Bethel Parks and Rec Annual March 19th Easter Egg Hunt and 40 More Events, Including an Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs!

Bethel Easter event plus other event locations, including an Easter APPLE Hunt in Middlefield and an Easter Egg Hunt for DOGS in Glastonbury!


Report by Paula Antolini
March 10, 2016 8:35AM EDT



Bethel Parks and Rec Annual March 19th Easter Egg Hunt and 40 More Events, Including an Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs!

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday, March 19th at 10:00am right in the Municipal Center gym!! The Easter Bunny will be here for pictures!! Don’t miss out!See the list below for 40 mor events too!  Including an APPLE Hunt and an Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs!


BETHEL Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19th, 2016 @ 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Join the Parks & Recreation Department at the Municipal Center on Saturday, March 19th. Additional activities include a visit from the Easter Bunny, and our annual jellybean counting contest! Stop by the office beginning March 1st to make a guess. We will announce the winner at the conclusion of the Easter Egg Hunt. The fun begins at 10:00 a.m. for children in preschool through 4th grade. Location: Bethel Municipal Center – 1 School Street Bethel, CT 06801 www.bethel-ct.gov.



Other locations for Easter Egg Hunts, including an Easter APPLE Hunt in Middlefield and an Easter Egg Hunt for DOGS in Glastonbury!:



DANBURY Bunny Breakfast

Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at 9 a.m. Bunny Breakfast. Reservations must be made in advance at Customer Service Please. Join the team at Stew’s for a special Bunny Breakfast, hosted by none other than the Easter Bunny himself, on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Stew Leonard’s chefs will offer a breakfast of fruit, bacon, sausage, eggs, hash browns, pancakes, juice and coffee. Each child will receive a Stewie the Duck book as well as Easter Coloring Activity sheets. Children are also welcome to take a photo with the Easter Bunny and Stew’s costumed characters. Reservations for the Bunny Breakfast must be made in advance at Customer Service. Attendees age 12 and older will be charged $9.99/each and children age 11 and younger will be charged $7.99/each. WHO: Stew Leonard’s is a family-owned and operated fresh food store with locations in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn. and in Yonkers & Farmingdale, N.Y. For more information, visit Stew Leonard’s website at www.stewleonards.com. WHEN: The Bunny Breakfast will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Stew Leonard’s Danbury Store, 99 Federal Road, Danbury, CT. 203.790.8030 http://stewleonards.com/stew-leonard-s-danbury-store-hosts-annual-easter-egg-hunt-eggs-travaganza-bunny-breakfast



DANBURY Easter Bunny Train

Sat. March 19, Sun. March 20, Fri. March 25, Sat. March 26. Trains depart every 30 minutes from 12:30-3:30p.m.  $10.00 age 2 and over (under 2, free). Admission includes: Ride through our railyard on a vintage train; Visit with the Easter Bunny in his special railroad car;  Small gift for children from the Easter Bunny; Temporary tattoos, Coloring station; Thomas® play table, Operating layouts; and Museum exhibits. Reservations Suggested: Click here or call (203) 778-8337, Wed – Sun, 12 – 3. Reservations available online up to 48 hours before the event. Additional parking at Patriot Garage. Ask to get your ticket stamped for $1 off. Free parking at Metro North Danbury Station Sunday only. Location:  Danbury Railway Museum – 120 White St, Danbury, CT 06810. http://www.danbury.org/drm/easter.htm



DANBURY Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza!

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016  at 4 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza. The store’s 13th annual Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza will start at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Children will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect eggs from costumed characters throughout the store, including Clover the Cow, Cynthia Chick, and Daphne Duck among others. Each egg contains prizes ranging from candy and board games to toys and gift cards. One lucky child will win the Egg Hunt’s grand prize! See store for details on prizes. The event is free to the community. Stew Leonard’s Danbury, 99 Federal Rd, Danbury, Connecticut 06811 http://stewleonards.com/stew-leonard-s-danbury-store-hosts-annual-easter-egg-hunt-eggs-travaganza-bunny-breakfast



WEST REDDING Old-Fashioned Easter Egg Hunt 2016

Saturday March 19, 11 a.m. (rain date: March 26). Bundle up for one of the most egg-citing events on the farm! Children from toddlers to teens will “hunt” our beautiful pastures and gardens for hand-dyed eggs. Different areas for each age group, and great prizes for all. Please sign up early, space is limited. For NPF Family Members! $15 per child. New Pond Farm Education Center, 101 Marchant Rd, West Redding, Connecticut 06896 www.newpondfarm.org



