5 Things to do in the West Roxbury Area This Weekend

An Easter Egg Hunt, a Record Story Day event and more are on tap in the area this weekend.

Credit: File photo.
Credit: File photo.

Roslindale Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 19 - 11 a.m.
Fallon Field, Roslindale

Mayor Walsh will make his first appearance along with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, April 19 at Roslindale Village Main Street's 19th annual free Egg Hunt. This year the event will be held at Fallon Field on Walter and Roberts Street. Children up to first grade may attend the actual hunt and should bring a basket or bag to collect eggs. Older kids and families can join the parent/child egg toss and bunny hop races, with special prizes for the winning teams. Kids crafts and refreshments fill out this community tradition. Event is free and open to all.

New England Craft and Vendor Show

Saturday, April 19 - 10 a.m.
84 East St., Dedham

Held rain or shine, this event will offer 50 different displays and raffles to benefit a local food pantry or pet shelter. On hand will be a variety of handcrafted jewelry, quilts, doll clothes and candles. Free admission and free parking.

Record Store Day at Tres Gatos

Saturday, April 19 - 10 a.m.
Tres Gatos, 470 Centre St., Jamaica Plain

Tres Gatos will celebrate Record Store Day with free coffee and cookies and the entire restaurant will be turned into a huge record shop featuring limited edition vinyl, including 7"s and box sets. Brunch will not be served, but normal dinner service will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Bar will be open at noon.

Seaport Hotel to Celebrate Easter Brunch

Sunday, April 10 - 11 a.m.
Seaport Hotel, One Seaport Lane, Boston

Celebrate Easter Sunday at the Seaport Hotel with an elegant menu of traditional brunch and holiday fare. Buffet will include French toast and eggs benedict or carrot-ginger soup and a crispy pork shoulder. The event will also feature an Easter Egg hunt and an appearance by the Easter Bunny. Brunch is $58 plus tax & service for adults, $15 plus tax & service for kids 5-14, and kids under 5 eat for free. For reservations call 617.385.4300 or visit OpenTable.com.

Reiki Fundraiser for Rosie's Place

Breathing Room Yoga Studio, 763 Mass Ave., Suite 7
Central Square, Cambridge

Head over to a Reiki Fundraiser for Rosie's Place that will include 20 minute Reiki sessions for $10. Reiki is a gentle hands-on healing practice that brings calm, balance and healing to the body, mind and spirit. For more information about Reiki for Rosie’s Place, please write Judy at healingandrenewal@gmail.com or Elise at eliseb@rcn.com.


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