Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Easter Events 2010

Rabbits, Chickens and Eggs Galore!

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March 27: FREE Egg Hunt, Fun Day and "One Ton" Food Drive
Chapel of the Cross, 160 Flanders Rd., Westborough. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rain or shine! Over 2000 eggs, free hot dogs, moonwalk, games, crafts & more. Everyone is welcome and all events are free. We are asking everyone who can to bring non-perishable food items to benefit local food banks. 508-870-0001 x 102 and

March 27: The Great Egg Hunt 2010 (Rain Date March 28th). Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary, Route 20, Charlton. 10-4. 5,400 unique eggs are decorated to look like animals (frogs, butterflies, flowers, squirrels, elephants, lions….) and then hidden throughout the day along our 86 acres of trails. Come anytime during hunt hours. No rush. Find prize eggs. Live animals at the visitor’s center, face painting, balloons, Hunt Bunny, refreshments and more. Only $10 per family! No Registration Required....Just Come!

March 27: FREE Egg Hunt at Sterling Gymnastics, Sterling. 2 p.m. Egg hunts, face painting and more.

March 27: Annual Easter Egg Hunt, The Millbury Youth Camp, 23 Herricks Lane, Millbury. Ages 3 - 5, 10 a.m.; Ages 6 - 8, 10:30 a.m.; ages 9 - 11, 11 a.m. Arrive 15 minutes earlier than your time to register. Prizes, treats, Easter Bunny (10:30 - 12), Free coffee and donuts for parents, Heberts Candy for sale. $2 per child.

March 29: Ukrainian (Psanky)Egg Decorating. Capen Hill Nature Sanctuary, Route 20, Charlton, MA. 6:30-9:00. Cost: $15 members, $18 non-members. Registration is required. Contact: Barbara Frederick @ 508-248-5516 or
Learn the art of Psanky Egg Decorating from a local artist. Learn the history of how it all started. Create a beautiful, colorful work of art! You will be glad you did and continue to create these beautiful eggs on your own!

April 2: Egg Hunt and Concert with Cheryl Melody.
CTK Moms Group, 600 Central St., Holliston.
10 a.m. – Noon. Musical fun, food, a raffle and 2 separate age appropriate egg hunts. All proceeds will be donated to Blessed Beginnings Preschool Grace scholarship fund Rain or Shine. C $5, family cap or 617-233-1017,

April 2: Preschool Friday. Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South St.
10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Preschoolers hop in to cuddle with bunnies and learn about the habits of rabbits. Ages 3 – 5. 30-minute sessions. Admission $7.50 PP. $8 fee above Museum admission. Discount for series pre-registration. 401-273-KIDS,

April 3: Storytime & CRAFT . The Harvard Coop, 1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge. 11 a.m. Passover stories and craft. 2 p.m. Storytime & CRAFT. Easter STORIES &egg hunt.

April 3: Bunny Bonanzoo at Stone Zoo! 149 Pond St., Stoneham. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hop on down the bunny trail to Stone Zoo where an Easter celebration awaits! Children’s activities include holiday games, crafts and other fun surprises. Families can also visit with a special guest, the Easter Bunny, who will be ready to smile for photographs! Guests may take photos with their own camera for a suggested donation of $5. All of the proceeds will benefit Stone Zoo. April 3 is also Kids' Price Saturday. Admission is $7.00 for everyone from 10:00 a.m. - Noon. Regular admission is $11 for adults;
$7.00 for children 2 - 12; under 2, free.

April 4:Family Jump at Pump it Up in Shrewsbury. Admission is $10 per child with a $2 discount for cash or multiple admissions. Parents always get to play for FREE!
10:00 - 11:15 a.m.

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Each paid admission on Sunday, April 4th includes one theatre box of Gummi Bears or Sour Neon Worms (while supplies last). *Space is limited. Prepurchase in person to guarantee your spot. Times are subject to cancellation so check our Jump n' Event Calendar the same day you plan to attend for the latest times:
508-845-5867, Pump It Up of Shrewsbury
810 Boston Tpke Road, Shrewsbury.

April 4:  Beatrix Potter Stories. Boston Children’s Museum.   11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate spring with the mischievous Peter Rabbit. A $12, C (1 – 15) $9, under one, free. Fridays 5 – 9 p.m., all visitors $1. 617-426-6500,

April 12: Which Came First. Drumlin Farm, 208 South Geat Rd., Lincoln. 3:30 – 5 p.m. Was it the chicken or was it the egg? Come along and check out the chickens in the poultry house to see if they have laid any eggs. Visit with some chicks while you are there. Dye your own egg using natural dyes. Discover who else lays eggs around the farm. For all ages. $14 PP.  781-259-2206,

April 22: BEATRIX POTTER: More than Peter Rabbit! Science Discovery, 177 Main St., Acton. Drop-in 1 – 3 p.m. Beatrix Potter, best known as the author and illustrator of the Peter Rabbit books, was also a self-taught botanist who studied fungi and lichens. Learn how her paintings of fungi led her to careful observations, experiments, and important discoveries. Be inspired by this artist and scientist and make your own sketches of fungi, mosses and lichens. Admission to both museums $10.50 PP, under 12 months, free. 978-264-4200,


Anonymous said...

Capen Hill Sanctuary Egg Hunt

Anonymous said...

Capen Hill Egg Hunt is a great time!! Kids turn in their animal decorated eggs, and numbered eggs for small prizes.

Debbie Waterson said...

Come join us at Friendly's in West Boylston on Wednesday, March 31st from 5-8pm. Major Edwards Elementary EAR/PTA is hosting a Family Fun Night Fundraiser. A percentage of all sales between 5-8 pm will be donated to our Edwards Avid Reader Program. Don't forget to bring your cameras because the Easter Bunny will be there!!!