Easter egg hunts and services in the Los Angeles area, April 6-9


Egg Hunts

Spring Egg Hunt at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center: Event includes arts and crafts, egg dyeing, egg hunts, games and face painting, 4 p.m. April 6. Children should bring a basket. Location, 10736 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Pacoima. 818-834-5172. Flyer: bit.ly/3TWjNkt

Spring Egg Hunt at Valley Plaza Recreation Center: Event includes arts and crafts, games and relay races, 4 p.m. April 7. Timed egg hunts by age: ages 3 and younger, 4:30 p.m.; ages 4-6, 5 p.m.; ages 7-9, 5:30 p.m.; ages 10-12, 5:45 p.m. (egg hunts are on diamond #1). Children should bring a basket. Location, 12240 Archwood St., North Hollywood. 818-765-5885. Flyer: bit.ly/40s3q1E

Spring Glow-in-the-Dark Egg Hunt at Sylmar Recreation Center: Event includes activities and goodie bags, 5-9 p.m. April 7. Timed egg hunts by age: ages 3 and younger, 7:30 p.m.; ages 4-6, 7:45 p.m.; ages 7-9, 8 p.m.; ages 10-12, 8:15 p.m. Children should bring a basket. Location, 13109 Borden Ave., Sylmar. 818-367-5656. Flyer: bit.ly/42UAXD5

Spring Fling at the Arboretum: Activities include egg races, crafts, scavenger hunts and bunny photos, 5-8 p.m. April 7, at 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Activities include egg races, crafts, scavenger hunts, and bunny photos. Picnic boxes will be available for purchase from Peacock Café. Bring your own blanket or lawn chairs for seating. Registration is required in advance and tickets are limited. Tickets are $15; $10 children. Event is rain or shine. No outside food or drinks allowed. Location, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. 626-821-3233. arboretum.org.

Egg’Straordinary – Pancake Breakfast and Egg Hunt: The city of San Gabriel and the San Gabriel Kiwanis Club host the 78th annual event, from 7-11 a.m. April 8. The event also includes a pancake race, bubble zone, coloring contest and photo opportunity with Mr. Bunny. Free admission. Pancake breakfast $5. Smith Park, 232 W. Broadway, San Gabriel. For more information, 626-308-2875. SanGabrielCity.com/Easter

Easter Egg Hunts in Glendora: Activities for children at two parks, 9 a.m.-noon April 8. Pancake breakfast, 9 a.m. Hunts begin, 10 a.m. The event is co-sponsored by the Glendora Kiwanis Club. Finkbiner Park, 160 N. Wabash Ave., and Gladstone Park, 600 E. Gladstone Ave. cityofglendora.org. Click on the Activity Guide to see the flyer: bit.ly/3zukcRQ

Spring Egg Hunt at Panorama Recreation Center: Event includes arts and crafts and performances, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8. Egg hunts begin at 12:15 p.m. Children should bring a basket. Location, 8600 Hazeltine Ave., Panorama City. 818-893-3401. Flyer: bit.ly/3lZAtuN

Egg Hunt at Winnetka Recreation Center: Event includes crafts, games, music and prizes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 8. Children should bring a basket. Location, 8401 Winnetka Ave., Winnetka. 818-756-7876. Flyer: bit.ly/40KjKuf

Egg Bowl at the Rose Bowl and Spring Festival: The “Egg Bowl” is a free, community egg hunt and spring festival, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 8. The egg hunts are timed and you need a ticket in advance from here: CityOfPasadena.net/reserve. The spring festival includes games, performances and food for purchase (in Area H, just outside the stadium). Tickets are not required for the festival. Rose Bowl Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. For more information, rosebowlstadium.com

Spring Egg Hunt at Encino Park: Event includes arts and crafts, bubble play, cookie decorating, egg dying, games, inflatables and a photo booth, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. April 8. Egg hunts at 1 p.m.: ages 4 and younger (field #1); ages 5-8 (field #2); ages 9-12 (field #3). Children should bring a basket. Location, 16953 Ventura Blvd., Encino. 818-995-1690. Flyer: bit.ly/3G1UMOZ

Spring Eggstravaganza at Sunland Recreation Center: Event, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 8. Performances, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Timed egg hunts by age: ages 3 and younger, 12:30 p.m.; ages 4-5, 1 p.m.; ages 6-7, 1:30 p.m.; ages 8-12, 2 p.m.; ages 13 to adult, 2:30 p.m. Children should bring a basket. Location, 8651 Foothill Blvd., Sunland. 818-352-5282. Flyer: bit.ly/3Klh9lj

Spring Egg Hunt at Reseda Recreation Center: Event includes arts and crafts, a bunny photo opportunity and lawn games, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 9. Timed egg hunts by age: ages 5 and younger, noon; ages 6-8, 12:30 p.m.; ages 9-14, 1 p.m. Spring festive attire is encouraged. Children should bring a basket. Location, 18411 Victory Blvd., Reseda. 818-881-3882. Flyer: bit.ly/40q3Mpt.

