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October 26, 2021

2016 Easter Fun!

It’s nearly Easter, and there’s plenty of fun to be had in the area!  Check out these events for some egg-huntin’, craft-makin’ good times!  Know about an Easter event?  Send it to sherryh@daycommedia.com!

Saturday, March 12

FREE AJ LINDEMAN EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! AJ Lindeman Elementary School, 558 Erlanger Road, Erlanger; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

FREE GLENN O SWING EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Glenn O Swing Elementary School, 501 West 19th Street, Covington; 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

FREE RC HINSDALE EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! RC Hinsdale Elementary School, 440 Dudley Road, Edgewood; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

FREE SUPER SATURDAY: MAKE AN EASTER EGG TREE

A fun craft to celebrate the season. Families. No need to register. Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library, 901 East 6th Street, Newport; 3 p.m.; 859-572-5035 or cc-pl.org.

 

Tuesday March 15

FREE FLORENCE ELEMENTARY EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Florence Elementary School, 103 Center Street, Florence; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

FREE GOODRIDGE EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Goodridge Elementary School, 3330 Cougar Path, Hebron; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

Thursday March 17

FREE NORTH POINTE EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! North Pointe Elementary School, 875 North Bend Road, Hebron; 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

Friday March 18

FREE COLLINS EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Collins Elementary School, 9000 Spruce Drive, Florence; 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

Saturday March 19

FREE CUMC BUNNY BASH & KIDS’ DAY OUT OPEN HOUSE

CUMC offers wonderful children’s programming and we want to show you all about it! Join us for an Easter Story, Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Hot Dog Lunch, Crafts, Games, and Photos with the Easter Bunny at our Bunny Bash. While you’re there, tour one of Kentucky’s best preschools, Kids Day Out. Teachers will be on hand with games for all the children and to answer any questions you may have about 2016-2017 enrollment. Christ United Methodist Church, 1440 Boone Aire Road, Florence; 10:30 a.m.; 859-525-8878 or facebook.com/cumc-childrens-events-757270524398668/.

 

EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS

Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express for a train ride to the LM&M Junction that includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, and a special gift just for your little one. Train departs at 10 a.m., 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. on March 19, 20, 25 and 26. Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic Street, Lebanon; 10 a.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors and ages 2 – 16, free infants 1 year and younger; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com.

 

FREE EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE

It’s a hoppin’ good time with an Easter egg hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny himself! Madeira High School Field, 7465 Loannes Drive, Cincinnati; 10 a.m.; madeiracity.com.

 

EASTER SPECTACULAR

The Easter Spectacular is for kids of all ages and includes lunch, a wagon ride to an Easter egg hunt with a surprise for the kids, a photo with the Easter Bunny, live entertainment and more! Advanced ticket purchase is required.  Times are 10:45 and 11:30 a.m., 12:15, 1 and 1:45 p.m. March 19 and 20. Parky’s Farm in Winton Woods, 10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati; 10:45 a.m.; $9.75 per person plus tax, plus a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit ($3 daily, $10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

 

FREE SUMMIT VIEW EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Summit View Academy, 5006 Madison Pike, Independence; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

FREE SUPER SATURDAY: EASTER EGG HUNT & CRAFT

Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt and stay for a craft if you’d like. Families. No need to register. Newport Branch, Campbell County Public Library, 901 East 6th Street, Newport; 3 p.m.; 859-572-5035 or cc-pl.org.

 

FREE WALTON-VERONA ELEMENTARY EASTER EGG HUNT

Join a FREE community egg hunt at our school, sponsored by 7 Hills Church! 10,000 Easter eggs, photo opportunities with your favorite superheroes, your favorite music, and more. Also, you’ll get to see your favorite teacher get silly stringed! Bring your family for some Easter fun! Walton-Verona Elementary School, 15066 Porter Road, Verona; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 859-371-9988 or 7hillschurch.tv.

 

Sunday March 20

EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS

Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express for a train ride to the LM&M Junction that includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, and a special gift just for your little one. Train departs at 10 a.m., 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. on March 19, 20, 25 and 26. Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic Street, Lebanon; 10 a.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors and ages 2 – 16, free infants 1 year and younger; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com.

 

FREE EASTER EGG HUNT AND CHARLIE CADABRA MAGIC SHOW

The Easter Bunny will be here!  Bring your camera to capture the fun and an Easter basket for eggs.  Plus, Charlie Cadabara will perform amazing magic tricks at 3:15 p.m.  Kids must be accompanied by an adult to participate.  Kids  1- 6 yrs at 2:30 p.m and 7 – 12 yrs at 3 p.m. can hunt for Easter eggs. William Howard Taft National Historic Site, 2038 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati; 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.; 513-684-3262 or nps.gov/wiho/index.htm.

