Volume 19 Issue 46 | March 30 - April 5, 2007

No yolk: Eggstravaganza at Pier 45

Friends of Hudson River Park will celebrate its first annual Hudson River Park Spring Eggstravaganza for children and parents on Pier 45, at Christopher St. in the Village, on Saturday afternoon April 7, with egg events (it’s the day before Easter Sunday) along with fishing, face-painting and a performance of the giant puppets of Arm-of-the-Sea Theater.

The free festivities begin rain or shine at 1 p.m., when visitors may pick up a treasure map, make their mark on a giant mural and get their first clues for an egg hunt with a prize in store for kids who find all 10 eggs. Of course there will be an egg roll and an egg relay race, as well as egg dyeing and stories told by Mother Goose. Free freshly pressed apple cider from Dressel Farms in New Paltz and fresh popcorn will be available.

The event, which ends at 4 p.m., also celebrates the ecology of the Hudson estuary. For more information, contact Laura Hughes at 212-757-0981 ext. 205 or e-mail her at

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