Long Island is hopping with egg hunts, bonnet parades and Easter Bunny visits this weekend. Here is a listing of local events for the occasion. Happy Easter!!!
Visitors will enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, bounce houses, scavenger hunt, potato sack races, egg relay races, balloon twisting, face painting, pictures with live bunnies, as well as candy, popcorn, cookies and juice. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. www.obvrnassau.com $8-$12. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Apr. 15.
Spring Egg Hunt
Egg hunts broken up into age groups, including tot garden, up to 2 years of age and general hunting grounds 3-8 years of age. Don’t forget your basket. No registration required. Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, 1660 Rte 25A, Cold Spring Harbor. CSHfishhatchery.org $6 adults, $4 kids, ages 3-12 & seniors 65 up; under age 3 and members free. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Apr. 15.
Caumsett Foundation Members Annual Egg Hunt
Members of the foundation and their families are invited to join the Annual Egg Hunt in the walled garden. Bring your basket and join the fun! In addition to refreshments, crafts and a petting zoo. Mr. Bunny and Mr. Carrot will be there to say hello. The event is for Caumsett Foundation members only. To sign up, visit www.caumsettfoundation.org Caumsett State Historic Park, 25 Lloyd Harbor Rd., Lloyd Harbor. $8 parking. 10:30 a.m. April 15.
East Egg Hunt
Bouncy houses, face painting and more! Rockville Centre village green, corner of Maple and Lee avenues. Free. 11 a.m. Apr. 15.
Inspect the Refuge egg & nest collection for ideas to create your own fun nest craft. You may want to bring a smock or an old shirt with you. We will decorate our own “nests” and color and decorate hard-boiled eggs to take home! A program for children ages 5-12. Reservations required, as space and supplies are limited. $8.00 per child. Dress appropriately, as the program may take place outside. Call 631-653-4771 to register! Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Rd., Quogue. quoguewildliferefuge.org $8 per child. 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Apr. 15.
Spring Egg Hunt and Celebration
A fun-filled day of face painting, games, stories, wildlife programs, egg hunts, animal presentations and a guest appearance by the Easter Bunny. Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Dr., Smithtown sweetbriarnc.org $5 kids, $15 adults. 12-4 p.m. Apr. 15.
East Bonnet Parade
An open invitation to wear decorative Easter Bonnets. Parade route starts in front of Muse restaurant and follows the Easter Bunny down Main Street to the Sag Harbor Garden Center petting zoo. Main St., Sag Harbor. sagharborchamber.com Free. 1 p.m. Apr. 15.
Easter Egg Hunts
There will be three different fields with different age groups per hunt. One for kids up to 4 years old, another for kids ages 5-7 and the third for kids ages 8 and up. All age groups will go at the same time in each hunt. Arrive 45 minutes or more prior to start time. Each hunt allows only a certain amount of kids within each field so that each child will have a good experience. This year we will have a variety of craft vendors each day. The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures! No registration required. Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., East Setauket. bennersfarm.com $8 adults, $6 kids. 12:30, 2 and 3:30 p.m. Apr. 15.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Egg Hunt
Kids will have 70 minutes to bounce, play, search & collect exactly six Easter Eggs hidden around our huge arenas and inside our gigantic inflatables. Kids then bring their found eggs to the Easter Bunny and he will give them a treat! The fun continues in the party room with a bagel breakfast & fun craft project! The Easter Bunny will be available for pictures on the Inflatable Throne and each child with a paid admission will also receive an awesome Goody Bag! Don’t forget Reservations are Required and Space is Limited! Pump It Up, 227-295 Community Dr., Great Neck. pumpitupparty.com $19.95. 9 a.m. Apr. 15, 9 and 10:10 a.m. Apr. 16.
Create a bunny craft and then hop on down Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt. Each child will receive a special gift. A very popular program for children–strictly ages 2 to 4 years old, accompanied by an adult, sign up early! $15.00 per child. Space is limited. Reservations required and payment due at time of reservation. Call 631-653-4771 to register. Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Rd., Quogue. quoguewildliferefuge.org/ $15 per child. 9:30, 11 a.m. Apr. 16.
Sapphire Princess Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Brunch Cruise and egg hunt on a yacht. Captain Lou Fleet & Sapphire Cruises. 11 Richmond St., Freeport. captloufleet.com $47-$67. 12-3 p.m. Apr. 16.
Easter Parade and Egg Hunt
Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park, Port Jefferson. portjeff.com Free. 12 p.m. Apr. 16.
Easter Brunch Buffet and Egg Hunt
With treats for both parents (first mimosa or bloody mary is free) and kids, festivities begin with an Easter egg hunt, followed by a petting zoo, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and brunch (which includes a cold table, waffle station, omelet station, breakfast buffet, Italian station, salad bar, carving station, Coney Island Kids station and dessert station). Woodbury Country Club, 884 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury. woodburycc.com $55 adults, $25 kids 5-10, kids under 4 free. Reservations required. 12 p.m. Apr. 16.
Easter brunch at a waterfront restaurant and egg hunt on the beach. The Crescent Beach Club, 333 Bayville Ave., Bayville. cometotheocean.com$20 kids, $55 adults. Apr. 16.