This weekend offers plenty of bunny-and-egg themed excitement. For starters, check out Red Tricycle’s comprehensive Easter Egg Hunt roundup, to find where you can hunt for eggs in your ‘hood.  To add to the spring mix, we’ve also got a kite-making workshop, a scenic train ride, a super-fun grand opening party, and a morning of clowning around.


Outdoor Adventure

Bunny Bounce at Woodland Park Zoo As if visiting the animals at the zoo isn’t enough of a treat, the kiddos will be over the moon when you throw in bunny encounters, crafts, and egg hunts galore. Sat., 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Seattle, Free with zoo admission. Read more.

Artsy Fartsy

Kites on the Fly at Museum of Flight This fun workshop explores the fascinating, 2,000-year history of kite flying and its role in aviation history. Bonus: You get to make and decorate your own kite to fly at home. Sat. – Sun., 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Seattle, $8 to $15. Read more.

Better Than TV

Charles the Clown at Ridge Romp Prepare for some serious giggling as Charles the Guy transforms into Charles the Clown before your very eyes.  Sat., 10:30 a.m., Seattle, $3. Read more.


Holiday Happening

Egg Hunt at Safeway Want a multi-tasking event that will entertain the kids and enable you to get your grocery shopping in, all by 10 a.m.?  Head over to downtown Bellevue Safeway, for a super-fun egg hunt of more than 1,000 eggs that will be hidden all over the store.  Another bonus: the eggs are filled with candy, toys  and coupons!  Sat., 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Bellevue, Free. For more info, call 425-749-3885.

Festivus for the Rest of Us

Grand Opening of Adventure Kids Playcare The new Issaquah drop-in child care center opens for biz in style, offering a day filled with an egg hunt, inflatable obstacle course, bounce house and crafts.  Plus, check out their gleaming new facility. Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Issaquah, Free. Read more.

Better Than TV

Opening of Snoqualmie Train Depot The Northwest Railway resumes service this weekend, with 75-minute scenic rides on is vintage train. This weekend, kids get a prize-filled Easter eggs during the trip. Sat.-Sun.,  noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m., Snoqualmie, $8 to $12 (free for under 2), Read more.

—Kavita Varma-White