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Saturday, April 19

Nashville Zoo, Nashville

Munch on breakfast fare like waffles, fresh fruit, grilled sausage, bacon Parmesan quiche and more, then visit with the Easter Bunny and take photos. Seatings are at 8, 8:30, 9 and 9:30 a.m.

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

BounceU, Nashville

All ages can bounce, decorate Easter bags, hunt eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny.

RSVP $ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

Discover different egg types, nesting locations and parenting styles of birds, amphibians and reptiles. All ages.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Nashville Zoo, Nashville

Dine on eats like mac and cheese, chicken tenders, grilled hamburgers, seasonal fruit and more, then pose for photos with the Easter Bunny.

RSVP $$ Categories: Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro

Mom and dad can enjoy a night out while their kids (ages 4 – 12) enjoy crafts, snacks and creative play.

RSVP $$ Categories: Parents' Night Out Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Tuesday, April 22

Happening thru:

Patterson Park Community Center, Murfreesboro

Ages 2 – 5 can enjoy songs, crafts, games, stories and more.

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Longview Recreation Center, Spring Hill

This intermediate classes teaches the fundamentals of cartoon drawing from body proportion, facial expression, clothing and costumes with characters in the traditional big-eyed style of Japanese cartooning. Ages 8 and older. The class takes place April 8 and 10 or April 22 and 24.

RSVP $$ Categories: Art, Classes Ages: 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Happening thru:

Brentwood Library, Brentwood

Students in Grades K – 2 can explore the world through books, games, activities and crafts.

RSVP Categories: Library Events Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

Wednesday, April 23

Happening thru:

The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Learn to love the wilderness! Kids ages 1 – 4 with a parent can discover the wonders of nature featuring a different animal every week.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages: 0 - 12 Months, 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

All ages can learn about bird migration routes, check out the bird collection and participate in other activities that celebrate feathered friends.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

The Wilderness Station, Murfreesboro

Ages 4 – 7 with a parent  can listen to a story followed by a hike on the trails.

RSVP $ Categories: Nature Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

Thursday, April 24

BounceU, Nashville

Ages 3 – 6 can bounce on inflatables while you have time to run errands.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years

Gymboree Play & Music, Nashville

Your child can unleash his creative talent by painting, sculpting, collaging and building. 9:45 – 10:45 a.m. for ages 24 – 36 months with a parent; 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. for ages 3 – 5 (drop-off class). Socks required.

RSVP Categories: Ages: 13 - 24 Months, 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years

Friday, April 25

BounceU, Nashville

Ages 3 – 12 can play on inflatables while Mom and Dad enjoy a night out to themselves.

RSVP $$ Categories: Parents' Night Out Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Saturday, April 26

Warner Parks Nature Center, Nashville

Explore the garden through a scavenger hunt, crafts, books, and more while learning about growing and maintaining a garden. All ages.

RSVP Categories: Nature Ages: All ages

Mansker's Station Visitor's Center, Goodlettsville

Ages 2 – 12 can decorate a seven-inch cake while sipping tea and enjoying snacks. 10 – 11:30 a.m. for ages 2 – 6; 12:30 – 2 p.m. for ages 7 – 12.

RSVP $$ Categories: Ages: 2 - 3 Years, 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Beaman Park Nature Center, Ashland City

Ages 10 and older. Enjoy a float down the river in a scenic environment.

RSVP $$ Categories: Outdoor activities Ages: 9 - 12 Years, Teens

Beaman Park Nature Center, Ashland City

All ages can learn about notorious Civil War prisons.

RSVP Categories: Ages: All ages

Sunday, April 27

LP Field, Nashville

The YMCA of Middle Tennessee presents this kids’ marathon in conjunction with the Country Music Marathon. Students in Grades K – 7 can complete 25.2 miles prior to the event day. Kindergartners will run a half mile on event day; those in Grades 1 – 7 will run their final mile.

RSVP $$ Categories: Sports Ages: 4 - 5 Years, 6 - 8 Years, 9 - 12 Years

Friday, May 2

Moss-Wright Park, Goodlettsville

Roast hot dogs over an open fire, eat s’mores, play kickball, then watch a family-friendly movie outside. All ages.

RSVP $$ Categories: Films, Outdoor activities Ages: All ages