2013 DC Area Easter Egg Hunt Round-Up March 28 – April 7

Bunnyland at Butler's Orchard in Germantown march 28-30, April 1, 6-7 (Closed Easter Sunday) My children and I always love this annual celebration! Welcome Spring at our Bunnyland! Join us for a hayride down the Bunny Trail, the Rubber Ducky Derby, an Egg Hunt, a ride on our Giant Slides and more. March 23, 24, 28, 29, 30 and April 1,6, and 7. Hours are 9-3pm.Takoma Park Annual Easter Egg Hun Saturday March 30 The Takoma Park Recreation Department will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Read more...

Washington DC Family Weekend Picks: Passover and Easter 2012

Dining in DC has a great round-up of restaurants in DC, MD and VA offering Passover Seder menus.Chabad.org has an international seder directory.Mass Times.org is a great source to find a Catholic Easter Mass near you.Episcopal Church.org can help you find an Episcopal congregation in your area.Find-A-Church can help you locate a United Methodist Church. Communal Passover Seder at Chabad of Silver Spring Friday, April 6, First Seder Night: services, 7:25 p.m., seder meal 7:45 p.m. Read more...

Weekend Picks: Washington DC Area Family Events March 30 – April 1, 2012

Subscribe to my new mom blog A Parent in America and you could win a laptop!Hillwood Museum Fabergé Egg Family Festival Saturday March 31 10 a.m. –  7 p.m. and Sunday April 1 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Children can step into Fabergé's Workshop to decorate their own Fabergé-inspired eggs, play Russian folk games, enjoy festive folk music and storytelling, meet historic character Tsar Nicholas II and more. Details. Tickets (advance purchase recommended): $15, $12 Seniors, $10 Members and Read more...

White House Easter Egg Roll Lottery – Enter Now!

The White House has created an online lottery system to obtain tickets for the Monday, April 5, Easter Egg Roll.Submit your entries to the White House before their deadline of Sunday February 28 at 11:59pm EST at this link:http://www.recreation.gov/marketing.do?goto=/eggLottery.htmlYou will be asked to create an account at Recreation.gov to enter the lottery.Approximately 30,000 tickets will be distributed by the White House. Ticket holders will be assigned a two-hour window Read more...

Giveaways & Egghunt Updates & Chag Sameach Pesach, too

First off, may all the Jewish families celebrate a joyous and blessed Passover.For everyone, Jew & Gentile & everything else: What are you doing on Monday, April 13? Crying into your pillow that you didn't get White House Egg Roll tickets? Well, come on over ASAP to APISS Reviews and make sure you're one of the lucky families that gets free tickets to see the new Disney Pixar movie UP on Monday afternoon. And check out the other Disney DVD giveaways I have for you - all giveaways end Read more...

Additional Egg Roll Tickets for Special Needs Children

Fellow Silver Spring parent Kirsten generously forwarded the following information for families of kids with special needs:The Maryland Department of Disabilities will soon be given approximately 200 tickets for the White House Easter Egg Roll to be held on April 13, 2009. The tickets are for children with disabilities under age 10. Tickets will most likely be for the morning hours, and you may need to arrive as early as 7 am. This event is for children with and without disabilities and typically Read more...

White House Easter Egg Roll First Ever Online Lottery Starts Thursday!

From White House.gov:2009 White House Easter Egg RollPresident Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are pleased to announce the 131st White House Easter Egg Roll. Talented performers, special guests and thousands of visitors from all over the country are expected to attend this year. For the first time, tickets for the Easter Egg Roll will be distributed online so that more children and families from across the United States have the opportunity to experience this event. There will be no ticket distribution Read more...

DC Area Easter Egg Hunt Guide – The fun starts this weekend!

Sign of a successful Easter egg hunt: It takes two hands to hold the basket!UPDATEDThat'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 Read more...