Village Hall Closes at Noon on Good Friday: Residents are reminded that village offices will close at noon today in observance of Good Friday and will re-open on Monday, April 9. Correspondence may be dropped in the letter slot at the front of Garden City Village Hall.
Chamber of Commerce Easter Sunday Parade: The annual Easter festival and antique car parade, sponsored by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Easter Sunday. The parade will step off from Parking Field 9E between Tenth and Eleventh streets and will proceed south on Franklin Avenue to Seventh Street, west to Hilton Avenue. Easter bunnies will be on Seventh Street during the parade.
Easter Egg Hunt: The Garden City Recreation Department is once again sponsoring its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday at Garden City Community Park. Three hunts will be held beginning at 10 a.m. with three age divisions: preschool to kindergarten; grades 1 and 2; and grades 3 to 5. Who will get the "Lucky Egg" this year? Stop by to find out. For further information, call the Recreation Dept. at 465-4075. For weather updates the day of the hunt, call Communtiy Park at 483-2525. Raindate is Monday at 10 a.m.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: The Easter Bunny will be making two stops Saturday in Garden City to have breakfast with local youngsters. He'll first stop by the Garden City Hotel for 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. seatings. The cost is $30 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and free for children 2 years old and younger. Reservations are required by calling 516-877-9385. From there, he will stop by the Cupcake Corner Too! for a buffet style breakfast and photos with the kids. Reservations and pre-payment required - two seatings - 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. $19.95 per adult, $12.95 per child.
"HOP" Into Easter at Roosevelt Field Mall: Roosevelt Field invites Long kids and parents to attend a family-friendly Easter photo experience event Friday and Saturday. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Easter bunny and take a photo on a colorful set with the bunny and a life-sized standee of E.B., the rabbit from HOP who dreams of becoming a rock star drummer.