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Catch the Easter Bunny, golden eggs and good times

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Photo courtesy Sugar Bowl ResortFind the Easter Bunnny on the slopes, candy and the coveted Golden Egg at Sugar Bowl Resort Easter Sunday.
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Sugar Bowl Resort to host annual golden egg hunt and Easter brunchSunday, April 8, Sugar Bowl Resort will host its annual Golden Egg Hunt at the resort. Colored eggs will be hidden throughout the resort and on mountain; each containing festive Easter candies and clues to the location of the coveted Golden Egg.The Easter Bunny will be skiing around the mountain, handing out candy, taking photos with guests and will have additional clues to the location of the Golden Egg. The guest who claims the Golden Egg wins a 2012-2013 mid-week season pass.For more information visit http://www.sugarbowl.com/golden-egg-hunt.Chef Alan Davis has created a classic menu for Easter Sundayandamp;#8217;s brunch in the Dining Room. Brunch will be served 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For a detailed menu visit http://www.sugarbowl.com/easter-menu.Easter Sunday at Squaw Valley9 a.m. Squawandamp;#8217;s annual on-mountain Easter egg hunt begins at 9 a.m. at the moment the lifts open on Easter Sunday. Get your Easter basket ready and hunt for colored eggs all over the mountain. This year, one lucky winner will find a golden egg, containing a 2012-13 Adult Bronze season pass. Clues will be provided throughout the day via twitter, the Squaw Valley smartphone app and Facebook.Take your picture with the Easter Bunny in The Village, Sunday, April 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Take your own picture with the Easter Bunny in the Big Chair in The Village at Squaw with KT-22 in the background. The Big Chair will be set up in the Village Events Plaza next to Rocker@Squaw.Easter Sunday Mountaintop Service, Sunday, April 8, 2 p.m. This year, celebrate Easter in the great outdoors with the non-denominational Tahoe Resort Ministries. Services are held at the top of the Links chairlift. All are welcome. Tram ticket not included.Easter Egg Hunt at Resort at Squaw CreekApril 8, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The Resort at Squaw Creek will offer three different Easter Egg Hunts for kids of all ages. At 9:30 a.m. in the Alpine Ballroom, children ages 2-6 years are invited to join in some traditional Easter fun followed by a Junior Easter Egg Hunt at 10:30 a.m. for kids ages 7-13. Families are welcome to the first ever Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at the Resort Pool, 2-2:30 p.m.The Great Easter Egg HuntTruckee Donner Recreation andamp; Park District is hosting the free annual Egg hunt, Saturday, April 7, 2012. Hop over to the Truckee Regional Park for the Easter egg hunt. The Easter Bunny will arrive at 11 a.m. and the hunt starts at 11:30 sharp (bring your own basket).Free games and activities after the hunt. Children will be divided into age groups. Bad weather alternative: Community Recreation Center. Prizes for best hat and best basket contest. Call 530-582-7720 for more information. Visit http://www.tdrpd.com or call 530-582-7720.Easter Festivities and Peeps Diorama ContestVillage-at-Northstar, April 8, 10 a.m. Photos with Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunt and Peeps diorama contest. Celebrate the Easter holiday at Northstar with festive activities for all ages. Hosting an egg hunt all over the Village at Northstar starting at 10:30 a.m. and the Easter Bunny himself will be there for photo opportunities around the rink 12:30-2:30 p.m. in the Village and skiing all over the mountain.Easter Bunny and Ripperoo Parade, 4:45 p.m. Join the Easter Bunny and the Northstar Ski andamp; Snowboard School mascot Ripperoo for a special holiday parade through the village. The parade will leave from the Adventure, Learning andamp; Guiding Center located next door to the Season Pass Office, on the corner opposite the 001 Oakley store.Golden Eggs will be spread between the mountain and in the village. These eggs will be filled with a ticket that you will need to take to season pass to redeem for prize. A variety of prizes from Maui Jim, Petra, Mikuni, Rubicon Pizza, Villager Candle, California Jean Bar, Apex Adventure, and many more will be up for grabs. Visit http://www.northstarattahoe.com for complete listing.All-Mountain Easter Egg Hunt andamp; Kidsandamp;#8217; Easter Egg HuntMake room in that Easter basket to fit a season pass to Alpine Meadows Ski Resort, April 8. Guests will have the chance to comb the mountain for a golden egg containing a Bronze Season Pass in the free Adult Easter Egg