NEWTOWN Easter Egg Hunt 2016

The Newtown Business Association will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Pickering Manor North Field in Newtown Borough on Saturday, March 19, 2016. 8:30 a.m.:  Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny! 9:00 a.m. sharp:  Easter Egg Hunt begins. Children of all ages can join the Easter Bunny on a fun filled egg hunt. NBA members will donate over 500 prizes in addition to the candy filled eggs;  candy donated by Sam’s Club.  Children will be divided into different age groups to make it a safe experience for everyone. An adult & grandparent egg hunt will round out the event.   Rain date is March 26, 2016. Bring a non-perishable item to the event for the Lower Bucks Food Bank.  Download the event flyer HERE. SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. March 1 – Deadline for prize donation for inclusion in event flyer. Deadline to bring all donations to Penns Trail Self Storage, 104 Penns Trail, Newtown; or First Priority Bank, 104 Pheasant Run Ste #130; or Attleboro Wealth Management, 223 N. Sycamore –  by March 15th. Easter Egg Hunt Prize Donation Ideas: Wondering what your business could donate to the Easter Egg Hunt?  Check out some of the great items that have been donated in the past!  Remember it does not need to fit inside an egg. **You can create a slip that fits inside the egg that explains that their prize can be picked up at the Prize Table as well provide information about your business.   We created a form for the egg slips to be sure you capture all the information on the right size of paper (8×11 sheet of paper does not fit inside the plastic eggs). Download donation egg slips form HERE.  Gold Coins (You can get them at a bank, $1 a piece); Gift Cards to Newtown Businesses (Newtown Book & Record, Piccolo Trattoria, Starbucks); Gift Cards to 5 Below; Free Classes; Free Passes; Books; Tickets:  to movies, Newtown Arts Company shows, Mercer Museum; Gift Baskets:  Tastefully Simple Products, Snacks By The Pound; Cupcakes; Children’s Gifts:  stuffed animal, T-shirt, toys; Adult Gifts:  golf accessories, jewelry, makeup.


RIDGEFIELD Annual Egg Scramble at Ballard Park

Start Time: 11:00 a.m. End Time: 11:15 AM (15 minutes). Location: Ballard Park. Occurs: 3/19/2016.  Extra Details for entire event: The Easter Bunny is coming to town! Children will collect eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and enjoy springtime in the park.  This free event is cosponsored by the Ridgefield Rotary Club (rain/snow date: Sunday, March 20 @ 12:00 pm).



RIDGEFIELD  Bunny Brunch

Start Time: 10:30 a.m.  End Time: 3:30 PM (5 hours).  Location: Ridgefield Community Center. Occurs: 3/20/2016.  Extra Details for entire event:  The Bunny Brunch has two seatings: 10:30am to 12:30pm and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reservations required. Call 203-438-6962 or  click here for more information and prices.



BROOKFIELD Annual Egg Hunt, Brookfield, Connecticut

Location: Town Hall. Cost: $1.00 per child. Raindate: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Age Divisions: Under 3 at 12:00 p.m.; 3-4 year olds at 12:15 p.m.; 5-6 year olds at 12:30 p.m.; 7-8 year olds at 12:45 p.m.  Join the Parks & Recreation Department on the grounds of Town Hall on Saturday, March 19. Additional features include a jellybean counting contest, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Bags will be provide d for egg collecting. Call the Parks & Rec. Office to pre-register. Cost is $1.00 per child. Pay on the day of the hunt in the lobby of Town Hall.



TERRYVILLE Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 1:00 p.m.  Location: Terryville High School (Rear). The Terryville Lions Club is proud to hold an annual Easter Egg Hunt for the those in our town. The event will be held Sunday March 20, 2016 at 1:00pm in the rear of Terryville High School. This event is for children up to the age of 10 years old or 5th grade. Make sure you bring your camera – the Easter Bunny will be at the Easter Egg Hunt!