 

EASTER SPECTACULAR

The Easter Spectacular is for kids of all ages and includes lunch, a wagon ride to an Easter egg hunt with a surprise for the kids, a photo with the Easter Bunny, live entertainment and more! Advanced ticket purchase is required.  Times are 10:45 and 11:30 a.m., 12:15, 1 and 1:45 p.m. March 19 and 20. Parky’s Farm in Winton Woods, 10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati; 10:45 a.m.; $9.75 per person plus tax, plus a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit ($3 daily, $10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

 

NATURAL EGG DYEING

Plants have been used to dye items for thousands of years, so why not eggs? See how plants are used for dyes and try your hand at dyeing an egg with common household items. Visitor Center, Miami Whitewater Forest, Mount Hope Avenue, Cincinnati; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.; $1 per egg, plus a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit ($3 daily, $10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

 

FREE THE GREAT UNDERWATER EGG HUNT

Bring your swimmers (and even your non-swimmers so long as a parent accompanies them) to your local YMCA for an underwater egg hunt.  Eggs will be floating throughout the heated indoor pools, so dive in for some Easter fun! YMCA of Greater Cincinnati locations, Cincinnati; 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.; myy.org/locations.

 

Wednesday March 23

EGGSCELLENT

What is an egg? What does it do? Are they all the same? What kinds of animals produce eggs? Dissect these and other questions about eggs.  Programs held at 10:45 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Wed – Sat, and 1 and 4 p.m. Sun, March 23 – April 3. Highfield Discovery Garden inside Glenwood Gardens, 10397 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati; 10:45 a.m.; $2 ($5 in April) plus a valid Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Permit ($3 daily, $10 annual) is required to enter the park; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

 

FREE FAMILY FUN NIGHT: BUNNY HOP

We will make bunny ears and dance around the room at the Bunny Hop! Families. No need to register. Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, 3920 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring; 7 p.m.; 859-781-6166 or cc-pl.org.

 

Thursday March 24

FREE ADVENTURE CLUB: EASTER EGG HUNT

Get here early for this popular event. Win candy, stckers and books. Cold Spring Branch, Campbell County Public Library, 3920 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring; 4:30 p.m.; 859-781-6166 or cc-pl.org.

 

Friday March 25

EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS

Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express for a train ride to the LM&M Junction that includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, and a special gift just for your little one. Train departs at 10 a.m., 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. on March 19, 20, 25 and 26. Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic Street, Lebanon; 10 a.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors and ages 2 – 16, free infants 1 year and younger; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com.

 

FREE EASTER STORY TIME

Bring the little ones for an unexpected Easter story that’s got bunnies, trees and … monsters! Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati; 10:30 a.m.; 513-396-8960 or josephbeth.com.

 

Saturday March 26

FREE BOONE MASON LODGE ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT

Bring the gang (and arrive early!) for a fun-filled Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny (kids will be grouped by age for the hunt).  The restaurant, kids’ playland, wine shop, general store, and petting zoo will be open as well. Jane’s Saddlebag, 13989 Ryle Road, Union; 12 p.m.; 859-384-6617 or janessaddlebag.com.

 

EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS

Hop aboard the LM&M Railroad’s Easter Bunny Express for a train ride to the LM&M Junction that includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, an Easter egg hunt, and a special gift just for your little one. Train departs at 10 a.m., 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m. on March 19, 20, 25 and 26. Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic Street, Lebanon; 10 a.m.; $18 adults, $15 seniors and ages 2 – 16, free infants 1 year and younger; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com.

 

EASTER CELEBRATION

It’s an egg-citing event for children that includes treat stations throughout the Zoo, children’s activities, popular animal egg hunts, and visits with the Easter Bunny.  Kids can also search for four “golden eggs” throughout the Zoo — if you find one, turn it in at the Welcome Center for one of four great prizes! Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; online admission $15 adults, $12.50 seniors and ages 2 – 12 (parking is $9 and is purchased at the Zoo); cincinnatizoo.org.

 

FREE EASTER EGG HUNT

Over-the-Rhine’s biggest egg hunt returns today, featuring 7,500 candy-filled eggs, face painting, and plenty of photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Washington Park, 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; 513-621-4400 or washingtonpark.org.

 

FREE EASTER EGG HUNT

Bring kids ages 0 – 8 for an age-grouped Easter egg hunt, complete with prizes! Keehner Park, Tennis Courts, 7211 Barret Road, West Chester; 1 p.m.; 513-777-1133 or westchesteroh.org .

 

FREE EASTER EGG HUNT AND FUN

Kids of all ages can enjoy an egg hunt in this event that is divided by age, including a low-key, small group egg hunt just for toddlers in the “Egg Patch.”  Kids will collect eggs on the field, then turn them in after the hunt for a bag of candy — it’s quick, easy, and good for the environment.  Multiple sessions are scheduled, beginning at 9 a.m. Cottell Park, 5847 Irwin Simpson Road, Mason; 9 a.m.; deerfieldrec.com.

 

HALF PRICE HOP

Jumpers ages 4 – 10 can purchase half-price jump passes between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Then stop in between 2 – 4 p.m. and visit the Easter Bunny and receive a prize-filled egg.  Bring your camera for photos, and watch as the Easter Bunny joins in on some laser tag fun!  Also at Lazer Kraze in Mason (7082 Columbia Road, 513-339-1030). Lazer Kraze, 1335 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger; 11:30 a.m.; see web site for prices; 859-371-5729 or lazerkraze.com.

 

Sunday March 27

EASTER BRUNCH IN THE PARK

Bring the family and hop on over for Easter brunch! Celebrate the holiday with the Easter Bunny and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet with more than 25 items. Advanced ticket purchase is required. Mill Race Banquet Center, Winton Woods, 1515 West Sharon Road, Cincinnati; 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m.; $17.95 adults, $8.50 ages 2 – 12, plus tax, free ages younger than 2; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.

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