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Long Island Easter Events 2012


SATURDAY 4.7

Easter Bunny @ Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury, 10 a.m.-noon and 2-4 p.m. Bring your own camera for pictures!

Annual Egg-stravaganza @ Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center, 134 Cove Rd., Oyster Bay. Meet egg-laying animals and search for prize-filled eggs on the nature trails Session 1: 10:30-11:30 a.m. (toddlers only) 12:30-3:30 p.m. (ages 2-10).


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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny @ Garden City Hotel, 45 Seventh St., Garden City, 9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. A meeting with the Easter bunny & friends, including face painting artists and a kid-centric buffet breakfast.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny @ Cupcake Corner Too, 62 New Hyde Park Rd., Garden City, 9 a.m. &  10:30 a.m.

Spring Festival @ Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Dr., Smithtown, 1-4 p.m. Egg hunts and visit from the Easter Bunny.

Barnyard Easter Egg Hunt @ Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy., Glen Oaks, Noon-4 p.m. Egg toss, hayrides, bunny-hop and egg hunt in the orchard. Whiskers the Bunny on hand for photos!

Easter Parade @ Bay Street Theater
A screening of the classic movie.

Eggstravaganza @ Queens Zoo, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Egg hunts, themed arts and crafts, a photogenic Easter Bunny, and meet-and-greets with the zoo’s giant Flemish rabbit (Herman weighs almost 20 pounds!). Also 4.8.

Easter Egg Hunt @ USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 8 and under. Kids can hunt for eggs and hit some balls at this tennis-themed Easter party. Tennis clinic follows arts and crafts, an egg hunt and an Easter basket competition.

Spring Egg Hunt @ Deepwells Farm County Park, Route 25A and Moriches Road, St. James, 11 a.m. An outdoor egg hunt for children 12 and younger.

Egg-stravaganza @ Connetquot River State Park Preserve, Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, 10-11:30 a.m.Bring three hard boiled eggs to decorate. Ages 5 and older, egg hunt to follow.

Penguin Egg Hunt @ LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. A hunt with plenty of great prizes!

SUNDAY 4.8

Easter Egg Hunt @ Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., Setauket, 1 p.m. Bring your own basket and go hunting for hidden egg treats!

Easter Sunday Vintage Car Parade @ Franklin Avenue & 7th Street, Garden City, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Antique, vintage and classic cars, Banjo Rascals, Kiwanis Easter Bunnies and more.

Easter Parade & Egg Hunt @ Harborfront Park, 101A E. Broadway, Village Center, Port Jefferson, Noon. An old-fashioned parade—don’t forget your bonnet!

Easter Bunny 5K @ Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, 9-10:30 a.m.

Easter Morning Tower Tour @ Fire Island Lighthouse, Parking Field 5, Fire Island, 6 a.m. Includes light breakfast and mug.

 Easter Bonnet Parade @ Bookhampton, 20 Main St., Sag Harbor. 1-2 p.m.

Egg Hunt @ Northport Village Park, Bayview Avenue and Main Street, Northport. 1-4 p.m.

NYC Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival @ Fifth Avenue, from 49th Street to 57th Street, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 10-foot-tall hats, costumed pets, bonnets with live birds nestled inside…it’s all here.

Easter Cantata @ Mahanaim, 300 Nassau Rd., Huntington, 5 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. This Easter Cantata is a musical depiction of the rising of Jesus Christ.

Annual Egg Hunt @ Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Rd., East Quogue. Create a bunny craft and hop on down Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt. Session I: 9:30-10:30 a.m. and Session II: 11 a.m.-noon.

Easter Egg Hunt @ Gurney’s Inn, 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk, Egg hunt: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Fun and games with the Easter Bunny start at noon.

 

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