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Traditional egg hunts and special appearances by the Bunny come to several County parks and community centers this April, while a new event at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center promises plenty of Egg-ucational fun.

“Springtime is special in our County parks, so they’re the perfect places for families to enjoy the outdoors with seasonal activities like egg hunts,” said Brian Albright, director of the San Diego County Department of Parks and Recreation.

April egg hunts and more

San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center Springtime EGGucation  
April 9-10,1- 4 p.m.
2710 Manchester Ave., Encinitas. 760-634-3026.

Meet some of the winged, crawly, scaly and slippery creatures that come from eggs. Kids can make baskets in the center then collect treat-filled eggs around the scenic Nature Center Loop. A trivia hunt and free snacks complete the fun.

Spring Valley Community Center Breakfast with the Bunny and Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 23
8735 Jamacha Blvd., Spring Valley. 619-479-1832.

Breakfast is 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. $5 adults/$4 children 12 and under. Free egg hunt begins at 9 a.m. The entire family will enjoy a special visit from Spring Valley’s own Bunny. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk served by the Spring Valley Kiwanis. 

Fallbrook Community Center Pancake Breakfast and Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 23
341 Heald Lane. 760-728-1671.

Breakfast is 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. $4 adults/$2 kids under 12. Egg hunts and games start at 10:30 a.m.

Bring the whole family and join the Bunny for a tasty pancake breakfast and egg hunting fun! The Fallbrook Firefighter’s Association will serve up a delicious pancake breakfast as the Bunny hops around and meets all the kids. After breakfast, it’s egg hunts by age group and other fun, games and contests.

Dos Picos County Park Annual Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m.
17953 Dos Picos Park Road, Ramona. 760-789-2220.

A $1 donation per child is requested. Parking is $3. All the kids will find something, with over 4,200 goodie-filled eggs in three simultaneous hunts for ages 2 and under, 3 to 5 and 6 and up. Stick around after the hunt, when the Bunny comes by to see what’s hopping.

For information on more springtime fun in a County park, visit