Thursday, April 2, 2015

Weekend Happenings: April 3-5, 2015

If you have family in town and you're looking for ways to keep them all busy, then we have you covered.  From egg hunts to brunches, there's a lot going on to celebrate Easter in the Twin Cities this weekend.

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Creekview Park
5100 Humboldt Ave. N., Mpls
April 3, 2015
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cost:  Free

Grab a flashlight or a headlamp like this young man and head to Creekview Park in Minneapolis on Friday night for a nightime egg hunt.  You need to be in the center of the park by 9:00 pm sharp in order to participate.  Kids will be divided by age groups so everyone gets a fair chance.  Don't forget your basket to collect all your goodies.

Victorian Easter Egg Roll

The Landing
2187 Hwy 101 E., Shakopee
April 4, 2015
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Cost:  $5

Get in the Easter spirit with a slew of fun activities for the whole family. You can make a miniature basket and decorate a wooden egg. Then, participate in an egg and spoon race, bunny hop relay, and authentic egg roll. Play with old-fashioned toys and games, and explore the banks of the Minnesota River Valley. Refreshments served in the Town Hall. The fun starts runs from 12:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 4, with the last entry at 2:00 pm.

Easter Brunch at Pinstripes

3849 Gallagher Dr., Edina
April 5, 2015
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Cost:  Adults are $30; kids 6-12 are $15 and kids 5 and under are free.

Fun for the whole family on Easter Sunday. Start off with an egg hunt in search of colorful eggs filled with candy. The first 150 kids can also purchase a decorative basket for $3 and use it during an egg hunt.  95% of the proceeds from the baskets go to No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending child hunger in America. And then, there’s the food with the brunch buffet. Enjoy an endless spread of holiday favorites from carved prime rib, a new bruschetta bar, shrimp cocktail and poached salmon, waffles with a choice of toppings, made-to-order omelets, salad bar, chocolate fountain and more.

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