Spring & Easter Events, Crafts, Recipes & Activities

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher March 9, 2024

Spring and Easter are so special!  Shake off the cold, gray winter and enjoy flowers, baby animals and bright colors.  Check out the festive Easter and Spring events below, and enjoy all of our Easter and Spring crafts, recipes, ideas and activities that will give you plenty of ideas for things to do at home!

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🐰Easter & Spring Events 🐰

Sunday, March 10

10 AM Easter Egg-Stravaganza 2nd Annual Craft & Vendor Fair at Chelmsford Lowell Elks (Chelmsford)

Saturday, March 16

2 PM Free Art & Environment Family Day at Umbrella Arts Center (Concord)

Saturday & Sunday Mass Maple Weekend (Throughout Mass)

Wednesday, March 20

All Day Kids Take & Make Kit: Pom-pom Chicks at Maynard Library

Friday, March 22

11 AM Easter Scavenger Hunt at Learning Express Bedford & Easter Bunny Meet & Greet @ 3PM

2 PM Ramadan Storytime & Craft presented by Muslim Community of Lexington at Cary Memorial Library

4 PM Underwater Egg Hunt at Beede Swim - register (Concord)

Saturday, March 23

9 AM Mario Kart Tournament at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church Hall (Acton)

9:30 AM Natural Egg Dye Class for Kids at Codman Farms - register (Lincoln)

10 AM Concord Family Network Easter Egg Hunt at Emerson Park - register (Concord)

10 AM The Great Egg Hunt at New England Nurseries (Bedford)

10:30 AM Playtime Theater: "Green Eggs and Ham" at Concord Youth Theatre (Concord)

11 AM Easter Face Painting at Learning Express Bedford & Meet & Greet with Easter Bunny @11 AM

11 AM & 2 PM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Carlson Orchards - register (Harvard)

3:30 PM BFC Annual Spring Egg Hunt at Davis School - register in advance (Bedford)

Sunday, March 24

9 AM Fun & Photos with the Easter Bunny at Reuben Hoar Library (Littleton)

11 AM Spring Open House with the Easter Bunny at Great Road Farm (Littleton)

12 PM Easter Bunny Photos & Event at 3rd Ave Burlington (Burlington)

Friday, March 29

10 AM Easter Bunny Visits Jam Time (Maynard)

5 PM Concord Recreations Outdoor Egg Hunt  at Emerson Field (Concord)

Saturday, March 30

10 AM ABFN Spring Fling & Egg Hunt at NARA Park - register (Acton)

10 AM Easter Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration at Good Pickin' Farm - register  (Westford)

10 AM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Clark Farm (Carlisle)

10 AM Fire Safety Themed Easter Egg Hunt with Maynard Fire - register

11 AM & 2 PM Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Carlson Orchards - register (Harvard)

Sunday, March 31

10 AM Easter Egg Hunt at St. Matthews (Acton)

10 AM Easter Brunch at The Westford Regency - register (Westford)

Spring Events

Saturday, April 6

 9 AM Macaroni KID Summer Camp and Kids Activities Fair at Westford Regency (Westford)

9:30 AM Bedford Pole Capping Parade at Bedford Town Commo

10:15 AM Liberty Pole Capping & Parade at Wilson Park (Lexington)

Sunday, April 7

11 AM Run BXB Steele Farms (Boxborough)

Patriots Day Weekend: Saturday, April 13 - Monday, April 15th

Full Weekend Guide of 29 Patriot Day Events throughout Lexington, Concord & Acton - Coming Soon!

February School Vacation Week: Wednesday April 18 - Sunday, April 21

Shriners Circus - purchase tickets in advance (Wilmington)

Saturday, April 20

10 AM LEXFUN!'s Annual Spring Consignment Sale at Lexington High School

11AM 2024 Kids Graphic Novel Festival at Silver Unicorn Bookstore - register (Acton)

12 PM Cooler Concord Climate Festival at Concord Library

2 PM Free Family Day at The Umbrella

Monday, April 22

4 PM Crafternoon: Earth Day Recycled Crafts at Bedford Library

Saturday, April 27

10 AM Carlisle's Route to Sustainability Day at Clark Farm 

1 PM Holi at Acton Memorial Library 

Saturday, May 4

10 AM Friends of Cary Library Book Sale

11 AM 22nd Annual Lexington Muster at Hastings Park

12 PM Hudson ArtsFest 2024

1 PM Concord Kite Festival at Rideout Park 

Saturday, May 11

9 AM Concord Community Yard Sale at Hunt Rec Center

10 AM Bike Rodeo (Grades K-2) at Lexington Children's Place - register

10 AM ABUW 5K Run/Walk & Kids 1-Mile Fun Run - register (Acton)

2 PM Free Family Day at The Umbrella (Concord)

4 PM Matlida Jr. at Concord Youth Theatre

Stay tuned, as Macaroni KID Acton-Lexington will be updating this list regularly with new Easter/Spring events as we find them! 

Be sure to check back frequently to stay up-to-date on all the Easter happenings!

Spring & Easter Crafts

Are you on the hunt for an egg-citing Easter craft? Look no further than salt dough Easter eggs!

DIY bunny stamps for easter

Use this DIY Chalk Paint to draw flowers, bunnies and Easter eggs on your driveway and sidewalk

A new way to dye Easter eggs -- use whipped cream and food coloring!

Try something different, make natural dyes for your Easter eggs

Make your own kite to fly on these windy Spring days!

The birds are back!  Your child can make a bird feeder using recycled materials

Spring & Easter Activities

You just need eggs and vinegar for this fun at-home science experiment - rubber bouncy eggs

Include some non-toy ideas in the Easter baskets

Surprise your kids with Easter Bunny shenanigans

Our favorite Spring Day Trips & Activities for families

From DIY bird feeders to making your own fairy garden, we have 5 spring crafts and recipes to make our kids blossom 

Create a spring bucket list for your family

There are lots of benefits of gardening with kids

Create a fairy garden

Spring & Easter Recipes

There is no better time to cook up a pot of matzah ball soup!

Make "dirt" cupcakes

A perfect spring dessert for those who love the bright and zesty flavors of lemon - Iced Poppy Seed Lemon Loaf

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