Every child at the event received a basket with a chocolate bunny as well as a stuffed bunny and other treats. Patti Theis of Clarks Summit donated 20 chocolate bunnies for the baskets.
Many local businesses donated to the event, including Ayers’ Market at Red Barn Village, Thick and Thin Pizza, Crown Beverage, Abington Beverage, Weis Markets, Gerrity’s, Walmart, Target and NBT Bank.
The Newton Recreation Center hosted a children’s Easter party this past weekend. More than 75 children, age 10 and younger, turned up for the event, which featured an egg hunt, games food and drinks. Volunteers from the Newton Recreation Center as well as members of the Boy and Girl Scouts helped put on the event, which was chaired by Vicky Vargo and Laurie Fletcher.