Abington Journal

Dalton Lions Club sponsors Easter egg hunt for children

DALTON — People at Platt Park waited for the horn blast to start the Dalton Lions Club Easter egg hunt on March 31. The hunt was preceded by a Breakfast with the Bunny at the Dalton Fire Hall, as well as a bake sale by the Dalton Ladies Auxiliary .

The egg hunt was held on the grounds of Dalton Fire Hall and across the street at Platt Park. Children and their parents looked on and under benches and near trees for plastic eggs filled with candy. Some participants opened the eggs as soon as they found them.

“The breakfast was well-intended,” said Robert Van Fleet, president of the Dalton Lions Club. “And we are considering keeping it for next year.”

“The Easter egg hunt will be held next year, “said Robert’s son Brett Van Fleet, also a member of the Dalton Lions Club.

Jhevana Moreno, 3, left, of Scranton, with her mom Heather at Platt Park.
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The Easter Bunny with Preston, left, of Tunkhannock, holding his son Tucker, 1, with Preston’s fiancée Bobby Jo, holding Preston’s son Avery, 2.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_DaltonLions2.jpgThe Easter Bunny with Preston, left, of Tunkhannock, holding his son Tucker, 1, with Preston’s fiancée Bobby Jo, holding Preston’s son Avery, 2. Ben Freda | For Abington Journal
Children and parents search for Easter eggs at Platt Park.
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Sadie Neary, 3, left, and Kiley Burke, 6, both of Scranton, give each other a hug at the Easter egg hunt.
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Jason Cours, 2, of Dalton, takes candy out of his Easter egg.
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People wait for the Easter egg hunt on the grounds of Dalton Fire Hall.
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Jhevana Moreno, 3, left, of Scranton, with her mom Heather at Platt Park.
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Dalton Lions Club sponsors event for children

By Ben Freda

For Abington Journal

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