Things to Know in the South End Today, March 21: Titus Sparrow Park Easter Egg Hunt Announced

The Titus Sparrow Park Easter Egg Hunt

1. Weather:  The National Weather Service is predicting a mostly cloudy day with a high near 37 degrees. There’s a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11 a.m. but little or no snow accumulation is expected.

2. Titus Sparrow Park Easter Egg Hunt is On: This year’s Easter Egg Hunt in Titus Sparrow Park is scheduled for Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m.  In addition to the hunt for candy- and toy-filled eggs, the celebration will also feature a visit from the Easter Bunny, a craft table, coffee and hot chocolate from Starbucks, and more. Special this year to the hunt are 100% biodegradable easter eggs! The event is free and open to all ages. See here for more information.

3. Ringgold Easter Egg Hunt is Off: The Ringgold Spring Egg Hunt is cancelled this year! The long-awaited renovation of the two playground areas is taking place this spring and since they cannot  guarantee that it will be open, they are are unable to plan the annual spring egg hunt. The good news is, they plan to be back next year and better than ever with fall and spring children’s events – if you’d like to be involved in the planning, contact!

4. Educator award: The nominations for the annual Boston Educators of the Year awards are now open and will be accepted until April 11. The awards recognize outstanding teachers, paraprofessionals, guidance counselors, school nurses and other educators who have made a unique contribution to their students, their classrooms, and their schools. Forms can be found here. Please submit nominations to

5. For Green LeadersGreenovate deadline extended: Mayor Menino today has extended the deadline for nominations for the 2013 Mayor’s Greenovate Boston Awards and Bike Friendly Business Awards to midnight, March 29. These awards recognize local sustainability and environmental awareness leaders in four different categories – Green Business, Green Residential, Sustainable Food Leadership and Bike Friendly Businesses. For more information or submit nomination forms, please visit the City of Boston’s website for the Greenovate Awards and the website for the Bike Friendly Businesses Awards.

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