Photos by Roger GavanThe Easter Bunny was also on hand to greet children like Lydia Miller, 5, and pose for photos.
Organizers of the event say they hope to continue the Easter egg hunt for years to come.
"Because I'm pastor doesn't mean this is why we do this, It's because the church loves people in our community. Kids who find the specially marked hard-boiled eggs in each age group receive an Easter basket", 20-30 Secretary Danny Miller said. The big event was the egg hunt, but there were other fun things to do like dying eggs the old fashion way, sack races and even getting the chance to meet the Easter Bunny and have a picture made with him.
This Bridge Church and community members celebrated the day before Easter at Lakebottom Park picking up some gifts courtesy of the Easter Bunny.More news: Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting
The Midian Shrine Easter Egg Hunt is 10 a.m.to noon April 15 at Orchard Park Recreation Center.
It was a multi-colored scene, with hundreds of Easter eggs lying among the blades of grass.
The Easter egg hunt madness started two hours later.
Around 100 children searched for candy-filled eggs in the elementary school playground on Saturday, boasting about their findings to friends and picking out their prizes.More news: Israel has detained one million Palestinians since its creation
Shayln Sheppard, 10, said Easter is important to her because she gets to celebrate Jesus' resurrection and have fun during the holiday. The hunt will begin at 4 p.m., and the event will include games, food, music, face painting and raffles.
This year is not the university's fourth year in holding the annual Golden Egg Hunt, and is going to be hosted by UT- Austin's Coop.
"Preregistration is really because we don't want to overcrowd everybody", said Reiner.
"We purchased about 6,000 plastic eggs with candy in them", Filoteo said. Eggs have been a symbol of spring since ancient times, and are also symbols of the rock tomb out of which Christ emerged when He rose again.More news: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Donates $500000 To Trump Fund Despite Economic Woes
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