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Hoppy hunting grounds: An eggs-clusive guide to Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn • Brooklyn Paper

Hoppy hunting grounds: An eggs-clusive guide to Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn

He got them all!: At last year’s Green Meadows Farm Easter Egg Hunt in Marine Park, young Adam caught a bagful of colorful eggs.
Photo by Jon Farina

Brooklyn’s in for a ton of bun!

Kings County kids have an eggs-traordinary variety of Easter events to choose from over the next two weeks, as Brooklyn prepares to celebrate the Christian holiday with a variety of fun pagan traditions representing fertility, spring, and the pursuit of tasty sugar.

Fun with the bun

On Saturday, Park Slope’s Battle of Brooklyn Museum, the Old Stone House at Washington Park, will host its annual photo shoot with the Easter Bunny, where both kids and dogs are invited to pose with the beloved holiday hare.

Pose with the Easter Bunny at Old Stone House [336 Third St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues in Park Slope, (718) 768–3195, www.theoldstonehouse.org]. April 13, 10 a.m.–noon. $10.

Beyond the bunny

Bed, Bath, and Beyond will host a massive Easter egg scavenger hunt at the home-goods supplier’s Third Avenue outlet, featuring photos with the Easter Bunny, snacks, music, and other holiday events.

Joint the hunt at Bed, Bath, and Beyond [850 Third Ave. between 30th and 32nd streets in Sunset Park, (929) 324–3492]. April 13, noon–5 p.m. Free.

Eggs and the City

Industry City invites kids to craft their own Easter holiday fun at the second annual Bunny Hop on April 13! Activities will include face painting and craft workshops at the Sunset Park maker space, along with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Playhouse playing Beatles tunes for kids, and free chocolate eggs.

Make an egg at Industry City (274 36th St. between Second and Third avenues in Sunset Park, ]. April 13; 12:30–3:30 p.m. Free.

Bun in Bushwick

Swerve Church will offer a variety of holiday-themed amusements — including music, snacks, games, face paint, and candy at Irving Square Park on April 13.

Join the fun at Irving Square Park (Wilson Avenue between Weirfield and Halsey streets in Bushwick, www.facebook.com/swervechurch). April 13, 2–3 pm. Free.

Easter Evergreen

Bushwick’s Evergreens Cemetery will host a bun mix of free Easter events, including an egg hunt, magic show, petting zoo, and photos with the holiday rabbit.

Get your eggs at Evergreen Cemetery [1629 Bushwick Ave. near Stewart Street in Bushwick, (718) 455–5300, www.theevergreenscemetery.org]. April 13, 2–4 pm. Free.

Farm fresh

Green Meadows Farm returns to the Floyd Bennett Field sports and events center for a six-day holiday bonanza featuring egg hunts, hayrides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and photos with Whiskers the Easter Bunny, along with variety of other fun Easter treats.

Enjoy an egg-stravagent Easter at Aviator Sports and Events Center [3159 Flatbush Ave. between Belt Parkway and Marine Parkway Bridge in Marine Park, (718) 440–3358, www.aviatorsports.com]. April 13–14, 19–22, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. $9.

Hop to it

Brooklyn’s oldest house will host an party for the borough’s youngest residents! The lawn of the Wyckoff House Museum will feature an Easter egg hunt, face-painting, a visit from the Easter Bunny, music, games, and more!

Have an old-fashioned Easter egg hunt at the Wyckoff House Museum, [5816 Clarendon Rd. at E. 59th Street in Flatbush, (718) 629–5400, www.wyckoffmuseum.org]. April 20; noon–3 p.m. Free.

Search party

Brooklyn’s Legacy Church will host a free egg hunt for kids at Bedford-Stuyvesant green place Herbert Von King Park on Easter’s eve!

Get your eggs at Herbert Von King Park (670 Lafayette Ave. between Marcy and Tompkins avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant, www.legacybklyn.com/easter). April 20, noon–3 p.m. Free

Egg-ceptional art

A Crown Heights events space that offers wine and painting nights will ditch the booze on Easter Sunday, when parents are invited to bring up to three youngsters to decorate eggs at the quirky craft space. All paint supplies are provided, and the event will also feature face-painting, games, music, and other attractions.

Paint eggs at Colors Effect [1454 St. John’s Place between Utica and Rochester avenues in Crown Heights, (347) 921–1869, www.colorseffect.com]. April 21, 3–5:30 pm. $35–$85.

Reach reporter Colin Mixson at cmixson@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260-4505.
Having bun: The Easter Bunny has a busy weekend coming up.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

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