Every year, hundreds of children converge on East Passyunk to hunt for special prize-filled eggs that are filled with Zitner’s Fine Confections, other candy and treats, plus golden-ticket certificates valid for Belle Cakery, Favors and Flavors, Ms Goody Cupcake, Rita's Water Ice and other eateries. The Easter Bunny will pay East Passyunk a special visit and pose for pictures using your camera. For the first time, Occasionette will help children decorate egg collecting bags. After your little tykes work up an appetite, bring them over to participating restaurants for a delicious brunch with great deals for the whole family, including:
** Black N Brew (1523 EPA) - Zara's Breakfast (one egg, one pancake bacon and sausage) for $5.00, Pigs in a Blanket (two pancakes two sausages) $5.00, Kids Grilled Cheese $2.95 and Kids PBJ $2.95. Adults are welcome to BYO.
** Cantina Los Caballitos (1651 EPA) - Kid specials include fruit salad with granola and yogurt, plus Fire Roasted Salsa Mac 'n' Cheese.
** Chhaya (1823 EPA) - Free kid sized Belgian Hot Chocolate with purchase of kids brunch item.
** POPE (1501 EPA) - Specially-priced kids brunch menu. For the parents, $3.00 Bloody Marys & Mimosas.
** Others to be added soon
While strolling the Avenue, shop for spring gifts and fashions at East Passyunk businesses, plus stop by the CityKids Consignment Sale at Neumann Goretti High School (1736 S. 10th Street) from 10:00am to 7:00pm. For info visit www.southphillyparents.org
This free event is held rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, bags of candy will be handed out at 11:00 AM in front of the South Philadelphia Older Adult Center (1430 East Passyunk). For weather updates, visit East Passyunk Avenue on Facebook or @epassyunkave on Twitter. For additional information, visit www.visiteastpassyunk.com or call 215-336-1455.