What to know before you go: Downtown Orillia's Great Easter Egg Hunt

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Action Riders of Franklin County will host an Easter celebration that includes an egg hunt and bicycle giveaway this Saturday, April 20. This year, organizers decided on a new format to make the event more enjoyable and safer for participants. While numerous Easter eggs have candy and chocolate, the big prizes are listed inside a few lucky Easter eggs. Kids will also receive an Easter Tote Bag to collect their treats - as long as supplies last. Youngsters and their families are invited to meet at the "Easter Headquarters" by the Cheshire Cheese Restaurant in Lonsdale Quay Market on Sunday starting at 10 a.m. The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance so that moms and dads can take the flawless Easter photo with the bunny. Gather at 10 a.m., egg hunt begins at 10:30 a.m. sharp, followed by prizes, snacks and refreshments. Put them in your basket and bring them to the egg exchange for chocolate eggs.

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The event is free thanks to the generosity of many local sponsors. They are three years and younger, ages 4 to 6, 7-9 and 10 to 12.

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From 1 to 5 p.m., participate in fun mini games, face painting, Easter balloon creations and a princess story time. The hunt will begin at 11:30 a.m.

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