From Leap Day to Easter, March 2016 is full of fun things to do in Roseville CA and the greater Sacramento area.
Besides the Leap Day and St Patricks Day events I wrote about earlier, not to mention the Time Change on March 13, 2016, EASTER is early this year and arrives on March 27, 2016, preceded by Palm Sunday on March 20, Good Friday on March 25, and so many lovely holiday events. I thought I’d share some of them with y’all!
Easter Egg Hunts & Fun Things Do Roseville Area
Bayside Granite Bay is having an Easter Fest including Egg Decorating, Photo Booth, Food, Inflatables, Breakaway Reveal, and an Easter Bunny! It’s scheduled for 3/26/16 from 2-6pm this year it will be at the main campus at 8191 Sierra College Boulevard, Roseville, CA, 95661. For more info, click here for their website or call 916-791-1244.
Bayside Blue Oaks is having a Kids “eggstravaganza” before services (but I’m not sure if that includes Saturday – they’re still working on plans. 🙂 ). That will be at Bayside Blue Oaks at 10000 Alantown Dr, Roseville, CA 95678. For specific times and more info, click here for their website and then click on Blue Oaks or call 916-791-1244.
Centerpoint Community Church is hosting a Children’s Easter Party, March 26, 2016, 11:30am – 1pm. There will be the Easter story, hot dogs, games, crafts, and a GIGANTIC EASTER EGG HUNT. Everything is FREE and all are welcome. It’s at 515 Sunrise Ave. (at Coloma), Roseville, CA 95661. For more info, please contact April Hayward at 916-782-3186 ext. 15
Easter Bunny is now at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville which is located at 1151 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 and will be there from March 4 – March 26, 2016. Hours you can find him are: Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm, Sunday 11am-7pm (Closed Easter Sunday). The Easter Bunny will be on Level 1 in the Center Court near JC Penney.
Rocklin Firefighters – Annual Free Easter Egg Hunt at 1pm on Easter Sunday, Mar 27, 2016 for children ages 10 and under. The Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Johnson-Springview Park, 5480 Fifth St., Rocklin, CA 95677, 916 625-5300
Flower Farm Nursery – Easter Egg Scavenger Hunts begin every 30 minutes on March 26 between 11am and 3pm – Flower Farm Nursery, 4150 Auburn Folsom Rd., Loomis, CA 95650, 916 652-4200
Streets of Old Town Auburn – Easter Bunny Hop, Saturday, March 26, 2016 from 11-2pm. Free. Start off at Herschel Young Park, 101 Sacramento Street, Auburn (Next to the Bistro 103), don’t forget to finish the hop and turn in their pictures for a chance to win the Grand Easter Basket. 🙂 For more info, Call Kristen – Marquis, Etc – 530-889-2633
Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town on Saturday, March 26, 2016 – Sunday, March 27, 2016, weather permitting. (Be aware, I have spotted their event listed elsewhere showing two weekends. I called to confirm that info since their website only shows one and it is, indeed, only the Easter weekend this year, weather permitting.) “Daily egg hunts will be held at 12, 1 and 2 PM, promptly. After each hunt, redeem your eggs for a prize in Mr. McGregor’s Garden. No matter how few or how many eggs they collect, each child receives a prize when they return their eggs… The Spring Eggstravaganza is free with paid park admission.” Fairytale Town is located at 3901 Land Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95822 – Main Office: 916.808.7462 – 24-Hour Info: 916.808.5233. Click here for website and click here for Facebook events page.
For all those 4 footed kiddos (dogs and granddogs, that is), Pet Express in Roseville CA is sharing an option for fun Easter and Spring photos on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 10am – 3pm at Pet Food Express, 1009 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, California 95678. You get ONE professionally printed image and all digital negatives from your pet(s) shoot to download, print, or use as you see fit for only $20. 100% of proceeds go to NorCal Bully Breed Rescue. Click here for their Facebook Event Page.
Palm Sunday and Holy Week Church Services
Lovely Easter week things do Roseville CA area:
Stations of the Cross – Bayside Church – Stations of the Cross – Mar 22 – 25, 2016 from 8:00am – 8:00pm each day at 8191 Sierra College Boulevard, Roseville, CA, 95661, in the B Building. This is a free event and is a special opportunity to experience Passion Week and the events leading up to Jesus’ death with a self-guided, contemplative experience incorporating Bible reading, meditation, prayer and communion. The week before Easter, Holy Week, is a wonderful time for young and old to focus on the life of Christ and the sacrifice He gave for each of us when He died on the Cross. Adults and kids who are in 4th grade and older are welcome. For more info, call 916-791-1244.
