The starting line for the Easter Egg Hunt at the Village Centre in Great Falls.
Photo by Steve Hibbard.
Hundreds of children turned out for the 31st Annual Children’s Spring Festival last Sunday, March 29, at the Village Centre in Great Falls. The event that included an Easter Egg Hunt and many inflatable rides and games was sponsored by Adeler Jewelers and the Great Falls Optimist Club.
“The whole idea is to maintain the mystery and adventure in kids’ imaginations,” said Easter Egg Hunt organizer Jorge Adeler, of stuffing the eggs with gemstones. “The fact that there are gems in it is a discovery to be found … It’s truly a family and community event.”
Adeler added, “The festival is intended to be very simple with a small-town spirit. Great Falls is a small community and this event helps reinforce that concept.”
Adeler, who’s been in business for 35 years at the Village Centre at Great Falls, said 800 plastic eggs were stuffed with gemstones and chocolates, and the Easter Egg Hunt had a total of 8,000 eggs. The event featured 60 volunteers and all of the proceeds benefit the Great Falls Optimist Club.
For more information about the Great Falls Optimist Club visit http://greatfallsoptimist.org/.
For more information Adeler Jewelers visit http://www.adelerjewelers.com/.