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10,000 eggs: Fairborn’s 49th annual egg hunt planned for Easter Sunday

Ten-thousand Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes will be hidden for children during the 49th Annual Fairborn Easter Egg Hunt, organizers said.

The hunt will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Fairborn’s Central Park.

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The event is hosted by the Fairborn Area Chamber of Commerce, the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Company Grade Officers’ Association and Foy Stores.

Children will be divided into three age groups: 1-3, 4-6 and 7-10. Children in the 1-3 years-old category are permitted to have a parent or relative assist them.

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After the hunt, children will go to the Fairborn YMCA gym for prizes, including special prize certificates and bikes.

Event organizers said the hunt is “believed to be the longest-running” in the area. Businesses, individuals and organizations have made cash donations in the past, organizers said, to defray the cost of the 10,000 eggs and 2,000 prizes.

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