Cold and snow are no deterrent to happy egg hunters

The youngest egg hunters were sent to the tennis court (which was snow free). Pine branches made the hunt just a little more challenging. Image by Cynthia Hochsender

NORTH CANAAN — Hard, dry white granules of snow fell like confetti on Easter egg hunters in North Canaan on Saturday morning, March 23.

The children shivered a bit in the 33-degree air but for the most part they were too focused on the all-important search for the prize-winning gold and silver eggs (and of course the numerous little plastic ones) to mind. The eggs were scattered across the tennis court (for the youngest hunters), the volleyball court (the mid-range age group) and the nearby playing fields (for hunters up to age 10).

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