The Ocean Pines community invites area residents to hop over for two of its popular annual Easter events.
An Easter Egg-Stravaganza Dive & Pool Party Family Fun Night will be held on Friday, March 18 from 5:30-8 pm at the Sports Core Pool, located at 11143 Cathell Road in Ocean Pines. Children ages 12 and under are invited to dive for treasure-filled eggs in the indoor pool and enjoy open swim time between dives.
Each participant will be grouped by age and must be within arm’s reach of an accompanying adult if wearing a flotation device. The event, which is open to the public, is $6 for swimmers and $3 for those not swimming. Preregister by calling the Ocean Pines Aquatics Department at 410-641-5255.
Ocean Pines will also host its annual Easter/Spring Celebration on Saturday, March 26 from 11 am-2 pm in White Horse Park, located at 235 Ocean Parkway in Ocean Pines. Admission is free and open to the public.
The festivities will include egg hunts, entertainment by magician Wild Willy Woo Woo, carnival games, moon bounces, face painting, arts and crafts, an Easter bonnet parade and much more.
Easter egg hunts will be held during the event for children up to age 9 as follows: 11:30 am for ages 0-2, 12 pm for ages 3-4, 1 pm for ages 5-6 and 1:30 pm for ages 7-9. The Easter bonnet parade and contest, which is open to children up to age 10, will begin at 12:30 pm.
Volunteers and candy donations are needed for the Easter/Spring Celebration. Please contact the Ocean Pines Recreation and Parks Department at 410-641-7052 if you are interested in helping, or if you have questions about the event.