Friday, March 27, 2015

Top 10 Places to Hop to It with the Easter Bunny

Exciting news somevents are starting to move outdoors.

March 28 Aston Annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 10:00 AM, at the Aston Township Community Center. Round the kids up and get ready for some Easter fun.  The Aston Township Recreation Committee will also be hosting an Easter Bunny Meet and Greet immediately following the Egg Hunt. FREE Photos!

March 28 Concord Township Easter Egg Hunt at Concord Township Park 40 Bethel Road, Glen Mills, PA. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

March 28 The Great Media Easter Egg Hunt will be held in Glen Providence Park  in Media at 11 a.m.  (Rain Date: Sunday, March 29th at 1 p.m.) Sponsored by Media Lions and McCarren Chiropractic. For more info: 610-566-5039.

March 28 Gateway Community Church Easter Egg Hunt 708 S. Old Middletown Rd. Media, PA. 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Easter Egg Hunts, face painting, crafts, food, and photos with the Easter Bunny! 

March 28 Spring Egg Hunt at Hoffman Park The Lansdowne Parksand Recreation Board is sponsoring the annual Spring Egg Hunt at Hoffman Park on Saturday, March 28. Games begin at 1:00 pm, with the egg hunt and prizes to follow. This free event is best for ages 3-12. Bring a camera and get your photo taken with the Bunny!

March 28 - April 4 Hayrides to Bunnyland at Linvilla Orchards after that Blossom Hayrides weekends in the Spring!
March 28 Boscov's Easter Eggstravaganza at the Granite Run Mall location. Children ages 2-10 can select an egg from the Bunny's Basket, shine a light on the egg to see what your special prize is.  Each child will receive an Easter plush! * while supplies last. Boscov's is teaming up with March of Dimes to help make this Easter "Efggstra" Special.  Purchase a paper pin-up at the Courtesy Desk for $1.  All proceeds go directly to March of Dimes.
March 28 Hunt for Eggs and Have Fun with History at Eden Cemetery
1434 Springfield Road, Collingdale, PA. For children 5-12 years of age. Each child will receive a small gift bag and have a chance to win prizes. Dress for the outdoors and the weather 2 p.m. Parents are asked to attend with their children.To register call 610 583 8737 limited number of spaces. Eden Cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the National Park Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Rain date: Sunday, March 29, 2015.

March 28 West Mount Laurel Cemetery hosts the 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. For children 10 and under. Be sure to bring your own basket. Free! Registration and activities begin at 10am and egg hunt begins at 11am. Search for thousands of prize-filled and Zitner's chocolate eggs, enter our raffle to win great prizes, enjoy musical entertainment by More FM and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny! Before the Hunt, don't forget to visit our balloon twisters, learn some magic tricks and get a personalized caricature! Rain date will be March 29th at 10am. For more information about West Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, call 610-668-9900 or e-mail

March 28 and 29 Easter Bunny Express Hop' on board the West Chester Railroad and take a 90 minute round trip along the beautiful Chester Creek from West Chester to the historic Glen Mills village. The Easter Bunny will be on board our heated decorated train handing out treats to all passengers! During our 20 minute stop at the historic Glen Mills station there will be plenty of opportunities for you to take a brief photo with the Easter Bunny. Be sure to bring your camera! 

Through April 4th The Easter Bunny Hops into Springfield Mall.  You can get a fast pass to see the bunny at this link. Hours are Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m  to 9 p.m  and Sunday 11 a.m  to 6 p.m.  The Bunny will be available during all hours, according to the website, no bunny breaks. Some bunny is going to have a problem with that.

Sometimes there is more than 10 and things happening in all categories including agee appropriate. Just sharing a few other great events over the weekend.

March 27 Come to the Sanderson Museum for a Wine and Sign from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sample delicious wine from Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery. Enjoy the wonderful musical talent of Skip Barthold. Visit with authors Bruce Mowday, Gene Pisasale, and Kevin Ferris and view the art of Annett Alessi, Luba Smith, Christine Burke, Lele Galer, and many others.  Autographed books, signed prints, and original paintings will be available for purchase.  It’s the perfect place to get great gifts for the history buffs and art collectors in your life!

March 27 MONTHLY FOURTH FRIDAY TOUR SERIES: HOT SPOTS and STORIED PLOTS. In life and in death, we all have stories to tell and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overview of Laurel Hill’s long and colorful history, which will include many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views and legendary stories that afford the cemetery its WOW factor. This is the perfect tour for first-time visitors to Laurel Hill, and anyone else who enjoys beautiful art, scenic nature and fascinating history. “Hot Spots and Storied Plots” will be presented monthly as part of Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Fourth Friday tour series, which takes place on the fourth Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m. departing from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Free parking is located in the lot across the street from the Gatehouse. The cost is $8/person general admission; $5/members. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance by phone (215) 228-8200 or online. Guide: Sarah Hamill. I have been to three events here, they are interesting, factual and fun.

March 28 Designing for the Dead The Art and Architecture at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Noted architects like John Notman, William Strickland, Frank Furness, John J. McArthur, C.C. Zantzinger, Horace Trumbauer and Napoleon LeBrun competed fiercely for the chance to design for the dead. Join us on a walking tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery, where we will see monuments created by these early architects, as well as artists such as Alexander Milne Calder, his son Alexander Stirling Calder, and sculptress Harriet Frishmuth, whose works grace many of Laurel Hill’s memorials. Tour stops will also include the gravesites of portraitist Thomas Sully and watercolorist William Trost Richards. The tour will examine changing tastes and fashions in grave markers over the past two centuries, from the classical obelisks and urns of the Federal period, to the richly decorated crosses of the Gothic Revival, to the massive mausoleums of the Gilded Age. Tickets $12, 1:00 p.m., departing from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

March 28 is Opening Day for the Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park.  11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., last entry at 4 p.m. Admission is $10.00 for adults and $8.00 for children ages 4 to 12. Children under 4 are admitted free of charge. There will be hearth cooking, colonial toys, woodworking, long rifle demonstrations, blacksmith, spinning, preparing the loom for weaving, working with flax, dulcimer music, and seed planting. There will also be architectural tours of the buildings and a colonial coins display. 

March 28 Family Fun Fishing Derby at Linvilla Orchards no experience required and no license.Meet at the Farm Market around 8 a.m. Cast your lines starting at 9 a.m.  Entry Fee: $19.99 per fisherman. Age Groups: 7 and under, 8-11, 12-16, 17 and over. You can catch and release as long as the fish are okay. Check the Linvilla link for complete details.

Always check websites before you go in case of you know what.  I haven't seen any forecast for "s" but "r" possibly could be happening according to my smart phone. My smart phone can't even spell so I don't know how much you can rely on that. I hop it is a fun and pleasant weekend for all. See that my smartphone has a mind of its own. Hoppy Spring Break! The smartphone says 50's next week not so bad and 67 on Friday. Yippee!

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