Bonnets, Egg-Stravaganza

The Easter Bunny gave out hugs and high-fives as families colored eggs at a Kiwanis Club event at Cittanuova in East Hampton Sunday. Morgan McGivern

The Easter Bunny and all his helpers will be ubiquitous this weekend.

Camp SoulGrow in Montauk will have kids dyeing T-shirts instead of eggs tomorrow afternoon. A tie-dyeing session for those 7 and older will run from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Martine and Juan store at 805 Main Street. The program is free, but space is limited, so advance registration by email to is a must. On Sunday, Camp SoulGrow will host a bunny hop at Gurney’s Inn, where London Rosiere will lead kids in an egg hunt, bling-art projects, cupcake decorating, hopscotch, and more from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It’s all free, but again, advance sign-up is a must.

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton hosts its annual Easter story time and egg hunt on Saturday at 10 a.m., rain or shine. At the same time in East Hampton, the East Hampton Town Democratic Committee will hold an egg hunt at Herrick Park in East Hampton.

The grand rabbit will be on hand at noon on Saturday for an Easter egg hunt at the Springs Presbyterian Church. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be served. A $5 donation per family will be requested.

An “egg-stravaganza” is planned for the downtown Montauk green on Saturday at 11 a.m., courtesy of the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. The fun will include foot races, egg hunts, and prizes for various events. Early sign-up is encouraged by tomorrow at the chamber office or online at Sign-up will also be offered before 10:30 the day of the event. The rain date is Sunday at the same time.

At the East Hampton Youth Park on Abraham’s Path, an Easter egg hunt on Saturday will kick off at noon. Families with children who will take part have been asked to donate a dozen plastic eggs and a bag of individually wrapped candy that does not contain peanuts. Donations can be dropped off at the youth park anytime this week.

People of all ages have been invited to don their Easter bonnets for a parade down Sag Harbor’s Main Street on Saturday starting at 1 p.m. Hats can be store-bought or handmade and as simple or as elaborate as the wearer desires. The Easter Bonnet Parade is sponsored by the Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

Afterward, the Sag Harbor Garden Center will have a free petting zoo at its property on Spring Street, with llamas and other animals from the Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Suffolk County Farm. The Easter Bunny will be on hand and Girl Scouts will sell popcorn and their famous cookies.

Thanks to the Cornell Cooperative Extension, kids can visit with a real rabbit during a story and craft time at the Amagansett Library on Saturday afternoon at 3:30. Advance registration is recommended.

Finally, on Easter Sunday at 1 p.m. sharp, Poxabogue Park in Bridgehampton will be the place to be for an egg hunt for kids 8 and under. The park is on Old Farm Road and the fun is sponsored by the Southampton Trails Preservation Society.