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It's time to start thinking about the Easter bunny and all the joy and excitement of egg hunts.

We have compiled a list of events from around southeast Wisconsin. If you know of more events, please email Liz at liz.paulsen@jrn.com.

Be sure to double check with each venue below on registration and prices.

Meet the Easter Bunny

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 4-March 26

The Easter Bunny at Mayfair: The Easter Bunny will be in the lower level center court every day. Hours to visit are 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday. Extended hours on March 19, March 25 and March 26. Mayfair Mall, 2500 N. Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa. (414) 771-1300, mayfairmall.com

March 6

Caring Bunny at Southridge Mall: This event offers families with special needs children to meet the Easter Bunny with a subdued environment. 9-10:30 a.m. Southridge Mall, 5300 S. 76th St., Glendale. (954-) 446-0813, southridgemall.eventbrite.com.

March 13

Pets + Easter Bunny: Pet owners can bring their pets in for photos with the Easter Bunny and get a tour of the facility, which opened last year. Oak Creek Veterinary Care 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oak Creek Veterinary Care 8000 S. Howell Ave., Oak Creak (414) 301-9113 oakcreekvetcare.com

March 19 & March 20

Breakfast & Lunch with the Bunny: Participants can choose between breakfast on Saturday or lunch on either Saturday or Sunday. Sponsored by Racine Danish Kringles, the event includes admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo, a meal with a kringle and a meet-up with the Easter Bunny. Cost: $20/child or adult; $6 for children 2 and younger. Registration is required at (414) 256-5466 or online at milwaukeezoo.org.

Meet the Easter Bunny:Hop on over to North Point Lighthouse and meet the Easter Bunny. Guess the jelly beans in the jar for a chance to win a fun prize. North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Ave., Milwaukee 1-4 p.m. General admission. (414) 332-6754 northpointlighthouse.org

March 19

Callen Construction Bunny Event: Meet the Easter Bunny, get a photo taken and enjoy fun family events. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Muskego Showroom, S63 W13131 Janesville Rd., Muskego. (414) 529-5509, callcallen.com

March 26

Jelly Belly Hoppenings: Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and enjoy painting, balloon art, a raffle and more. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Jelly Belly Visitor Center, 10100 Jelly Belly Lane, Pleasant Prairie. jellybelly.com

Meet the Easter Bunny:Hop on over to North Point Lighthouse and meet the Easter Bunny. Guess the jelly beans in the jar for a chance to win a fun prize. North Point Lighthouse, 2650 N. Wahl Ave., Milwaukee 1-4 p.m. General admission. (414) 332-6754 northpointlighthouse.org

 

Easter Egg Hunts Milwaukee 

March 12

Big Bunny Celebration: Celebrating 20 years, Apple Holler's Big Bunny Celebration includes a puppet show, farm animals, an egg hunt, the Easter Bunny and more! Apple Holler, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave., Sturtevant. appleholler.com More showtimes: March 13, 19, 20, 25 & 26 

Easter Egg-Citement: Dash for candy-filled eggs. Lunch included. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $3. Kosciuszko Community Center, 2201 S. 7th St., Milwaukee. (414) 645-4624, countyparks.com 

March 19

Easter Extravaganza: This free community event features breakfast, egg hunts and activities from 10-11:30 a.m. at Reformation Lutheran Church, S39W32887 County Road D., Dousman. For more information, contact Rachel at (231) 675-7592.

Easter Eggstravaganza: Hunt for eggs, create crafts and participate in games. Plus, meet the Easter Bunny. 2-4 p.m. Free. Pre-register by March 15 to calutter@klcorp.com. KinderCare Learning Center, 3370 S. 108th St., Greenfield.

Hippity Hoppity Easter: Children ages 2 to 9 can participate in an egg hunt, and everyone can participate in an Easter Bonnet Contest. The Easter Bunny also will be there for photos! Possibility Playground, Lake Park, Port Washington 10 a.m. possibilityplayground.org

Spring Fling: Bring the whole family to hunt for eggs throughout the museum! Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee. 9 a.m.-10 a.m. members only, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. general public discoveryworld.com

TETNA Egg Hunt: The Tosa East Town Neighborhood Association is hosting is annual egg hunt. 10 a.m. Center Street Park, 6420 W. Clark St., Milwaukee. tosaeasttowne.org

March 20

Easter Eggstravaganza: KinderCare Learning Center is hosting an egg hunt, with crafts, games, activities and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. 2-4 p.m. Free. Open to children ages 5 and younger. Pre-register at 301079@klcorp.com by March 15. Participants are asked to bring one non-perishable food item for the Food Pantry of Waukesha County. KinderCare Learning Center, 125 E. Sunset Dr., Waukesha (262) 542-6994

March 26

Egg Day at the Zoo: Kids ages 8 and younger can search for Easter-themed tokens and redeem them for sweet treats. The event includes a parade with the Easter Bunny. 10 a.m. Hop-to-it Bunny Scavenger Hunt; 2 p.m. parade. $14.25/adult, $11.25 for ages 3-12. Admission for children 2 and under is free. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee. (414) 771-3040, milwaukeezoo.org

Family Easter Egg Hunt: Search high and how for hidden eggs. After the hunt, learn about egg-laying animals and color eggs using natural dyes. Three times: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $7. Riveredge Nature Center, 4458 County Highway Y, Saukville. (262) 375-2715, riveredgenaturecenter.org

Johnson Creek Easter Egg Hunt: Kids are invited to bring their baskets to hunt for candy-filled egs near the grassy area between Nike Clearance Store and Rue21. 2 p.m. Johnson Creek Premium Outlets, on Interstate 94 at Highway 26. premiumoutlets.com/johnsoncreek.

Racine Zoo Egg-Stravaganza: Kids up to age 10 can enjoy candy, crafts and fun. The Easter Bunny will also make an appearance. Included with regular zoo admission. Racine County residents receive $1 off admission. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., Racine. (262) 636-9189, racinezoo.org

Spring Fling: See March 19 listing.

Wauwatosa Rotary's Easter Egg Hunt: Children ages 9 and younger are invited to participate in this Easter egg hunt at Wisconsin Avenue Park, 10300 W. Wisconsin Ave., Wauwatosa. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. (262) 754-1326, mayfairrotary.org

MORE EASTER FUN

Buddy Squirrel Open House: Experience the candy making magic at Buddy Squirrel's Open House on Sunday, March 13 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 1801 E. Bolivar Ave., St. Francis. buddysquirrel.com

East Troy Bunny Train: Take a ride on the East Troy Bunny Train. The 10-mile round trip has three departures on March 19, 20 and 26 at 9:30 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. $8-$12.50. Each ticketed child will receive a gift. (262) 642-3263,eastroyrr.org (Sells out fast!)

The Elegant Farmer Cheep, Cheep Easter Celebration: Pet bunnies, baby chicks and guinea pigs and learn about the animals from 4-H members from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 19, 20 and 26. elegantfarmer.com

 

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