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Easter On Parade, Dominion Family Easter at Maymont and more

Dominion Energy Family Easter at Maymont
March 31 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Experience one of Richmond’s favorite Easter events. The whole family will enjoy exciting games and activities on Maymont’s Carriage House Lawn including a life-size Candyland, visits with the Easter Bunny, bonnet and basket making, inflatables, and a hunt for 12 golden eggs hidden throughout the 100-acre estate. Plus there will be free entertainment from Jonathan Austin, storytelling under the bunny tree, food trucks and much more. Activity tickets are two dollars, and kids get a prize-filled egg for each ticket they redeem. Click here for details.

Easter on Parade
April 1 from 1- 5 p.m. 

Easter On Parade, Easter Sunday, on Monument Avenue, the Parade is between Allen and Davis Avenues. Bonnets are preferred for the Pet Bonnet and People Bonnet Showcases at 3 pm & 4 pm on the Zayde R. Dotts main Stage at Allen Avenue. Free to all. Davis Stage Schedule Live music Tin Can Fish Band 1pm, Brass In Pocket 2 pm, The NEATles 3 pm, Altered Takes 4 pm. Zayde R. Dotts Main Stage Schedule: Dance Candy 1-3, Pet Bonnet Contest 3, People Bonnet Contest 4.

Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit
March 31 & April 1 from 1 – 4 p.m. 

Easter Weekend with Peter Rabbit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Saturday, & Sunday. Meet and pose with Peter Rabbit, Richmond Concert Band performs on Saturday, make a spring hat in the children's garden, have lunch in the garden cafe or stop by the garden shop and new this year Story Tree/Book, picnic baskets with a blanket, book and activity to use while at the garden, more details call 804-262-9887  or click here. Also, enjoy A Million Blooms at Lewis Ginter.

Local kids will get the opportunity to train for three days at DNA Fitness Studio RVA. Owner Daryl Ellis is encouraging families to enroll their kids ages 13-18 in the three-day training. Members and trainers at his camp have created scholarships for students, he's also encouraging members of the community to sponsor a child or team. The cost of training is $40 for three days, $15 per day, April 2-4 from 8 am - 9:30 am at 1160 Wilkinson Road, in Henrico. To register a child or sponsor one call 804-503-0451.  For more information click here.