EASTER 2012 IN THE EAST BAY
Find fun things to do for Easter in the East Bay
Photo by: bgolub
Albany Preschool Spring Fair
Families and children are invited to meet the Spring Bunny and enjoy the annual egg hunt. Bunny arrives at 10 am on an Albany fire truck to kick off the festivities. Take a photo with the bunny. Enjoy games and prizes, crafts, food, bake sale, and live music.
Rain or Shine the Spring Fair will go on! In case of rain, the alternative location will be Ocean View Elementary’s Multi-Purpose Room at 1000 Jackson Street off of Buchanan.
Berkeley – Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza
WHAT: Family activities and prizes, petting zoo, Bunny visit, kids carnival, arts & crafts, egg hunts for 2-9 year olds, and a scavenger hunt for 10-12 year olds. Cost: $5.
WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 10am – 1pm.
WHERE: 2730 Hillegass Ave, Berkeley, CA.
Berkeley – Eggster Egg Hunt & Learning Festival
WHAT: Eggster Egghunt and Learning Festival (Free), the largest free egghunt in Northern California, is run by a non-profit student organization to benefit the local children’s organizations Habitot and George Miller Center. No food will be available (other than the candy in the eggs), so bring a snack or picnic lunch. All activities and egg hunts are free.
WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10am-3pm.
WHERE: Campanile Esplanade (also known as the clock tower) on the UC Berkeley campus, Berkeley, CA.
El Cerrito Annual Egg Hunt
The City of El Cerrito is celebrating spring with the Annual Egg Hunt, providing wholesome family fun for children and parents alike on April 7, 2010 at10:00 am sharp in Arlington Park.
The El Cerrito free Annual Egg Hunt will celebrate with traditional eggs and candy treats. The children will be divided into age groups (0-2 years, 3-6 years, 7-9 years, and 10+) to guarantee that all children get goodies as long as you arrive on time. A very special bunny will also join the fun and after the egg hunt children can play in Arlington Park, one of El Cerrito’s most popular parks.
For more information on the Annual Egg Hunt contact the City of El Cerrito Recreation Department at (510) 559-7000 or visit http://www.el-cerrito.org
Hayward – Bonnet Parade and Easter Egg Hunt
WHAT: Egg Hunt for children ages of 3 and 9 years old. Easter Bonnet Parade led by the Easter Bunny for children ages 6 years old and under who wear homemade bonnets. Prizes for prettiest, most unusual, and most colorful bonnets. Free.
WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 9am.
WHERE: Kennedy Park, Hayward, CA; (510) 317-2302.
Oakland – Great Easter Egg Hunt
WHAT: Meet the bunny, multiple egg hunts, petting zoo, pony rides, and other fun activities. Bring your own basket. Adults: $5, Ages 5-10: $2, Under 5 Free.
WHEN: Saturday, April 7, 2012, 12 noon – 3pm. Egg Hunts begin at 12pm for kids 3 and under; 1pm for kids 4-6, and 2pm for kids 7-12.
WHERE: Dunsmuir Hellman Historic Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Court, Oakland, CA.
Pinole – Pinole Easter Egg Hunt
The Pinole Youth Commission, Pinole Youth Foundation, and City of Pinole present the 29th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for youth ages 11 and under. Children ages 4 & under will search for eggs in the Tot Lot play area; and children ages 5 to 11 will be released into the park by age group. The Easter Bunny will be on hand to greet children along with several informational booths for parents to obtain important child related information.
$1 per child to participate in the Egg Hunt
$3 per child for an all-access wristband to participate in the Egg Hunt, Face Painting, an Easter Craft, a Pastry, a Hot Chocolate, Fruit, and a Balloon.
Know of any other Easter Activities in the East Bay? Please let everyone know in the comments!