What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend – April 14-16
April 12, 2017 | Mary Corbin
It’s Easter weekend and Passover week is winding down, so get out and honor the blossom of spring in full swing. There is so much to do in Berkeley, as usual, we couldn’t fit it all in. But here are a few great suggestions. So, get out there and feel the fresh renewal of the season.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #1: Bold Botanicals
1652 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, 510-843-2527
View Website: Bold Botanicals is a group exhibit featuring ACCI Artists’s work which is inspired by flora and fauna. Ends April 28
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #2: Toots and the Maytals
8 PM / Friday, April 14
The UC Theatre
2036 University Avenue, Berkeley
View Website: Toots is one of the true architects of reggae – so much so that “Do the Reggay,” a 1968 single by Toots and his group, the Maytals, is credited with giving the genre its name. Classic songs written and recorded by Toots and the Maytals have been covered by the likes of the Clash and the Specials, and the group was featured in reggae’s greatest breakthrough event – “The Harder They Come,” the 1972 film that became an international sensation.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #3: Eggster Hunt
10 AM to 3 PM / Saturday, April 15
Campanille Esplanade, Berkeley
View Website: Eggster is a student organization sponsored by ASUC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Berkeley. Every year we organize and run the Eggster Egghunt and Learning Festival, the largest free egg hunt and learning festival in Northern California. Not only is it free for all kids, it is also a learning festival filled with educational booths and activities! In addition, we partner with local charities to support youth education.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #4: Egg Hunt Extravanza
9:3o AM to 1 PM / Saturday, April 15
Admission: $6 per child
2720 Hillegass Ave, Berkeley
View Website: You don’t want to miss the City of Berkeley’s annual Spring Egg Hunt Extravaganza. The day will be filled with tons of fun activities, including a petting zoo, a visit with the Spring Bunny, spring-themed arts and crafts, an interactive kid’s carnival with fun prizes and Bunny Hop Dance lessons! Youth participants will receive a basket to collect all their spring goodies. Youth ages 11+ can participate in a fun scavenger hunt for prizes! Call 981-5150 for more info. Pre-Register online or at one of our Customer Service Hubs, or register on-site on the day of the event.
What To Do In Berkeley This Weekend #5: Hornblower Holiday Cruise
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM / Sunday, April 16
Admission: Starting at $85.50
Doubletree Berkeley Marina
200 Marina Blvd, Berkeley
View Website: Can’t make it over the bridge for one of our San Francisco cruise options? Hornblower has you covered. The Berkeley Easter Brunch Cruise includes a buffet brimming with American fare and holiday classics. Plus, indulge in classic cocktails, all the bubbly you can drink, non-alcoholic beverages, and coloring activities for your little ones.