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Easter Bonnet Contest
Bunny Bash
Saturday, April 1, 2023
 
(rain or shine)
Ages 3-12
Nash Park-700 Lexington Ave.
9:30 - 11:30 a.m
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This FREE family fun event offers a variety of activities celebrating the Easter Bunny and his friends.

There is a full array of bunny-themed activities including:

BUNNY HOP
Participants ages 8 - 12 can enter the Annual “Bunny Hop” to see how many times you can hop on a pogo stick for a maximum of 5 minutes.  Highest score for boy & girl in each age group wins a prize (you must use the pogo stick provided by the Recreation Department). Contest will run from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. and contestants should return at 11:00 a.m. on the basketball court for results. Participants may only enter the bunny hop contest once.

EASTER BONNET CONTEST & PARADE
Be the grandest lady or gentleman when you present your Hand-Made Easter Bonnet, with all the thrills upon it, at our Annual Easter Bonnet contest and parade.  Register your hat at the event inside the playground area by the fieldhouse.  All entries must be registered by 10:15 a.m.  Once registered, parade and judging will be led by Mrs. Bunny.  Meet at the front entrance of the playground at 10:30 a.m. wearing your Easter Bonnet.  Prizes will be awarded for various categories.  The contest is open to children and adults.  All participants will receive a small gift.

MRS. BUNNY’S PLAYSTATION
Visit Mrs. Bunny’s playstation featuring even more fun with a variety of games and activities, including tattoos, bunny basketball, carrot toss, ring around the bunny, the bunny launch, egg golf, the egg run (For children ages 3 - 12 only. Participants may visit this station only once and must be able to participate without parental assistance/accompaniment), face painting at the “Bunny Beauty Shop” and rides including the “Bunny Train” and “Bunny Bounces”.

VISIT WITH MR. BUNNY
Bring your cameras and visit with Mr. Bunny at his Bunny Hut in the playground area to take a photo. All participants will receive a special treat for visiting. Pets are welcome to take a photo with Mr. Bunny as well and will receive their own special treat. Please note that all pets visiting must be licensed with the City of Clifton and able to interact calmly with other animals and people. Participants may only visit this station once.

BREAKFAST WITH MRS. BUNNY
 Enjoy breakfast as a family at the Famous Hot Grill across the street from the park beginning at 9:00 a.m. and while you are enjoying your breakfast treats, Mrs. Bunny will come around to say hello and give Easter greetings to you and your family.  Breakfast is at your own expense. Mrs. Bunny will be there from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

If inclement weather is expected on the day of the event contact the weather hotline at (973) 470-5680 after 6:30 a.m. for updated event plans and information. 


 

 
 


  


Health & Safety Requirements:
Face coverings are optional. Please be kind to those who choose to wear a mask.

Please stay home if you have any viral symptoms or have been exposed to the virus - self isolate.

In the event that the program is cancelled due to a health emergency, participants will receive a refund.

Hand sanitizer will be available at the event for use. Feel free to bring your own hand sanitizer.

Respiratory etiquette for coughing, sneezing and nose blowing will be encouraged at all times. Practice and encourage these health guidelines at home.

Be sure to thoroughly wash hands, for at least 20 seconds, when you return home.

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
  No Registration Required
Easter Bonnet Parade 
N/A N/A Sa  04/01/2023
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue)
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Event Location: Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue). Register by 10:15 a.m. at the playground fieldhouse.
 
  No Registration Required
Mrs. Bunny's Playstation 
12 and under N/A Sa  04/01/2023
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue)
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Event Location: Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue)
 
  No Registration Required
Bunny Hop Contest 
8 - 12 N/A Sa  04/01/2023
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue) - Daniel Bulyn Playground
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Event Location: Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue) - Playground. Return to the basketball court at 11:00 a.m. for contest results.
 
  No Registration Required
Visit with Mr. Bunny 
N/A N/A Sa  04/01/2023
09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue) - Daniel Bulyn Playground
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
Event Location: Nash Park (700 Lexington Avenue) - Playground
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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