EAST HAVEN Easter Bunny Trolley

March 19, March 20, March 25, March 26 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Trolleys leave every half hour.  Adults: $10.00, Seniors (62+): $8.00, Children (2-15): $6.00, Under Age 2: Free
NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! The Easter Bunny will be at the Shore Line Trolley Museum on March 28-29 and April 3-4, 2015. Families will ride a 100-year-old beautifully restored trolley to meet the Easter Bunny on his very own trolley car! There will be springtime crafts too! Plan on spending about an hour minimum at the museum to visit the Bunny, complete the crafts and of course take lots of pictures! Additional historic trolleys will be on display for you to walk through and explore. The hours of operation are 10:30 am to 4:30 pm each day with trolleys leaving approximately every 20-30 minutes. No reservations needed. Indoor museum exhibits will also be open as well as our gift shop with plenty of free parking in the museum parking lot. Easter bunny 2 Tickets may be purchased at our ticket window on the day of your visit. The Shore Line Trolley Museum, 17 River St., East Haven, CT 06512. http://shorelinetrolley.org/events-at-a-glance/



NORWALK Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza with a $250 TOYS R US top prize!

Thursday, March 10th at 4 PM – 5 PM. Stew Leonard’s Norwalk store is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza starting at 4 p.m.on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Children age 9 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect eggs from costumed characters throughout the store, including Wow the Cow, Cynthia Chick, and Daphne Duck among others. Each egg contains prizes ranging from candy and board games to toys and gift cards. One lucky child will win the Egg Hunt’s top prize: a $250 gift card to Toys R Us! Parents please note: some of the candy included in the eggs may contain peanuts. After the Egg Hunt is complete, parents are invited to take photos of their children with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza is free to the community. WHO: Stew Leonard’s is a family-owned and operated fresh food store with locations in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn. and Yonkers, N.Y. For more information, visit Stew Leonard’s website at www.stewleonards.com. WHEN:  The Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. WHERE:  Stew Leonard’s Norwalk Store, 100 Westport Ave., Norwalk, Conn. 203.203. 7214



NORWALK RCA Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Hop on over to the Community Center, rain or shine, to meet the Easter Bunny and participate in RCA’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. Parents, please drop off six plastic eggs filled with candy, snacks or coins for each participating child to Paul Bartilucci at 5 Richmond Road on Friday, March 25th between 12 noon and 8:00pm. Eggs may also be dropped off at the Community Center field before 9:30am on the day of the hunt. For more information, email T.G. Diamandis or call 831-0870. Location: Rowayton Community Center – 33 Highland Ave, Norwalk, CT 06853 http://www.rowaytoncurrents.com/



NORWALK Egg-straordinary Egg-stravaganza

Saturday, March 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Join Benedict the Egg, the egg-ceptional host of all things egg-citing! He will be participating in loads of egg-cellent activities. Egg-streme fun is guaranteed, no egg-ceptions! Location: Stepping Stones Museum for Children –  Mathews Park | 303 West Avenue | Norwalk, CT 06850. http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org



SOUTHBURY Easter Egg Hunt

Event Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016. Event Rain Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016. Our Easter Egg Hunt is open to children up to 12 years of age, rain or shine. Come with your basket or bag to hold your candy and eggs. Bring your camera as there will be an opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny! Admission Fee: While there is no fee for the egg hunt, all participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Southbury Food Bank. Location: Southbury Parks & Recreation, 561 Main Street South, Southbury, CT.



NORWICH 6TH Annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Event Description: 6TH Annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Sponsored by the Three Rivers Young Marines. A full breakfast will be served, and the Easter Bunny will be here. Photo opportunities with your own camera $2, Silent Raffles, Crafts and Baked Goods for Sale. Over 5 yrs old/Adults—$7 Seniors/Veterans/Active Military $5 Under 5 yrs old- FREE Directions: VFW Post #594, 30 Connecticut Avenue, Norwich Business Park, Norwich, CT 06360.


