Here are 10 Easter events in our area, starting this week!
SUNDAY MARCH 18
Sensory-Friendly Easter Bunny Visits
Harford Mall is pairing with Autism Speaks to provide children with special needs a chance to visit with the Easter Bunny in a comforting environment. This event is open to children of all ages and abilities. Registration is required.
Harford Mall, 9-11 a.m. free. Register at AutismSpeaks.org/Bunny2018.
SATURDAY, MARCH 24
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Breakfast, crafts, face painting, plus photos with the Easter Bunny for purchase and Easter egg hunts by age group. The event is free, no reservations required. Donations will be accepted.
Cockeysville Volunteer Fire Department, 8-11 a.m. facebook.com/station390/
Explore a variety of wild animal eggs. Bring your own dozen of white hard-boiled eggs to decorate and dye eggs the natural way.
March 24 and 25, Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 1-3 p.m. Adults, children 5 and older. $6 per dozen eggs (or 3 people), ($4 for Nature Center members). Registration required. 410-887-1815 or info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org.
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Challenge yourself by searching for holiday goodies at night. Ages 5-12. Advanced registration is required.
Lake Roland, 7:15–8:30 p.m. $5, $3 members. lakeroland.org
Traditional Easter Egg Hunt
Hunt for eggs in Westminster’s City Park. Children ages 1-4 will hunt at 10:30 a.m., children 5-8 will hunt for eggs at 11:30 a.m. There will also be crafts and games.
City Park, behind 11 Longwell Ave. free. westminstermd.gov/calendar.aspx
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
Spring Eggstravaganza for Tots
Self-guided activities including spring-themed crafts and a miniature egg hunt. Meet bunnies available for adoption through the rescue organization Friends of Rabbits. Registration required. Ages 1 and up.
Robinson Nature Center, 9:30 a.m.-noon. $6 per person. Call 410-313-0400 to register. howardcountymd.gov/Robinson
THURSDAY, MARCH 29
Twilight Egg Hunt
For kids ages 9-12. Hunt in the dark for eggs and prizes at Westminster’s City Park.
City Park, behind 11 Longwell Ave., 7:30 p.m. free. westminstermd.gov/calendar.aspx
FRIDAY MARCH 30
Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo
It’s a whole weekend of events at the zoo, including games, activities, crafts, live entertainment and non-stop egg hunts. Free with zoo admission.
March 30, 31, April 1, The Maryland Zoo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. marylandzoo.org
SATURDAY, MARCH 31
Activities include an Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny for pets and kids.
Baltimore Humane Society, 12-3 p.m. $5/family. Bmorehumane.org
Easter Egg Hunt
Food, crafts, face painting, farm animals and more. Egg hunts start at 1 p.m. and are broken down by age group: Ages 0-3 (with parent) at 1 p.m.; Ages 4-7 at 1:30 p.m.; Ages 8-12 at 2 p.m. Please bring your own basket. $1 per admission fee will be donated to a local 4H club.
Hawks Hill Creamery, 11-3 p.m. $4.50 per child, adults free. Tickets must be purchased in advance at eventbrite.com. hawkshillcreamery.com