▪ The Meridian Optimist Club’s 39th annual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11 a.m. sharp Saturday, March 26, with fanfare from police and fire department sirens. Kids 10 and younger, and those with special needs, can hunt for hundreds of treats at Meridian Elementary School, 1035 NW 1st St. All age groups go at the same time in separate lanes that are divided by age and ability. MeridianOptimist.org.
▪ Dive into an underwater Easter egg hunt in the Nampa Recreation Center’s pool, 131 Constitution Way, on Saturday, March 26. Kids 5 and younger are at 1 p.m., ages 6 to 8 can hop into the pool at 1:30 p.m.; 9 to 12 take over at 2 p.m. It’s free with admission and for pass holders. Bring a plastic bag to collect your eggs. Free for members. Day pass: $2.25 for 5 and younger, $6.25 for 6 and older. NampaParksAndRecreation.org.
▪ Need more excitement in your egg hunt? Look for them in the dark at the Nampa Rec Center’s Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. Meet at the Rec Center at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 26. The hunt starts after dark and goes until 9:30 p.m. You must bring your own flashlight and bag. $3 at the event. Bubble soccer starts at 8 p.m. NampaParksAndRecreation.org.
▪ Kids 12 and younger can hunt for treat-filled eggs at the Cathedral of the Rockies’ Egg Drop, starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 26, at the church’s Amity Campus, 4464 Maple Grove Road.
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▪ Hunt for eggs at the Treefort Music Fest main stage area at 12th and Grove streets. The Kidfort Easter Egg Hunt goes from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 27. Gates open at 9 a.m. Kids 12 and younger will hunt in age groups, youngest to oldest. If you’re lucky, you could find an egg with “golden tickets” that are redeemable for cool prizes. TreefortMusicFest.com.