GUILFORD Sportsman’s Association Easter Egg Hunt

A Fun filled Time For Children Of All Ages! The Easter Bunny Will Be Stopping By To Say Hello To All. There Will Be Plenty Of easter Candy For All. Guilford Sportsmen’s Association,
Hart Road, Guilford, Connecticut 06437



MONROE United Methodist Church of Monroe Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2016

Please join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 19th. The day begins at 9:00 am and will be held rain (inside) or shine (outside). You’ll enjoy breakfast, a craft and the egg hunt … and please don’t forget to bring your Easter Basket! The cost to participate is $4.00 per child* and $6.00 per adult** with a maximum of $20 per family. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Monroe Food Pantry and join in our ongoing efforts to help our neighbors! Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016Location: United Methodist Church of Monroe, 515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe (directions on our website). Cost: Children (grade 5 and under*) – $4.00; Adults (includes youth grade 6 and over**) – $6.00; Maximum $20 per family. Payment: cash or check (made payable to “UMCM” with “Easter Egg Hunt” in the memo line); please mail payment to UMC Monroe, Attn: Easter Egg Hunt, 515 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe, CT 06468. Pre-payment would be appreciated. The deadline to register is Friday, March 11, 2016 and is first come, first served until we reach capacity. You can register online at www.umcmonroe.org



FAIRFIELD Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00 PM SHARP! Come meet the Easter Bunny! Cancellation hotline is 203-256-3144. South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road A sure sign that spring is right around the corner is the Annual Easter Egg Hunt presented by the Town Youth Council and Fairfield Parks and Recreation Department. Pre-school children to 3rd graders should bring their Easter Baskets to the South Pine Creek Soccer Field on Old Dam Road on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Egg Hunt starts at 1:00 PM sharp, but all are encouraged to come down early and meet the Easter Bunny. A $1.00 per person donation is requested to benefit a Town Youth Council fundraiser, “The Jacky Durrell Memorial Service Award Scholarship”  which awards 3 scholarships to local High School Seniors each year. Don’t be late! The eggs go fast ! In case of inclement weather call the Recreation hotline (203) 256-3144 the morning of the event. http://www.fairfieldct.org/content/2765/2781/3493/default.aspx



FAIRFIELD Annual “Egg-stravaganza”

Saturday, March 26 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Family fun includes egg hunt, crafts and a visit from a special rabbit! Morning hunt has a continental breakfast and afternoon hunt includes healthy snacks. Preregistration is  required. $10/child and $5/adult for members, $15/child and $5/adult for  non-members.   Click here to purchase your ticket on-line.  Connecticut Audubon Society, Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824.  Visit Connecticut Audubon Society’s website at www.ctaudubon.org for a complete listing of our exciting spring programs and special events.



OXFORD Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 19 – 1:00 pm sharp! General Information: For grades Pre-K thru 2nd Easter Bunny will be on hand from 12:30 for pictures! Prizes for everyone! Special prizes for certain eggs! Child must be able to walk on own. Call (203) 888-2543, Wait for message, then press 3, then 1, on day of event, to see if postponed. No need to pre-register – just show up! Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket! We ask that you consider bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local food bank. Oxford Residents Only Please. Location: Quaker Farms School Field – 30 Great Oak Rd, Oxford, CT 06478. http://www.oxfordrec.com



NAUGATUCK Easter Village

March 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 2016. Sponsored By Naugatuck Park & Recreation Dept. at the Naugatuck Park Dept., 258 Rubber Ave, Naugatuck. Friday March 18, Saturday March 19, and Sunday March 20 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday March 24, Friday March 25, and Saturday March 26 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission To See The Easter Bunny Is Free, But Donations Are Always Welcome!! *Please Bring a Non Perishable Donation For The Food Bank.* Photos Are Available With the Easter Bunny or You May Bring Your Own Camera If You Like. **Pete & Chris Amusements-Magicians will be here on March 19** **Kurt from Balloon Benders Will Be Here On March 25** Guess the Correct Amount of Jelly Beans in Our Jelly Bean Jar and Win a Prize!! The Jelly Bean Jar will be at Our Village Concession Stand during Easter Village Hours http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/



NEWINGTON Easter Ex-Stravaganza with $200 TOYS R US top prize!