Good Friday Services – Bayside Church – 3/25/16 at 12 noon. 8191 Sierra College Boulevard, Roseville, CA, 95661. For more info, click here for their website or call 916-791-1244.
Good Friday Services – Bridgeway Christian Church at 3735 Placer Corp. Dr, Rocklin, CA 95765 in the Worship Center. Reflections on what Jesus accomplished for us on the cross and communion. No childcare.For specific times and more info, click here for their website (scroll down to the AT DAWN infographic) or call 916.408.6560
Good Friday Services – Life Community Church, 10020 Foothills Blvd., Roseville CA 95747 – Good Friday 3/25/16 from 8am – 5pm a time of prayer and reflection. A Good Friday Service at 7pm. For more info, click here for their website or call 916-788-2697
Valley Springs Presbyterian Church at 2401 Olympus Dr, Roseville, CA 95661 is having Maundy Thursday Services with communion on 3/24/16 at 7 pm and Good Friday Services on 3/25/16 at 7 pm. For more info call (916) 786-7940 or click here for their website.
Easter Church Services
Bayside Church – Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday morning and evening services at 8191 Sierra College Boulevard, Roseville, CA, 95661. For specific times and more info, click here for their website or call 916-791-1244.
Bridgeway Christian Church at 3735 Placer Corp. Dr, Rocklin, CA 95765 in the Worship Center. Saturday night and Sunday morning services in the worship center. For specific times and more info, click here for their website (scroll down to the AT DAWN infographic) or call 916.408.6560
Bayside Blue Oaks at 10000 Alantown Dr, Roseville, CA 95678 on Saturday evening and Sunday morning services. There is also a Kids “eggstravaganza” before services (but I’m not sure if that includes Saturday). For specific times and more info, click here for their website and then click on Blue Oaks or call 916-791-1244.
Life Community Church at 10020 Foothills Blvd., Roseville CA 95747 is having Easter Morning services 3/27/16 at 8:30, 10, and 11:30am. For more info, click here for their website or call 916-788-2697
Valley Springs Presbyterian Church at 2401 Olympus Dr, Roseville, CA 95661 is having Easter morning services 3/27/16 at 8, 9:30 and 11 am. For more info call (916) 786-7940 or click here for their website.
Other Things to Do in Roseville and the Sacramento area during this sweet season of Easter
The Rock Church in Elk Grove, CA presents For What Purpose, March 25-27. A dramatic reenactment of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ, this Easter drama has a cast of more than 200 people utilizing a 3,500 square foot stage. “Join us this Easter and experience the life of Jesus Christ like never before.” Tickets start at $10 – click here to buy now or see the seating chart and find other info as well. 8520 Bradshaw Rd., Elk Grove, Ca 95624, 916-668-6868
Easter Activities, Crafts, Home Decor Ideas and more. Over at my Pinterest Site, I’ve been having fun updating a wide variety of my boards. There are the serious ones like home loan info and best renovations for your house. But there are plenty of fun ones as well like Easter Joys, Grand for Kids and Grandkids, Home Decor, Garden Decor, and Things to Do in and around Roseville Sacramento CA. Each of these has even more creative and interesting ideas for celebrating Easter 2016.
Interested in Easter Resurrection Eggs? Those were always a fave with all my grandkids. Amazon has a couple of new sets of them out this year. One is basically the normal Resurrection Easter eggs craft for Easter that I’ve used in the past. The other (pictured above) is a plastic Easter eggs craft set that the kids and grandkids can decorate themselves for Easter fun. Very cool! Plus a fave blog of mine, Frugal Fun 4 Boys has a cute wooden Resurrection Easter Egg set idea. I wish I’d seen all these a month ago, before my last visit with my grandkids! They will definitely be at the top of my craft project list for next year! In addition, you can Click here for some of my past posts on these and other delightful Easter topics at my blog, SandwichINK, for boomers, seniors, and caregivers. 😉
Easter Joys to you all!
I hope your March is delightful with rain but not too much, and full of sweet encouragement and yummy treats. Enjoy a lovely time at various holiday events with friends and family. And have a blessed and beautiful Easter in and around Roseville and the greater Sacramento area and beyond!
P.S. Be sure to check back as I may add more Easter happenings as I discover them. Plus pop over to my Roseville Facebook page for ideas as well. 🙂