Media Release

 

Thursday, February 23, 2006
For Immediate Release
Leisure Services

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

Egg Hunts And Easter-Related Fun Activities For All Ages

 

The city of Las Vegas Department of Leisure Services offers many opportunities to enjoy preparing for the Easter celebration with crafts, egg and dessert decorating, and egg hunts for all ages. Advance registration required. Call ahead to register.

Brunch & Bunnies (ages 3 to 7)
Friday, March 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fee: $2
Stupak Community Center, 300 West Boston Avenue, (702) 229-2488.
Children will make crafts and have brunch with Easter Bunny. Bring cameras!

Bunny or Easter Egg Door Hanger Tole Painting Workshop (ages 50+)
Tuesday, April 4, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $5
Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 East Bonanza Road, (702) 229-6454.
Bring your brushes and have fun making a new project and new friends.

Bunny Photo Magnet Workshop (ages 2 to 3 and parent)
Thursday, April 6, 5 to 6 p.m.
Fee: $3
Molasky Community School, 7801 West Gilmore, (702) 229-5345.
Bring a favorite photograph and join your youngster to make a holiday craft and a treat.

Free Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt (ages 12 to 17)
Friday, April 7, 7 p.m.
Stupak Community Center, 300 West Boston Avenue, (702) 229-2488.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (ages 3 to 7)
Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.
Fee: $10
Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 North Cimarron Road, (702) 229-1607.
Enjoy breakfast with Easter Bunny, games, egg decorating and a souvenir photograph.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (ages 2 to 6)
Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m.  Register by April 1.
Fee: $10
Lied Community School, 5340 West Tropical Parkway, (702) 229-5072.
Participants will enjoy breakfast, a craft and photos with Easter Bunny. Bring a camera.
 
Free Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 10)
Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. 
Lied Community School, 5340 West Tropical Parkway, (702) 229-5072.
Bring your baskets, gather eggs and win prizes.

Free Hoppin’ Egg Hunt (ages walking to 10)
Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m.
Becker Community School, 9110 Hillpointe Road, (702) 229-2482.
Bring your baskets, find the magic eggs and collect a prize. Bring cameras for pictures with Easter bunny. There will be a raffle at the end of the hunt.

Free Easter Cultural Festival (all ages)
Saturday, April 8, 11 to 4 p.m.
East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center, 250 North Eastern Avenue, (702) 229-1515.
Family fun includes art projects, information booths, games, entertainment, and a visit by Easter Bunny. Information in English and Spanish. Cosponsored by Univision Radio.

Old-fashioned Family Egg Dye and Hunt (all ages)
Saturday, April 8, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
$15 per family
Becker Community School, 9110 Hillpointe Road, (702) 229-2482.
Bring the family and a dozen hard-boiled eggs to dye, and learn how to blow and decorate eggs. Everyone will enjoy an egg hunt in the park and refreshments.

Free Flashlight Egg Hunt (ages 10 to 16)
Saturday, April 8, 8 p.m.
Becker Community School, 9110 Hillpointe Road, (702) 229-2482.
Bring a basket and flashlight for a moonlight egg hunt.

Mirabelli 6th Annual Bunny Wishes (all ages)
By April 8.
Mirabelli Community Center, 6200 Hargrove Avenue, (702) 229-6359.
Purchase requested items from the “Egg Tree” wish list to donate to special people at the Shade Tree Women’s and Children’s Shelter.

Make Your Own Easter Basket (ages 2 to 11)
Wednesday, April 12; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (ages 2 to 5); 4:30-5:30 p.m. (ages 6 to 11).
Fee: $3
Stupak Community Center, 300 West Boston Avenue, (702) 229-2488.
Create a special basket to use in the Easter egg hunt.

Cake Decorating (ages 10 to14)
Wednesday, April 12, 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.
Fee: $17
Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 North Cimarron Road, (702) 229-1607.
Little Pastry Chef teaches youth to decorate a cake for spring. Dress for a mess.
 