Long Beach Exchange Easter Maker Market: Celebrate Easter with Angel City Markets, with over 30 creative makers, egg hunt, Bunny Meet n’ Greet Photo Op, and live music. 1-8 p.m. April 8. Long Beach Exchange Hanger, 4150 McGowen St., Long Beach. Free to attend. thelongbeachexchange.com.

Egg Hunt in the Heights: Easter Egg Hunt at Belmont Heights, at Red Car Greenbelt on Fourth St. and Park Ave., Long Beach. 10 a.m. April 8. mybelmontheights.org.

Kids Easter EGGstravaganza: Egg hunt, picnic lunch and photo with the Easter Bunny. Presented by First Baptist Long Beach, 1000 Pine Ave., Long Beach. 5-6:30 p.m. April 8. fbclb.org.

Easter Egg Hunt and Earth Month Celebration: Easter Egg Hunt, face painting, wildlife learning center and more. Dignity Health Sports Park, 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson. Noon-3 p.m. April 7. 310-630-2200. Admission is $6 per child (ages 1-10). Register at dignityhealthsportspark.com.

Center of Hope 2nd Annual Easter Festival & Celebration: Music, food, carnival games and family fun. Center of Hope, 9550 Crenshaw Blvd., Inglewood. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 9. Street parking is available. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. More information at bit.ly/416PnOM.

Easter Eggstravaganza: Face painting, puppet shows, musical shows, photo booth, Easter egg hunt and more. Manhattan Village, 3200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach. Noon-2 p.m. April 8. All ages are welcome. Register at shopmanhattanvillage.com.

EGGstravaganza at Sound House Church: Free event features an egg hunt, bounce houses, a balloon artist, crafts and more. Sound House Church, 1429 Clark Ave., Long Beach. 9-10 a.m. April 8. bit.ly/3mjeUp8.

Easter Eggstravaganza at Nakaoka Community Center: The ticket includes breakfast, crafts and egg hunt. Tickets $10. Nakaoka Community Center, 1700 162nd St., Gardena. 3:30 p.m. April 8. 310-217-9537. cityofgardena.org/events.

Easter at Connection Point: Easter egg hunt, games, food, photo booth and more. Noon-2 p.m., April 8 at Lago Seco Park, 3920 W. 235th St., Torrance. cpsouthbay.com.

Easter at the Park: Free event at Rowley Park, 13220 Van Ness Ave., Gardena. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., April 8. Fun games, crafts, and egg hunt at 11 a.m. 310-217-9537. cityofgardena.org/events.

Easter Egg Hunt: City of Lomita is hosting an Easter egg hunt at Lomita Park, 24428 Eshelman Ave., Lomita. 9 a.m., April 8. For more information call 310-326-0140 or visit lomitacity.com.

Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza and Camp Expo: Join the annual Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza where Bunny and his friends will be available for pictures throughout the event at Recreation Park, 401 Sheldon St., El Segundo. 9:30-11 a.m., April 8. For more information call 310-524-2700 or visit elsegundorecparks.org.

Underwater Eggstravaganza – El Segundo: Dive-in to some fun and catch floating eggs at the Aquatics Center, 2240 E. Grand Ave., El Segundo. 1:30-3:30 p.m., April 8. Register at esrec.org or call 310-524-2738.

Easter Bunny photo opportunities

Westfield Topanga: Make a reservation for an Easter Bunny photo session, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 6; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 7-8. Location, level one near Target, 6600 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. 818-594-8732. westfield.com.

West Covina Farmers Market: The Easter Bunny will appear at the market, 10-11 a.m. April 8. The market is open, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (and also on most Saturdays). The market offers fruits and vegetables, prepared foods and artisan crafts. EBT is accepted. Location, 195 Glendora Ave., West Covina. For more information, email: Fmlcevendor@gmail.com. Check here for updates: facebook.com/westcovinafarmersmarket.

