April 5, 2012 —

Easter EggsOn Saturday, 9-12, there’s a free Easter egg hunt downtown in Gateway Park with inflatables, face painting and more fun activities!

From 9 AM–12 PM, there will be a Family Easter Party at Living History Farms with toy hunts, preschool Bunnyland, live rabbit exhibits, barnyard animal walks, horse and wagon rides, traditional games and egg decorating. Townsfolk will open their doors for spring visitors in the town of Walnut Hill. Price: $6/person, $5 for LHF members.

Eggstravaganza returns to the Blank Park Zoo this Saturday beginning at 10 AM. Admission is free with the price of admission or free to zoo members. Crafts for kids of all ages and a visit from the Easter bunny.

With a deep love for her hometown, Nicole Branstad is pro-Des Moines and is constantly touting its many events and attractions. When she isn’t out exploring the city she likes to spend time with her husband Marcus and their son Everett. She enjoys hosting lavish dinner parties, collecting wine and buying fresh flowers at the downtown farmer’s market. Nicole works in the marketing & communications department as the online marketing-enrollment coordinator.