Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt. April 4-5. Kids take the steam train to Bear Mountain to hunt for thousands of chocolate candy eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny in a redwood forest at Roaring Camp Railroad. $20-27, under 2 FREE. Felton.
Holi Festival. April 4. Celebrate spring’s abundant colors with this Hindu tradition that marks the arrival of spring by sharing joy, community and vibrant colors. $5-8. Santa Cruz
Water, Water, Everywhere. April 4. Learn about the water cycle and watersheds. Build a model of a watershed and see if you can predict where the water will go. Recommended for grades 3 and up, accompanied by adult. Alviso. FREE.
Ancient Egyptian Mummies. April 4. Discover how ancient rituals and modern technology have worked together to shape their stories. $5-9, under 5 FREE. San Jose.
Stars on Ice. April 5. Celebrate dancing on ice with many of the top medalists of the past two Winter Olympic games who captured the hearts of fans across the globe. $25-145. San Jose.
San Francisco, Marin & Peninsula
Tall Ships Tour. April 1-13. Tours of the Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftan will be available at the Port of Redwood City. FREE. Redwood City.
Annual Egg Hunt & Bunny Breakfast. April 4. Children will enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt put on by the Las Gallinas Lions Club. Immediately after the egg hunt, go to the Marinwood Community Center for a hearty breakfast. Egg hunt is FREE. $4-7 for breakfast. San Rafael.
Bunny by Helicopter. April 4. See the Easter Bunny arrive by helicopter, get your face painted and have fun on the jump and slide at the Hiller Aviation Museum. $9-14, 4 and under FREE. San Carlos.
Eggstravaganza 2015. April 4. Celebrate spring at San Francisco Recreation and Park’s annual Eggstravaganza event at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park featuring egg hunts, carnival rides, games, live entertainment, kids’ activities and more. San Francisco. $8.
Union Street’s Easter Parade and Spring Celebration. April 5. This celebration pairs wacky and wonderful with an Easter parade, carnival that and the ever-so-popular Easter Bonnet Contest. FREE. San Francisco.
Seussical. April 2-4. Diablo Youth Theatre and then the Crosslight Theater will presentSeussical, which shows what happens when Dr. Seuss's best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! 1pm and 7pm; Also April 10-19, 2pm and 7pm. $21-28 adults, $19-25 ages 17 and younger. Walnut Creek. http://bayareaparent.com/event/seussical-the-musical-2015.html
Martinez Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt. April 4. Enjoy the Sat. before Easter with face painting and an egg hunt. Bring your own camera to take pictures with the bunny. The hunt begins at10am sharp. 9:45am. FREE. Martinez.
Parents’ Escape. April 4. Come to a Parents’ Escape the first and third Sat. of every month to drop off children ages 3-12 for dinner, themed crafts, age-appropriate activities, games and a movie. 5-9pm. $25-35. Walnut Creek.
Bunny Masquerade. April 5. Hop along with your friends and be a bunny for the day with an easy craft. 1-2pm. $6 adults, $4 ages 4-17, under 4 FREE. Fremont. http://bayareaparent.com/event/bunny-masquerade.html
Free First Sunday. April 5. Explore science during a free day at the Oakland Museum of California in the family-friendly exhibition "Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact," and visit "Sunshine and Superheroes: San Diego Comic-Con," where you can dress up like a superhero. 11am-5pm. FREE. Oakland.