More than a dozen things to do with kids this Easter weekend in Austin, March 30-April 1

Have you seen the Easter Bunny yet? You’ve got a long three-day weekend to find him. Also find more on our family to-do list of events happening in Austin:

The Easter Bunny is in a mall near you. Staff photo by Bill Lackey

  1. Easter Bunny photos. Various times through Saturday. Hill Country Galleria Central Plaza. Free, but photos available for purchase; hillcountrygalleria.com. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Barton Creek Square; simon.com/barton-creek-square. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Lakeline Mall; simon.com/mall/lakeline-mall, Round Rock Premium Outlets, premiumoutlets.com/outlet/round-rock.

    You can find more than bluebonnets at the Wildflower Center this weekend. You might find eggs. AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

  2. Wildflower Center: Egg-cellent Adventures: Decorate hard-boiled eggs with items from nature, go on an egg hunt and learn about what lays eggs. 12 p.m. Saturday. $20. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
  3. Austin Nature & Science Center. Celebrate Urban Birds. Celebrate birds by going on a bird-watching hike, dissecting owl pellets and more. Free. 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Austin Nature & Science Center, 2389 Stratford Drive. austintexas.gov/ansc

    Sherwood Forest Faire is open on the weekends.

  4. Sherwood Forest Faire. Travel back in time to merry ol’ England with this fair. 10 a.m. to dusk, Sunday and Saturday. $12-$22. 1883 Old U.S. 20, McDade. sherwoodforestfaire.com
  5. Neill-Cochran House Museum. Getting the Message: The Telegraph & The Crystal Radio. 1 p.m. Sunday. Neill-Cochran House Museum. 2310 San Gabriel St. nchmuseum.org
  6. Pollyanna Theatre presents “Hurry Up and Wait.” Wendy and Harry plant a garden and have to learn patience. For ages 2-4. $6.75. 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Friday-Saturday. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
  7. Cirque Éloize: “Saloon.” The circus meets an old-fashioned Western. $29-$59. 7:30 p.m. Friday. Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thelongcenter.org
  8. Thinkery. Cow Eye Dissection: Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  9. Thinkery. Take Apart Art: Ages 4 and up. 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. or 3:30 p.m. Friday. $8. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  10. Wildflower Center: Afternoon Explorers: Butterflies in the Garden. Learn about butterflies. For ages 6-10. 3:30 p.m. Friday. $15. Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave. wildflower.org
  11. BookPeople events: Barbara Nye reads “Somewhere a Bell is Ringing”: 2 p.m. Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
  12. Car seat check. 9 a.m. Friday, Montopolis Recreation Center, 1200 E. Montopolis Drive. austintexas.gov
  13. Thinkery. Namaste and Play: Sense-ational: 9:45 a.m. (2-year-olds), 10:45 a.m. (3-year-olds), Fridays. $20 a class, $140 for the series. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  14. Thinkery. Baby Bloomers: Light It Up. Learn about light. 9 a.m. Mondays and Saturdays. For birth to age 3. $5. Thinkery, 1830 Simond Ave. thinkeryaustin.org
  15. Toybrary Austin. Mini horse visit. 10:30 a.m. Friday. $12. Toybrary Austin, 2001 Justin Lane. toybraryaustin.com
  16. BookPeople 10:30 a.m. story times: Around the World: Saturday. BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar Blvd. bookpeople.com
  17. Barnes & Noble 11 a.m. Saturdays, story times at all locations: “The Duckling Gets a Cookie?”: Saturday.
  18. Bow Wow Reading With Bonnie the Dog: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Yarborough Branch.

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