Eve of Spring
6:30 p.m. Friday
The urban-farm-to-table dinner is a fundraiser for The Urban Farmstead and highlights its produce in a multi-course meal. Dishes include salad with lemon vinaigrette, herb-crusted pork loin, vinegar and molasses mustard greens, scalloped turnips and ice cream made by pastry chef Bronwen Wyatt. The dinner costs $40. Email email@example.com for reservations.
Longue Vue House and Gardens Easter Egg Hunt
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday
Longue Vue House and Gardens, Lucy C. Roussel Discovery Garden, 7 Bamboo Road (504) 488-5488
Children hunt for Easter eggs and Elmer Chocolate candies hidden in the Lucy C. Roussel Discovery Garden. Activities also include face painting, crafts and games. The early session is for Longue Vue members (admission $6); the later session is for nonmembers (admission $8).
NORDC Easter Eggtravaganza
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday<
Joe W. Brown Recreation Center, 5601 Read Blvd., (504) 658-3000
The Easter celebration features an egg hunt, games, snowballs, popcorn, a space walk and face painting. Free admission.