Tuesday, March 22nd at 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Easter Extravaganza. Stew Leonard’s Newington store is hosting an Easter Extravaganza starting at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Children age 8 and under will be given a map of Stew Leonard’s and a bag to collect Easter treats from costumed characters throughout the store, including Wow the Cow, Cynthia Chick, and Daphne Duck among others. Each child will receive prizes ranging from candy and board games to toys and gift cards. One lucky child will win the Extravaganza’s top prize: a $200 gift card to Toys R Us! Parents please note: some of the candy included in the eggs may contain peanuts. After the Extravaganza is complete, parents are invited to take photos of their children with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Extravaganza is free to the community. WHO: Stew Leonard’s is a family-owned and operated fresh food store with locations in Norwalk, Danbury, and Newington, Conn. as well as in Yonkers and Farmingdale, N.Y. For more information, visit Stew Leonard’s website at www.stewleonards.com. WHEN: Easter Extravaganza will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Stew Leonard’s Newington Store, 3475 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Conn. 860.760.8100 http://stewleonards.com/stew-s-in-newington-2016-easter-activities



SOUTH WINDSOR Annual Imperial Oil Egg Hunt

Friday, March 25, 2016. Presented by: The South Windsor Parks & Recreation Department. Special thanks to Imperial Oil and Plumbing. Fee:  This is a free event! Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to South Windsor’s Food Bank. Come enjoy this FREE fun-filled family event at SWHS Stadium. Children will ‘hunt’ for plastic eggs, meet the Easter bunny and enjoy a hot drink or snack sold for a fundraiser. In conjunction with the Egg Hunt, the SW Jr. Womens Club will sponsor the ‘Kids Fair’ at the High School from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Kids Fair includes games, prizes, and fun for the entire family. Rain or shine! Hunt times: Age 2 – 10:00 a.m.; Age 3 – 10:15a.m.;  Age 4 – 10:30a.m.; Age 5 & K – 10:45a.m.; Grade 1 – 11:00a.m.; Grade 2 – 11:15a.m.  Location: SOUTH WINDSOR HIGH SCHOOL – 161 Nevers Road ~ South Windsor, CT 06074. http://recreation.southwindsor.org/304/Imperial-Oil-Egg-Hunt



EAST WINDSOR Easter Bunny Fun Day at The Connecticut Trolley Museum

Saturday March 26, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Easter Bunny Fun Day is a family fun filled day where each child will get an Easter Egg containing a surprise, and a small craft to create. Around the Museum will be face painting, tattoos, train tables to play at, bubble tables, and of course the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will be around visiting with everyone, so don’t forget your camera! Ride the trolley cars, enjoy a film on trains and trolleys in the theater, and shop for souvenirs in the gift shop. Spend a relaxing day with the family at the Trolley Museum and get rid of that cabin fever! Admission: Adult Seniors (age 62+) $ 9.50; Youth (2-12 years) $ 8.50; Under age 2 $ 3.00; Includes unlimited trolley rides. Location: The Connecticut Trolley Museum – 58 North Road, East Windsor, Connecticut. http://www.ct-trolley.org


WINDSOR LOCKS A Visit from the Easter Bunny

Friday, March 25th 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Children ages 1-10 are invited to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. One adult is permitted to assist children ages 1-6. Limit of five eggs per child; parents are requested to monitor, observe and take photos, but encourage the kids to find eggs on their own. All participants need to bring their own bag/basket; strollers will not be allowed in the designated egg hunt areas. The Easter Egg Hunt is FREE with a paid admission. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt, visit with the Easter Bunny and pose for pictures from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A variety of activities will be offered including hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, open cockpit experiences aboard real aircraft, aircraft quests, and more! The Museum’s Flight Sim Spot will also be open between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The Flight Sim Spot allows visitors to use state-of-the-art simulators using real cockpit controls and is suitable for ages 10 and up. The Museum’s Ercoupe full-motion flight simulator built from a real aircraft will also be open between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. In addition, docents will be on hand to interact with the visitors. Location: New England Air Museum – 36 Perimeter Road, Windsor Locks, Connecticut https://www.neam.org/



VERNON Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, March 25, 2016 (rain date Saturday, March 26). The Vernon Parks & Recreation Dept, sponsored by Dunkin’ Donut, will hold annual Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, March 25 at Henry Park for children 2-8. Come and hunt for thousands of foil wrapped solid chocolate Easter Eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny. Children 2-4 must be accompanied by an adult during the event.
No pre-registration is required. No pets allowed on field. Friday, March 25 (rain date Saturday, March 26). Times: Age 2: 9:45a.m. on the Softball Field; Age 3-4: 10:15am on the Softball Field;
Age 5-6: 9:30am on the McCoy Baseball Field; Age 7-8: 10:00am on the McCoy Baseball Field. Location:  Henry Park Vernon, CT 06066. http://www.vernon-ct.gov/specialevents




