READY, SET, STOP Scrambling for eggs are Savanah Sanchez and friend Ayla Van Ham at last year’s Crofton Community Easter Egg Hunt. Easter is just not going to be the same this year. The big hunt, scheduled for April 11, is among the many community event cancellations due to the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Easter won’t be the same without big event in Crofton

Scrambling for eggs has always been a big attraction

Saturday would have been the big day in Crofton.

But, like so many other things, Easter is just not going to be the same this year. The Crofton Community Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled for April 11, is among the numerous community events cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

For old time’s sake, here’s some scenes from last year’s event so we can all relive what we’re going to miss.


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Chasing the bunny for a chance to win stuffies always gets the kids motoring during the Crofton Community Easter Egg Hunt that won’t be happening this year due to the COVID-19 crisis. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Eager kids bolt from the starting line at last year’s Crofton Community Easter Egg Hunt. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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