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April 08, 2001|LAURIE K. SCHENDEN

* San Diego: Bring a basket April 14 for the Gaslamp Quarter Easter Bonnet Parade. Festivities include an Easter egg hunt, a hat-making workshop and a parade through the Gaslamp Quarter. Island Avenue, between 4th and 5th streets. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $12; ages 12 and under $6. (619) 233-5227, Internet

* Hollister: Crafts, live music and an Easter Sunday egg hunt will all be part of the Craft Fair, April 14-15. Casa de Sweets pavilion, 9830 Pacheco Pass Highway. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Free. (831) 637-0051, Ext. 305,

* Thousand Oaks: Get a taste of Northern European culture April 21-22 at the Scandinavian Festival with food, music, folk dancing and crafts. California Lutheran University campus, 60 W. Olsen Road. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 21; noon-5 p.m. April 22. $6; ages 6-12, $1. (805) 493-3151, /Events/ScanFest.

* Cottonwood: About 100 vendors will sell antiques, collectibles, furniture and other merchandise April 21 at the Street Fair. Entertainment and pony rides will keep kids occupied. Downtown on Front Street. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. (530) 347-6800.

* Riverside: Celebrate citrus April 21-22 at the Orange Blossom Festival. A parade will begin at 10 a.m. April 21. Historic downtown. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 21; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 22. Free; 1885434475

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