Bunny Photo Experience: South Bay Galleria, 1815 Hawthorne Blvd., Redondo Beach. Level 1 at the Center Court. 3-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday through Sunday, April 6-8. Reservations are encouraged, but walk-ups are welcomed. Register at bit.ly/3zyMo5U or call 310-371-7546.

Hoppin’ Photos with Bunny: Photos with Bunny, crafts and face painting will be at 2nd & PCH, 6400 Pacific Coast Hwy., Long Beach. Noon-4 p.m., April 8. First come, first serve. For more information call 424-217-2337 or visit 2ndandpch.com.

Visit the Easter Bunny: Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny at Southbay Pavilion Mall, 20700 Avalon Blvd., Carson. Noon-7 p.m., April 8. For more information call 310-366-6636 or visit southbaypavilion.com.

Easter religious services

Shepherd Church: Services, 7 p.m. April 7; 5 and 7 p.m. April 8; 9 and 11 a.m. April 9. Location, 19700 Rinaldi St., Porter Ranch. 818-831-9333. theshepherd.org.

Easter Sunrise service at Forest Lawn – Hollywood Hills: 6 a.m. April 9. Location, Court of Liberty, 6300 Forest Lawn Drive, Los Angeles. forestlawn.com.

Church of the Good Shepherd: A Sunrise Service, 6 a.m. April 9 (church courtyard). Also, a 10 a.m. service inside the church. Location, 400 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia. 626-447-2181. cgsum.org

Easter Sunrise service at Forest Lawn – Long Beach: 6 a.m. April 9. Location, Paradise Mosaic forecourt, 1500 E. San Antonio Drive, Long Beach. forestlawn.com.

Wayfarers Chapel: Sunrise service, 6 a.m. April 9. Followed by three more services, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Location, 5755 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes. 310-377-1650. wayfarerschapel.org.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church: Easter Mass on the beach, 6 a.m. April 9 (service in English; 11th Street, south of Hermosa Beach Pier; bring a beach chair/blanket; bring a radio to listen to the “Beach Mass” on FM 100.9). Easter Mass is also at 7 and 8; a 10 a.m. Children’s Mass (in English; an egg hunt at 10 a.m. at Friendship Park, 350 Prospect Ave.). Also, a noon Mass and 6:30 p.m. Location, 440 Massey St., Hermosa Beach. 310-372-7077. ourladyofguadalupechurch.org.

Easter sunrise service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks-Griffin Memorial Park: 6 a.m. April 9. Parking lot of the main building, 5600 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. 818-889-0902. facebook.com/PierceBrosValleyOaks.

Northridge United Methodist Church: Sunrise service, 6 a.m. and a 10 a.m. service (English-language), and a 11:30 a.m. service (Korean-language). The April newsletter: bit.ly/3TZTHxe. Northridge United Methodist Church, 9650 Reseda Blvd. 818-886-1555. northridgeumc.org.

North Hollywood First United Methodist Church: Interim pastor, the Rev. Christian Washington delivers the Easter message at the sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. (courtyard patio) and at the traditional service, 10:30 a.m. Location, 4832 Tujunga Ave. 818-763-8231. Church details: bit.ly/3LLOlDn. Updates on services: facebook.com/nohofumc1.

Easter services with La Cañada Presbyterian Church: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. April 9 at La Cañada Memorial Park, 1301 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. The church also holds Easter services, 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. at its location, 626 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. 818-790-6708. lacanadapc.org.

Manhattan Beach Community Church: Sunrise service 6:30 a.m. April 9 (north of the Manhattan Beach Pier). Also, a 10 a.m. service at the church, followed by an egg hunt. Location, 303 S. Peck Ave., Manhattan Beach. 310-372-3587. mbccucc.org.

Revive LA: Easter sunrise service, 6:31 a.m. April 9. Tower #8 at Will Rogers State Beach, 17000 Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Palisades. revivela.net. Reservations requested here: bit.ly/3ZM4bS2.

Sherman Oaks Lutheran Church: Sunrise, 6:31 a.m. Traditional, 8 a.m. and Festival service, 10 a.m. April 9. Location, 14847 Dickens St. 818-789-0215. facebook.com/ShermanOaksLutheran. shermanoakslutheran.org

Bethel Church: Easter sunrise, 7 a.m., followed by a breakfast, 8:45 a.m., and a children’s Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m. April 9. Location, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley. 818-767-4488.

