Egg-cellent Easter Events

Happy hunting for the kids (and even adults) with these statewide celebrations

Providence Monthly Magazine ·

Tea With the Easter Bunny, April 12
Fall River Historical Society presents Tea With the Easter Bunny in the Easton Tea Room. Popular with both young gentlemen and young ladies, this annual event includes high tea with tea sandwiches and desserts and an egg hunt, and is a great opportunity for photos with the Easter Bunny. 
Seatings are at 11am and 1pm. Reservations are required. Please bring your own basket for the egg hunt. Tickets are $18 for members and $20 for non-members. 458 High Street, Fall River. 508-679-1071.

Audobon Society of RI Camouflage Egg Hunt, April 12
Children ages 3 to 10 are challenged to hunt brown eggs camouflaged in their natural setting at the Audobon Society Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge (Smithfield), Environmental Education Center (Bristol), and Fisherville Brook (Exeter). Admissions: $7. Advance registration is required. The event is held from 9:30am to 11am. 401-949-5454.

Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church Easter Egg Hunt, April 12
Children up to 10 years old are welcome to participate in this exciting Easter egg hunt at Oak Lawn Community Baptist Church. 229 Wilbur Avenue, Cranston. 401-944-0864.

Wilcox Park Easter Egg Hunt, April 12
Bring children ages 1-8 to Wilcox Park and enjoy an afternoon hunting for Easter eggs and meeting with the Easter Bunny and Luck the Duck. 1pm-2pm. Free to All. 44 Broad Street, Westerly. 401-596-7761. 

Kent County YMCA Easter Egg Hunt, April 12
The Kent County YMCA and Southpointe Christian Church are teaming up to hold their third annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 12. Join them between 1-4pm for free games, food, prizes, and tons of eggs. 900 Centerville Road, Warwick. 401-821-9800.

Visits With the Easter Bunny, April 12 & 13, 18 & 19
Children will have the opportunity to take a picture with the Easter Bunny and even take home a craft! The event takes place at Roger Williams Park Zoo and runs from 10am-12pm and 1pm-4pm. Purchase tickets at main entrance of the Zoo. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. 401-941-4998.

Easter Breakfast, April 13
Get all the best breakfast foods and a taste of Easter at St. Joseph's Veteran Association. The Easter bunny will be there for visits and for the after breakfast Easter egg hunt. Enjoy eggs, ham, sausage homefries, beans, french toast, coffee and juice. Bring the kids, friends and family!

Egg Hunt Safari, April 13
Want an Easter Egg hunt challenge? Follow the clues to different locations around the Zoo to claim your eggs. Also enjoy music, games, and workshops at Roger Williams Park Zoo in addition to this fun filled evening. 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence. 401-941-4998.

4th Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt, April 18
Miss being able to participate in Easter egg hunts? Join the Shriners for an adult Easter egg hunt at 8pm sharp to collect eggs filled with great prizes. $10 per person. Imperial Room at 1 Rhodes Place, Cranston. 401-467-7102.

East Smithfield Public Library Annual Easter Egg Extravaganza, April 19
Children ages 2-5 are welcome to hunt for eggs that the Easter bunny has hidden around the East Smithfield Public Library. Event begins at 10:30am, and pre-registration is required. 50 Esmond Street, Smithfield. 401-231-5150.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at the Newport Mansions, April 19
The Preservation Society of Newport invites families to meet the Easter Bunny and gather eggs on the oceanside lawn of Rosecliff, beginning at 10am. After, sit down for an Easter brunch. Reservations required. 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport. 401-847-1000 x140.

8th Annual Casey Farm Easter Egg Hunt, April 19
Bring the family to Casey Farm and hunt for colorful eggs. Every attendee will go home with wonderful surprises! 10:30-11:30am. Registration is required. 225 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown. 401-295-1030.

Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch at the Vanderbilt Grace, April 20
Hunt for Easter eggs and decorate your own in the beautiful spring flower garden at the Vanderbilt Grace from 12-4pm. Afterwards, enjoy a spring inspired brunch on the terrace with a carving station and omelet buffet. $65 per person; children under 12, half price; under 3, complimentary. 41 Mary Street, Newport. 401-846-6200


Special Easter Meals

George's of Galilee Presents an Easter Sunday Buffet, April 20
If you don't feel up to cooking the big Easter meal this year, or you want to spend your Easter out with the community, George's of Galilee is holding a brunch buffet from 10am to 2pm. Indulge, relax and enjoy the day with friends and family as you sip on seasonal cocktails and chow down on fresh salads and a wide selection of delectable main course options. End the meal with a sweet treat; choose from six tasty desserts. 250 Sandhill Cove Road, Port of Galilee. 401-783-2306

Three Course Easter Brunch at Fleming's, April 20
Treat yourself to a 3-course Easter brunch at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar from 10:30am–3pm, and choose between a Prime Rib with a Trio of Sauces, Fleming’s Signature Eggs Benedict, Prime Rib Hash or Baked Brioche French Toast layered in vanilla and orange custard with choice of appetizer and dessert - all for $39.95 per person. Guests will also receive a $25 dining card valid for a future visit. 1 West Exchange Street, Providence. 401-533-9000.

Cook & Brown Public House's All Day Easter Brunch, April 20
Relax on Easter morning and enjoy an all day brunch made for you from 10am-5:30pm at Cook & Brown Public House. The regular brunch menu will be served as well as some tasty Easter Specials including Slow Roasted Lamb and House-Brined and Smoked Ham. 959 Hope Street, Providence. 401-273-7275.

Easter Menu Specials at XO Cafe, April 20
The full menu will be served at XO Cafe from 11am-6pm, as well as a selection of holiday specials including (among other delicious options) Banana Bread French Toast with chocolate cream and toasted hazelnuts, and Lamb Sausage Benedict with house sausage, toasted English muffin, rosemary hollandaise, and home fries. 125 North Main Street, Providence. 401-273-9090.

Easter Sunday at Duck and Bunny, April 20
This Easter the East Side snuggery, Duck and Bunny, is swapping their regular brunch menu for a three course prix-fixe menu offered from 10am-4pm. Check out the beautiful outdoor garden seating and some delicious crepes and eggs, and if you're lucky you might just catch a glimpse of the Easter Bunny! 312 Wickenden Street. 401-270-3300. 

10 Prime Steak and Sushi Easter Specials, April 20
Take a step away from the ordinary and try an Easter meal at 10 Prime Steak and Sushi. The restaurant is offering White Asparagus Salad, Italian Beef Tartar, Grilled Spring Lamb, seafood Fra Diavolo, and a Lemon Poppy Seed Tart, as well as the regular menu items. 55 Pine Street, Providence. 401-453-2333.

Easter Sunday at Rick's Roadhouse, April 20
Craving a homey meal but don't feel like cooking? Try some of your comfort food favorites at Rick's Roadhouse this Easter. The restaurant is offering specials including Fried Mac n' Cheese Balls, Baked Ham, and an Apple Crumb Pie. 370 Richmond Street, Providence. 401-272-7675.