Spring has officially started and I don’t know about you but I’m ready for some warm weather! There are some fun Easter activities to get you in the mood for frolicking in the sun…which, hopefully will be soon! (Note, the last two weeks there was a glitch and the weekend events article did not go out. It’s been fixed and they sent those out today. From now on you should receive it on time!)


Spring Easter Egg Hunt. 10am to 11am. Meet Butter Bunny, collect eggs and make a candy house. Register at the front desk. $20 per family (includes one house). Wyckoff YMCA. Link here.

Native NJ. 12pm to 1:30pm. Learn about local native animals, including reptiles, amphibians and raptors. Tenafly Nature Center, Link here.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. 9am to 1pm. Gourmet buffet breakfast, photo session with the Easter Bunny, face painting, games and activities. Pick either 9am or 11:30am seating. Reserve by calling Lauren Turiello, 201-358-8000 ext 227. United Water Hqrs, Harrington Park. Link here.

Leonia Easter Egg Hunt. 10:30am to 12:30pm. Wood Park.

Peter Rabbit Storytime. 10am to 11am. Enjoy a reading of the classic tale and then kids make rabbit ears. Pottery Barn Kids, Hackensack.

Click Clack Moo. 10am to 11:30am. A hilariously “mooooving” musical! Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Link here.

Kidfest 2013. 11am to 3pm. Princesses, huge rock wall, arts and crafts, dinosaurs, prizes, food, entertainment and more! Rutgers University College Ave Gym, New Brunswick. Link here.

King Arthur Older Child Series. 4pm. For ages 7 and up, a reenactment of the classic tale. Q&A session after the show. Saddle River Valley Cultural Center, Upper Saddle River. Link here.

Note: There is an Easter Egg Hunt at Van Saun Park, however, tickets were sold out two weeks ago when I called. Next year I guess we need to call in February!


Mommy and Me Extravaganza. 1pm to 4pm. Shop at specialized boutiques, get a massage and more while kids play in the Kiddie Land. Clowns, balloon sculptors, stuff a bear, food, magician and more! Email mommyandmeextravaganza@aol.com to request tickets.$5 adults, children free. Wayne PAL. Link here.

Kodo. 4pm to 6pm. Japan’s acclaimed drum corps! $25 to 90. NJPAC, Newark. Link here.

Maple Sugaring. 12:30pm to 3pm. Tenafly Nature Center. Link here.

Meet Toasty the Bunny. 2pm to 2:30pm. Learn about rabbits, what they eat, and spot some on the trails! Flat Rock Brook, Englewood. No need to register. Link here.

Spring Party. 10am to 12pm. Unlimited activities, breakfast treats, face painting, raffles, crafts and games! $19.95/pp. The Funplex, East Hanover. Link here.

NJ Ballet’s Cinderella. 2pm. A fully staged musical tale of fairy godmothers and magic spells. Preshow activities start at 1:15pm. $10. William Paterson University, Wayne. Link here.