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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Easter Egg Hunt and more from Parks & Rec

The Easter Bunny arrives at Ninigret Park in 2012
Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Don't forget to bring the kids to the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by The Washington Trust, on Saturday, March 26th, at Ninigret Park.

The day will begin at 10:30 am with an Easter Bunny meet and greet at the Community/Senior center, with light refreshments donated by Dunkin Donuts and fun with entertainer extraordinaire Jay Brunelle. Take pictures of the kiddies with the Easter Bunny.

The egg hunt will begin at 1:00 pm by the playground and Little Nini Pond. There will be arts and crafts, a free moon bounce and lots of eggs which contain goodies. The event is free and open to those age 2-10. There is no pre-registration necessary. Be sure to bring your camera!

Lions, Tigers and bears, “Oh my”

Don't miss out on the Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department spring trip to the Bronx Zoo on Thursday, April 21st. The trip leaves from Ninigret Park in Charlestown at 8 am and will leave the zoo at 4 pm. The cost for this fun day is $60, which includes coach transportation and admission to all of the different areas within the Zoo. We realize that many go away for the April vacation but for those who haven’t made plans yet, it will be a great trip!

Sign up is online at or in person at the Charlestown Parks and Recreation Department located at 4540 South County Trail Rd. Charlestown. Call 364-1222 for further information.

Tennis Lessons

Spring Outdoor Tennis Lessons will be offered in Ninigret Park on Saturday mornings from April 2 to May 28. The classes are from 8-9 am for 6-8 year olds, 9-10 am for 9-11 yr. olds and from 10-11 am for 12-17 year olds. The instructors are Don Fair and Anna Overend.

The cost is $95 and you must pre-register for this program. Visit the Parks and Recreation office or call 364-1222 to register or for more information.