There is a lot to do this Spring in Carlsbad, the beautiful Village by the Sea. Here are some of the great events and places you can enjoy:
The Flower Fields: The rununculas are in bloom and spending time at the Flower Fields is always fun and beautiful. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., there is so much to do at the Flower Fields–wind through the sweet pea maze, mine for gem rocks, spend time in the play area, see a performance and walk the fields or take a hay ride. For more information visit http://www.theflowerfields.com/index.html.
Trail Volunteer Event, April 9: Join local nature lovers in another great trail clean up event from 8:30-11:30 at the Calavera Trails. Meet at the Leo Carillo Elementary School in the west parking lot. For more information call 760-434-2978.
Challenge Golf Event April 17 at the Crossings: If you love to golf or know someone who does, get ready for a scramble golf tournament at the crossings. Starting time is 8 a.m. and the cost is $85 a person or $70 for Crossings members. For more information visit http://www.thecrossingsatcarlsbad.com/layout10.asp?id=182&page=9089
Eggstravaganza, April 23 10:00-1:00 at Poinsettia Park: Stop by Poinsettia Park for some great fun for the children, including an Easter egg hunt, crafts, bounce house, a slide, a fun zone, a chance to “soak the bunny,” and photos with the Easter bunny. To participate in this event you must purchase a prepaid $5 card. The cards can be purchased April 18-22 at the following locations only: Calavera Hills Community Center, Harding Community Center and Stagecoach Community Center. Purchases must be made in person and are non-refundable. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event.
Arbor Day Celebration April 30 8:30-10:30 at Poinsettia Park: Come on over and help plant trees and learn all about Arbor Day from local garden centers, tree experts and vendors. For more information and to download a volunteer application prior to the event, visit http://www.carlsbadca.gov/services/departments/parksandrec/Pages/arbor-day.aspx