It’s time to hop along and start scheduling your meet and greets with Peter Cottontail because the Easter Bunny is ready for his close up.
The first East End visit is the 20th annual Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce’s Easter Egg Hunt (www.facebook.com) on Saturday, March 19th at 12 p.m. on the Village Green. After collecting the colorful prizes, another quest will kickoff as attendees solve clues during the Village Scavenger Hunt. If little ones want to skip the riddles, bring them to Westhampton Free Library who is hosting Story Time with the Easter Bunny at 1:30 p.m.
The Ladies’ Village Improvement Society (LVIS) is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt (95 Main Street, East Hampton, lvis.org) on the LVIS grounds on Saturday, March 19th at 11 a.m. Children ages 8 and under can come with their Easter baskets to collect the hidden treasures and meet Peter Rabbit, who will award special prizes to attendees that capture golden eggs.
The annual Southampton Village PBA Easter Egg Hunt at Agawam Park in Southampton (631-283-0247, www.southamptonvillage.org) will take place on Friday, March 25th at 10 a.m.
We know it’s all about The Bunny on Easter, but they’ll have to share the spotlight with the Big Duck in Flanders, who is hosting its annual Egg Hunt (Route 24, Flanders, www.bigduck.org) on Saturday, March 26th at 11 a.m.
Quogue Wildlife Rescue (3 Old Country Road, Quogue, quoguewildliferefuge.org) is presenting a double dose of festivities starting with Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 26th. Session I takes place from 11 to 11:45 a.m., followed by Session II from 2 to 2:45 p.m. Guests will use the Refuge egg and nest collection as a muse for creating and embellishing their own ‘nests’ and coloring and decorating hard-boiled eggs. Reservations are required and admission is $8. On Sunday, March 27th, join Quogue Wildlife for a bunny craft and then hop on down to Peter Cottontail’s Trail for an Easter Egg Hunt. Admission is $12 and reservations are required.
Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce is inviting the East End community to don their most interesting headwear during its Easter Bonnet Parade (sagharborchamber.com) on Saturday March 26th at 1 p.m. From Muse in the Harbor, paradegoers will follow the Easter Bunny on a sidewalk march down Main Street to the Sag Harbor Garden Center for a complimentary petting zoo.
The Hampton Library (2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton, hamptonlibrary.org) will entertain little ones with a story before attendees journey into the backyard to look for goodies from the Easter Bunny during its annual quest for eggs.
The Montauk Chamber of Commerce and Candied Anchor are hosting the 2nd Annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt (www.montaukchamber.com) on the Village Green. On Saturday, March 26th at 11 a.m., head to the Green for entertainment and activities that will include foot races, egg hunt, Easter baskets, bunny ears and prizes. Advanced registration is encouraged. The rain date is Sunday, March 27th at 12 p.m.
Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church (2429 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, www.bridgehamptonpc.org) is hosting a Community Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages on Sunday, March 27th at 11 a.m.
Topping Rose House (1 Bridgehampton- Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, www.toppingrosehouse.com) will also present an Easter Sunday Egg Hunt. Taking place on their front lawn starting at 11:30 a.m. sharp, the quest will be followed by other entertaining children’s activities, like egg coloring, egg races, and a visit from the Easter Bunny.