The scavenger hunt was held Nov. 21.
The Children's Garden and Art Center teamed up with the Sarasota Rocks project Sunday afternoon for an inspired Thanksgiving event — local and visiting families searched all throughout the Children's Garden for hundreds of painted rocks.
The Thanksgiving Rock Hunt had around 400 rocks provided by Sarasota Rocks, a global kindness group project that paints rocks and hides them in Sarasota and elsewhere in the hopes of spreading good feelings and memories.
Founder Julie Farnsworth and a homeschool group painted the rocks over three weeks to be ready for the big day.
"Rocks have been coming and going," Farnsworth said. "I sent out an email saying I needed help because I realized I only had 100 rocks."
Children hunted for the many rocks and went home with around 10 each.
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