Egg hunt planned for Saturday

Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG — Looking for some spring fun? Get out into the warm weather and enjoy the Spring Egg Hunt in Gateway Park. This free and “egg-citing” event will take place from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday.

All eggs will be filled with candy and prizes. Expect some special eggs with prizes such as books, toys, gift certificates, and more. Please bring your own basket or bag to collect eggs.

Prizes and eggs have been contributed by our sponsors: Riverside Commons, North County Land Trust, Cleghorn Neighborhood Center, Montachusett Opportunity Council, the YMCA, Subway, HappyTonics, Fitchburg Greenways Committee, the Boys & Girls Club, and the Fitchburg Art Museum.

Arrive at the Sheldon Street entrance of Gateway Park. Parking will be available at the Riverside Commons lot. The hunt is targeted at kids in elementary school, but siblings are welcome to participate. Parents or guardians must accompany all children during the hunt.

North County Land Trust is a nonprofit regional land conservation organization serving 14 cities and towns in north central Massachusetts. NCLT fulfills its land conservation mission by facilitating land conservation projects that benefit communities, by its stewardship of public access conservation land and by promoting conservation through environmental education programs and nature hikes. For information contact NCLT Executive Director Janet Morrison at or 978-466-3900. Visit the NCLT website at