5 Favorite Things: April 19th - 25th

There’s lots of holiday fun this weekend! Enjoy some family time with these fun picks for the entire family!


27th Annual Easter Bunny Express

Whippany Rail Museum

Through Saturday, April 20th

The popular Easter Bunny Express returns to the Whippany Railway Museum for its 27th year. The Easter Bunny and train crew will greet guests and hand out holiday treats to kids on this 10-mile round-trip journey along the Morristown & Erie Railway's historic Whippanong Trail.

Departures for this 45-minute ride are scheduled for 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. These rides usually sell out, so advance internet ticket reservations are strongly recommended.

Age 12 and older $17; under 12 years $12; lap infants free

Visit the museum website for schedule and ticket information.

Fishing Derby

Echo Lake Park

Saturday, April 20th - begins at 8 am

Kids can register and receive a gift bag on the first day of the derby at the gazebo on the lower lake.

Entries will be accepted from 8am-2pm.

Ages 16 and under


Visit the website for more information.


Passover Morning Walk

Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Saturday, April 20th - 9:30 am

Join together for a relaxing walk on a Passover morning. Take time to appreciate nature and the freedom to enjoy it. Experience the beauty of Frelinghysen Arboretum and it comes back to life after the cold winter. 

Donations accepted.

Please visit the website to register.  

Party for the Planet

Turtle Back Zoo

Saturday, April 20th - 11 am - 2 pm

Head to the zoo for this Earth Day Celebration. Festivities include animal talks and entertainment to help young and old connect with the natural world.

All activities are free with zoo admission.

Visit the zoo website for more information.

Little Farm Friends: Egg to Chick

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Saturday, April 20th - 10 - 11 am

Have fun on the farm with your pre-K child. Collect eggs, make rooster calls, and pet baby chicks.

Ages 3-5 with an adult

$8 per parent/child pair

Visit the website for more information.