The City of Duarte invites community members of all ages to partake in a series of fun-filled activities during the upcoming Spring Break. Bring the family to Breakfast with the Easter Bunny! On Saturday, April 15th, start the day off by enjoying a delicious pancake breakfast from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Duarte Community Center, 1600 Huntington Drive. The breakfast is hosted by Duarte Rotary Club and the cost for adults is $4, and $2 for children, 10 years and older.
After breakfast, head over to either Beardslee or Royal Oaks Parks for a free Easter Egg Hunt. Beardslee Park is located at 2000 Buena Vista St. and Royal Oaks Park is located at 2627 Royal Oaks Dr. The hunt starts at 10:00 am sharp and is open to children aged 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10 years old. At the hunts, children will be able to collect eggs, candy and special prizes given to the lucky ones who collect the “Golden Eggs!” Baskets or bags will not be allowed and parents will be asked to stay off the hunting grounds. For additional information, contact the City of Duarte Parks and Recreation department at (626) 357-7931 ext. 201.
The Duarte Teen Center is also offering a wide range of activities for our older youth. Teens, between the ages of 15-18, are also invited to the Teen Center on Wednesday, April 5th to a free Youth Employment Workshop from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. During the seminar, teens will learn how to write a resume, complete a job application, practice interview skills and more. Local employers will be on site to share employment opportunities.
From April 10th through the 15th, Teens may compete in Survivor Island – Best Friends. Assigned teams will compete in a variety of obstacle, games and challenges. At the end, one person will be crowned the winner and win “cool” prizes. The challenge starts daily at 3:30 pm and the weeklong event is free.