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East Bay Eggstravaganzas

Keep the kids entertained at these egg hunts and Easter celebrations.



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'Tis the season for egg hunting! Many cities are throwing their Easter-themed events for kids. Here are a few of them:

Danville Eggstravaganza

An egg hunt, face painting, pictures with the Easter bunny, and more. Pre-registration required.

Danville Community Center, 420 Front. St.; Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m.; $5-$6.

Moraga Spring Egg Hunt

The Moraga Juniors Women’s Club is hosting its annual egg hunt April 12. There will also be other kid-friendly activities such as crafts, face painting, a bounce house, and an Easter Bunny photos. Bring a basket!

Moraga Commons Park; Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (egg hunts begin at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.); $10.

Easter Egg Hunt and Swim

Crafts and activities outside and inside the pool, but they will also take place within the pool!

Piedmont Community Pool, 358 Hillside Ave.; Saturday, April 12, 1 p.m.; $10 member, $15 non-member. Register by calling (510) 655-5163.

Easter Egg Hunt-Renee White Team

An huge egg hunt that includes 1,000 candy filled eggs, hosted by the Renee White Team of Keller Williams Realty.

Rudgear Park, Walnut Creek; Sunday, April 13, 9 a.m.

Bunny Weekend at Fairyland

With tap dancing bunnies on Saturday, and arts, crafts, and puppet shows all weekend, Fairyland is the place for the kids to enjoy Easter.

Children’s Fairyland, 699 Belvue Ave., Oakland; Saturday, April 19 and Sunday, April 20; $8 (1 year old and younger free).

The Great Egg Hunt at the Dunsmuir Hellman Estate

Located at the Dunsmuir Hellman historic mansion estate, families will be entertained by a myriad in addition to an egg hunt (which contains a section just for toddlers!). Other activities include crafts, face painting, egg dying, a petting zoo, and more.

Dunsmuir Hellman Estate, 2960 Peralta Oaks Ct., Oakland; Saturday, April 19, 12-12:30 p.m. hunt for ages three and younger, 1 p.m. for ages 4-6, 2 p.m. ages 7-10; $5 adults, $3 kids, 3 and younger are free.

20th Annual Eggster Hunt and Learning Festival

Sponsored by Associated Students of the University of California, Eggster is the largest free egg hunt in Northern California. In addition to the hunt, there will also be educational booths with learning activities for kids.

UC Berkeley Campanile (South Tower), Berkeley; Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Eggciting Egg Hunt

An egg hunt organized by age, set to music by Strawberry Fields. A juggler will also be in attendance. Pre-registration is required.

Pleasant Hill Park, 147 Gregory Lane; Saturday, April 19, start times vary by age group.

Dublin Eggstravaganza

An egg hunt, carnival games, arts and crafts, a petting zoo, and bounce houses. Peter Rabbit will also be around for pictures. Pre-registration required.

Emerald Glen Park, 4201 Central Pkwy., Dublin; Saturday, April 19, 10 a.m.-noon; $11 residents, $13 non-residents.

Union Street Spring Celebration and Easter Parade

A whole day packed with a parade, bounce houses, games, rides (carnival and pony), live music, an Easter bonnet contest, and a petting zoo, plus a ton of crafts and activities for the children.

Union Street between Gough and Fillmore streets, San Francisco; Sunday, April 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (parade starts at 2 p.m.); free.