Who says there's nothing to do this weekend? Here's a sampling of activities going on this weekend!
Saturday, March 30
Clarksburg VFW Easter Egg Hunt
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Clarksburg Town Field, West Cross Roads.
What: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9144 annual Easter egg hunt. All children up to age 12 are invited.
First annual Louison House Bunny Run, Walk, Hop
When: Registration begins at 9:30 at the corner or Holden and Main streets. The 1-mile walk will begin at 10:30 and the 5k will begin at 11 a.m.
What: The Family Life Support Center Inc. will host the Louison House Bunny Run on Saturday , March 30 , in downtown North Adams.
Registration prices will range from $5 to $20, depending on early or same-day registration and also if the participant is an adult, student or child.
Interested participants can register online or download a registration form at www.flsclouisonhouse.org
The first 100 registered runners will get a free T-shirt. The 5K race will be professionally timed and post-race festivities will follow at the conclusion of the run.
The event will raise money to support the Louison House Shelter, which provides transitional and permanent housing services for the homeless.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Whitney's Farm
When: 11 and 3
Where: Whitney's Farm Stand, Route 8, Cheshire
What: Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Egg hunt for children 5 and under is a 11 a.m. Egg hunt for children 6 and up at 3 p.m.
Lecture: "The Sun and the Great Moon Hoax"
When: 3 p.m.
Where: Visitors Museum, Western Gateway Heritage State Park, North Adams
What: The Department of Conservation & Recreation's Visitors Museum at Western Gateway Heritage State Park will present an illustrated lecture, "The Sun and the Great Moon Hoax,"
As April Fools Day nears, this illustrated lecture will explore one of the most interesting media hoaxes that took place in 1835: The Sun, a penny newspaper in New York City, convinced many of its readers that the Earth's moon was inhabited.
Sunday, March 31
Hops & Vines Egg Hunt
When:10 and 1
Where: 16 Water St., Williamstown
What: Enjoy an egg hunt with the Easter Bunny.
Cheshire Police Association Easter Egg Hunt
Where: Cheshire Elementary School
What: This event is open to the public and will be for children from toddlers to 10 years old. There will be three separate hunts to search for eggs with hidden prizes. Toddlers to 4-year-olds will go off first, then age 5 to 7, followed by ages 8 to 10.
Prizes include cash, large filled Easter baskets, large stuffed animals, as well as gift certificates to local businesses.
Participants should bring their own basket or bag for eggs. The egg hunt begins promptly at noon, and attendees should dress appropriately for the weather.