Whether you’re looking for an Easter-related event or just a fun activity for the weekend, check out Poway Patch’s guide to Easter weekend events and activities.
Hoppy weekend planning!
Easter Egg Hunt: Kids are invited to search for multicolored eggs at the on Saturday. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be a bubble interactive station, carnival games, cookie decorating, crafts, face painting, inflatable bounce houses and slides. There will also be a pancake breakfast, with tickets at $4 per person.
The will host the city's 2011 Easter Egg Hunt, which will take place from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the park, located at 13094 Civic Center Dr.
For more information, call the Living Way Church at 858-672-1107.
Easter Seals Fundraiser: Giving to others is only a shopping trip away.
During April, the local is raising money for Easter Seals Southern California Disability, a nonprofit organization that provides job training and employment opportunities, preschool and after-school services, independent living options and other services for adults and youth with disabilities.
Throughout this month’s campaign, Poway Vons’ customers will have an opportunity at every checkout counter to make a contribution to Easter Seals.
Vons Poway is located at 13438 Poway Rd.
The Nureyev Effect: The Southern California Ballet will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev’s arrival in the West at the this Saturday.
There will be a talk and film on Nureyev, the celebrated ballet dancer from the former Soviet Union, as well as ballet performances.
Shows will take place at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$28. The Poway Center for the Performing Arts is located at 15498 Espola Rd.
Pardon Me, Prime Minister: , will open its new play this Friday.
Pardon Me, Prime Minister is a comedy about British morals—or lack thereof. The show opens April 22 and runs through May 22 at PowPAC, located at 13250 Poway Rd.
Performances take place on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $13 for students, seniors and active military. There is a $2 surcharge for opening night, which includes a cast party following the play.
For reservations, call the PowPAC box office at 858-679-8085 or email email@example.com.
Reading Time: Although not a bunny, children can read to another type of furry friend at the this Saturday.
Beginning readers can read to a therapy dog for practice from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the library, located at 13137 Poway Rd.
Slow Jam Sunday: Musicians and music lovers are invited to Poway Folk Circle’s monthly Slow Jam Sunday at this Sunday.
Poway Folk Circle, a group of local musicians who regularly host folk song circles and bluegrass jams in Poway and the surrounding communities, will meet to form small groups, learn a song, make an arrangement and share performances with others.
The jam session will take place from 1-4 p.m. at the park, located at 14128 Midland Rd.
Supervised Skate Park Sessions: There will be free supervised skate park sessions at the Poway Skate Park for those looking to be active outdoors this holiday weekend.
Community Park staff will host the sessions for youth 14 and younger. A legal parent or guardian must accompany youth signing up for the sessions, which will take place 6-8 p.m. on Friday. Helmets, elbow pads and knee pads are required at the park.
The Poway Skate Park is located at 13090 Civic Center Dr. For more information about the supervised sessions, call 858-668-4671.
Visit the Easter Bunny: We promised you Poway-based events, but a short drive north is worth it for the Easter Bunny.
Through April 23, the most well-known bunny will be at the Westfield North County Shopping Mall ready to meet and take pictures with your little ones. Other than 15-minute carrot breaks throughout the day, the Easter Bunny will be available Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
The mall is located at 272 East Via Rancho Pkwy. in Escondido.