Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Spring and Easter fun in Pasadena March 23 and 30

Jump into spring by hopping over to one of several special festivals and egg hunts for children at Victory Park on March 23; Villa-Parke Community Center on March 30 and Robinson Park, also on March 30.

The fun begins at Victory Park, 2575 Paloma St., on Saturday, March 23, with a special “Breakfast with the Bunny” and egg hunt.

Enjoy Breakfast with the Bunny from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with three pancakes, choice of bacon or sausage, choice of fruit and juice.  The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.  After breakfast, jump into the Spring Festival where arts and crafts, games, prizes, face painting, balloon animals and much more can be found from until 1:00 p.m.

And don’t forget to bring your best basket!  A special egg hunt just for toddlers will be held at 11:00 a.m., followed by a separate egg hunt beginning at noon for children ages 5 to 12.

All post-breakfast activities will be free, except for rides.  The event is co-sponsored by District 4 Councilmember Gene Masuda and the City’s Human Services and Recreation Department.  For more information call (626) 744.7507.

All families are invited to Villa-Parke Community Center, 363 E. Villa St., for the Center’s Spring Egg Hunt, from noon to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 30.  Bring your cameras to hop in line for pictures with the Bunny too.

The day’s free events also will feature the Armory Center’s art projects; games, rides and more!  Egg Hunt organized by age groups runs from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m.  For more information, call the Villa-Parke staff at (626) 744-6530.

Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., also celebrates spring with an egg hunt, free treats, arts and crafts and other fun activities for kids from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 30.  All children ages 1-12 are welcome.  The hunt takes place on the athletic field just south of the Community Center.  Call (626) 744-7330 for more details.

For more information about the Human services and Recreation Department go online to www.cityofpasadena.net/humanservices For more information about the City of Pasadena, go to the homepage, www.cityofpasadena.net.

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