Stroll the trails in search of wooden eggs and meet DPNC’s egg-laying friends as you go. Bring your eggs back to our Creation Stations to paint and decorate in your own unique way! Meet the wild Easter Bunny and enjoy a few sweet treats! Bring your own basket to collect your eggs. Participants limited to 4 eggs each. Families with children up to 10 years old. Pre-registration required. $10/members, $13/nonmembers. Choose your preferred start time ; egg hunts start at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT 06355.  http://dpnc.org/calendar/woodland-egg-hunt-10-a-m/



SOUTHPORT Annual Easter Egg Roll

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m., ages 2-12. Join the 10th Annual Easter Egg Roll, following White House tradition, on Pequot Library’s Great Lawn. Bring your own hard-boiled eggs for decorating first and a long-handled wooden spoon (or use ours). Dance the Bunny Hop and meet the Easter Bunny himself. Enter your favorite egg in the age-category race. Rain or shine. Location :  Pequot Library – 720 Pequot Avenue Southport, CT – Auditorium/Concert Hall and Great Lawn. Contact : (203) 259-0346 ext. 18 http://www.pequotlibrary.org/



KENSINGTON Easter Eggstravaganza at The New Britain Youth Museum

Saturday 26 March 2016, 10:30AM to 12:30 p.m. Story, visit a live rabbit, and Easter egg hunts. Cost: Free for members and $8 for non-members. Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Ages: up to 10 years old. Number of eggs collected may be limited. Location:  Hungerford Park – 191 Farmington Avenue, Kensington, Connecticut 06037. http://www.newbritainyouthmuseum.org



WALLINGFORD Egg Your City has gone WHITE!

FREE FAMILY EVENT! SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016 | Lyman Hall High School – 1 p.m.  Egg Your City has been frozen in a white out! Bring your family out for an afternoon of Easter fun! 3 Egg Hunts have been combined into one MASSIVE egg explosion in Wallingford, CT. This is a once in a lifetime experience for kids to enjoy an egg hunt like they’ve never seen before. Featuring… 20k Candy Filled Easter Eggs. Visit and take pictures with your favorite characters! Easter Bunny, Elsa, Anna and special surprise guests! Interactive family games. Face painting. And MUCH MORE! Easter fun for all kids up to age 12! Don’t forget to bring a basket or bag for the TON of candy filled eggs! This is a day your kids will NOT want to miss!! *Open to ALL, residence in Wallingford not required. Lyman Hall High School – 70 Pond Hill Road | Wallingford, CT 06492. For additional questions, please contact our office at 203-284-9383 or email info@goodnewscc.com  WHEN: Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  WHERE: Lyman Hall High School – 70 Pond Hill Road Wallingford, CT 06492.



BRISTOL Easter Egg Hunt & Rent a Baby Chick

Saturday, March 26th at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Barnes Memorial Nature Center hosts it’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 10-1. A great event for families with young children. Weather permitting, Easter eggs will be spread out all over the grounds outside of the Nature Center. Collect eggs and earn a surprise! Admission is $5 per child. Volunteers are needed from 9-2 to assist with set-up and tear-down, gift shop, the ongoing Easter egg hunt and clean up afterward. Location: Barnes Harry C Memorial Nature Center – 175 Shrub Rd, Bristol, Connecticut 06010. For status of event, please call 860-589-8200 or visit www.elcct.org



STAMFORD Heckscher Farm Egg Hunt

March 26, 2016 10 a.m. – Noon. Children ages six and younger can bring their own baskets and hunt for hundreds of eggs that will be hidden all over Heckscher Farm. Eggs will be distributed throughout the two-hour event. Once eggs have been collected, they can be turned in for a goody bag. Parents and older siblings are welcome to come along in support. The gates of the farm will open at 10 am. Please note only one goody bag will be provided for each child ages six and younger. Members: $5 per family | Non-Members: $5 per family plus gate admission. Location:  Stamford Museum and Nature – 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford CT 06903.



