Check out some of the fun and exciting things to do and see in Second Life this week:
Spring Into Spring Hunt: ZoHa Islands is proud to announce the arrival of its first Spring Into Spring Hunt. This hunt is an estate hunt that includes participating businesses from all over Zoha Islands Estates. Surprise yourself with your detective skills and win wonderful prizes. For hints and more information, be sure to visit http://bit.ly/14SuOqh. The hunt runs through April, so get hunting, hunters!
Krafties Eggsie Hunt: Grab your Krafties net and start hunting for these cute, Easter egg companions with your friends. Don’t miss the limited edition Easter Krafties. For more information, be sure to visit http://krafties.com.
EggaPalooza Easter Hunt: It’s Eggapalooza! The seventh annual Easter hunt at Aero Pines Park features over 40 different eggs, each containing various gifts for men and women. Ride a bicycle or horse along trails and around the public areas to find the eggs deviously hidden in landscape and buildings. The hunt runs through April 30th.
Spring Fling: Come to Tribute City as they usher in spring with fun events! Events include an Easter party, a merchants fair, a carnival, contests, raffles, live djs, tribute bands, and more! For more information, be sure to visit http://tributecity.blogspot.com/.
2013 Easter Town: Easter town is a holiday destination that dips you in colorful happiness, visual wonders and experiences sweeter than chocolate bunnies. Healthier, too.
The Butterfly Garden: Spring has arrived at this beautiful Butterfly Garden. Enjoy Easter egg rides, interactive fairy tale books and relax amongst the flowers. This beautiful artistic build has many flying objects for you to ride on. Or join them in their fantasy dance floor and enjoy live entertainment. All events are listed on their blog; http://twomoonparadise.wordpress.com.
Botanica’s 2nd Anual Easter Egg Hunt: Come to Botanica for the Second annual sim-wide Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Bunny rocketed though Botanica, hiding 12 special prize eggs. Find all 12 eggs hidden in the gardens and win the Retro Rocket Bunny Grand Prize! Best hurry, this hunt only lasts until May 5th.
The Evil Bunny Hunt 3: The evil bunny is back and he’s been very busy spreading Easter chaos, stealing eggs and being, well, evil. Follow his devious trail of nice and naughty eggs to find the golden egg stash at the end. Just be sure to watch out for that carrot and always beware the fluffy tail. In fact, just generally watch out, that rabbit is tricky and surprisingly quick.
Alice in RMK Gothic: Follow the white rabbit as it runs throughout the RMK Gothic sim dropping tickets. Collect enough tickets to exchange them for fabulous prizes! For more information, see the official blog over at http://bunny-hunt.blogspot.jp/.
2013Relay for Life: for team registration and more information, please see the official websites:
Fantasy Faire 2013: A Relay for Life event, the fifth annual Fantasy Faire runs April 20-28. Ten breathtaking sims that conjure up images usually reserved for dreams only. Shopping, live music, roleplay, and more await Faire visitors in the enchanted world of the Fairelands. Conjure the Magic! Finish the Fight! (Note: Event closed to the public until 6 a.m. Pacific time on April 20).
Bay City Fashion Week: A number of mid-century fashion designers have been chosen for an exclusive fashion event in the Bay City community! Explore some of the best in period garb at the Bay City Fairgrounds from the 20th to 29th of April.
Menswear Fashion Week: Get the inside scoop on the hottest new designs for men at Menswear Fashion Week, held April 19-27. This event features fashion shows, parties, competitions and more. More info at http://bit.ly/10lxqfY.
Pose Fair 2013: The one and only Pose Fair is back for 2013! Many of your favorite pose makers and animators come together to bring hundreds of new poses and animations for you to play with. Visit them from March 29th through April 14th and stock up on poses, dances, AOs, photo props and more.
Skin Fair 2013: A skin fair that brings over 80 skin creators in one event, each offering a new and exclusive skin for the duration of the event. Men, women, fantasy, mesh and more, truly this is an event for everyone!
Daydreams Photo Contest: In 2013, the Galerie der Sinne will hold a series of photography contests. The first subject will be Daydreams. Come share your creativity and maybe make some new friends? Not to mention all the wonderful cash prizes. Visit the gallery for rules and rewards.
Hunts, Games, & Puzzles:
Rabid Rabbits: Help the Goblins retrieve their sacred bunny statues from the Rabid Rabbits. Using the supplied game HUD, search the island, bash the Rabid Rabbits and collect all nine Sacred Statues. Return these cultural heirlooms to the Goblin King for a heroic prize. The quest runs through April, so don’t wait!
Mr. Hunter Hunt v.IV: Once again, it’s time for Second Life’s premier men’s fashion hunt. The Mr. Hunter Hunt v.IV continues the grand tradition with 35 fashionable prizes deviously hidden for your hunting pleasure. Don that bowler hat, slip into that smoking jacket and get to it, lads! For hints and additional information, be sure to visit http://bit.ly/16JMBN4.
