That’s right – Easter Egg hunt fun begins this weekend and continues through April 19. (Public schools in Montgomery, Fairfax, Arlington and PG Counties are off varied dates between April 3-13, DC public schools are out March 23-27 and April 10, 13 and 16 and Archdiocese of Washington Catholic Schools are off April 9-17. Other private schools will vary. – Thanks Rachel!) But don’t put those baskets away after Easter Sunday April 12 – keep ‘em out through mid-April and hit all the hunts!
For additional egg hunts in your area, call your local church, visit your neighborhood list serv and check with your homeowners/renters association – many of these places host egg hunts for their members.
White House Easter Egg Roll
Easter Monday April 13 8am-2pm
This year that Obamas are giving out tickets via an online lottery starting Thursday March 26. Visit the link above starting Thursday for your chance to be among the President and First Lady’s guests!
Easter Extravaganza at Rockwood Manor
Join the Easter Bunny at beautiful Rockwood Manor in Potomac this Saturday, March 21 for a spring morning of fun and games! Activities include: Easter egg decorating, egg hunt (with prizes!), games, springtime stories and more. Bring your Easter basket so you can tote your treasures home. Fee is $15 and registration is required. To register go to ParkPASS and enter activity #66823. The event is for children ages 3-8.
Calvary Lutheran Church and School Easter Egg Hunt & Lunch
Saturday, March 28 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM rain or shine. $5.00 per person. 9545 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Enjoy a hotdog lunch, an egg hunt, live music, a live bunny, crafts, a bake sale, and photos with the Easter Bunny! For info call 301-589-4001 x 204 or visit www.celcs.org. Come have fun!
Takoma Park Rec Department’s Annual Egg Hunt
Saturday April 4 at 11am Sharp! (rain date April 11)
Wilhelm Field, 7520 Maple Avenue, behind Piney Branch Elementary
For ages 2-8 years – kids are grouped into 4 age categories. Bring your own basket, everything else is free!
Faberge Egg Family Festival at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Saturday April 4 & Sunday April 5
4155 Linnean Avenue, NW Washington DC
Easter Bazaar at St. Andrew Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral
Sunday April 5 noon-4pm
15100 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD
Meadowside Nature Center Easter Egg Hunt
5100 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, Maryland (301) 924-4141
April 10, 2009, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Search for Easter Eggs through meadows and woods. Then decorate the eggs and visit with a rabbit and learn some bunny facts. Bring your own basket. Admission: $5 per child. Reservations are required.
Eggstravaganza at Tudor Place
April 11, 2009, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Children of all ages enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt and a thrilling Egg Roll Contest. After the exciting games, spend the morning decorating festive eggs and building a spring basket. Visitors also enjoy a self-guided tour of Tudor Place’s gardens. Bring your own basket, spoon, and one hard-boiled egg per child. Admission: Member Children: $7, Nonmember Children: $10, Adult Chaperones: $3.
Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Bethesda Easter Egg Hunt & Festival
Saturday April 11 rain or shine 10-11:30am at 5500 Massachusetts Avenue, Bethesda MD 20816. Everyone is welcome at this super egg hunt party. They’ll have at least 2 egg hunts for the children, face painting, arts and crafts, games, refreshments, and door prizes. The kids have a blast!
Town of Cheverly Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 11, 2009 at 11:00 AM at the Community Center and Town Park, 6401 Forest Road, Cheverly, MD 20785
Easter Egg Hunt FOR DOGS (family-friendly fun but the dogs do the egg hunting)
Saturday, April 11, 10–11am at The Posh Pooch, 8009 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda
Bring your dog to The Posh Pooch for a dog-gone good time. Watch your dog sniff out treat-filled Easter eggs and socialize with other 4-legged friends in the park. Fun for the entire family and a great cause. The Posh Pooch is giving away prizes for the most eggs collected — and the Easter Bunny will be there too. Advance registration required. Email email@example.com. Requested donation: $20/dog $25/couple of dogs. Proceeds benefit the homeless animals of Montgomery County Humane Society. Space is limited to the first 50 dogs. Leashed dogs only please. No retractable leashes.
Bunnyland at Butler’s Orchard
April 9, 10, 11, 13, 18 & 19 2009 – Closed Easter Sunday
An Eggstravaganza of fun! Bring your basket and take a hayride in Bunnyland, hunt for eggs, participate in the Rubber Ducky Derby and visit with Butler’s very own Country Bunny. Barnyard Buddies will be there too. 9am-3pm daily
22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD
Glenn Dale, MD Easter Egg Hunt at the Marietta House Museum
April 13, 2009 starting at 11 am, on the grounds of Marietta House Museum at 5626 Bell Station Road in Glenn Dale, MD 20720
Bring a basket and join the eggstravaganza on the grounds of Marietta House Museum on . This is a free event, no reservations necessary. For information call 301-464-5291, TTY 301-218-6768 or go to www.pgparks.com. This program is offered by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County.