Spring is moving right along and with the month of April comes Earth Day and Easter. Just in case you’re wondering, Golden Gate Park has you covered with egg hunts and eco-friendly festivities. Below you will find suggestions on how to incorporate the park into your April plans for celebration:
Earth Day Celebration – April 21 to 23
The California Academy of Sciences will host an Earth Day celebration spanning three days with music, games and eco-friendly programs for the entire family. The Earth Day festivities come courtesy of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.
For example, there will be an Earth Day NightLife get-together on April 21, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. for $10 to $12 per ticket. You will be able to meet photographer Sharon Beals, as she signs her new book, “Nests: Fifty Nests and the Birds That Built Them.”
In honor of Earth Day, if you walk, bike, or take public transit on this day, you will receive $2 off your ticket price.
Spring Eggstravaganza – April 23
Head for Sharon Meadow at Golden Gate Park to enjoy the Spring Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 23, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be an egg hunt, inflatables, carnival rides, entertainment, and food for sale. There is a fee of $5 per person to participate in this event.
Easter Brunch at Park Chalet – April 24
The Park Chalet Recovery Brunch at 10 a.m. this Easter is sure to please with bottomless champagne, strawberry shortcake, and a leg of lamb carving station (just to name a few highlights). Following the brunch, the summer family music series will kick off with the sounds of Charity Kahn at 11 a.m. At noon, the Easter Bunny will make an appearance to guide kids on a noontime candy-filled egg hunt. To make reservations at the Park Chalet for Easter Brunch, click here. The price is $25 per person.