Mt. Olive Lutheran Church: Resurrection Sunday, 7 a.m. April 9. Location,  near Lifeguard Tower #26 on Santa Monica Beach. Church service at 9 a.m. and Easter brunch at 10:30 a.m. Location, 1343 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica. mtolivelutheranchurch.org.

First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena: Easter services, 7 and 10 a.m. April 9. Location, 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena. 626-351-9631. paznaz.org.

Prince of Peace Episcopal Church: 8 and 10 a.m. April 9. Location, 5700 Rudnick Ave., Woodland Hills. 818-346-6968. popwh.org.

First Christian Church of North Hollywood: The Rev. Jonathan B. Hall delivers the Easter message, 9 and 11 a.m. April 9. See note on the newsletter about parking. Location, 4390 Colfax Ave. 818-763-8218. fccnh.org. Newsletter: bit.ly/3maSBlz.

Canoga Park Lutheran Church: The Rev. Timothy Jenks delivers the Easter message, 9:30 a.m. April 9. Location, 7357 Jordan Ave. 818-348-5714. cplchurch.org.

St. Luke Lutheran Church: The Rev. Janet Hansted delivers the Easter message, 9:30 a.m. The service is followed by a potluck brunch and an egg hunt. Location, 5312 Comercio Way, Woodland Hills. 818-346-3070. stlukelutheran.com.

Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles: Maundy Thursday Service with Footwashing, noon-1 p.m. April 6. Christ Episcopal Church, 408 S. Broadway, Redondo Beach. Presented by the Mutual Ministry of Christ Church and St. Andrew’s, Torrance. diocesela.org.

Calvary Chapel North Long Beach: Easter Son-Rise Service. 6 a.m. April 9, parking lot at 5722 Lime Ave., Long Beach. A limited number of free breakfasts will be available immediately following service. Main Service, 9 a.m. April 9. Spanish service, 1:30 p.m. April 9. calvarynlb.org.

Bay Shore Community Congregational Church: Easter services at the Bay Shore Church Sanctuary, 5100 E. The Toledo, Long Beach. 9 and 10:30 a.m. April 9. bayshorechurch.org.

Easter Service at GLB Church: Located at 7025 Parkcrest St., Long Beach. 9 a.m. breakfast and refreshments, 9:45 a.m. Easter egg hunt, 10:30 a.m. service on April 9. Glbchurch.com.

St. Bartholomew Catholic Church: 7:30 p.m. Easter Vigil in the Holy Night, April 8. 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. Easter service, April 9. Located at 5100 E. Broadway, Long Beach. stbartholomewcclb.org.

Holy Innocents Catholic Church: Holy Thursday, 5 p.m. April 6. Good Friday, 3:30 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of Good Friday, 6 p.m. stations prayed in the streets, April 7. Holy Saturday, 8 p.m. Solemn Vigil Mass, April 8. Easter Sunday Masses 9 a.m. Latin, 11 a.m. English, 1 p.m. Spanish. Located at 425 E. 20th St., Long Beach. Lbcatholic.com.

Bethany Church: Sunrise service at 6 a.m. in the courtyard and worship service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, April 9. Located at 2250 Clark Ave., Long Beach. bethanylb.org.

Easter at City Church Long Beach: Good Friday Potluck and Prayer Experience at Bill’s, 2490 Main Ave., Long Beach. 6:30 p.m., April 7. Easter Sunrise Service at Alamitos Beach, 6 a.m., April 9. Community Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast at 10 a.m. and Easter Worship Celebration at 10:30 a.m., April 9 at Lafayette Elementary Auditorium, 2445 Chestnut Ave., Long Beach. citychurchlongbeach.org.

St. Philomena Catholic Church: Located at 21900 S. Main St., Carson. Easter services at 6 a.m., 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. in English, and 2 p.m. Spanish mass on April 9. stphilomenaparish.org.

Connection Point Church: Located at 2501 W. 237th St., Suite A, Torrance. 10:30 a.m. – noon, April 9. cpsouthbay.com.

Hope Chapel: Good Friday Service at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., April 7, at Hope Chapel, 2420 Pacific Coast Hwy., Hermosa Beach. Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m., April 9 at Lazy Acres Parking Lot, 2510 Pacific Coast Hwy., Hermosa Beach. Easter Sunday Service at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., April 9 at Hope Chapel. hopechapel.org.

American Martyrs Catholic Church: Easter Sunday in the church, 700 15th St., Manhattan Beach. 6:30 a.m. in Latin, 8 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 5 p.m. services, April 9. americanmartyrs.org.

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