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Easter Fun Goes Into Action at Local Parks
Easter Fun Goes Into Action at Local Parks

From Fairfax County:

Get ready for Easter with a trip to a park. You can be part of an egg hunt, an eggstravaganza, or meet the Easter bunny’s kin. You can register online for any of these programs, call 703-222-4664, or contact the parks directly.

On Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Sully Historic Site, add some Victorian charm to your Easter basket by decorating an egg with lace and flowers. The 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. classes for eight yearolds and up costs $7. There are also Easter egg hunts at Sully from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 for three to seven year-olds accompanied by adults. The cost is $5 per child. Sully Historic Site is located at 3650 Sully Way in Chantilly, Va. Call 703-437-1794 to register.

Children age five and older can learn how to decorate Easter eggs with natural materials. The Ukrainian art of Pysanky will be taught on Monday, April 11 at Cub Run RECenter. The cost is $10 per person plus a $2 craft fee. Separate classes will be held for those under 12 and those 12 years old and up. Call Cub Run in Chantilly, Va., at 703-817-9407 to register.

Hidden Oaks Nature Center (HONC) at 7701 Royce St. in Annandale, Va., kicks off its plans with a Spring Eggstravaganze Puppet show for four to eight year-olds on Sunday, April 10. Live animals will be on hand for the $5 show. HONC also plans dinosaur egg hunts at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. for three to eight year-olds on Saturday, April 16. Learn about the tradition of the Easter bunny and meet a rabbit in person at HONC on Friday, April 22. The program for 3-to-10 year-olds costs $5.

Mason District Park at 6621 Columbia Pike in Annandale also hosts age-appropriate egg hunts for one to nine year-olds from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 23, complete with a moon bounce.