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Easter Celebration Returns To George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Center

The popular event is returning after a two-year absence due to the pandemic.
By Tracy Paine, George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Director of Public Programs April 1, 2022

the egg hunt at Bush Library
Children will receive specially designed wooden, White House-style Easter eggs.

Photo courtesy of The Eagle

On Saturday, April 9, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, in conjunction with the College Station Police Department, will hold its annual Easter Celebration. The event will be held on the grounds of the Bush Library and Museum starting at 9:30 a.m. The free event is for children 7 years and younger.

“We are pleased to be able to host this event after a 2-year break. The Easter Celebration is one of our favorite community events and we look forward to seeing everyone there,” says Warren Finch, Director of the Bush Library and Museum

Activities include games, face painting, an Easter egg hunt, kite flying, complimentary refreshments and photos with the Easter Bunny. Specially designed wooden White House-style Easter Eggs are given to the children. Thanks to the College Station Wal-Mart, a boy’s and a girl’s bicycle and helmet will be awarded in each of the three age categories: 3 and under, 4-5 and 6-7. Parents must register their children to win. To register for the bike drawing, visit the stage on the morning of the event to receive your raffle ticket.

Event and Activity Schedule:

  • 9-9:50 a.m.
    Registration for the door prizes
  • 9:30 a.m.
    Carnival games, refreshments, balloon twisting, face painting, concessions open
  • 9:50 a.m.
    Easter bunnies arrive
  • 10 a.m.
    Egg hunt begins on 3 fields (ages 3 and under, 4-5, 6-7), and on a special field for the visually impaired.
  • 10:15 a.m.
    Bike and helmet giveaway (MUST be present at the stage to win)
  • 12 p.m.
    Event concludes

Barbara Bush Drive will be closed to traffic starting at 8:30 a.m. and during the event. Participants should access the museum via Research Parkway. Free parking will be available in the museum parking lot (PA 43) and Bush School lot (PA 111), and in gravel Fan Field lot on Research Parkway. Handicapped parking will be available in the museum parking lot (PA 41). For more information visit or call 979-691-4014.

The Bush Library would like to extend its gratitude to all the people and businesses that help to make this event possible: Candy 95, College Station Fire Department, College Station Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, College Station Police Department VEST Team, MPS Eggs Services – Feathercrest Farms, the George & Barbara Bush Foundation, Knights of Columbus Council #10624, St. Mary’s Catholic Center in College Station, Maverick 101, Newstalk 1620 WTAW, Peace 107, PepsiCo, The Barracks, and Walmart College Station.

Media contact: Tracy Paine, George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, 979-691-4014,

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