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Top Easter Events For Kids In Philadelphia

April 11, 2014 9:00 AM

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South Street Easter Parade (credit:  Randall E. Scott)

South Street Easter Parade (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Easter egg hunts are a fun time for smaller children and are a great photo opportunity for families to record fond memories. In fact, egg hunts, egg painting, story time and a number of other activities are scheduled during the Easter season in and around Philadelphia, both indoors and out.  Here’s a list of some of the best.

83rd Annual Easter Promenade
South Street Headhouse District
Philadelphia, PA
www.aversapr.com

Date: April 20, 2014

Come dressed in your Easter best for the 83rd Annual South Street Headhouse District’s Easter Promenade! In addition to photos with the Easter Bunny, meet Mr. and Mrs. Hop, enjoy Easter treats and compete in contests for the Best Dressed or Best Easter Bonnet at this FREE Philly event.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
161 Museum Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 566-7100
www.aacamuseum.org

Date: April 12, 2014

Several Easter egg hunts for different age groups are planned at the AACA Museum in Hershey. In addition to hunts, there will also be hotdogs and popcorn, and guests can enjoy an exhibit featuring some of rarest antique vehicles ever made. Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for ages 61 and up and children under three are admitted free.

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Cookies & Juice With The Easter Bunny
My Gym Yardley
734 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA 19067
(215) 321-1500
www.mygym.com

Date: April 11, 2014

In celebration of Easter, My Gym Yardley is sponsoring Cookies & Juice with the Easter Bunny. The 45-minute program also features gymnastics and other activities. Admission is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Reservations are required. My Gym specializes in providing age-appropriate fitness programs for children, ages six weeks through 13 years old. Fitness activities include music, dance, games, relays, gymnastic and many others.

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Easter Bunny Visit
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
1220 American Blvd.
West Chester, PA 19380
(610) 436-9600
www.americanhelicopter.museum

Date: April 12, 2014

Watch the Easter Bunny fly into West Chester aboard a helicopter at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center. No reservations are required for this event, and helicopter rides are available for $40 per person. From classes on the science of helicopters to helicopter history, the museum uses interactive activities to teach children about these fascinating flying machines.

Easter Egg Hunt
Northumberland County Historical Society
The Hunter House
1150 N. Front St.
Sunbury, PA 17801
(570) 286-4083
www.northumberlandcountyhistoricalsociety.org

Date: April 19, 2014

Thousands of eggs will be hidden by the Easter Bunny at the annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Northumberland County Historical Society. Different hunts are scheduled for different age groups, so kids are competing against others in their own age group. Featuring document archives, historic photographs and both long-term and short-term exhibits, the museum also offers special events and programs for families.

Linvilla Orchards Bunnyland
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA
www.linvilla.com

Date: April 12 – 19, 2014

Linvilla’s popular Easter event continues in 2014, with fun for families throughout the week before Easter. Hop on a hayride to the Easter Bunny’s house, visit with baby animals, and check out what’s happening at the Orchards this spring.

Stenton’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
4601 N. 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19140
www.easteregghuntsandevents.org

Date: April 19, 2014

Fill your Easter basket to the brim with chocolate treats and eggs during this Easter egg hunt, which is typically held the Saturday before the holiday. In addition to the egg hunt, you’ll get to dye eggs, participate in games and activities and learn more about natural egg dyes.

WOGL’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Moorestown Mall
400 Route 38
Moorestown, NJ
www.events.wogl.cbslocal.com

Date: April 19, 2014

Stop by with the kids for 98.1 WOGL’s free Easter egg hunt. Searchers will be able to comb the stores of the mall for treats galore.

Jeffrey B. Roth, has won numerous state and national news and feature-writing awards during his career. A well-known crime writer, investigative reporter and a feature writer, Roth writes for a number of magazines and newspapers. Listed in the Locus Index of SciFi and Fantasy authors, Roth is the author of a number of published short stories and poetry. His work can be found on Examiner.com.

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