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An Easter ‘egg’stravaganza

COAST CITIES — Youngsters in Del Mar and Solana Beach gathered eggs and met the Easter bunny during their cities’ annual egg hunts April 7.Activities in Solana Beach began at 10 a.m. at La Colonia Park as children in grade three and younger participated in the 23 annual Children’s Spring Festival and Egg Hunt.

The free event, sponsored by the Solana Beach Parks and Recreation Department, included crafts, games, jump houses, refreshments, balloon animals created by Lil Smiley the Clown and photos with Bugsy Bunny, aka Lori Greene and 13-year-old Riley Glatts, respectively.

To the south, the Del Mar Foundation hosted about 150 youngsters 12 and younger at Seagrove Park beginning at 11 a.m. Reservations were required for the free event open to residents who live in the 92014 ZIP code.

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