appropriate hunts, a continental breakfast, visits with the bunny, prizes and a magic show.

After the egg hunt event, the Vernon Hills Park District held a Sullivan Center grand reopening event with facility tours, light refreshments, free open gym and giveaways.

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