MYSTIC Olde Mistick Village Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 26, 2016 12:00 p.m.  Hippy-hop to Olde Mistick Village to meet Mr. Bunny! He will be in the Gazbo on the Village green for a special egg and hug for two year olds and younger from 12 Noon – 1 p.m. Then the “older” kids will have their chance to “hunt” for eggs in the Apple Orchard. It’s always according to age – 3-year-olds hunt for eggs at 12:00 sharp in the Apple Orchard, 4-year-olds at 12:15, 5-7 year olds at 12:30, 8-10 year olds at 12:45. After the hunts are over, all children can meet with Mr. Bunny in the Gazebo. Don’t forget to bring your camera! In the event of rain, all eggs will be available at the Gazebo. Olde Mistick Village – 27 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355



MONTVILLE Annual Dino Egg Hunt

April 2, 2016  10:30am (Rain Date April 9). Monty’s hopping down the dinosaur trail, and he’s hiding Dino Eggs for you to find. Hunt for hundreds of Dino Eggs in different locations throughout The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village*. *Locations will be separated by age. Tickets are available for pre-registration now by calling 860.443.4367 (information below) and will also be for sale at the gate the day of the event from 9am until 10am. The last admission will be sold at 10am, so please make sure to arrive early. Every participant will win prizes and keep an eye out for a special visit from the Easter Bunny following the event! Admission Prices (10% off with pre-registration). Regular Admission | $14.99.*  Dino Egg Hunt Participant | $3.50* per participant (plus regular park admission). Season Pass Holder | $3.50* Dino Egg Hunt admission fee *Plus Tax. Age Groups: Ages 1-2, Ages 3-4, Ages 5-7, Ages 8-12. Details: Admission gate will open from 9:00am-10:15am to purchase Dino Egg Hunt tickets. Last ticket will be sold at 10:15am. Dino Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 10:30am (If you are pre-registered please arrive at least 15 minutes early). Things to note: Dino eggs must to be brought to: Dino Redemption Center (at Monty’s Munchies) to claim prize/prizes. Limit of five (5) Dino Eggs per child. Parents are requested to monitor, observe and take photos, but encourage the kids to find eggs on their own. All participants need to bring their own bag/basket. All bracelets MUST be worn on left wrist. Your bracelet is your ticket, so remember to take special care of them as we cannot replace them should they become lost. Rain date for this event will be April 11. Strollers will not be allowed in the designated Dino Egg Hunt areas. There are no refunds on pre-registration. Location: The Dinosaur Place – 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike • Montville, CT 06370. http://naturesartvillage.com/deals-and-events/5th-annual-dino-egg-hunt



MIDDLEFIELD Lyman Orchards Easter Apple Hunt

Connecticut’s Only Easter Apple Hunt! Saturday, April 16th (Rain date: Sunday, April 17th). Connecticut’s Only Spring Apple Hunt. Join us for a one-of-a-kind Family Fun! Get ready for Connecticut’s one and only Spring Apple Hunt! Search for thousands of Lyman’s own eco-certified apples in a Hay Maze! Enjoy a FREE Magic Show, with The Magic of Christopher! Get your face painted! Children ages 1 to 10 years old are invited to participate in the Apple Hunt. Free Spring Apple Hunt Tee Shirt! Every child participating in the Hunt receives a special edition Spring Apple Hunt T-shirt!  Please specify shirt sizes when you purchase your tickets online.  You will receive your free T-shirt(s) at the check-in table. Ponies, Horses and more! Additional fun activities of the day include Pony Rides for children provided by Tara Farm Rescue and Horse-drawn Wagon Rides for the whole family, provided by Foxglove Farm. These activities have a nominal fee. Create wonderfully colorful macaroni necklaces with Middletown Macaroni Kid! And don’t forget the Kettle Corn from the Bruno Brothers! Our Outdoor Grill will be open for Breakfast Sandwiches, starting at 8:00am. Enjoy great burgers and hotdogs hot off the grill starting at 11:30am. Here’s how to register!  Apple Hunt admission is just $6.00 per child for ages 1 to 10 years old. All children who participate receive a Special Edition Spring Apple Hunt T-shirt!



GLASTONBURY Easter Egg Hunt for Dogs in Glastonbury

Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Glastonbury Dog Park.  The 5th annual egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 28th! Appalachian Tails will once again be sponsoring the event and supplying biscuits and coupons for all out eggs! Admission will be $10/dog and the egg hunting will begin at 10:00 a.m.  CLICK HERE to download the event poster.


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