Monday, April 2, 2012

Easter Happenings in Alaska 2012

Lots of fun to be had around Alaska! If you know of any event that is not on this page please post on the comments so I can add it! Happy Easter everyone!

Anchorage/Eagle River/Girdwood

ZOO Eggstravaganza- April 7th12-4 Alaska Zoo It's a scavenger hunt of sorts. Kids will have to find which numbered eggs are in which animal exhibits.  Complete the hunt and win a prize. And of course the animals are in for eggs-tra special treats that day too, come check it out.

Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th 11a-1p Anchorage City Church

Easter Fun Day-  April 8th Arctic Valley Easter Egg hunts, prizes, skiing, tubing... What could be more fun than playing in the snow on Easter! Lifts open 11 am to 5:30 pm, Tube Park open 10:30 - 12:30, 1-3 and 3:30-5:30. Food, fun and maybe a giant bunny! Please bring a dozen or so colored hard-boiled eggs for the cause! Eggs are hidden all around the lodge for younger kids who don't ski, and all over the mountain for folks who ski or ride. Bring your favorite basket too, for collecting

Easter Bazaar- April 7th Egan Center 10a-6p Here comes the Easter Bazaar with lots of Easter bunnies and two Easter Egg Hunts. Admission is free. This is a byob event (bring your own basket) for collecting eggs. Two grand prizes will be awarded, giant Easter Baskets!

Your children will have so much fun looking for all the eggs and competing for the prize.
Eggstravaganza- Sat April 7 Kincaid Chalet Bounce into spring! Watch out for bouncing bunnies as you join in on some spring-themed arts and crafts, outdoor games, and an egg hunt! Egg Hunt Schedule: 1st Hunt: 3-5 yrs, 1:30p, 2nd Hunt: 3-5 yrs, 2:30p, 3rd Hunt: 6-12 yrs, 3:30p For ages 3-12 yrs. Space in egg hunts is limited. Pre-registration strongly recommended. Min 10/Max 50 per hunt. To pre-register, call 343-4130.

Easter Bunny- Dimond Mall through April 7th  M-Th (Apr 2-5): 10a-8p; F-Sat (Apr 6-7): 10a-8:30p.  Mall CLOSED on Easter Sunday (April 8).

Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th Dimond Mall 12 & 4pm Must preregister children, follow link to register.

The Bunny Trail- through April 7th Dimond Mall  M-F: 3p-9p; Sat: 1p-9p  located down the Old Navy hallway & full of crafts for the kiddos.

Easter Bunny- 5th Avenue Mall 11a-8p

Eggciting Eggstravaganza- April 7th Alaska Museum of Natural History 10a-5p The Dinosaurs at the museum have been hiding their eggs in the strangest places. Can you help us find them? Hop through the Museum and participate in a Puffin Egg Roll, Dino Egg Hunt, Penguin Egg Walk and more.$5 adult/ $3 child

Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th Sand Lake Baptist Church 11a-2p FREE Easter Egg Hunt with thousands of candy filled eggs and tons of prizes. Free hot dogs and cookies afterwards. Sponsers include H2Oasis, The Cage, Dimond Bowl, Jewel Lake Bowl, Carrs, Walmart, Dimond Ice Chalet, and Tastee Freez.

Easter Egg Hunt- April 6th, 7th, 8th The Learning Farm 3-5p Kids! Hunt for Easter Eggs around The Learning Farm! Lots of great prizes including a certificate for one hour of free horse riding given each day of this event!Make an Easter craft! Bottle feed our new baby calves! Feed the mini pigs! Feed the sheep! Feed the mini goats! Feed the chickens! Ride a horse or pony! Limited to 15 children per day. Join the fun! (Ages 3-10) $30 per child.

Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th Hillside Baptist Church 11a-1p
Easter Egg Hunt- April 8th Lions Park 1p (doors open at 12)  Children will do their hunting in separate age groups at various locations in and around the Lions Den and Lions Park, mile 1.5 Eagle River Rd. on the southwest corner of Eagle River Rd./Eagle River Loop (across the street from Wal Mart). Call 694-9123

Easter Sunrise Service & Egg Hunt- April 8th Alyeska Resort 6:45a- 3:30p Join us on Easter Sunday for a sunrise service at the top of the Tram. Tram upload begins at 6:45 - 7:30 am. The Tram ride to the service is free. The Sunrise Service at Glacier Express will be from 7:30 - 8:30 am. Download the Tram from 8:30 - 9:30 am. The Easter egg hunt will start at 9:15 am. Meet at the Pond Courtyard outside the Tramway Cafe. Easter Brunch at the Pond Cafe, seatings at 8 am, 10 am, noon, 2 pm.

Easter at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center- April 8th AWCC 11a Join us at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for our annual Easter festivities! Activities include story time, puppet show, live animal presentation, crafts, and an egg hunt for the kids and the bears! (not together, of course...) Regular admission rates apply, but the event is free.
Mat-Su Area

Community Easter Egg Hunt on Ice- April 7th Brett Memorial Ice Arena 3:45-4:45p Join us for a community Easter Egg hunt on the rink! All kids 2-12 are invited to participate at all skill levels! PRIZES will be awarded at each level/age group! *TOYS*EASTER BASKETS*GIFTCARDS* Cost is $5.00 and includes skate rentals.

Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th First Baptist Church of Wasilla 10a


Community Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th Santaland RV Park 10-11a

Easter Egg Hunt- April 8th St Matthews Episcopal Church 2p


Spring Carnival- April 4th Peninsula Grace Brethren Church 6:30-8p Games, crafts, refreshments, and puppet show! FREE family fun!

Soldotna Easter Egg Hunt- April 7th Soldotna Elementary School 11a A family-friendly event - Traditional Easter Egg Hunt and Pictures with the Easter Bunny. FREE

Egg-stravaganza- April 7th Stanley Ford 11a-2p Easter egg hunt for kids 10 and younger. Cake walk, face painting, bunny petting zoo, the Easter Bunny (bring your camera), and more!

 Hope you all have a great Easter with your loved ones!

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