Easter-egg hunt scheduled at Tacoma shopping center

Businesses at Westgate Shopping Center on North Pearl Street in Tacoma are inviting children to an Easter egg hunt between 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday.

According to organizer Joe Stortini, owner of Joeseppi’s Italian Restaurant, merchants will hide between 300 and 400 plastic eggs in three different areas around the shopping area. Children between the ages of 1 and 12 are welcome.

Stortini says the hunt will begin in the parking area east of Pearl Street and north of the McDonald’s restaurant.

Eggs will contain a variety of prizes, including candy, gift cards, discount cards and cash.