The forecast is favorable for outdoor family-friendly festivities this weekend. Celebrate spring and Easter by taking the kids to one of several area Easter Egg Hunts. From real bunnies to the big stuffed kind, these events are for the young and the young at heart. Find all Easter-related events here.


Amana Heritage Museum Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. April 7 at Amana Heritage Museum, 705 44th Ave. Also, visit with the Easter Bunny and real bunnies from the Joe Huebner family’s bunny farm. For children 12 years and younger. Cost is $5 or $3 for members. Reservations required at (319) 622-3567.

Cedar Rapids

Easter Egg Hunt, Follow the Bunny Trail, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 and 7 at Peck’s Flower and Garden Shop, 3990 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Easter Eggstravaganza, 9:30 to 11 a.m. April 7 at First Assembly of God, 3233 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE (use entrance No. 1). For kids age 2 through sixth grade. Short program followed by egg scramble. Free. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. to noon April 7 at Christ Church Presbyterian, 2000 First Ave. NW. For kids age 1 to 11. Free. Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. to noon April 7 at Edgewood Family Fellowship, 621 Edgewood Rd. NW. For children ages 2 to 10. Free. Macaroni Kid Family Fun Day and Egg-stravaganza, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 7 at Westdale Mall, 2600 Edgewood Rd. SW. Activities for kids, including the Easter Bunny, and vendors for parents to shop. Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. April 7 at Jones Park, 201 Wison Ave. SW. For kids up to age 10. Sponsored by Wilson Avenue Hy-Vee. Easter Sunday Brunch, Egg Hunt & Worship, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 8 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 1525 Hollywood Blvd. NE. Continental potluck brunch. Open to all.


Easter Egg Hunt, 9 a.m. April 7 at Guthridge Park, 704 Emmons St. Also, visit with the Hiawatha Easter Bunny. Rain or shine.

Iowa City

The Vineyard Community Church of Iowa City Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. April 7 at Lower City Park, 200 E. Park Rd. For kids of all ages.


Easter Party and Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. April 7 at First Presbyterian Church of Marion, 802 12th St. Activities, crafts, egg hunt, treats and a magician. Bring Easter basket. For kids in preschool and elementary school with an adult.