TWELFTH ANNUAL EGG HUNT

Saunderstown, RI ??? Historic New England???s Casey Farm at 2325 Boston Neck Road in North Kingstown, RI will hold its Twelfth Annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. At this fun family event, children enjoy collecting plastic eggs for prizes.??

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Photo caption:?? Ella Greene was tickled to hold a baby chick at Casey Farm???s Egg Hunt last year. Photo credit: Lindie Markovich, Historic New England???s Casey Farm

Families can explore the farm, visit the chickens, play farm games, have some light refreshments, and make an Easter craft. Each family receives a coupon for half off a dozen fresh Casey Farm eggs redeemable at the Coastal Growers??? Market. The gates open at 10:30 a.m. and the Egg Hunt starts with the youngest group at 11:00 a.m.?? This event takes place rain or shine.

Pre-registration is required for all participating children. Admission is $10 per child, or free for Historic New England members. Adults accompanying their children receive free admission. Register online at www.HistoricNewEngland.org

Please call 401-295-1030 ext. 5 for more information.??Registration closes on March 29.

Casey Farm, a property of Historic New England, is located in North Kingstown, RI on 300 acres of conserved land that has been farmed continuously from 1702 until the present.??

The 1750 farm house, 19th century barns and outbuildings, seaside landscape, organic crops, and farm animals provide opportunities for learning about ways of life in the past and ways to serve the community???s interests today.

The farm serves the community through educational programs for people of all ages, children???s summer camps and school programs, tours of the farm, a popular farmers market, and a community supported agriculture program.??

Casey Farm is one of thirty-seven historic site attractions owned and operated by Historic New England, the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation. Historic New England saves and shares historic homes, open space, collections, and stories from the past to today.