11th Annual Easter Bonnet Pet Parade, Delray Beach
Cheer your favorites as well-dressed animals parade down famed Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach from The Cornell Museum near Swinton Avenue to the GreenMarket on SE 4th Avenue. The event will take place on April 7 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Participants in the parade can unleash their creativity by dressing their pets in categories including Funniest, Most Tropical and Owner-Pet Look-Alike. Proceeds from the $2.00 entry fee are donated to the Animal Rescue Force. Parking is available in parking decks around town and on the street.
Flagler Museum Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Egg Roll, Palm Beach
Enjoy the time-honored tradition of egg rolling in the grand atmosphere of Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s estate from the “Gilded Age” in Palm Beach. This National Historic Landmark welcomes children who want to hunt for over 5,000 Easter eggs on the mansion’s lawns. The event will take place on April 7 and admission is $18 for adults and $7 for children under the age of 17. Highlighting the event is a visit from the Easter Bunny, face painting and art activities.
Bunny Brunch and Spring Fling, Boca Raton
Delight in a buffet brunch with the Easter bunny at Brio Tuscan Grill at the Shops at Boca Center in Boca Raton on Sunday March 25. Brunch is from 9:00 am to 10:30 am with tickets priced at $5.95 for children and $10.95 for adults. A Spring Fling, sponsored by the Sun-Sentinel, will take place in the Boca Center courtyard free of charge, where children and adults can enjoy the music of a DJ, photos with the Easter Bunny and other characters, a scavenger hunt and cotton candy. Expect lots of giveaways for the children! The Spring Fling takes place from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. For brunch reservations, call Brio at (561) 395-1770. See http://advertising.sun-sentinel.com/advertising/events/springfling/ for Spring Fling information.
Free Easter Egg Hunt, Boynton Beach
Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market on State Road 7 two miles north of Atlantic Avenue in Boynton Beach will host an Easter egg hunt on April 6. Little ones up to age four will take part at 9:30 am, while those in the age group from four to eight will join the fun at 10:30 am. Admission is free of charge. Participants are invited to bring a basket for the eggs. Bedner’s has an appealing country store atmosphere that evokes memories of an earlier time. The farm market offers locally grown fruit and vegetables and provides refreshment stands and picnic tables. Call (561) 733-5490 for further information.