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 Breakfast with the Bunny

The Morton Arboretum will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 to 11 a.m. April 6 and April 7. Participants can eat breakfast while the Easter bunny will visit each table. The all-ages event will take place at the Ginkgo Restaurant at the arboretum, 4100 Route 53, Lisle. The cost is free for children 3 and younger, $26 for children 4 to 12 years old and $32 for adults. For more information, go to or call 630-968-0074.

Free Easter Egg Hunt

The First United Methodist Church of West Chicago is hosting a free Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages from 10 to 11 a.m.  Saturday, April 7. The church is located at 643 E. Washington St. in West Chicago. Attendees are asked to bring a basket for collecting eggs. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 630-231-3344.

Piano Concert

A piano concert by young German pianist Frank Duepree will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7 in the Hinsdale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 201 North Oak St. George Gershwin’s “An America in Paris” and “Rhapsody in Blue” are among the pieces set to be performed.

Swim Team Registration

The Mariners Swim Team will host tryouts for kids 9 and older from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa Ave., Villa Park. The team competes in the DuPage Swim and Dive Conference, and the season includes daily morning practice and 11 scheduled meetings. Younger swimmers ages 5 to 8 can join the Mini Mariners swim program. Registration costs vary per swimmer. For more information, click the link above or call Gina M. Racanelli at 630-834-8970, ext. 113.

Family Fish Fry

Families are invited to Eiche Turners in Tinley Park for a fish fry at 6 p.m. Friday, April 6. The menu will include baked or fried orange roughy, fried shrimp or chicken nuggets, served with a baked potato or fries, fresh salad and homemade desserts. The cost is $11 for adults and $5 for children younger than 12. Eiche Turners is located at 16767 S. 80th Ave.

Spring Egg Hunt

Don’t miss a fun-filled morning at the Spring Egg Hunt! Preschoolers through third graders will be hunting for eggs throughout the entire park. Be sure to bring a camera to have your picture taken with the spring bunny. Don’t forget a basket to carry home all of your candy and eggs! Please arrive Saturday, April 7th at  9:45 a.m. for a photo opportunity with the bunny, then the egg hunt will begin at 10 a.m. sharp.

Note: In case of inclement weather the event will be relocated to the Takiff Center. Please call the Weather Hotline, at 847-835-7970 on April 6 after 12 p.m. for further information. After Hunt: Come to the Takiff Center from 11a.m.-1 p.m. for free open gym.

Easter Egg Hunt at Wolff’s Flea Market

Wolff’s Flea Market will host the second annual Easter Egg Hunt and Kids Fun Day at its indoor market from 8 a.m. To 4 p.m. Saturday, April 7 at Wolff’s Flea Market, 1775 N. Rand Rd., Palatine. The event will feature crafts, kids raffles, candy, prizes, eggs, games and entertainment. Crafts begin at 10 a.m., the Egg Hunt begins at 11 a.m., the carnival games led by High School Kids For Kids is from 11:45 to 1:30 p.m. The Flea Market has over 300 vendors and is open all day Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. To 4 p.m.

Next Theatre Company presents ‘After the Revolution’

Next Theatre Company  presents the Midwest premiere of Amy Herzog’s After the Revolution, directed by Kimberly Senior, April 5 – May 13, 2012, at Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes Street. For more information, call 847-475-1875 x 2 or email.

First Fridays Park Ridge: A Night of Art and Artists

Local professional and student art will be highlighted in participating First Fridays locations from 6 to 8 p.m. throughout Park Ridge Enjoy the beautiful art work as you shop, dine and celebrate! Stores will be open late.

Easter “Hop”penings at the Main Street Promenade

It will be a “hoppy” time in downtown Naperville on Saturday, April 7, when the Easter Bunny makes a special appearance at the Main Street Promenade. Children can have their pictures taken with this friendly floppy-eared creature from 10 to 2 p.m. in the Promenade’s archway.

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