OCEAN PINES — The Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department invites area residents to hop over for two of its popular annual Easter events.
The Easter Egg-Stravaganza Dive & Pool Party will be held on Friday, March 27 from 6-8 p.m. at the Sports Core Pool, located at 11143 Cathell Road in Ocean Pines. Children ages 12 and under are invited to dive for treasure-filled eggs in the indoor pool and enjoy open swim time between dives.
Participants will be grouped by age and must be within arm’s reach of accompanying adults if wearing flotation devices. The event, which is open to the public, is $6 for all swimmers and $3 for those not swimming. Pre-registration is preferred; please call 410-641-5255.
Ocean Pines will also host its annual Easter/Spring Celebration on Saturday, April 4 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at White Horse Park, located at 239 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines. Admission is free and open to the public.
The festivities will include egg hunts, entertainment by magician Wild Willy Woo Woo, free carnival games, moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, an Easter bonnet parade and much more.
Easter egg hunts will be held during the event for children up to age 9 as follows: 11:30 a.m. for ages 0-2, 12 p.m. for ages 3-4, 1 p.m. for ages 5-6 and 1:30 p.m. for ages 7-9. The Easter bonnet parade and contest, which is open to children up to age 10, will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Volunteers and candy donations are needed for the Easter/Spring Celebration. Please contact the Ocean Pines Recreation & Parks Department at 410-641-7052 if you are interested in helping, or if you have questions about the event.