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Posted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:00 pm | Updated: 8:21 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

The Tucson Children's Museum "happily springs into Easter with many children's hands-on activities," among them bunny mask-making and story times. "Bring your basket for the egg hunt," an invitation said.

The event is Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Easter activities are included with museum admission. The museum is located at 200 S. 6th Ave., in downtown Tucson. Its phone number is 792-9985; the Web site is www.tucsonchildrensmuseum.org.

A free Easter egg hunt, with more than 5,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs, is being put on by the Legacy Church of Tucson from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, April 4. The hunt is being held on the playground at Butterfield Elementary School.

Green eggs and crafts are promised from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Tucson Green Art and Farmers Market, 8987 E. Tanque Verde.

Kids can search for naturally dyed eggs, and there is face-painting, an egg toss, music and awesome prizes for the kids. It's free. Alpaca petting is included. Call Donna at 982-2645.

Green Things hosts its first Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 3. There'll be plenty of candy, an Easter basket raffle, a face painter, a balloon artist and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt is at 10:30. Admission is $5 per child, with raffle tickets sold for special prizes at $1 each. All proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at Green Things, 3235 East Allen Road, Tucson, telephone 299-9471. The Web site is www.greenthingsaz.com.

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