Edible Easter Eggs Workshop (ages 3 to 15)
Wednesday, April 12, 5 to 6 p.m. for ages 3-6; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for ages 6-15.
Fee: $12
Becker Community School, 9110 Hillpointe Road, (702) 229-2482.
Kids will make chocolate and rice crispy egg treats and colorful cookies.

Clothespin Bunny Magnet Workshop (ages 5 to 9 and parent)
Thursday, April 13, 5 to 6 p.m.
Fee: $3
Molasky Community School, 7801 West Gilmore, (702) 229-5345.
Bring a favorite photograph and join your child in making a holiday craft and a treat.

Free Egg Hunt (ages walking to 8)
Friday, April 14, 10 a.m.
Centennial Hills Park, North Buffalo Drive at Elkhorn Road.
Children will enjoy hunting eggs, meeting Easter Bunny and receiving candy. Bring your camera and a basket to gather eggs. Groups will be split by age. Sponsored by Cadwallader Community School, 7775 Elkhorn Road. Call (702) 229-1633.

Free Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 10)
Friday, April 14, 10 a.m.
Charleston Heights Community School, 6438 Celeste, (702) 878-8644.
Bring your basket, compete for prizes and see Easter Bunny.

Free Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 11)
Friday, April 14, 10 a.m.
Johnson Community School, 340 Villa Monterey, (702) 229-6175.
Bring a basket, wear running shoes, find your age group, then search for the goodies!

Free Flashlight Egg Hunt (ages 10 to 14)
Friday, April 14, 8 p.m.
Robison Community School, 4794 Harris Avenue, (702) 229-2542.

Free Coleman Park Egg Hunt (ages 2 to 11)
Saturday, April 15, 9 to 11 a.m.
Coleman Park, on Carmen Blvd. west of Jones Blvd., (702) 229-5085.
Bring the children to enjoy the egg hunt, music, games and to win prizes.

Brunch with Easter Bunny (ages walking to 10)
Saturday, April 15, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $15
Molasky Community School, 7801 West Gilmore, (702) 229-5345.
Children will enjoy games, crafts, pictures and brunch with Easter Bunny.

Free Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 9)
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Robison Community School, 4794 Harris Avenue, (702) 229-2542.
 
Free Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 11)
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Halle Hewetson Elementary School, 701 North 20th Street, (702) 229-2158.
Presented by Outreach Services.

Free Eggceptional Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 10)
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Ed Fountain Park, Vegas Drive at Decatur Blvd.
Sponsored by Brinley and Gibson Community Schools. Call 229-5096 for information.

Easter Egg Hunt (ages walking to 8)
Saturday, April 15, 10 a.m.
Fee: $1
Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive, 229-1100.
Children will enjoy a special guest, looking for eggs and receiving treats and prizes.

Free Easter Egg Hunt & Carnival (ages walking to 11)
Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stupak Community Center, 300 West Boston Avenue, (702) 229-2488.
Bring a basket and hunt for eggs. Finder of golden egg will win a special prize.

Lunch with Easter Bunny (ages 4 to 7)
Saturday, April 15, noon to 1 p.m.
Fee: $15
Johnson Community School, 340 Villa Monterey, (702) 229-6175.
Join Easter Bunny for lunch, pictures and a craft project. Register no later than April 8.

Free Family Festival (all ages)
Saturday, April 15, 12 to 4 p.m.
Sunny Springs Park, Golden Talon Avenue and Buffalo Drive
Music, gymnastics, movement and dance performances, games, information booths and other family activities.  Refreshments while supplies last.  Call (702) 229-6993.

In addition to holiday celebrations, the city of Las Vegas Department of Leisure Services provides a wealth of family programming, sports, recreation and leisure opportunities at the city’s 10 community schools, seven community centers, six pools, sports complexes, adaptive recreation centers, five cultural centers, six senior centers and numerous parks. Safe, supervised summer and holiday camps are offered for ages 4 to 15 when schools are closed. Call (702) 229-6297 for more information.

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