Hunt. Hundreds of eggs will be hidden across all of Alpineandamp;#8217;s 2,400 acres, but only one will be gold. Arrive early, as this all-day hunt will commence when the lifts start moving at 9 a.m. and last until 4 p.m.Ski school will host another annual favorite: the Kidsandamp;#8217; Easter Egg Hunt. This free contest will be held in the Childrenandamp;#8217;s Ski School area and there will be plenty of Easter candy for all. Check http://www.skialpine.com for details.Annual Beacon andamp; Eggs Beacon Search ContestCombine an Easter egg hunt with an avalanche beacon search practice session, and the result is the fifth annual Beacon and Eggs beacon search contest at Alpine Meadows Ski Resort. This event is organized by Alpineandamp;#8217;s ski patrol and takes place on Easter Sunday, April 8. Not only is it a fun, free* event for all ages, but it also raises avalanche awareness and is a great opportunity to practice search and rescue techniques.Avalanche beacons are buried in a one-acre area at Alpine Meadows and competitors proceed to the buried treasure using their beacons in andamp;#8220;searchandamp;#8221; mode. Competitors work individually or in teams (up to four people) to recover the beacons. Competitors redeem a found beacon for incredible prizes from generous sponsors including Mammut, Garmont, Truckee Sports Exchange, Tahoe Adventure Company, Moodyandamp;#8217;s, Cosmoandamp;#8217;s Custom Footwerks, Mountain Hardware, Alpenglow Sports, The Backcountry, and River Ranch, among others.andamp;#8220;This is a great opportunity for skiers and riders to practice their search and rescue technique and win great prizes while doing it,andamp;#8221; said Ken Bokeland of Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol.Free registration is at the Beacon andamp; Eggs tent near the top of Subway Chair Lift (next to the base lodge) 9-11 a.m. The Le Mans-style start is at noon near the top of the Subway beginner lift, adjacent to the base lodge. Competitors must provide their own beacons, probes, and shovels. For additional information and details, call the Alpine Meadows patrol office at 530-583-4232 or visit http://www.SkiAlpine.com.* Event is free with a season pass or purchase of a lift ticket.Spring Eggstravaganza 2012 With bits of teasingly warm weather and blue skies, the Tahoe City Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce its Annual Spring Eggstravaganza and Easter Egg Hunt. The event this year will feature more activities than ever before and will surely be fun for everyone. The Spring Eggstravaganza will take place at Commons Beach in downtown Tahoe City on Saturday, April 7. The Tahoe City Recreation Department has a jam packed morning planned full of exciting activities including face painting, games, photo opportunities with the bunny, music and more. The event is free to attend and will kick off at 10 a.m. with the Easter Egg Hunts. For more information on this event or if you are interested in volunteering, please contact Shaun, Recreation Coordinator for the TCPUD Recreation Department, at 530-583-3440, ext. 14.Tahoe Donner EasterThe Easter Bunny will visit Tahoe Donner on Sunday, April 8, during the annual Easter brunch at the Lodge Restaurant andamp; Pub. Brunch will be served from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The menu is loaded with delicious treats including Belgium waffles, eggs Benedict, crab legs and French toast, just to name a few. Easter brunch is $39 for adults and $16 for children. Reservations are required at 530-587-9455.Also hosting the annual Easter Eggstravaganza, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Lodge. Join in the fun games, live entertainment, Easter bunny visit and our most popular egg hunt. The staff is busy stuffing thousands of eggs andamp;#8212; some with special golden tickets andamp;#8212; for the kiddies to find. Visit http://www.tahoedonner.com/the-lodge.Free Spring EggstravaganzaCommunity Egg Hunt Incline Beach, Incline Village, Nev., April 7, 10:30 a.m. Grab your basket and join in the fun! Ages infant through 11-years-old are invited to hunt. Arrive at 10:30 a.m. to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and to check out the North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District Engine. Call 775-832-1310 or visit http://www.inclinerecreation.com.Easter Egg Hunt at the Hyatt RegencyApril 8, http://www.LakeTahoe.Hyatt.com, 11:30 a.m. Join Tahoeandamp;#8217;s lakeside Easter Egg Hunt! At 11:30 a.m. children ages 2 to 5 years old will have their very own Easter egg hunt and at 1:30 p.m. kids 6 and up will hunt for eggs including the Golden Egg. Also making an appearance on Easter Sunday is the Easter Bunny. Itandamp;#8217;s going to be a ton of fun for all ages.