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Free Spring activities to do with the kids in the Greensboro area

Spring presents many opportunities for fun activities with children that can bring the family together without taking away from the budget.

Just for Fun

On Saturday, March 27 the local recreation centers present the Easter Eggstravagazna at the Jaycee Park football fields, 3110 Forest Lawn Drive. The hunt begins at 10 a.m. and there are three different hunts based on the following age groups: 1-4, 5-7 and 8-10. Entertainment, prizes, inflatables, music, and food will also make up this fun-filled event. There is no admission charge for this event.

Members of the Greensboro Children's Museum have an opportunity for a free Easter Egg Hunt on Monday, March 29 at 9:00 a.m. Admission is free.

On Saturday, April 3, High Point City Lake will host an Egg Hunt in three different age categories: Ages 3 and under at 11:00 a.m., ages 4 to 7 at 11:45 a.m., and 8 to 10 at 12:30 p.m. Free train and carousel rides, children's games, costume characters, playground, and miniature golf. The event will be held at City Lake Park.

Ways to Have Fun and Help the Environment

On April 10 gather the kids together, grab some trash bags, walk through the neighborhood to collect trash.  Greensboro Beautiful will promote the Great American Cleanup, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate, to help clean up streets and neighborhoods. Drop off the litter at  War Memorial Stadium parking lot, 501 Yanceyville St., 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free pizza and drinks will be served for all who drop off the collected trash. Call 373-2199 for additional information.

After the trash is dropped off and the pizza and drinks are consumed, drive over to the Kathleen Clay Edwards Library on April 10 for their Earth Day Celebration from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. They will have environmental exhibits, nature crafts, live entertainment, hayrides, and more!  Price Park, 1420 Price Park Rd. Admission is free. Call 373-2053 if their are additional questions.

More Ideas

Visit the Web site of Greensboro Parks and Recreation for additional information on ways to have fun for free in Greensboro. On the Web site information can be found about the lakes, trails, parks, and other special events. All of these resources are provided without a fee.

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