Tribal Government & News

Easter Egg Hunt set for 10 a.m. sharp on Saturday, April 15

03.30.2017 Dean Rhodes Events, Housing

Easter is Sunday, April 16, which means one important thing to Grand Ronde residents: This year’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15, at the covered area in Tribal family housing.

Rental Housing & Self Sufficiency Coordinator Deborah Kroeker said this is one Tribal event that requires extreme promptness on the part of parents and prospective Easter egg hunters.

“Remind people to be early,” Kroeker said. “We always start on time.”

The hunt starts promptly at 10 a.m. and there are four hunt categories for children ages 1 to 2, 3 to 4, 5 to 8 and 9 to 12. Egg hunters are advised to bring their own Easter basket to put their eggs in.

Parents are reminded to bring their own camera and Tribal Elder Steve Bobb Sr. is slated to be this year’s Easter Bunny again as he has in past years. He will be posing for pictures with children before and after the hunt.

Kroeker said members of the Tribe’s Housing Department as well as a handful of other volunteers stuff about 2,000 plastic eggs with candy for the event. Tribal Council sponsors the event and pays for the candy.

“This will be an event for the kids to have fun,” Kroeker said. “The kids all seem to have a good time. This is old-fashioned fun. We get out there and have a good time. I think it’s fantastic.”

But, she reiterated, don’t be late.