The Easter Bunny will hop into Wallowa County Saturday, scattering Easter eggs all over the place.

At 10 a.m. Joseph area children are invited to Joseph City Park for the traditional egg hunt sponsored by the Joseph Chamber of Commerce. Hunters will be divided into three egg divisions to give everyone a fair chance. The Easter bunny is expected to be a special guest.

This year the Joseph chamber is also sponsoring a “Hoppy Hour” from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, inviting adults to find a golden egg at participating businesses.

The Enterprise Elks Lodge will once again host an egg hunt at the Jensen Fields behind the Safeway Store in Enterprise, starting at 10 a.m. Children in three age groups – infant to age 3, ages 4 to 7 and ages 8 to 12 – are invited to fill their baskets with 100 dozen dyed eggs, as well as special plastic cash prize eggs. All three groups will start at once, so don’t be late.

In Wallowa kids are invited to meet the Easter Bunny, who plans to personally oversee an egg hunt hosted by the city of Wallowa starting at 10 a.m. at Lions Club Park. The city invites children ages newborn through 11. Look for the special prize eggs.

The Liberty Grange will host an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Saturday at its grange hall on Liberty Road east of Joseph. There will be a cake walk following the egg hunt. Be sure to bring your own basket.

On Easter Sunday, Troy invites the whole family to its annual Old Timers Easter Picnic, starting at noon at the Troy School. The gathering is a potluck affair, so bring along a favorite dish to share. An Easter egg hunt is planned for the children.

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