Easter egg hunts and activities, both indoors and outdoors, were held for children Saturday, April 16, in area communities
In Backus, children flocked the halls at the Pine Mountain Gospel Church/Foothills Christian Academy building.
The event featured a whole slew of traditional Easter activities, including photos with the Easter bunny, an egg hunt, egg toss and three-legged race.
Due to colder temperatures outside, the event was moved indoors. Children were separated into three age groups for the egg hunt. It took no time at all for them to scour the school for eggs hidden on bookshelves, on door hinges, inside nooks and crannies, behind chair legs and more.
Nisswa's Easter event for children was also moved indoors at the Nisswa American Legion.
The Pine River Community Easter Egg Hunt was moved to the Pine River-Backus Elementary School playground to avoid excessive damage to the muddy parking and camping areas at Forbes Park where the event is normally held.
Children's Easter events were also held in Pequot Lakes, Crosslake and Lake Shore.
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