Egg Hunts, Family Activities Highlight Easter Weekend in the San Fernando Valley

The Easter Bunny will be leaving eggs and other goodies all over the Valley this weekend to celebrate the Easter holiday.

On Friday, April 19, there is a free Spring Egg Hunt at the Cárdenas Recreation Center in Panorama City. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., children can enjoy face painting, moon bounce, crafts, popcorn and snow cones. There will be egg hunts from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. for ages 3-5, and from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. for ages 6-12. Every child will receive a chocolate bunny as a prize. The recreation center is located at 14740 Blythe Street.

On Saturday, April 20, come out to the City of San Fernando for “Breakfast with the Bunny,” the annual Spring Jamboree and Drum Circle JAM session that takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Las Palmas Park. Free activities include arts and crafts, face painting, and games for kids. The park is located at 505 S. Huntington Street.

Other parks hosting egg hunts and families events on Saturday:

— 10 a.m. to noon at the Branford Recreation Center, located at 13306 Branford Street in Arleta.

— 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lanark Recreation Center in Canoga Park, located at 21816 Lanark Street;

— 10 a.m. to noon at the Chatsworth Recreation Center, located at 22360 Devonshire Street. Another egg hunt in Chatsworth is at the Mason Recreation Center, located at 10500 Mason Avenue, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

— 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Granada Hills Recreation Center, located at 16730 Chatsworth Street;

— 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake View Terrace Recreation Center, located at 11075 Foothill Boulevard;

— 10 a.m. to noon at the David M. Gonzales Recreation Center in Pacoima, located at 10943 Herrick Avenue;

— Noon to 4 p.m. at the Health & Safety Information Fair at the Sylmar Recreation Center, located 13109 Borden Avenue.

On Sunday, April 21, the Reseda Recreation Center will host an egg hunt from noon to 1:30 p.m., and continue all day with carnival rides until 10 p.m. The center is located at 18411 Victory Boulevard.

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