Get ready for eggs, activities and the Easter Bunny


Prepare your straw baskets, pillowcases, brown bags or other container of preference: The Easter egg hunt is afoot.

Families will find a variety of Easter egg hunt options for children of all ages taking place over the next few days. Adults also can get in on the fun, just be sure to BYOB: Bring Your Own Basket.

Friday

What: Kids age 3 to 11 can bring their Easter baskets to Rafael Rivera Community Center, 2900 E. Stewart Ave., to hunt for eggs and other treats.

Time: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 229-4600

What: Kids 1 to 11 can participate in Johnson's 18th annual Hopping Egg Hunt at Johnson Community School, 340 Villa Monterey. Be sure to bring a basket for collecting.

Time: 10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 229-6175

What: Kids 2 to 8 can join the egg hunt at Clark Community School, 3074 Arville St. Participants must bring their own baskets.

Time: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 229-3686

What: Adults age 50 and older can get in on the Easter egg action at the East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave. Bring your own basket.

Time: 11 a.m., advance registration is required.

Cost: $2

Information: 229-1515

Saturday

What: Families can participate in the Easter Seals Southern Nevada's Walk with Me and Easter carnival at Bunker Family Park, 7351 W. Alexander Road. A two-mile walk kicks off the event, followed by the carnival. Families can hunt for eggs and get their photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Carnival games and bounce houses also will be available.

Time: The music and refreshments start at 7 a.m. with the walk scheduled for 9 a.m. and the carnival at 9:30 a.m. The fun ends at noon.

Cost: $5

Information: 870-7050 or walkwithme.org/lasvegas

What: A half-marathon, family 5K and Easter egg hunt will be offered at St. Jude's Ranch for Children, 100 St. Jude's St. in Boulder City.

Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cost: Event is a benefit for St. Jude's Ranch.

Information: www.stjudesranch.org/event_RockinRabbit2010.php

What: The Easter Bunny will be on hand at the Springs Preserve's first Egg-Stravaganza Celebration, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. An egg hunt, hat parade, bunny petting pen and photos with the Easter Bunny are all scheduled. Arcade games and a bounce house will be available, too. The egg hunt will be divided by age groups.

Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: $8 per person for an all-access Bunny Hopper pass, which includes the egg hunt and unlimited access to other activities. Or purchase egg hunt admission only for $4.

Information: 822-7700 or springspreserve.org

What: Hop & Shop at Town Square's Easter Egg Hunt and Family Festival, in the Town Square Park, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Children 1 to 10 years old can participate and must bring their own baskets for the hunt. They are scheduled for every half-hour.

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first egg hunt starts at 10 a.m.; the last hunt starts at 4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 269-5001

What: Clark County Parks and Recreation Bunny Boogie will be at Mountain Crest Park, 4701 N. Durango Drive. An egg stroll for children 10 and younger will be offered; they must visit participating booths to receive plastic eggs filled with treats and prizes. Other activities include face painting, balloon artists, rides and more.

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The egg stroll is divided by age groups: Ages 1 to 3 are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m.; 1 to 2 p.m. is for kids ages 4 to 6; and 2 to 3 p.m. is for ages 7 to 10.

Cost: Free

Information: 455-8200

What: First Henderson United Methodist Church, 609 E. Horizon Drive, will have an Easter egg hunt in the church courtyard for children up to 11 years old.

Time: 11 a.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 565-6409

What: The Church at South Las Vegas, 3051 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, will host an Easter Egg hunt for children of all ages following the 2 and 4 p.m. services.

Time: 3 and 5 p.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 361-1579 or thechurchlv.com

Sunday

What: The Church at South Las Vegas, 3051 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Henderson, will host an Easter Egg hunt for children of all ages following the 10 and 11:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. services.

Time: 11 a.m., 1 and 6 p.m.

Cost: Free

Information: 361-1579 or thechurchlv.com

What: The Village Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa di Lago, Henderson, will have its annual Easter egg hunt for families. Children of all ages can hunt for eggs; bring your own basket.

Time: Egg hunts will be hourly from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to be on hand from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Face painting will take place from noon to 4 p.m.

Cost: Admission to the event is free; the egg hunt costs $5 per child

Information: thevillagellv.com

 

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