PHOTOS: Sandy searches for candy-filled eggs in the Wildwoods

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Photo by Jen Marra/Nicholas Cristescu, 8 months old, of North Wildwood spends his time eating the plastic eggs and handfuls of sand. Photo by Jen Marra/Nicholas Cristescu, 8 months old, of North Wildwood spends his time eating the plastic eggs and handfuls of sand.  The Wildwoods hosted two Easter egg hunts Saturday, April 19. The Elks Annual Easter Egg Hunt was held on the beach in North Wildwood at 19th Avenue, while the Greater Wildwood Jaycees hosted their hunt on the beach at Lincoln Avenue. Both were at noon, and tons of kids came out for their fill of candy and prizes.
Photos by Jen Marra. 


Henry Kessler, 3, with his grandfather Bill Henfey, both of North Wildwood, gets a bag of games and sweets from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood. Henry Kessler, 3, with his grandfather Bill Henfey, both of North Wildwood, gets a bag of games and sweets from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood.

Henry Kessler, 3, with his grandfather Bill Henfey, both of North Wildwood, gets a bag of games and sweets from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood.


Sophia Haebel, 3, of North Wildwood also stops for a bag of goodies from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood.  Haebel is with her father and mother, Greg and Melissa Haebel. Sophia Haebel, 3, of North Wildwood also stops for a bag of goodies from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood. Haebel is with her father and mother, Greg and Melissa Haebel.

Sophia Haebel, 3, of North Wildwood also stops for a bag of goodies from Pat Bowman of North Wildwood. Haebel is with her father and mother, Greg and Melissa Haebel.


Luke and Leah Fisher, 3 and 1 respectively, of Philadelphia show off the eggs they found. Luke and Leah Fisher, 3 and 1 respectively, of Philadelphia show off the eggs they found. Luke and Leah Fisher, 3 and 1 respectively, of Philadelphia show off the eggs they found.


Antonio Lemon, 1, of Syracuse, N.Y. has fun picking up the eggs and throwing them. Antonio Lemon, 1, of Syracuse, N.Y. has fun picking up the eggs and throwing them. Antonio Lemon, 1, of Syracuse, N.Y. has fun picking up the eggs and throwing them.


Mary and Alannah Wong, 2 and 5 respectively, of Stratford, Conn. enjoy picking out Easter eggs on the beach. Mary and Alannah Wong, 2 and 5 respectively, of Stratford, Conn. enjoy picking out Easter eggs on the beach. Mary and Alannah Wong, 2 and 5 respectively, of Stratford, Conn. enjoy picking out Easter eggs on the beach.


Brian McDowell, 1, of North Wildwood picks out his eggs after taking a late morning nap. Brian Brian McDowell, 1, of North Wildwood picks out his eggs after taking a late-morning nap.


Brinnlyn, 11, Stephanie, 7, and Corine McDowell, 9, all of North Wildwood have picked out their eggs and are ready to go on the rides at the boardwalk. Brinnlyn, Brinnlyn, 11, Stephanie, 7, and Corine McDowell, 9, all of North Wildwood have picked out their eggs and are ready to go on the rides at the boardwalk.


Xavier Reed, 7, of Wildwood picks out his eggs and places them in his sand bucket. Xavier Xavier Reed, 7, of Wildwood picks out his eggs and places them in his sand bucket.


Hannah Brady, 3, of North Wildwood has more fun trying to build a sandcastle with her Easter bucket instead of picking out eggs. Hannah Hannah Brady, 3, of North Wildwood has more fun trying to build a sandcastle with her Easter bucket instead of picking out eggs.


The Greater Wildwood Jaycees hosted their annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19 as well. Children took to the beach at Lincoln Avenue with shovels to hunt for eggs filled with candy and a few special “golden” eggs with bigger prizes.
Photos submitted by the city of Wildwood.



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