Frankford’s Egg Scramble much more than hunts

A youngster tries her luck at the bean bag toss game at the 2018 Egg Scramble in Frankford. (Delaware State News/Glenn Rolfe)

FRANKFORD — Egg Scramble, an annual pre-Easter extravaganza sponsored by Envision Frankford and supportive partners, is scheduled for Saturday, April 20 at Frankford Community Park.

The popular event will feature the Easter Bunny, fun games, crafts, face-painting and of course Easter Egg Hunts for children of all ages, including those with special needs.

The Egg Scramble runs from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Organizers remind those attending to check in at the registration table for a wrist band for the child’s designated age group.

Egg hunts will be held for the following age groups at these times:

• 1:15 p.m., Teens and those with special needs;

• 1:30 p.m., 0-2 years;

• 1:50 p.m., 3-5 years;

• 2:10 p.m., 6-8 years; and

• 2:30 p.m., 9-12 years

Prizes will be awarded for special eggs. Each age group will have 30 prize tickets available in each of their egg scrambles.

The candy palooza is for all participants.

In addition, Sussex County EMS paramedics will be back again this year, offering life-saving CPR demonstration and hands-on instruction.

Food and refreshments from Rita’s Ice, Hocker’s BBQ, Hay Wagon Produce will be available for purchase.

“We will have a special area and special prizes for those with special needs,” said Velicia Melson, Frankford town councilwoman, adding organizers “look forward for a wonderful community day to gather the families.”

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