Guide to Easter egg hunts in the Treasure Valley

Here are some community events where the Easter Bunny and its helpers have laid out a field of treats for kids to find:

• Fire truck and police car sirens will signal the start of the

Meridian Optimist Club’s

38th annual Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. April 4. Kids 10 and younger, and those with special needs, can hunt for hundreds of treats at Meridian Elementary School, 1035 NW. 1st St. All kids go at the same time but they will be in separate lanes divided by age and ability. MeridianOptimist.org..

• Kids can dive into the

Nampa Recreation Center’s

pool for an underwater Easter Egg Hunt at the Nampa Rec Center,

131 Constitution Way

, on April 4. Kids 5 and younger are at 1 p.m., ages 6 to 8 can hop into the pool at 1:30 p.m. Then at 2 p.m. kids 9 to 12 take over. It’s free with admission and for pass holders. NampaParksAndRecreation.org.

• Teen-agers 13 to 17 can hunt for eggs at the Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in Nampa on April 4. Meet at the

Rec Center

at 8 p.m. The hunt goes until 9:30 p.m. with live music and other entertainment starting at 9 p.m. You must bring your own flashlight and bag. $3. NampaParksAndRecreation.org.

• The

Capital Community Easter Egg Hunt

takes over

Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park

, 1900 N. Records Ave., Meridian, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 4. The gcKids dance team will perform at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., followed by all-ability Easter egg hunts for kids 12 and younger. There also will be jump houses, food trucks, skydiving Easter Bunnies, and a mascot dance-off with Buster Bronco, the Chick-fil-A, the Easter Bunny and other characters.

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