Apr 3rd, 2012, 06:20 PM
Get your baskets ready Vancouver, it's Easter-egg hunting time! Once they've scooped up all the treats the Easter Bunny brought them at home, why not take your wee ones out for some communal hunts? There are lots of special Easter activities taking place around the Lower Mainland this long weekend, here are a few of the highlights: Stanley Park: Easter in the Park, April 6-9 (http://vancouver.ca/parks/parks/stanley/fun.htm#train). Train rides, Easter Bunny, egg hunt, puppet shows. Admission is $3.50-$6.89. False Creek Community Centre Easter Eggstravaganza, April 7 (http://vancouver.ca/parks/cc/falsecreek/website/upcoming_events.htm). Continental brunch, games, egg hunt, crafts, entertainment. Admission is $5. The Charles Dickens School Easter Egg Hunt and Family Carnival, April 7 (http://www.realityvancouver.com/qry/page.taf?id=164). Egg hunts, bouncy castles, games. Free admission. Port Moody Easter Extravaganza 2012, April 8 (http://portmoodymuseum.org/2012/03/27/easter-extravaganza-2012/). Egg hunt, carnival games, face painting, photos with Easter Bunny ($10), entertainment, bubble zone. Admission is $5 (goes to Port Moody Staion Museum Charitable Society). CG Brown Memorial Pool, Burnaby, April 8 (http://www.burnaby.ca/Things-To-Do/Calendar-of-Events/Easter-Egg-Hunt_s_p2946.html?EventMode=View&EventOccurrence=0). Easter treat hunt in the pool! Loonie swim rates. North Vancouver Easter at Lonsdale Quay Market, April 8 (http://www.lonsdalequay.com/events.php). Egg hunt, balloons, crafts, treats, Easter Bunny. Free admission. New Westminster Easter in Queen's Park, April 8 (http://www.newwestpcr.ca/2012/03/07/easter-in-queens-park.php). Family games, petting farm, concession, crafts, fire truck on site, photos with Easter Bunny (suggested $2 donation), entertainment. Free admission. Surrey Eco Easter Egg Hunt, April 7 (http://www.surrey.ca/8024.aspx). Egg hunt in the forest, Easter Bunny photos, crafts, activities, entertainment, treats. Admission is $5 per child. Fort Langley National Historic Site Easter Egg Hunt, April 8 (http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/lhn-nhs/bc/langley/activ/activ2012.aspx#easter). New outdoor egg hunt from 1pm on and a relaxed Easter Scavenger Hunt from 10AM-5PM, crafts, treats, games. Admission is $3.90-$7.80, kids under 6 are free. Richmond Easter Egg And Scavenger Hunt with The Sharing Farm and London Farm, April 8 (http://www.richmond.ca/news/richmondcalendar/EventSearch.htm). Nature scavenger hunt, prizes, egg hunt and more. Admission is free, donations appreciated. Pitt Meadows Lions' Club Easter Egg Hunt, April 8 (http://www.mapleridge.ca/event-calendar/events-details.aspx?quick=&advance=1&id=1707&PageIndex=0&SortDir=asc&SortCol=startDate&category=3&agegroupid=&venueID=&startDate=4/6/2012%2012:00:00%20AM&endDate=4/9/2012%2012:00:00%20AM&key=&month=). Annual Easter egg hunt and activities. Free admission.Did we hop past your local hunt? Let us know what we missed by adding your Easter event to the comments. Happy hunting!