Children Enjoy an ‘Egg-stra’ Special Day in Belmar, Lake Como

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Alex Leon, 3, and Guilana Love, 2, both of Belmar, get their turn posing with the Easter bunny on the Belmar boardwalk during the borough's Easter Egg Hunt. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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Five-year-old Savannah Cochran of Lake Como comes prepared for the brisk winds during the Belmar Easter Egg Hunt. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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Mia Sidorakis, 1, of Wall patiently waits for the start of the Belmar Easter Egg Hunt. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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Candice Vega and son William, 1½, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., stop by the Belmar Easter Egg Hunt while visiting her father, Harry Coyle of Belmar, this weekend. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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Children age 1 to 3 pluck eggs from the sand — with a little help from the adults — during Belmar's Easter Egg Hunt. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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This was the third Easter egg hunt at Bar Anticipation attended by Gianna Czerniawski, 9, of Sayreville, who came dressed for the occasion with her family. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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Six-year-old twins Finley and Jack Weaver of Spring Lake are joined by Bentley Cooper, 6, center, of Belmar before they fill their bunny bags in Bar Anticipation’s Easter Egg Hunt. Credits: ca
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And there off! … at Bar Anticipation’s Grotto Beach, Lake Como, where dozens of children try to grab as many Easter eggs as they can during its festivities. Credits: Cathy Goetz
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BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — It’s amazing how quickly those brightly colored plastic eggs can disappear when children are around. That is exactly what happened at Easter egg hunts held yesterday in Belmar and Lake Como.

Hundreds of children gathered under sunny skies on the Belmar beach, where nearly 4,000 candy-filled eggs were scattered throughout a three-block stretch of sand. Despite a strong, brisk wind, the youngsters had little trouble scooping up the eggs in a matter of minutes.

Sponsored by Belmar’s Recreation Department, the event’s special guest was the Easter bunny, of course, who was more than willing to pose for pictures on the boardwalk.  

In Lake Como, Bar Anticipation opened its Grotto Beach to the community for its annual egg hunts. Children by the dozen, accompanied by family and friends, enjoyed the lunchtime festivities, complete with a DJ and outdoor buffet with picnic-style fixings.

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