When the horn sounded Saturday at Maude Neiding Memorial Park, about 200 kids rushed across the grass to gather their share of holiday treasure in Amherst’s Community Easter Egg Hunt. The fun was frenzied but friendly as all taking part wore big smiles and even stopped to help other kids who were having trouble finding eggs.
One-year-old Caleb Kerlin shows a basket ready to be filled up with Easter eggs.
James Dolinsky makes his way through the crowd during the Easter egg hunt.
Wesley, Aiden, and Emma Haney show off their treasures.
Leslie Forneris and her son, Donovan, try to get an accurate egg count.
Ryan and Alayna Kelly meet the Easter Bunny.
Ava Latto, Paxton Quimper, Camden Barnes, Avery Barnes, and Lila Quimper get ready for the egg hunt.
The Krause family: Scott, Heather and their children, Brooklynne, and Sam.
A.J., C.J., and Klara Hills say hello to the Easter Bunny while looking over some of their eggs.
Kyle Keegan helps his daughter, Elaina, prepare for the festivities.
The Sutton family: Patrick, Diane, and their children, Ryan, and Ella.
Jill Difilippo and her daugher, Olivia, relax at the playground.