A tisket, a tasket, here are ways to fill that Easter basket

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From Rocklin and Roseville to Folsom and El Dorado Hills, there are plenty of options for families looking for egg hunts. Folsom The annual Spring Eggstravaganza is 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, April 7 at, Lembi Community Park, 1328 Riley St., next to the Folsom Aquatic Center. The egg hunts starts at 10 a.m. sharp. There is also a pancake breakfast, free kiddie carnival, entertainment and vendor displays. Admission is free, but face painting and the pancake breakfast is extra. Following that event, the Placerville Sacramento Valley Railroad will host an Easter Egg Express, departing from Iron Point station (behind Hampton Inn Suites near Highway 50) and going to Latrobe. For more, see El Dorado Hills Save the Date for the “Spring Egg Hunt” April 7 from 9-10:30 a.m. at Community Park in El Dorado Hills. Activities will include an egg hunt, arts and crafts, and a visit from the Spring Bunny. Areas will be roped off into four different age categories: 2 and under, 3-4, 5-7, 8 and older. Candy-filled plastic eggs will be hidden throughout the park. Jackson Hop on down to Main Street in Jackson from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 7, for a free Easter Egg Hunt especially designed for small children. Kids ages 7 and under can look for candy- and prize-filled eggs hidden around the storefronts. The Easter Bunny and helpers will be hoppin’ around, ready to take free photos with children. Line up at the Jackson Firehouse on Main Street at 11 a.m. There is no admission charge. For more information, see Carmichael Carmichael Recreation & Park District is hosting its Annual Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 7 at Carmichael Park. Hop on over and have some flapjacks before participating in the free event for ages 8 and under. Pancakes will be served between 7 and 11 a.m., $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 12 and under. The Egg Hunt begins at 10 a.m. Bring your own basket and be ready to find the Golden Eggs stuffed with special prizes. There will be arts and crafts, games and a special visit from the Easter Bunny to complete the day. The event is held rain or shine. ~ Don Chaddock