Event Date

Event Description

Time

Location

Cost

April 1

Spotlight on Science: Demonstrations, hands-on-activities, lectures and exhibits

4-8 pm

Cal State University San Marcos, 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Rd.,

Free

April 4

San Diego Science Festival Expo Day: demonstrations, performances, experiments and contests

10:30 am-6 pm

Balboa Park, 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego

Free

April 4

Spring Egg Hunt and Parade of Wheels: Meet the Easter Bunny, bring baskets for an egg hunt and bring a decorated bicycle for a parade

Free

South Clairemont Recreation Center, 3600 Clairement Dr., San Diego

9 am-12 pm

April 4

Spring Egg Hunt Celebration: Hunt for eggs and prizes.

10 am-12 pm

Penn Athletic Field, 2550 Dusk Dr., San Diego

Free

April 4

Family Day: free concerts, workshops and more at more than 20 venues throughout the park

11 am-3 pm

Balboa Park, 2125 Park Blvd., San Diego

Free or free with admission

April 4

Bugs! Workshop: learn about bugs and eat “dirt” pudding

1 pm

Escondido Children's Museum, 380 North Escondido Blvd., Escondido

Free with admission

April 11

Encinitas Easter Egg Hunt Festival

10 am-1 pm

Ecke Sports Park, 278 Saxony Rd., Encinitas

Free

April 11

Eggstravaganza Spring Festival: Music, arts and crafts, bounce house, games and magic show

10 am-1 pm

Poinsettia Parl, 6600 Hidden Valley Rd., Carlsbad

Free; $5 activity cards are available

April 11

Americana Explored: Family concert that highlights the works of Aaron Copeland and Stephen Foster

10 am

San Diego County Library, Encinitas Branch, 540 Cornish Dr., Encinitas

Free

April 18

Family Day: Fascinating Fluorescence

Learn about light-absorbing properties of corals, jellies, and anemones


11 am-3 pm

Birch Aquarium at Scripps, 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla

Free with paid admission

April 19

Family Drop-In Day: interactive fun and a family-friendly tour of the museum

1-3 pm

San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado,

San Diego

Free with paid admission

April 25-26

ArtWalk and KidsWalk Festival: over 300 artists display and perform their work, hands-on projects scavenger hunt, performing arts classes and more.

12-6 pm

From Beech to Fir Streets, San Diego

Free











April 2009 Family Events in San Diego