Easter in the Hampton is pure magic. It’s a celebration of Spring, the weather gets warmer and the fun and madness begins with an array of Easter Egg Hunts all across the East End. We’ve compiled a great list of events that you can partake in this weekend.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Southampton PBA Egg Hunt
Agawam Park, Jobs Land and Pond Lane, Southampton
10 a.m.–noon (Rain date: March 30, 10 a.m.)
All sorts of prizes await at the annual
Saturday, March 30
East Hampton Egg Hunt
Herrick Park, Newtown Lane, East Hampton
BYO basket and camera! Sponsored by East Hampton Town Democratic Committee.
Easter Egg Hunt at Amagansett Square
12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Amagansett Square, Amagansett
Easter Egg Hunt at Amagansett Square-Egg decorating-Face painting-Cookie Decorating. Meeting House will be open for lunch! dress appropriately as this is an outside event.
Annual Penguin Egg Hunt & Family Brunch
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
10 a.m.–1 p.m.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead
All sorts of prizes await at the annual LI Aquarium Egg Hunt! Win tour boat tickets, vouchers for the Family Fun Center and more. The Family Brunch has seatings at 10 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. in the new Sea Star Ballroom, which is sure to be an awesome venue. $34.95 for adults (members $24.95), children 3-12 and seniors 62 and over $29.95 (members $19.95), free for children 2 and under. Call 631-208-9200, ext H2O (426) for reservations and info. Also, from 2:30-3:30 p.m., kids 2-10 can make their own basket and have fun collecting unique eggs laid by the aquarium’s mixed up flightless birds! Registration required, call 516-922-3200. longislandaquarium.com
Bunny Hop Story and Craft Time
Amagansett Free Library, 215 Main Street, Amagansett
Perfect your bunny hop while sharing bunny tales and wearing bunny ears. This is going to be lots of fun for all! Free stories and crafts for the Easter holiday. Contact Jeanne McDermott at email@example.com or call 631-267-3810. amaglibrary.org
EGGstravaganza! at Quogue Wildlife Refuge
3 Old Country Road, Quogue
Kids get to decorate their own eggs and nests at this outdoor crafts event! Dress appropriately as you are likely to get paint smudges on your clothing. Don’t miss out on this chance to inspect the Refuge egg and nest collection and learn a bit more about local wildlife. $5 for children 5-12. Registration is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631-653-4771. quoguewildliferefuge.org
Egg Hunt on the Farm! at The Green School
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Green School, Sagaponack, New York.
Join the Green School on the farm for an eco-friendly egg hunt followed by a feeding basket for the farm animals, pony ride, art project & goodie bag! *Egg hunt starts at 10:15am!* Advanced registration required as this event sells out, so make sure to R.S.V.P. early!
$25 per child
$10 per parent
R.S.V.P. early by calling 631-537-1634 or emailing email@example.com (no later than 4:00pm Friday, March 29th.) Upon receipt of your R.S.V.P. you will receive a confirmation email with directions to the location.
Easter Sunday, March 31
Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Poxabogue County Park, Old Farm Road, Sagaponack
Please bring a basket and meet at Poxabogue Park, south of the Railroad trestle on Old Farm Road in Sagaponack. Contact Dai Dayton for more information at 537-0660. This event is for children 8 and younger.
Egg Hunt on the Farm! at the Green School
10 a.m.–12 p.m.
739 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton
Have fun on the farm at this exciting Easter egg hunt! Feed farm animals, make art projects, ride ponies and leave with a goodie bag. Be on time—the egg hunt starts at 10:15 a.m. Advanced registration required. Cost is $25 per child and $10 per parent. Call 631-537-1634 to reserve a spot and receive an email with directions. theartfarms.org
Quogue Wildlife Refuge Annual Egg Hunt
9:30-10:30 a.m., 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
3 Old Country Road, Quogue
Create bunny crafts and then hop on down Peter Cottontail’s Trail to a special spot on the Refuge for an egg hunt. Each child will receive a special gift. This is a very popular program for children ages 2 to 4, accompanied by an adult, so sign up early! $10 per child. Reservations required. Call 631-653-4771.
The Sag Harbor Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt
12:30 pm – 02:00 pm
Mashashamuet Park, Sag Harbor
The Sag Harbor Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Mashashimuet Park and the Easter Bunny will be on hand hopping around. This decades old tradition will start at 1:00 Easter Sunday, there will be thousands of eggs filled with candy and prizes for the children, and pony rides for the children will be available!