With the snowstorms still coming at us every week – it’s hard to believe we are talking about Easter Egg Hunts, Passover, and all things Spring! Whether we like it or not – these festivities and holiday celebrations are fast-approaching, and those children want to have a good time! I scoured the internet for local events to make sure you get your family to EVERYTHING! Here’s the comprehensive list for Easter and Passover for 2018! Feel free to add if you know of anything else! Have a wonderful and hopefully warm beginning of Spring!
Garwood Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 17 at 12:00 noon (Garwood Recreation Complex,
Children 3rd grade and younger are invited to a huge Easter Egg Hunt, fun music, a visit from the Bunny, and FREE raffles!
8th Annual Colin J. Maher Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24, check-in at 10:30 a.m. (Hanson Park Conservancy, 38 Springfield Avenue, Cranford)
A favorite annual event that benefits pediatric cancer – your children will enjoy a dazzling egg hunt by age categories, an appearance by the Easter Bunny, music, raffles, snacks for purchase, and other kid-related crafts and activities! Bring your own basket (BYOB) and have fun!
$8 pre-registration or $10 at the door
Cranford Jaycees Annual Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. sharp! (Orange Avenue School, 901 Orange Avenue, Cranford)
This annual, FREE event is a town favorite! Join the Jaycees for a morning of age-graded Easter Egg Hunt fun, music, and treats! BYOB!
Cranford Women’s Club Breakfast with the Bunny: Saturday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. (Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford)
This is a beloved local event with the Easter Bunny! Enjoy bagels, muffins, and donuts for everyone! Children can participate in Easter coloring, crafts, and take your own picture with your family camera. All proceeds will benefit local Cranford charities.
*Seatings at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Ticket may be purchased at http://cranfordjwc.com/, the Cranford Library, or Periwinkles Fine Gifts.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Saturday, March 24 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. (Garlic Rose Bistro, 28 North Avenue W, Cranford)
Enjoy a yummy brunch with the family while visiting with the Easter Bunny!
Adults $18 and Children $12 – Reservations a must! Call 908-276-5749 to reserve your spot!
Fanwood Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. (Forest Road Park, Fanwood)
Local children 10 years and younger can find over 1500 eggs filled with fun prizes, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a chocolate egg and jelly bean guessing contest, and bring your own decorated egg to enter an awesome contest! BYOB!
Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24 at 10:00 a.m. (1255 Hetfield Avenue, Brookside Park, Scotch Plains)
Children 8 years and younger are invited to hunt for prize-filled eggs, photo-op with the Easter Bunny, jelly bean guessing contest, balloon art, tattoos, and face painting. BYOB!
Clark Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m. (Clark Recreation Center, 430 Westfield Avenue, Clark)
Children 5th grade and younger can participate in the town’s fun Easter Egg Hunt! BYOB!
Kenilworth Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, March 24 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. (DiMario Park, Michigan Avenue, Kenilworth)
Toddlers to 4th graders are invited to attend the hunt that has over 6000 eggs with various candy and prizes! The Easter Bunny will be present for photos and snack will be provided!
Cooking Demo with Sylvia Fallas: Sunday, March 18 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm (Chabad Jewish Center of Springfield, 810 Springfield Ave, Springfield)
Chabad Jewish Women’s Circle invites you to (yet another) amazing event. Amp up your Passover menu this year with celebrity food blogger Sylvia Fallas! Gain cooking inspiration for Passover and enjoy fresh and delicious demo tastings. Registration information at FB Fallas Event
1st Night Community Seder at CBI: Friday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. (Congregation Beth Israel, 18 Shalom Way, Scotch Plains)
Members and Non-Members welcome! Registration at their FB page is here: 1st Night Community Seder
2nd Night Community Seder: Saturday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. (Temple Beth El Mekor Chayim, 338 Walnut Avenue, Cranford)
Please join them for a family-friendly and all-age friendly 2nd night community Seder. TBEMC members & non-members all welcome! Please visit www.tbemc.org for more information about menu , pricing, & more.
A Night of Laughter and Comedy with Alan Zweibel: Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30 p.m. (JCC Central NJ, 1391 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains)
Alan Zweibel is an original SNL acclaimed writer and author of “For This We Left Egypt?” This parody of the Passover Haggadah dishes up humorous explanations of Passover rituals accompanied by very funny anecdotes. For registration and pricing visit the website at JCCNJ Sweibel Event