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The Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead hosts a Penguin Egg Hunt this Saturday and Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Long Island Aquarium)

Easter is on the early side this year, so the hunt is already on as several South Fork restaurants, businesses, organizations and farms host egg-cellent events aimed to entertain both kids and adults. Plenty of egg hunts complete with treats and prizes, some egg-stra special brunch offerings, petting zoos and even an on-theme beer are all on tap for this weekend, as the Easter Bunny sets to be hopping all over the Hamptons.

The Shelter Island Fire Department Auxiliary hosts its own egg hunt on Saturday, March 30, at 1 p.m., sharp! Designed for kiddos age 1 to 8, the fun begins at St. Gabriel’s Field (on the corner of Cartwright and Burns roads). On Friday, March 29, Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island hosts a Family Farm Day, in honor of spring. From 10:30 a.m. to noon, families are welcome to participate, free of charge, in an egg hunt, as well egg tossing and bunny hopping sack races at the windmill on the Manor’s grounds. There’ll also be opportunities to meet some of the farm’s newest furry family members.

The Hampton Library in Bridgehampton hosts its annual egg hunt this Saturday beginning at 10 a.m., sure to be fun for the whole family. Participants are welcome to gather on the library’s front lawn, where they will be split into groups based on age and then allowed to explore through the library’s backyard lawn to see what treasures they can find! Bring your own basket.

The 8th Annual Eggstravaganza is on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Montauk Village Green. Hosted by the Candied Anchor, the Montauk Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, this free event takes a creative spin on a classic egg hunt with field day style races and games plus a chance to win prizes. Party favors will include Easter baskets, bunny ears and fun for kids up to age 10.

(Photo credit: iStock, Siarhei SHUNTSIKAU)

Celebrate Easter Sunday in style as the Southampton Inn hosts its annual egg hunt on the south lawn of the property beginning at 9:45 a.m.. Surefire fun for the adults as well as the kiddos  there’ll be breakfast and brunch available at Claude’s, the inn’s on-site restaurant. Talk about killing two birds with one stone! Make your resto resy at 631-283-6500.

The Green School (287 Merchants Path) in Sagaponack hosts “Easter Weekend on the Farm” this Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Kids of all ages are welcome for an eco-friendly egg hunt, arts and crafts, snacks and pony rides. Attendees will also get a chance to feed the farm animals, which include horses, chickens, bunnies, sheep, goats, pigs cats and Coco, the donkey! There’ll be a photo booth station plus coffee for the grown-ups. General admission is $65 per child, $20 for adults, $25 to park on the farm.

There’s a special Easter brunch and egg hunt at the Hampton Maid beginning at 8 a.m. and running until 1 p.m. this Sunday. While the Easter Bunny is hopping around the Hampton Bays locale, the prix fixe brunch menu is $45 for adults and $20 for children. Reservations are suggested. Call 631-728-4166.

Kids aged 6 and up are welcome to gather at Sag Harbor Garden Center for a flower crown making workshop this weekend in honor of Easter. Call 631-725-3345 to sign up. Easter weekend is also when the garden center hosts a petting zoo at its Spring Street locale. Farm animals from the Green School in Sagaponack will make an appearance while there’ll be plenty of spring flowers and bulbs to peruse through plus specialty Easter-themed baskets. The garden center’s next-door neighbor, Kidd Squid Brewing Co. will be lauching their newest craft beer, aptly dubbed “Hare Moon Hazy IPA.”

The Southampton Village Police Benevolent Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt is on Friday, at 10 a.m. at Agawam Park (51 Pond Lane, Southampton). Designed for kids up to age 10, there’ll be something egg-stra special to whoever finds the grand prize egg, plus there’ll be an opportunity to snap a picture with the Easter Bunny themselves.

All are welcome to Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead for a special Easter brunch in the waterfront Sea Star Ballroom. Offering traditional brunch fare there’s also slated to be a craft station for the kids along with a visit from the Easter Bunny. There are three seatings: 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.. Admission to the aquarium is included in the brunch fee: $77.57 for adults (ages 13 and up), $41.39 (for ages 3 to 12), and $10.35 (for agues 2 and under). On Saturday and Sunday, there’s a Penguin Egg Hunt, where kids can look for eggs and win prizes. Save your spot here.