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The Funsters put the ‘fun’ in egg hunting

Natalie Place, of Beldenville, introduced her 15-month-old son Wyatt to the Easter Bunny at the Ellsworth Funsters Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 19 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. (Herald photo by Sarah Young) 1 / 7
Josh, Jenna, Tyler and Travis Bechel, of Ellsworth, pose for family members snapping pictures at the Funsters Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 19 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)2 / 7
Kids and their families get geared up for the Funsters Easter Egg Hug on Saturday, March 19 at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)3 / 7
Cold temperatures and a dusting of snow didn’t prevent egg hunters from racing across the fairgrounds Saturday, March 19 to gather up treats left behind by the Easter Bunny. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)4 / 7
Fifteen-month-old Emery Sarnstrom of Ellsworth was pleased with the egg she placed in her basket Saturday, March 19 at the Funsters Egg Hunt. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)5 / 7
Myla Pierson, 5, and Liam Winberg, 4, of River Falls, show off their eggs at the Funsters Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 19. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)6 / 7
Three-year-old Isabella “Bella” Marcum of Ellsworth was one of the lucky basket raffle winners at the Ellsworth Funsters Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19. (Herald photo by Sarah Young)7 / 7

The Ellsworth Funsters held their annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Pierce County Fairgrounds Saturday, March 19. A little bit of snow didn't damper the spirit.

Multiple Easter egg hunts are set for this weekend around the area. They include:

Bay City Egg Hunt

The Bay City American Legion will host its Easter Egg hunt 2-3 p.m. Saturday, March 26. The American Legion is located in the old church across the railroad tracks from Mike’s Baytown Bar and Grill.

MR Rockets Easter Egg Hunt

The Maiden Rock Rockets 4-H Club will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at Maiden Rock Village Park. All are welcome! Bring a basket. Kids 12 and younger will get prizes.

St. Paul’s UCC Easter Egg Hunt

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ (W5706 Hwy. 72, Ellsworth) will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt 1:30 – 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26. Everyone is welcome. The hunt is open to children preschool – fourth grade.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Comforts of Home (2348 Aurora Circle, River Falls) will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26. All are welcome. Donations for the Alzheimer’s Association are also welcome.

Elmwood Easter Egg Hunt

Come meet the Easter Bunny at Elmwood’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at Butternut Park. Door prizes will be given out for each age group. Bad weather location is the Elmwood Auditorium.

Irvington Easter Egg Hunt

The Irvington Booster Club National Mutual Benefit 927 will hold an Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at Trailside Bar, rain or shine. Four different age groups will be able to hunt for eggs.

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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