Easter Fun!

March 19, 2016

The Easter Bunny is very busy in our area, hopping from one egg hunt to another. There are lots of choices so check out the websites below to be sure of dates, charges and other details.

March 19Th
San Bruno’s Pancake Breakfast And Egg Hunt March 19th City Park, Crystal Springs Road and Oaks Avenue.starts with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, from 9–11 a.m. Cost: $6 adults, $4 seniors and kids under 12, kids under 6 eat free (with paid adult). From 10-11 a.m. Activities including a coloring contest, a bunny walk, bubbles, chalk art, a jelly bean count, face painting and other games and crafts. The egg hunt starts at 11 a.m. sharp, with a special area designated for each age group, even for kids ages 1-2 years old. (650) 616-7180.

Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs: Noon-2 p.m. Flood Park, 215 Bay Road. Menlo Park Activities for humans and canines of all ages. Food, pictures with the Easter Bunny (bring a camera), pet tattoos, trainer tips and more. $15-$20. Free for dogs and kids. Benefits Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA. 650-364-0800, .

March 26Th
Gamble Gardens Puppet Show and Egg Hunt 431 Waverly St. in Palo Alto has a treasure of hidden Easter eggs and a supervised petting zoo with more than 20 animals, arts and crafts, treats, light refreshments, Easter Bunny photos and an Easter Egg Hunt in the garden for children 2-6 years old. . Three scheduled hunts last approximately one hour. Start times are 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Cost: $10-30

Los Altos Spring Egg Hunt at Hillview Soccer Field, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos for kids walking to age 10. Mr. E. Bunny will be there as early as 9:30 a.m. to kick things off. Hunt begins at 10 a.m. and there will be staggered start times for different age groups. After the hunt, enjoy a concert with Oklin Bloodworth. Teens (11-17) can participate in the Egg Launch at the same park, at 10:45 a.m. They supply the eggs, your teen supplies the launcher! Register by March 18 to be part of the egg launch. (650) 947-2790

City of San Mateo Eggstravaganza 2016 at Central Park, 50 E 5th Ave.. A pancake breakfast (9-11 a.m.) costs $4-8; followed by a community parade at 10:30 a.m., then get going on your egg hunt. Kids ages 1-3 can visit Peter Rabbit’s Playground, an area set up just for them. Kids 4-9 can go for the Big Egg Hunt. There are multiple hunts throughout the day, plus a parade at 10:30 a.m., photos with the Easter Bunny, and live entertainment including a magician. Egg hunts: 9:30, 10, 10:30, 11, and 11:45 a.m. & 12:15 and 12:45 p.m. You can book your ticket to the hunt of your choice here.

Santa Clara 41st Easter Egg Hunt: 9-10:30 a.m. March 26. Central Park, 909 Kiely Blvd. Santa Clara. Pre-hunt activities begin at 9 a.m., egg hunt by age group at 10 a.m. with appearance by the Easter Bunny. Hunt divisions: 2 and under, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and special needs. Free, baskets for purchase.

Easter Pool-Ooza at noon at the International Swim Center, 2625 Patricia Dr. Hunt for Easter eggs in the pool. Ages 3-4 at noon, ages 5-7 at 12:20 p.m., ages 8-10 at 12:40 p.m., ages 11-14 at 1 p.m. $20-25. Pre-registration required, child must be accompanied by an adult. 408-615-3140.

Easter Egg Hunt at Roaring Camp in Felton on March 26th and 27th. Kids and grownups too ride Roaring Camp’s real 1880s Steam Train beneath an ancient Redwood canopy, over Indian Creek Trestle and through the cool Santa Cruz Mountains. The Easter Bunny will hop on through to the top of Bear Mountain where kids will go on the hunt for chocolate eggs. Purchase tickets for the Easter Steam Train. Rides start at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Roaring Camp Railroads, 5401 Graham Hill Rd., Felton. Cost: $27

APRIL 4th
Bunny by Helicopter. The Easter Bunny will arrive by helicopter. Face painting and jumping and sliding at the Hiller Aviation Museum 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos at 11am. $9-14, 4 and under free. Model trains will be on display. 650-654-0200.

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