It’s beginning to seem a lot like spring around town, with the bunnies hoppin’ around every corner, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations still in swing and plenty of outdoor fun, rain or shine. Ride on!
Code Orange Easter Egg Drop
If your little ones love planes, trains and automobiles, you won’t want to miss the much-anticipated egg hunting event. Watch as over 20,000 eggs are dropped from a real helicopter into Brentwood Park. After the egg drop, the hunting begins! Egg hunts take place every 15 minutes and are divided by age from age 2 to fifth grade. While you wait, enjoy face-painting, carnival games, obstacle courses and photos with the Easter Bunny. Sat., 10 a.m. Southeast. Free (pre-registration required). All ages. Event details.
Bunnies in Basket Bunny Tea
Come for the bunnies, stay for the tea. Kids will love therapy rabbit petting, bunny-themed activities, domestic rabbit info and coffee, tea and treats for purchase. Sat., 1-2 p.m. & 3-4 p.m. SE Belmont. $3/suggested donation. All ages. Event details.
The Amazing Bubble Show
The Amazing Bubble Man (aka Louis Pearl) explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation which results in an epic bubble show. Think square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes and even people inside bubbles! Plus the show features multi-instrumentalist Jet Black Pearl accompanying with bubbly music. Sat., 11 a.m.-noon. Southeast. $6-$11. All ages. Event details.
Egg Decorating Party at Seahorses
This two-day egg decorating party includes an hour of space for each kid with natural dyes, craft supplies and wooden eggs ($2/each). You can bring your own hard-boiled eggs. This event is free but requires advance registration: call the store at 971-352-6130 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to score a spot. Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sun., 2-5 p.m. Hawthorne. Free. All ages. Event details.
Kell’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Each year Kell’s Restaurant & Pub pulls out all the stops for their multi-day St. Patrick’s Day Festival, arguably the largest of its kind in the Northwest. There’s even an entire day dedicated to family events on Saturday. Activities include lots of live music, dance performances, face painting, arts & crafts and more. Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Southwest/Downtown. Free. All ages. Event details.
Holladay Park Fun Run
Bounce on over to Holladay Park for this free, youth fun run, rain or shine! (Parents are welcome to run but are not required to). Before and after the race there will be crafts, face painting and ping pong! Race is 10:30-10:45 a.m. Sat., 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Southwest, Sullivan’s Gulch. Free. 3-8. Event details.
Worth the Drive
Take a Sunday jaunt out to Beaverton and play a session of bingo the kids can really get into. Play on bingo cards with LEGO minifigure characters, for a chance to win small prizes. Plus, while you’re out there you can meet up with the Easter Bunny at the mall. Sun., 3:30-4 p.m. Beaverton. Free. 3-11 and their grownups. Event details.
What will you and your little puddle-jumpers up to this weekend?
photo: Presidio of Monterey via flickr