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Sonoma Family Life Magazine

The Great Egg Chase

Apr 01, 2019 12:00AM

Searching for a kid-friendly way to celebrate Easter? Look no further. These local events promise plenty of eggs and visits with the rabbit (or beagle) of the hour.

Geyserville While the Francis Ford Coppola Winery is no longer holding an egg hunt, it is hosting an Easter Carnival, on April 20, 10 a.m.–noon. Kids ages 12 and younger may try their hand at arts and crafts, play games, get their faces painted, and even see an animal show. Tickets are not required for adults, but are $12 for kids, with a limit of four per customer. See for details.

Healdsburg On April 20, 9–10 a.m., kids can search for eggs planted by the Rotary Club of Healdsburg at Fitch Mountain Elementary School. See

Kenwood The Kenwood Firefighters’ Association will sponsor a free egg hunt on April 20 at 9 a.m. sharp in Kenwood Plaza Park. Each age range will get its own hunting zone. Bring baskets.

Petaluma Six thousand eggs will be hidden at the Adobe Christian Church Easter Eggstravaganza. And the hunt is only part of the entertainment. There will also be police and fire vehicles, live music, bouncy houses, and craft tables. The festivities will run 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on April 20 at the church; admission is $10 per family. For more information, see

Santa Rosa Not just eggs, but bikes (one per age group) will be given away at the Exchange Club Easter Egg Hunt at Doyle Park on April 20. Kids will be divided into groups for ages 2–3, 4–6, and 7–8. Hunts start at 10 a.m. For more information, call Linda at 479-3340.

Snoopy transforms into the Easter Beagle—on skates!—at Snoopy’s Home Ice on April 20, 12:30–3:30 p.m. Admission is $5. See

Sebastopol The Kiwanis Club of Sebastopol invites children of all ages to hunt for eggs or treats at Ives Park at 10 a.m. sharp on April 20. The Easter Bunny will be making an appearance, too. See

Sonoma For more than 50 years, Soroptomist International has been holding an egg hunt for ages 9 and younger. This year, it’s at 10 a.m. on April 20 on the Sonoma Plaza. Kids will be divided by age and should bring their own baskets. Each age group will get a chance to capture a golden egg. The event is free, but donations are accepted.

Windsor Don’t forget to bring your Easter basket to the Kiwanis Club of Windsor’s 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. At this event, which is for kids ages 1–12, hunt areas will be divided according to age, and there will also be a section for kids with special needs. The Easter Bunny will be around for photos, and, for rumbling tummies, there’ll be a bake sale. The event is free and will be held on April 20, 10 a.m.–1 p.m., at Windsor High School. For more info, see