Solano County

Easter hunt set for Mare Island

By From page A5 | April 16, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Children on Saturday can take part in the Easter Golf Ball Hunt and Egg Exchange on Mare Island.

The free event will begin at 2 p.m. at the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve Visitors Center. Children will hunt for golf balls in the grass at the visitors center and then exchange the golf balls for easter eggs and chocolate.

The preserve is usually open from 10 a.m. to an hour after sunset every Friday through Sunday. People can walk or ride bicycles on a paved trail, with 14 interpretive stops along the 3-mile roundtrip route to the top of the Mare Island Hill, a preserve press release said.

Go to www.mareislandpreserve.org or call 249-9633 for more information. The preserve is located on Mare Island at the south end of Railroad Avenue.

Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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