Brooklyn’s Easter offerings make for family-friendly fun

March 27, 2015 Anthony Izaguirre
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There’s family fun aplenty – from one end of Brooklyn to the other — as Easter approaches.

State Senator Marty Golden is hosting two free Easter Egg Hunts this year. One will take place at Marine Park (Fillmore Avenue and Madison Place) from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. The other is at Shore Road Park (Shore Road and 79th Street) from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.

Both events will include prizes from Brooklyn Public Library as well as special egg baskets provided by the Brooklyn Nets. Children under 12 are also eligible to enter an Easter bonnet contest, so bring on your most prized bonnets. And, of course, the Easter Bunny will be in attendance for all your picture-taking needs. Contact Golden’s office at 718-238-6044 for more information.

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Annie’s Blue Ribbon General Store at 232 Fifth Avenue in Park Slope is hosting its second annual free Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. Get your baskets ready and RSVP by emailing [email protected].

Floral Park’s Green Meadows Farm is bringing its rural charm to Brooklyn as it hosts an Easter Egg Hunt at Aviator Sports and Events Center, 3159 Flatbush Avenue, on April 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 from 11-4 p.m. The $6 admission includes the egg hunt, a hay slide and access to their parakeet house. Hay rides, pony rides and petting zoos will be available, but at an additional fee. Call 718-470-0224 if you have questions.

The 2015 Brooklyn Kids Block Party series kicks off with its annual Easter Egg Hunt at Albee Square on April 2 from 10-11 a.m. In addition to the hunt, face painting, balloon animals and egg coloring will all be free of charge. The square is located on the corner of Fulton Street and Bond Street. Visit downtownbrooklyn.com for more info.

McGolrick Park in Greenpoint will again be the site of an epic Easter Egg Hunt and spring parade on Saturday, April 4 from 12-3 p.m. Thousands of eggs are said to be hidden in the park’s grass, so be sure to bring your biggest baskets. $10 per child. The park is located on the corner of Nassau Avenue and Russell Street. Visit townsquareinc.com for more information.


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