Easter weekend is upon us, and an egg hunt is a great way for children to celebrate this holiday.
Egg hunts are great to have right in your own backyard. But who says you can be a part of only one event? If you and your children feel like getting away from home, here are a few egg hunts taking place this weekend.
Cromwell Valley Park
A free Easter egg hunt will take place today in Cromwell Valley Park, on Sherwood Farm, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Road, Parkville. The egg hunts are divided by age. Ages 3-4 will go in search of their eggs at 10:30 a.m., followed by ages 5-6 at 10:45 a.m., ages 7-8 at 11 a.m. and ages 9-10 at 11:15 a.m. Other events include a jelly-bean-counting contest, 4-H Rabbit Club presentations and a chance to meet the Easter bunny. Call 410-887-2503.
The College of Notre Dame of Marylands Alumnae Association will host its annual Easter egg hunt for children up to age 10 today on the colleges campus, 4701 N. Charles St. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and the egg hunt starts at 10 a.m. on Doyle Lawn. Cost is $5 for each child. Call 410-532-3166.
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore will host its annual Bunny BonanZOO Egg Hunt today and tomorrow at 1 Druid Hill Park Lake Drive. The egg hunts are 10 a.m.-noon and 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Waterfowl Lake Pavilion. The events are free with the price of general zoo admission ($10-$15). Call 410-366-5466 or go to www.marylandzoo.org.
The White House
The White House Easter Egg Roll will take place from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday on the White House South Lawn, off Constitution Avenue Northwest. The majority of free tickets will be available at 7:30 a.m. today at the Ellipse Visitor Pavilion (southwest corner of 15th and E streets Northwest). A small number will be available at 7:30 a.m. Monday. Go to whitehouse.gov/easter/2007.