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Celebrations of nature and Easter | Community Corner
Community events for the weekend of March 30-31, 2013, include Celebrate Urban Nature at Magnuson Park, Bunny Bounce at the Woodland Park Zoo and the Snohomish Easter Parade.
Celebrate Urban Nature at Magnuson Park
Magnuson Community Center and EarthCorps host spring nature celebration with live entertainment, presentations and interactive nature and art activities for all ages, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way N.E., Seattle; $3/person or $8/family (206-684-7026 or www.seattle.gov/parks).
An Eggs-cellent Easter Adventure: Easter egg hunt for ages 12 and younger, 1 p.m., Mr. Darby on the Market Stage, 1-3 p.m.; meet the Easter bunny, craft activities for kids, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Crossroads Bellevue, 15600 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; free (425-644-1111 or www.crossroadsbellevue.com)
Bunny Bounce: Easter treats for zoo animals as an enrichment activity, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; egg hunts for kids up to age 3, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the picnic shelter near the North Meadow; for ages 3-5 and ages 6-8 on the half-hour, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $8.75-$12.75, ages 2 and younger free (206-548-2500 or www.zoo.org).
Snohomish Easter Parade: Easter bonnet contest registration, 10 a.m., First Street and Avenue A; parade, 11 a.m. Saturday, First Street, Snohomish, followed by bonnet contest; also, community Easter egg hunt, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Snoqualmie Ice Cream, 22106 86th Ave. S.E., Maltby (www.cityofsnohomish.com).
Fremont Fireside Chat: Local history presentation for all ages, 3-4 p.m. Saturday, followed by juice and cookie reception in the Sculpture Garden, History House of Greater Seattle, 790 N. 34th St., Seattle; free (206-675-8875 or www.historyhouse.org).
Easter walk: Volkssport 10K (6.2 miles) or 5K walk on gravel paths through 500-acre Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden and Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection, start anytime 9 a.m.-1 p.m., finish by 4 p.m. Saturday, Weyerhaeuser Corporate Headquarters, 33663 Weyerhaeuser Way S., Federal Way (esva.org).
Egg Hunt at West Seattle Farmers Market: Food and produce vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., kids’ egg hunt on the hour, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, West Seattle Farmers Market, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle (www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org).
Compiled by Madeline McKenzie.
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