March 28
Second Baptist Church will hold Holy Week services that feature a 6 p.m. Bible study followed by worship at 7 p.m. Church: 2412 Griffith Ave., Los Angeles.

St. Brigid Catholic Church will hold a washing of the feet service featuring choir music beginning at 7 p.m. on Holy Thursday, 5214 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles.

March 29
L.A. Zoo. Children can participate in the Bunny’s Spring Fling at the L.A. Zoo and Botanical Gardens March 29, 30 and 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles. Kids can make easter crafts, pet bunnies and have their photo taken (for a fee) with Big Bunny and other cartoon characters. Admission is $13 for adults (ages 13 and up); $14 for seniors (age 62 and up); $12 for children (ages 2 to 12); and free for those under age 2. For information, check the website:

First AME Church of Los Angeles will hold a Good Friday service from noon-3 p.m. at the church, 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles.

Faithful Central Bible Church hosts the Good Friday Service, “Praise and Power in the Garden,” from 7-9 p.m at 321 N. Eucalyptus Ave., Inglewood. The evening features performers Vashawn Mitchell and Leandria Johnson.

City of Refuge Church hosts a children’s Easter production at 7 p.m. at the church, 14527 S. San Pedro St., Gardena.

St. Brigid Catholic Church Good Friday activities begin at 3 p.m. with English language services followed by a Spanish language passion play at 7 p.m., 5214 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles.

March 30
Blessing of the Animals. The Merchants of Olvera Street and a cow decorated with flowers lead a procession of gaily decorated animals past a priest delivering the annual free blessing of the animals at Olvera Street. The procession begins at 2 p.m and continues until 5. Animals and their owners assemble on the north side of the plaza. El Pueblo Historic Park at Olvera Street, located between North Main and North Alameda streets and Ceasar Chavez Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. For info: or (213) 625-7074 or (213) 485-8372.

City of Los Angeles Park and Recreation hosts a free Pershing Square community egg hunt, including prizes, poetry and storytelling, arts and crafts, children’s entertainment and jumpers. Egg hunts will run in shifts by age group. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles. Parking garage under Pershing Square. For information, visit the web site

Easter Egg Hunt. Children of all ages can participate in an Egg Scramble and Egg-spedition Egg Hunt and make crafts from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Arboretum, 310 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. General admission is $8/adult, $6/students and seniors/$3 children 5-12/ free under 5, plus $3 per child to participate in Easter event. For info:, (626) 821-5897.

First AME Church. Children can participate in a free Easter egg hunt from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Allen House across the street from the church at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles.

March 31
Hollywood Bowl. Easter service at the Hollywood Bowl, 2301 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, begins at 11 a.m. and will feature a worship choir, orchestra, band and guest speaker Francis Chan, best-selling author of “Crazy Love.” Admission is free.

New City Church hosts a free outdoor festival, L.A. Easter Rest at Grand Hope Park from noon to 3 p.m., at West 9th and Hope streets in Downtown L.A. The event includes Easter arts and crafts, face painting, races and games, a bounce house, food and drink and an Easter egg hunt with thousands of eggs. For information:

West Angeles Church of God in Christ presents its Easter production, “Revelation of Redemption” at 8 and 11 a.m. in the cathedral, 3045 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles. The program will feature the theater group, the dance ministry and musical choirs. A free mini Easter concert will also be held at 7 p.m. at the North Campus. Additionally, at 12:30 p.m. the church will offer a three-course meal for $12 per person. For info: (323) 733-8300.

First AME Church of Los Angeles holds three Easter services–6 a. m., 10 a.m. and noon. The church is located at 2270 S. Harvard Blvd., Los Angeles.

Crenshaw Christian Center holds a resurrection Sunday service and family day beginning at 10 a.m. This will be preceded by intercessory prayer from 9-9:30 a.m. and a praise and worship service from 9:30-10 a.m. There will also be special activities to mark the church’s 40th anniversary and the 35th anniversary of Ever Increasing Faith Ministries. The church is located at: 7901 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles. (800) 943-4388.

Faithful Central Bible Church presents the Resurrection Sunday service “Power in the Garden” at 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. at 321 N. Eucalyptus Ave., Inglewood.

City of Refuge Church will hold Easter services at 6 a.m., 9 a.m. and noon at 14527 S. San Pedro St., Gardena.

St. Brigid Catholic Church celebrates regular Mass on Easter at 7 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. with a Spanish language service at 8:30 a.m. at 5214 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles.

Second Baptist Church will hold two services–6 a.m. and 11:15 a.m–in celebration of Easter, 2412 Griffith Ave., Los Angeles.