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Kids and Adults Enjoy Weekend Easter Events

March 28, 2016

In many parts of Washington this past weekend communities hosted Easter egg hunts and events for families to enjoy. The weather was great as well. Two events that occurred in and near Park View on Saturday, March 26th, included an Easter celebration at Park Morton and egg races and prizes at the 11th & Monroe Trolley Park. Both events were sponsored by the Friends of the Trolley Park, the North Columbia Heights Civic Association, the Salvation Army Sherman Ave Corps, and other local groups. The Salvation Army provided food including hot dogs.

There was a good turn out at the Trolley Park, which was scheduled from noon to 2 pm. You can get a good feel for the gathering from the photo below.

Trolley Park Easter(Easter gathering at the Trolley Park, 11th & Monroe, NW.)

The following video also captures one of the egg races (and there were many).

The Park Morton celebration was later in the afternoon from 3 pm to 6 pm. In addition to food and an egg hunt, there was music, a moon bounce, ice cream and Italian ice (I tried the blueberry), and face painting. The photos below show the moon bounce and face painting earlier in the day. The Park Morton event was hosted by the Park Morton Resident Council.

Park Morton Easter moon bounce

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Are You Looking for an Easter Activity for the Kids This Weekend? Then This Might Fit the Bill.

April 17, 2014

Here’s something fun to do with the kids this weekend if you don’t already have Easter plans.
Easter Meridian Hill Girard Park

Easter Egg Hunt/Cookout At Park View Rec this Saturday

March 28, 2013

Egg Hunt 2013

Here’s an event that will help break in the newly renovated Park View Recreation Center. This Saturday, March 30, from 1 p.m. to 4  p.m. the Park View Kids Zone will have a moon bounce, snow cones, face painting, relay games, kickball, tug of war, and and egg hunt for the kids. They will also have a spades, uno, and dominos area set up for the older folks and a 3 on 3 basketball tournament happening for high school teens & adults, male and females are welcome to play! Teams need to register by 2 p.m. on Saturday at the sign up table! There will also be food and drinks for everyone! The entire neighborhood is invited to come out!

The days schedule will be as followed:

  • 1 p.m.: Moon Bounce, food, free play, face painting, card games, and music throughout the day!
  • 2 p.m: 3 on 3 Basketball tournament & Free Throw Contest will start and go until 4 p.m.! Relay games and tug of war will start!
  • 3 p.m.: Neighborhood Kickball Game (All ages)
  • 3:30 p.m.: Egg Hunt for kids will start
  • 4 p.m.: Announce winners of 3 on 3 Basketball tournament! Event ends.

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Easter Egg Hunt Scheduled for Saturday — Donations Appreciated

April 19, 2011

Children participating in Easter activities at the White House, April 2, 1923

Angela Strange and her Park View Kids Zone program has scheduled an Easter Egg Hunt for Saturday April 23, 2011. The entire community is invited to participate. They will have Easter crafts and activities all day from Noon to 4 p.m.

The Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 2 p.m. on the field at the Park View Recreation Center (693 Otis Place). For those that can not attend but want to contribute, Mrs. Strange indicated that they are in need of plastic Easter eggs and candy donations. If anyone is interested in donating either of these items please contact Mrs. Angela at 615-496-0834. They can arrange pick up or folks can drop donations off at the Rec Center’s field house from 3-6 p.m., Monday through Friday, or Saturday’s from Noon-4 p.m.

While area Easter events are generally associated with the White House (above photo), this hasn’t always been necessarily so. Though the picture quality is low, the image below documents an egg-rolling event near the ponds of the Soldiers’ Home that occurred on April 5, 1926.

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