Newport Dunes Hosts Auditory Egg Hunt for Blind Children’s Learning Center Students, 3/30/18

Beeping Eggs Donated by the OC Sheriff’s Department

Give Blind and Visually Impaired Kids an Easter to Remember

March 30, 10:30 AM-12 PM

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to welcome Blind Children’s Learning Center students for an Easter celebration to remember on Friday, March 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Santa Ana based organization and seventy of its students, ages one to eight years old, will kick off the holiday weekend with a sensory Easter egg hunt featuring hundreds of special beeping eggs donated by OC Sheriff’s Department.

The plastic eggs, used as training devices for the OC Sheriff’s Department Hazardous Devices Section, will be carefully placed on the sand and in the grass throughout Newport Dunes’ expansive waterfront property. The beeping Easter eggs provide an innovative solution to help visually impaired children take part in a favorite Easter tradition. “We’re truly grateful for the meaningful partnership we have with Blind Children’s Learning Center and the opportunity to provide an unforgettable holiday celebration for the kids,” says Brian Ross, Executive Director of Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

Following the Easter egg hunt, each student will be given an Easter basket filled with candy and toys donated by AT&T Pioneers volunteer network who, along with the OC Sheriff’s Department, will be onsite during the event. In addition to participating in a number of tactile holiday activities, the kids will have the opportunity to visit and take photos with the Easter bunny himself. A beachfront picnic lunch for the children, staff and volunteers will be provided by Back Bay Bistro.

Credit: Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.

 

WHEN:

Friday, March 30, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

WHERE:

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

1131 Back Bay Drive

Newport Beach, California 92660

 

PUBLIC CONTACT: For more information on events and amenities at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, please call 949-729-3863 or visit NewportDunes.com.

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