Grab your baskets and start looking, kids. Take your pick from amongseveral traditional hunts Saturday. Dress for the fun and the weather.
Colorful Easter eggs abound and are just waiting for young finders, who are welcome to keep them.
The City of Westminster and Downtown Merchants Association have hidden more than 3,000 eggs for the 11th annual Easter Egg Hunt. The kids also will find a petting zoo with lambs and real bunnies and meetthe Easter Bunny himself.
Children ages 1 to 4 can begin the search at 11:30 a.m. at Westminster Nursing and Convalescent Center, Washington Road. Children ages 5 to 8 hunt at 2 p.m. at Westminster City Playground. Information: 848-9000.
Scout Troop 381 also has hidden eggs for its 10th annual hunt. County children, in second gradeand younger, are invited to look
around the Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster.
The troop is holding a drawing for toys and treats. Gates open at 1. The $1 parking fee benefitsEaster Seals. Information: 848-5731.
For the kids who can't get to Westminster, the Woodbine Recreation Council has its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. at Salt Box Ball Park, Gillis Falls Road. Besides eggs, children can compete for prizes, play games and enjoy refreshments.
Once in your Easter bonnets, why not celebrate Sunday on the rails? The Easter Bunny invites all aboard the EnterTRAINment line, which departs 2 and 4 p.m. from Union Bridge.
Cost is $6 for children and $11 for adults. Information: 875-2814.
If you have had your fill of rabbits, you can see canines showing off Friday.
The Independent Specialty Show with obedience trial and sweepstakes, sponsored by Doberman Pinscher Club will be at the Ag Center, Smith Avenue, Westminster all day.
Siberian husky and shih tzu clubs also are attending. Trials and judging will take place. Information: 665-8781.