Easter isn't until Sunday, but it appears all of the Easter egg hunts in Whatcom County will happen Saturday, March 30, under sunny skies. Here is a roundup of those we've heard about. All events are in Bellingham unless otherwise listed.
EASTER EGG HUNT IN THE ORCHARD
BelleWood Acres, 6140 Guide Meridian, south of Lynden.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. $7 per child (no charge for parents).
Ride the Apple Bin Train to the hunting grounds of the inaugural Easter egg hunt at Bellewood Acres. Train leaves at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. Hunting is for ages 1 to 10, with a separate area for those 4 and under. Registration opens one hour prior to hunt. Each child gets a goodie bag regardless of number of eggs collected. Easter Bunny on hand for photos and hunting help.
MT. BAKER GOLDEN EGG HUNT
Mt. Baker Ski Area.
9 a.m. for all ages hunt; staggered times after that for kids' hunts. Free for kids.
More than 4,000 eggs will be hidden in the 14th annual hunt on the slopes of the Mt. Baker Ski Area. Hunts are divided by age group, from ages 2 and under all the way to adult. The kid hunt eggs contain sugar-free jelly beans and some age groups have coins in theirs. All kids participating get a prize and special egg hunt shirt. The all-ages hunt has multiple prizes, with the grand prize being a Mt. Baker Ski Area season pass for the 2013-14 season. All-ages hunt requires a valid lift ticket or season chairlift pass. Kids hunts are free; no lift ticket or pass required. For details, rules and more, go to >a href="http://mtbaker.us" target="_blank">mtbaker.us and click on "Events."
2ND ANNUAL KID'S EASTER FAIR
St. Luke's Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway.
10 a.m. to noon. $5 suggested donation per child.
Second annual Easter fair featuring indoor egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny, games, prizes, drawings, coloring contest, treats and more. Event put on by PeaceHealth and Friends Relay for Life team as a fundraiser for American Cancer Society.
5TH ANNUAL LETTERED STREETS HUNT
Fouts Park, Ellsworth and H streets.
10 a.m. Free.
Lettered Streets Covenant Church is putting on their 5th Annual Easter Egg hunt in Fout's Park! Join us for the egg hunt, crafts, facepainting, Doorprizes, and professional photos by Evantide Photography.
SILVERADO LIVING HUNT
Silverado Senior Living, 848 W. Orchard Drive.
10 a.m. Free.
There will be cupcakes by Cupcakes Like it Sweet, balloon animals by Sir Prize, and Brown Studios Photography will be onsite to provide a free family photo. The hunt is for children 8 and younger, but all family members are invited to come celebrate.
FERNDALE EGG HUNT
Pioneer Park, 2004 Cherry St., Ferndale.
10 a.m. Free.
Industrial Credit Union and the Ferndale Boys & Girls Club will co-host their annual Great Community Easter Egg Hunt at Pioneer Field.
Kids ages 1 to 12 are invited to hunt for more than 5,000 candy-filled eggs. People are asked to arrive a few minutes early to line up by age group. For more information, call 360-734-2043 or go to IndustrialCU.com.
BELLINGHAM HEALTH CARE HUNT
Bellingham Health Care & Rehab Services, 1200 Birchwood Ave.
11 a.m. Free.
Prize eggs, hot dogs, visits with the Easter Bunny and face painting are among the activities. There are three different areas to hunt for eggs, depending on age. No age limit; the event is open to all children in Whatcom County. For questions, call Bonnie Karb at 360-734-9295.
LUMMI NATIONS ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
Northwest Indian College, 2522 Kwina Road, Lummi Reservation.
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch at noon and the egg hunt at 1 p.m. Free.
Bouncy houses and lots of fun for everyone at the Kwina fields/neighborhood facility. Call 360-676-2772 for more information.
CORNERSTONE EGG HUNT
Cornerstone Community Church, 5732 Olson Road, Ferndale.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free.
Family event with kid-centered activities including Easter adventure with an egg hunt, crafts, games, food, prizes and more. For information call 360-384-3661.
EGG HUNT IN THE POOL
Arne Hanna Aquatic Center, 1114 Potter St., Bellingham.
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $4 children, $5 adults.
Enjoy water games, search for underwater treasure and more. All activities take place in the pool. Kids ages 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information email email@example.com or call 360-778-7665.
Listed events come from the online calendar at BellinghamHerald.com.