Hop to it! Easter events in Brooklyn offer fun for the whole family

With one of the more egg-citing spring holidays just around the corner this weekend, children and adults alike will be delighted by the variety of Easter events taking place across Brooklyn over the next couple of weeks.

*Canarsie Park Egg Hunt — State Senator Roxanne Persaud will host the event on April 8 from 12 to 3 p.m. Free refreshments and giveaways are coupled with a visit from the Easter Bunny. The East 88th Street entrance near Seaview Avenue is only part of where the hunt takes place, and families of all kinds are encouraged to attend.

*Marine Park Egg Hunt — State Senator Marty Golden is encouraging families to descend on the park, near Madison Place and Fillmore Avenue, from 2 to 4 p.m. to enjoy a variety of Easter-themed activities.

*Green Meadows Farm Egg Hunt — What has become a much anticipated tradition for many families, the Egg Hunt at Aviator Sports Center, 3159 Flatbush Avenue, takes place on five days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from April 13 through 17. The $9 admission fee includes a brand new fun house this year, the opportunity to milk a cow and a petting zoo. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos, and kids can get the chance to operate a bulldozer! For an extra fee, Easter baskets, pony rides and animal feed are available.

*Easter Party at Twinkle Play Space — Twinkle’s Easter Party on April 14 between 4 and 6 p.m. will feature a Bunny Hop Parade, teacup piggies, the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, face-painting and raffle prizes! Kids ages six and under can come to 144 Frost Street in Williamsburg for the fun-filled afternoon, but tickets must be purchased online; no tickets will be sold at the door. Visitors planning to attend can email info@twinkleplayspace.com for a discount code. Membership tickets cost $15 per child with a two adult limit per family, and non-member prices are $35 per child.

*Sixth Annual McGolrick Park Egg Hunt — Moving inside this year to t.b.d. Brooklyn at 224 Franklin Street, the hunt includes photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny, face painting, arts and crafts, and live music for $15 per child. Those who buy their tickets in advance can avoid long lines and snag a $5 discount for the one hour event which begins at 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 15.

*Evergreens Cemetery’s Easter Extravaganza — Guests of all ages are invited to the Cemetery of the Evergreens at 1630 Bushwick Avenue on April 15 from 2 to 3 p.m. and those who bring their own baskets can tromp through the grounds and find the hidden eggs as early as 2:30 p.m. Admission is completely free for this event, which also includes an appearance by the Easter Bunny and a petting zoo.

*Bay Ridge Easter Egg Hunt — The annual Shore Road Park Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by Golden, will take place on Saturday, April 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 79th Street and Shore Road. This popular event includes prizes and contests for children who choose to participate.

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