Friday, April 19
LEBANON MASON MONROE RAILROAD’S EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS
Friday the 19th and Saturday the 20th
Hop, hop, hop! Hop aboard a special train ride with the Easter bunny. New this year, the train will make a stop at the Lebanon Sports Complex for a bigger and better Easter egg hunt where all children will receive at least 5 eggs. Trains depart at 10:00 a.m., 12:15, 2:30 and 4:45 p.m.; buy tickets today, this popular event will sell out! Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, 127 South Mechanic St., Lebanon; 12:15 p.m.; $22 adults, $18 seniors and ages 2 – 16, Free for children 1 year old and under. ; 513-933-8022 or lebanonrr.com/easter.
Saturday, April 20
EASTER CELEBRATION AT CZBG Spend an egg-cellent day at the zoo with the entire family; there will be a special animal enrichment schedule, treat stations throughout the zoo and even visits with the Easter Bunny. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati; 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Included with Zoo admission, free for members.; 513-281-4700 or cincinnatizoo.org.
FREE EASTER EGG HUNT AT JOSEPH-BETH BOOKSELLERS Hidden among rows of books are brightly colored Easter eggs, come help find them! Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Cincinnati; 11 a.m.; 513-396-8960 or josephbeth.com.
BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY AT DAVE AND BUSTER’S (register) Start the day off right with a delicious breakfast buffet and a $10 power card! The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance, so be sure to bring a camera to take a photo. Each ticket holder will also take home a fun Easter goody bag. Dave and Buster’s , 11775 Commons Drive, Springdale; 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.; $23.36; 513-671-5501 or facebook.com/events/394986601311666/.
Sunday, April 21
ARTBUILD: EGG CARTON WISTERIA
Create color value using purple pigments, then add to a community art project- a large hanging wisteria! DECM KidSpace at Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati; 2 p.m.; Included in admission. $14.50 Adults, $13.50 seniors, $10.50 children 3-12, $5.50 toddlers 1-2, free for 1 and under and members.; 513-287-7000 or cincymuseum.org.
SPRING CELEBRATION AT ENTERTRAINMENT JUNCTION
Head to EnterTRAINment Junction for a spring themed scavenger hunt throughout the world’s largest train display; then explore the A-Maze-N Fun House for lots of laughs. Purchase a Do-It-All ticket and receive a Do-It-All ticket good for another day, Free. EnterTRAINment Junction , 7379 Squire Court, ; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Do-It-All admission $16.95.; 513-898-8000 or entertrainmentjunction.com.
FREE 3RD SUNDAY FUNDAY: SPRING FEST Hop on over to Taft Museum of Art for a fun filled celebration of Spring! Make bunny ears and decorate a treat bag to fill with goodies, then head to the face painting station or visit Sunrock Farm’s petting zoo from 2 – 4 p.m. Taft Museum of Art , 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati; 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.; 513-684-4517 or taftmuseum.org.
Enjoy a beautiful Easter Sunday brunch!
METROPOLE EASTER BRUNCH (register)
Metropole will feature Executive Chef David Kelsey’s two-course Easter Brunch menu – a true expression of the celebration and the coming spring season. Metropole , 609 Walnut Street, Cincinnati; 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; $32 per person.; 513-578-6660 or metropoleonwalnut.com.
EASTER BRUNCH AT WINTON WOODS MILL RACE BANQUET CENTER(register)
Gather the family and hop on over for Easter Brunch! Celebrate the holidays with the Easter Bunny and enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet. Winton Woods Mill Race Banquet Center, 1515 West Sharon Road, Cincinnati; 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m.; See website for more information. ; 513-521-7275 or greatparks.org.
EASTER BRUNCH AT THE PHOENIX (register)
There will be a gourmet buffet complete with waffle, omelet and carving stations. This family-friendly event will include an egg hunt, coloring contest, photos with the Easter Bunny, live music and more! The Phoenix, 812 Race Street, Cincinnati; 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; 513-721-8901 or facebook.com/events/288497158491707/.