Here are some activities going on in Albuquerque for Easter and ideas to keep your kiddos busy this spring break:
The Easter fun includes an egg decorating station, interactive booths on the miniature gold course, visits with the Easter bunny and a hunt for Easter eggs and candy. The Eggstravaganza is free.
Where: Hinkle Family Fun Center, 12391 Indian School NE, on the Mini Golf Course.
When: Saturday, March 26, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Easter Enrichment at the Zoo
Zoo animals will get special papier-mache toys, egg shaped cereal bars, treats and hard boiled eggs. Come see the primates, hoofstock, carnivores and elephants get their Easter treats.
Where: Rio Grande Zoo, 903 10th Street SW
When: March 27, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Cost: Free with regular admission.
Photos with the Easter Bunny
Kids can visit with the Easter Bunny and get their photos taken with him.
When: March 4 – 26
Where: Coronado Mall, Sears Court
Los Ranchos Egg Hunt
The village of Los Ranchos will hold its annual egg hunt for village kids up to age 12. Kids are divided into age groups. In addition to plastic eggs filled with toys and candy, there will be six golden eggs. Those who find them can turn them in for an Easter basket at the end of the hunt.
Where: Hartnett Park, 6718 Rio Grande NW
When: March 26 at 10 a.m.
Mama’s Minerals Easter Egg Hunt
Kids will find eggs filled with tumbled stones, beads, fossils and minerals. There will be free face painting and presentations by the New Mexico House Rabbit Society. Kids can bring their own baskets for collecting. Meet the Easter Bunny. A ticket is required, cost is $4 per child. RSVP; space limited. Tickets must be purchased in advance. There will be three sessions, at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.
Where: 800 20th Street NW
When: March 26
Easter Egg Hunt
Old Windmill Dairy had its first Easter Egg hunt in 2012, and it was such a hit, they’ve continued it every year. Have the kids hunt for eggs and then have some artisan cheese. Visit the baby goats. Costs range from $9 to $12.50; tickets can be purchased in advance.
Where: Old Windmill Dairy, 52 Paso Ranch Road, Estancia
When: March 26 and 27
Click on the link for 12 Best Places to Take Kids this spring break: http://albuquerque.about.com/od/attractions/tp/TopKidActivities.htm