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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

RIRA Roosevelt Island Easter Egg Hunt Saturday March 28 Starting At 10:30 AM - Event Requires Alot Of Preparation By RI Community Groups

The Roosevelt Island Residents Association (RIRA) Easter Egg Hunt takes place this Saturday, March 28 at the Manhattan Park Lawn.

Image From RIRA

According to RIRA:
Family fun for Roosevelt Islanders. The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is for children ages Toddler to 8 years old and meets in Manhattan Park. Food and books for all. Fee is $5 per child and maximum $20 per family.
Online pre-registration ended last night. Registration is still available in person today only at PS/IS 217 from 2:45 PM to 4 PM by cash or check or at the event on Saturday by cash only.

RIRA's Social Cultural & Educational Committee Chair Lynn Strong-Shinozaki shares these pictures

and reports:
A lot goes into making a special day for everyone to enjoy.....
Beacon Kids egg stuffing,

Moms making sample bonnets,

Girl Scouts stuffing eggs,

Girl Scouts painting egg posters,

Octagon Basket donation,

Girl Scout Brownie Troop 3001 stuffing eggs

and making Boy Hats

Ms. Shinozaki adds:
The Roosevelt Island Egg Hunt Committee is the proud recipients of a gift of 500 books from Reading Reflections.

They are donating the books because they were so happy to see an early reading initiative that encourages children to be compassionate.
Some scenes from 2013 Roosevelt Island Easter Egg Hunt.

More 2013 Roosevelt Island Easter Egg Hunt scenes here.