Wednesday Weekend Adventures

It’s already the middle of the week and the weekend of April 1st & 2nd is upon us!  Spring is in full swing, and there are Easter events aplenty- breakfasts, trolley rides, egg hunts- you name it! There are also a plethora of fun free crafts – like the DIY Bunny Planter at Lowe’s and Poolside Birdhouse at Home Depot. You can also embrace your inner ’90’s child by heading to Palace Theater for ET with the WSO! 

It’s also April Fool’s Day: Check out our list of fun pranks for kids that will leave everyone smiling.

Looking for more fun activities for Easter? Check out our full round up here. Are Spring festivals more your thing? We’ve got a round up for those too! Need a quiet weekend at home? Try these fun Spring Craft-ivities.

April 1: DIY Bunny Planter at Lowe’s:Head to Lowe’s stores around the state for this free workshop for kids of all ages!

April 1: Town Of Windham Easter Egg HuntAre you ready for a Hopping Good Time? Gather your Easter baskets and come out for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Jillson Square Green on Saturday, April 1st 2023! Please come early, as the Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00am sharp and takes only a few minutes

April 1: Spring Into History at the Connecticut Historical Society:

What does the word “spring” mean to you? Is it a season, a piece of equipment, a body of water? Families will explore a variety of spring-themed artworks from the CHS collection and then create their own interpretation of spring! Free program. 

April 1: Rompy’s Eggstravaganza :  Rompy’s Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt is an Egg-celent idea for your little one! Children ages 3 months to 5 years old can explore the gym and gather about 10 eggs filled with non food item prizes. Plus, there will be a special visit from the Easter Bunny!

April 1: Town of New Britain Easter Egg HuntNew Britain Parks and Recreation is to host an Easter Egg Hunt on April 1, 2023. Tickets are already available on the Parks and Recreation website.Pre-registration is required, with tickets $5.00 per child, and the event is open to New Britain residents only.

April 1: Poolside Birdhouse at Home Depot: Head to Home Depot stores around Connecticut for this free workshop for kids ages 5+.

April 1: Glastonbury’s Easter Egg Hunt for DogsEgg Hunt begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. at the Riverfront Park (200 Welles Street, Glastonbury) on Saturday, April 1st. Event will be held rain or shine. Over 6,000 eggs will be hidden. Every egg contains a treat or prize for you and your dog including gift certificates and other surprises

April 1: Sunnymount Farm’s Easter Egg HuntHip hop hooray!

Join us at our SUNNYMOUNT FARM for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 1, 2023 (2876 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Southington). Five timeslots to choose from between 10:00am – 12:15pm. Children of all ages are welcome. Each child requires a ticket for entry and must be accompanied by an adult. 

April 1: Town of Portland’s Easter Egg Hunt: Join us for A Small Town Easter Egg Hunt that’s lots of fun! 

April 1: Ray of Light Farm in Middle Haddam’s Easter Egg Hunt & Party

April 1: Essex Steam Train’s Bunny BreakfastHippity Hop for Bunny Breakfast aboard our vintage Pullman dining cars, pulled by our antique diesel locomotive. Families will delight in a spring train ride through the beautiful Connecticut River Valley as they enjoy a family style platter of breakfast items suitable for all ages. Kids receive their honorary bunny ears as they board. Get your tickets today…. it’s going to be a hoppin’ good time!

April 1: Mom’s Club of Ellington and Vernon Egg Hunt

April 1: Annual Eggstravaganza on the Guilford Green: Join us for an egg hunt and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Bring a basket to collect eggs. Rain Date April 8.

April 1: Oxford Parks and Rec Egg Hunt Join us for an Easter Egg Hunt: *Grades Pre-K – Kindergarten: Start time 11am- 11:15am *Grades 1 – 2: 11:30am – 11:45am.

April 1: Misfit Mama’s 2023 Spring Egg-stravaganzaJoin us Saturday April 1st from 10-3pm for our first annual Spring Egg-stravaganza! A massive Easter Egg hunt with special Golden Eggs will take place at 11am, followed by our Family Bunny Hop Relay Race, and Our Parents Egg Toss Challenge, plus dozens of local vendors and food trucks to check out!

April 1: Sons and Daughters of Italy Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt in Derby: Please Save the Date of Saturday, April 1st for the Sons and Daughters of Italy Pancake Breakfast and Easter Egg Hunt! More details about the fun filled breakfast and egg hunt will be posted soon!

April 1: Town of Columbia Easter Egg HuntJoin us for a morning full of activities including an egg hunt, arts and crafts, and live music! 

April 1: East Hampton Parks and Rec Spring Candy HuntOpen to East Hampton Residents 10 and under. $5 per person. 

April 1, 2, 7, 8: Railroad Museum of New England Easter Bunny Express: There is no better way to celebrate the coming of spring than on the Naugatuck Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express! Climb aboard for a 1 hour and 20 minute train ride through the beautiful Litchfield Hills as they reawaken after a cold, long winter’s nap. Passengers on these trains enjoy a stop at the Bunny Patch where children will have the chance to help rescue the Easter Bunny’s duck friends! All children will have the opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny himself, as well as receive a chocolate filled egg from his very own collection.

April 2, 7, & 8: Egg Hunt with Baby Goats on Got Your Goat Farm: We are having an Easter egg hunt and party on our farm!

April 1 &2: Grey Granite Railroad in Glastonbury: All Aboard the Easter Bunny Express: Gray Granite Railroad will be opening next weekend, Saturday & Sunday 3/18/23 from 10am to 4pm for rides to meet the Easter bunny and go on an Easter egg hunt.  After photos with the Easter bunny let the little ones burn off some energy running through the Christmas tree fields searching for hidden eggs to fill the provided egg bags. We are cash only. 

April 1 & 2: Shop and Hop! Easter Egg Hunt at Ocean Beach Park Join us for over 50 Local Vendors to Shop with, Meet the Easter Bunny, Free Kids Activities, Performances and Live Music!

April 2: Stew Leonard’s Breakfast with the Easter BunnyJoin the team at Stew Leonard’s for a special Breakfast with the Easter Bunny.

April 2: 2nd Annual Easter Brunch & Egg Hunt at the ​​Delamar West HartfordJoin us for an Easter Brunch with the Easter Bunny and a family fun egg hunt! All ages will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, a meet and greet with the Easter Bunny, and an egg hunt on our great lawn in celebration of Easter.

April 2: Newtown Community Center: Bunny Breakfast: Join us for a pancake breakfast and photos with our favorite bunny!

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