Beeping Easter egg hunt held in Winston-Salem for blind and visually impaired

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem Police Department’s Hazardous Devices Unit is hosting its annual beeping Easter egg hunt for the blind and visually impaired.

The Greensboro News & Record is reporting that the event is currently taking place at Reynolda Village, at 2201 Reynolda Road in Winston-Salem.

More than 700 beeping eggs have been constructed by the Winston-Salem Police Department specifically for the beeping egg hunt events. The agency created the event in 2011 after learning of the idea from other bomb technicians. The event allows the visually impaired to participate in an Easter egg hunt.

The event is open to all blind or visually impaired children and adults, as well as their families. Participants can participate in the hunt for beeping Easter eggs, interact with the Hazardous Devices Unit robots and enjoy Tater Tot, a miniature pony.

Read more: The Greensboro News & Record