A huge crowd gathered for the annual Rotary Club of Prince Rupert’s Easter egg hunt at Pacific Mariners Memorial Park on Saturday, Apr. 20 (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Rupertykes descend on Pacific Mariners Memorial Park

The sun was out for the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert’s annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, Apr. 20

Pacific Mariners Memorial Park saw hundreds of Rupertykes hunt for eggs and the customary chocolate treat at the annual Rotary Club of Prince Rupert Easter egg hunt on Saturday, Apr 20.

READ MORE: Easter Bunny leaves hundreds of eggs for the kids of Prince Rupert

Rotary Club President, Karen Basso and Bev Kimberly of Prince Rupert Special Events were on hand with many other volunteers helping kids trade plastic eggs they had found with chocolate treats.

“On behalf of the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert, we just want to wish the families and kids a happy Easter”

READ MORE: Bunny bonanza! Rotary Easter egg hunt successful in 2017

The event is held annually by the Rotary Club and is family fun for people young and old.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


The Easter Bunny was ready to entertain the kids at the Rotary Club’s annual Easter Egg hunt (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Volunteers prepare for the hunt at Pacific Mariners Memorial Park (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Hunting for plastic eggs and trading them in for chocolate delights (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Raffle prizes were drawn for kids in various age groups (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

The Easter egg hunt was for young and old (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Miriam Barton, two years old with her find (Gareth Millroy | The Northern View)

Just Posted

Bachrach nominated by NDP for federal election

The Smithers mayor won on the first ballot with 446 of 797 votes

Bridgeview Marine builds fishing fleet for Queen Charlotte Lodge

Since October, the Prince Rupert-based company has been working on nine vessels for the lodge

B.C. port workers set to strike on Monday in Vancouver

A strike at two container terminals would affect Canadian trade to Asia

Service honours Marlene Swift’s life and work with North Coast Victims Services

RCMP, Prince Rupert residents attend a ceremony for Swift from inside the Salvation Army on May 23

Police say it’s “impressive” no arrests were made after Raptors celebrations

Toronto will play the Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors next

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Most Read