Once Upon a Fairy Tale: Nestled among green hills with cascading waterfalls and hidden gardens, you will find a place to let your imagination run free. The sim has many secret areas and event venues that are perfect for parties or romantic occasions! Take beautiful SL photos in our magical setting or relax under starry skies on the beach with friends. Event opens April 20.
Lost Treasure of the Inca Warrior: Do you have what it takes to find the warrior’s treasure? Embark on an epic expedition, solve puzzles and dodge deadly traps as you navigate your way through the Devil’s Cave and crack the vault to discover precious treasures in this mysterious and steamy setting. The treasure is waiting, go and claim it.
The Food Safety Game: Each year 50 million people in the USA get sick from germs in their food, and 3000 die. Be the Food Safety Inspector and do your part to keep virtual food safe. Find 16 sources of foodborne pathogens at Kevs Diner, solve the puzzle, file a report, and collect a prize. After that, hang out with with your friends at Kevs. Order some lunch if you dare!
Global Domination: Global Domination will immerse you in exciting and interactive puzzle solving game play. It will take you through a challenging journey through the globe as you solve puzzles based on different countries around the world. Solve all the puzzles and win amazing prizes from some of Second Life’s favorite stores. Come get your passport today to play for fun and then finish for your prizes!
Pink Fusion: Sponsored by Razorblade Jacket, 1 Hundred, AlterEgo and Sassy, this hunt includes 55 hand picked stores offering truly awesome creations for ladies. Each designer provides a new, exclusive release for the duration of the hunt for only L$5. So get your fashion fix and start hunting! For additional information, be sure to check http://bit.ly/10GnbQr.
Erdbeeren 2013: It’s that special time of year again! The creators invite you to a hidden grove in the strawberry forest. You will discover many gifts, hunts, plants and so much more. Have fun!
Marathon Caye Spring Awakening Hunt: Welcome to the newest installation at the Woods of Marathon Caye: the fine arts gallery. Come here for featured Second Life artistry and an enjoyable place to socialize. Marathon Caye is in full spring season mode as well, so why not try their Spring Awakening Hunt. Explore the sim to find spring daisies bearing gifts. Happy hunting!
Art & Photography:
Once Upon a Fairy Tale: Nestled among green hills with cascading waterfalls and hidden gardens, you will find a place to let your imagination run free. The sim has many secret areas and event venues that are perfect for parties or romantic occasions! Take beautiful SL photos in our magical setting or relax under starry skies on the beach with friends.
Sabbian Paine Solo Photography Exhibition: Inspired by music, poetry and a range of human emotions, Second Life photographer Sabbian Paine is presenting his first ever solo exhibit. His photos tell a deeply poignant narrative, with post-apocalyptic themes and intricate details elevating his work from the macabre to the sublime. Runs to May 8th.
Tales From the Ghost Forest: Tales From the Ghost Forest is a location with a unique story told through an immersive environment. Wander through, contemplate humanity, technology, harmony and the subconscious.
Virtually Real: The most exciting experiences in virtual reality are not so much the ones that totally alter the viewer’s perspective of what’s real as the ones that are able to expand, augment and enlarge the real. It is in its relationship with the real, rather than attempting to substitute itself for the real, that the most original use of virtual reality is found. This is Virtually Real.
Wall of Fear: A strong and high wall awaits visitors at LEA 19: The Wall of Fear. Wall of Fear suggests the possibility of greater understanding, so face your fears and watch the surprising results and insights form. The Wall of Fear is brought to you by your first grade English teacher, Amalgamated Bank and Perdue Chicken.
The Nine Art Planets: The Art Planets is an art installation to give visitors nine different emotional feelings, reflected through subconscious minds. Inspired by a variety of immersive artists, this is one installation you don’t want to miss.
Echoes in the Garden: “Echoes in the Garden,” is an interactive installation by Rose Borchovski on the “Susa Bubble” story. I hear echoes in the garden. Is anybody listening? I hear lost echoes in the garden! Is anybody listening? And they whisper: “The ones who are only living, are the ones who are only dying.”
Topophonia: Four Realizations in Sound: Oberon Onmura’s project Topophonia: Four Realizations in Sound was created during his Yoshikaze up-in-the-air Second Life residency. By basing the starting point on sound, the chosen artists Alpha Auer, Maya Paris and Eupalinos Ugajin, were able to each create unique installations that tie into a central theme. Together with Oberon’s own work they comprise Topophonia: Four Realization in Sound.
Music & Festivals:
The Circus of Dreams: Roll up to the big top at the Velvet this May 4th at 11 am. Watch eleven DJs as they play circus-themed songs and clown around in celebration of the greatest show on virtual earth. This circus shall bring you the the surreal, the bizarre and the dreamlike as it evokes the origins of circus. So come, pay tribute to the sun god Helios with Circe the Enchantress. Join in the circle and welcome the summer in Velvet fashion, with great music and wondrous spectacle.
Full Permissions Fair at Old Europe: Attend a special fair that brings the creators of full permission Mesh Sculpties and textures together in one location. View and buy at discounted prices all the new releases of full perm creations used by designers for their SL business including fashion,building components and more. There will be scheduled DJ’s, dancing, live music, free gifts and even lightshows. Event held April 19th – May 6th.