ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT. Sunday, April 20, 1:30 p.m., Seaside Park, Atlantic Avenue, behind Our Lady Star of the Sea Community Center and across from the Marblehead Police Station. All Marblehead residents ages 10 and under are invited to Marblehead Rotary Club’s annual Easter Egg Hunt, with a special area for children under 5. Participants should bring their own baskets. Be at the location at or before 1:30 p.m.; all 9,000 chocolate eggs will be gathered within five to 10 minutes from the start. Weather permitting. Signs will be posted around town to confirm the event. marbleheadrotary.com.
Design & decorate
CRAFT TIME. Thursday, April 17, 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. A nature-related craft time. Workshops geared for prekindergarten children to grade three. Free; drop in at 11 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. 978-468-2277.
CUPCAKE DECORATING. Thursday, April 17, 3 to 5 p.m., Abbot Public Library, Meeting Room, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Teens are invited to decorate and eat chocolate and funfetti cupcakes and watch a movie. Bring friends. 781-631-9419.
STUDIO DISCOVERIES: DESIGN THINKSHOP. Saturday, April 19, 1 to 3 p.m., Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St., Salem. Collaborate in a design challenge with industrial designer, artist and teacher Amy Leidtke that focuses on inclusive problem solving, teamwork and creating. Recommended for families with children ages 7 and up. www.pem.org/calendar.
CREATE A BEVERLY BOOK. Tuesday, April 22, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Beverly Historical Society, Cabot House, 117 Cabot St., Beverly. Beverly Historical Society presents an art project for school-age children to create an illustrated history of Beverly from the first colonial settlers to today, using pictures from the society’s collection, additional drawings and text. Children will receive a copy of their work. Program recommended for children ages 6 to 10. Admission is $1, $5/adults, free/society members. Details at 978-922-1186, ext. 20, or www.beverlyhistory.org.
Authors & books
VISITING AUTHOR SERIES: NICOLE TEREZ DUTTON. Thursday, April 17, 4 p.m., Life Sciences Building Auditorium, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Endicott College-Ibbetson Street Press Visiting Author Series presents a reading with award-winning poet Nicole Terez Dutton. email@example.com, 617-628-2313.