Menifee residents enjoy the city’s drive-thru Spring Fest

The Easter children’s book, Margaret and H.A Rey’s “Happy Easter,” is among the gifts handed out by Menifee Community Services employees Richard Melrose and Chelsea Bollinger during Menifee’s drive-thru Spring Fest that brought 350 guests and their children Saturday, April 3. Valley News/Tony Ault photo
Dozens of small children were delighted Saturday, April 3, to be greeted by the Easter Bunny and gather a few eggs and other treats at the Menifee Spring Fest, which was held as a drive-thru event at the Kay Ceniceros Senior Center on Newport Road in Menifee. The entire event, which usually features thousands of colorful eggs spread over grassy fields for Menifee children to gather, was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, since the COVID-19 precautions were still in place, the employees of the Menifee Community Services Department and local businesses put together the annual Menifee Spring Fest as a drive-thru event complete with plastic eggs filled with candy, treats, books and other goodies for area children. The senior center parking lot was decorated with ba
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