Easter arrives in early April this year as it brings spring showers, blooming flowers, and the ability to finally wear all that white you put away at Labour Day. There are several family-friendly Easter events happening around the Lower Mainland including egg hunts, swims, and afternoon tea.
What: Easter Egg Hunt
Where: CG Brown Memorial Pool, 3702 Kensington
When: Sunday, April 8, 2012 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Who: For ages 7 and younger, bring your bathing suit
Cost: Loonie swim rate
What: Eco Easter Egg Hunt
Where: Surrey Nature Centre at Green Timbers (off 96 Ave)
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10:00am to 3:00pm
Who: 0-3 (10:30am), 4-6 (11:30am), 7-8 (12:30pm), 9-12 (1:30pm)
Cost: $5 per child
What: Easter Party
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 10:00am to 11:30am or 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Where: Steveston Community Centre (4111 Moncton St)
Cost: $9 per child. Preschool to 5 years, and 6 years to 12.
What: London Heritage Farm Easter Tea (all ages)
When: Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Where: London Heritage Farm (6511 Dyke Rd)
Cost: Free to explore the gardens, $8.50 for Easter tea inside
What: Easter in Stanley Park
When: Friday, April 6 to Monday, April 9, 2012 from 11:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Miniature railway area in Stanley Park
Cost: Free to explore, regular miniature train rates reply for rides
The Great A-Mazing Egg Hunt at VanDusen Garden is old out.
What: Easter Bunny Hop
When: Sunday, April 1, 2012 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre
Cost: $1 drop-in, for parents and tots ages 0-5 years.
Should you know of any other community events, Easter or generally happening in April, please feel free to submit them for possible listing in my monthly event roundup.