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Lake Minnetonka Regional Park is the perfect place for families to enjoy a Saturday afternoon. Bring a picnic and enjoy a lakeside lunch. Learn more...Noerenberg Gardens
Situated on the north shore of Lake Minnetonka’s majestic Crystal Bay, Noerenberg Memorial Gardens offers a tranquil retreat to the quiet elegance and grace of days gone by. A favorite subject for local artists and an idyllic location for weddings. Learn more...
16th - Silverwood Park Easter Egg Hunt
Bring the whole family for an art-inspired afternoon egg hunt and fun art activities! Staggered start times will allow for kids of all ages to have a chance to collect spring treats. Photos with the Easter Bunny, musical entertainment, and a variety of "egg-cellent" art activities will be available throughout the afternoon! Hunts for children ages 0 - 4 will begin at 1:30 PM. and 2:30 PM. Hunts for children ages 5 - 10 will begin at 2 PM and 3 PM. Reservations required.
About Silverwood Park
Nestled along the shores of Silver Lake, and with a focus on arts and the environment, Silverwood Park is unique in the metro area. Just minutes from busy freeways it is a place of tranquil beauty that offers visitors an opportunity to relax, enjoy and discover. Nature-inspired art classes are offered year-round. Trails offering spectacular views of Silver Lake, restored prairie, and mature oak forests circle the park. And the visitor center bustles with activity on a daily basis.
22nd - Lowry Nature Center - Spring Eggstravaganza
10:00am - 12:00pm
Bring your baskets and buckets and hunt for colored rocks (ages 2-8) or secret messages (ages 8-adult) hidden along park trails. Trade your collected rocks or decoded message for a treat bag! Bring your camera for photos with a spring bunny character, get your face painted, decorate a wooden egg to bring home, and visit our spring animal zoo with a bunny, baby goat, chicks, minnows, and live birds of prey. Do a search for signs of spring in the Habitats play area. $5 pre-registered; $6 day-of. Children under 2 free.
Location: Lowry Nature Center, 7025 Victoria Drive, Victoria, MN 55386
22nd - Eastman Nature Center Eggstravaganza
10:00am - 2:00pm
Ongoing. Get cracking and bring your own hard-boiled eggs to dye naturally. We've hatched a fun-filled day of games, a craft, live bunnies and egg-citing treats. Meet a giant rabbit and search for special eggs. Discover bunny and egg facts on the egg-stra special trail. Bring a camera for pictures; we'll supply the bunny ears.
Reservations preferred; call 763.559.6700. $5/person (age 2+) pre-registered, $6/person day of.
Location: Eastman Nature Center, 13351 Elm Creek Road, Dayton, MN 55369
23rd - The Landing Victorian Easter Egg Roll
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Celebrate with the family. Make your own miniature basket and decorate a wooden egg! Activities include egg spoon race, bunny hop relay, and an authentic egg roll. Join in some playtime with old-fashioned toys and games. Join a naturalist-led hike as we observe the birds' spring return to the river valley. Enjoy a special guided tour in Eagle Creek Village and refreshments served at the O'Connor Boarding House. Bring your camera! Enter park through west entrance. Reservations required.
23rd - Chanhassen Easter Egg Candy Hunt
Join us for Chanhassen's Annual Easter Egg Candy Hunt! Participants will hunt for candy and special eggs in three different age categories. Each participant will receive a special bag for gathering candy. Each bag will have a ticket for the prize drawings (must be present to win). The grand prize is a bike from Bokoo Bikes. Bring your camera for a photo with the Easter Bunny!
Ages: 12 & Under
QUESTIONS? Please call John Stutzman at 952-227-1122.
April 24th - Easter Sunday!
24th - Joseph Haydn's Masterpiece: The Mariasellermesse
The Mariazellermesse is the precursor to Haydn’s late Masses and the culmination of his early efforts in the Mass genre.
Performed at the Church of Saint Agnes, 535 Thomas Ave., Saint Paul, MN
Directions: Follow 394 east to 94 east. Proceed to the Dale Street exit. Turn left on Dale and proceed to Thomas Avenue. Turn right. Proceed 1 block to Saint Agnes.
The spring months bring countless opportunities for wholesome family activities. To find out about happenings in the Lake Minnetonka area, visit our complete Calendar of Events!
Lake Minnetonka: An area steeped in history
From the days when Dakota Indians inhabited her shores, leaving behind ancient burial mounds which are still visible today, to the era of the steam locomotive and the paddle wheeler when grand Victorian hotels and amusement parks stood proudly on her banks, there has always been something alluring about this enchanted body of water. Learn more...