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Friday, March 30, 2012

Family Fun Hot Spots This Weekend

Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend in Rochester, NY? There are Easter egg hunts, model trains, and Berenstain Bears, oh my!

Family Fun Friday: Easter Egg Hunt at Southeast Family YMCA
Friday, March 30 ~ 4:30 - 10 p.m.
111 E. Jefferson Road, Pittsford, NY
4:30 - 9:00 p.m. - Adventure Center is open
5:45 - ?              - Pizza, $1/slice (Lobby)
6:00 - ?              - Easter Craft (Lobby)
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - FREE Healthy Snack (Lobby)
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Games, crafts & Easter Egg Hunt (Gym)
7:05 - 10:00 p.m.- Family Swim (Pool)

Easter Egg Hunt at Camp Arrowhead
Saturday, March 31 ~ 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
20 Arrowhead Road, Pittsford, NY
An event for the whole family! The event includes a pancake breakfast, 2 separate Egg Hunts (for ages 5 & under and ages 6-12), arts & crafts, games, entertainment, door prizes, Alpine Tower (ages 8+), sandbox, playground, and much more. Find the golden egg and win a free week of camp. Register by 4 p.m. on March 30th to save on registration; day-of registration is a bit more.

Easter Egg Hunt at Castle Creek Farms
Saturday, March 31 ~ 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
3760 Rush Mendon Road, Mendon, NY
The Easter Bunny has hidden over 500 eggs all over the farm for children to find. The event features pony rides, hay rides, and a petting zoo. There is a fee for children; adults are free.

Edgerton Model Railroad Open House
Saturday, March 31 ~ 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Edgerton Recreation Center, 41 Backus Street, Rochester, NY
Take a free "tour" of historical Rochester through the four seasons: summer in the city, fall in Letchworth State Park, winter in the mountains, and spring in the countryside. These four model railroad layouts were created in 1950 and are only open on the last Saturday of each month.

Literature Live: Sister Bear at The Strong National Museum of Play
Saturday, March 31 ~ 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 1 ~ 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
1 Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY
Do your kids love the Berenstain Bears books? Then they will love the chance to meet Sister Bear and take a picture with her. Included with general admission.

Opening Day & Free Ice Cream at Wickham Farms
Sunday, April 1 ~ 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
1821 Fairport Nine Mile Road, Penfield, NY
Be sure to Like them on Facebook, and you'll be able to print out the coupon for your free ice cream, or just show it on your smartphone. Besides ice cream, enjoy miniature golf, batting cages, a jumping pillow, large sandbox (bring your own sand toys, or rent them in the barn), slide & play set, and farm animals.

April Fools' with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
Sunday, April 1 at 2 p.m.
Performance Hall at Hochstein, 50 North Plymouth Avenue, Rochester, NY
Have the whole family enjoy a program of fun pranks, musical jokes, and a good time with great music performed by the RPO. Purchase tickets online or at any Rochester-area Wegmans.

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's 
Tuesday, April 3 ~ 12 - 8 p.m.
5 South Main St, Pittsford, NY or RIT, 139 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY
Stop in for a free scoop of your favorite flavor!

I hope this helps you plan your weekend. Don't forget to mark your calendar for some ice cream onTuesday, too. If you know of any other fun events this weekend, please post them in the Comments section. Thanks for reading, and have a wonderful weekend.

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