It’s time for that Easter bunny to come hopping down the bunny trail! Here’s the most up-to-date list of Easter activities in Union County!
Some Easter egg hunts haven’t been posted yet – so I will make sure they get on the 365CranfordWestfieldNJ Facebook page as soon as the information is available! (p.s. all egg hunts are BYOB – bring your own basket!) You can be sure that each town will have a great time ringing in this beloved spring holiday…and let’s hope for some warmer weather!
Garwood Easter Egg Hunt:
Saturday, April 6 at 12:00 p.m. (Garwood Recreations Complex, 140 Myrtle Avenue)
The Garwood Celebrations Committee invites all children 3rd grade and younger to a huge Easter Egg Hunt, fun music, and a visit from the Bunny! FREE for Garwood residents – Facebook Event Link
Garwood Easter Bunny Breakfast:
Sunday, April 14 from 9:00 -11:00 a.m. (Columbian Club, 37 South Avenue)
Enjoy a hot breakfast, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and raffles! $10 per ticket – cash or check and can be purchased at Garwood Borough, Lincoln School, Garwood Library – Facebook Event Link
9th Annual Colin J. Maher Easter Egg Hunt:
Saturday, April 13, check-in at 10:30 a.m. (Hanson Park Conservancy, 38 Springfield Avenue, Cranford)
A favorite annual event that benefits research and awareness of Ewing’s Sarcoma – 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!
$8 pre-registration or $10 after April 7 and day of event – Buy tickets here: Eventbrite Ticket Link
Cranford Jaycees Annual Easter Egg Hunt:
Saturday, April 13 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! Bring your own basket! Facebook Event Link
Cranford Women’s Club Breakfast with the Bunny:
Saturday, April 6 at 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.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 their own picture with your family camera. All proceeds will benefit local Cranford charities. Tickets are $7 for every attendee may be purchased at Eventbrite Ticket Link or at the Cranford Library. More information can be found at http://cranfordjwc.com/
Fanwood Easter Egg Hunt:
Saturday, April 13 at 10:00 a.m. (Forest Road Park, Fanwood)
Local children 10 years and younger can find over 1500 eggs filled with fun prizes, children’s games, and a visit from the Easter Bunny!
Scotch Plains Easter Egg Hunt:
Saturday, April 13 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, fun games, and face painting. Facebook Event Link
Warinanco Spring Extravaganza:
Saturday April 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Warinanco Sports Center, Roselle)
Community Egg Hunt, meet the Easter Bunny, cookie & card decorating, face painting, crafts, games. FREE entry – some games may charge. Egg Hunt Times: 4-6 years @ 12pm and 1pm, 7-9 years @ 12:15pm and 1:15pm, 10-12 years @ 12:30pm and 1:30pm – Facebook Event Link
Barnes & Noble (Clark, NJ) Easter EGG-straordinary Event:
April 20 from 1-3 p.m. All families invited to a FREE in-store event featuring storybook reading and egg hunt! Facebook Event Link
EGG MY YARD!!! Why do all the work when these awesome fundraisers will hide the eggs for you!
· Mary & Emmitt Johnstone Adoption Fundraiser “Egg My Yard”: help them bring their nieces or nephews home from Ghana. Wake up to an Egg Hunt on Easter Weekend – eggs will be hidden in your yard on the evening of 4/19 or Saturday 4/20. Prices below as well as contact information! Sign your yard up here: Sign Up Link
TheNeedtoRead.org Egg My Lawn Fundraiser: This group will place plastic eggs in your yard the night before Easter – including nut-free and chocolate-free options! Sign up here: Sign Up Link
For last-minute updates on Easter activities in Union County, be sure to like my Facebook page!
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