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Fallen Tree Adventures

Coral Woods Conservation Area | Marengo, Ill.


Explore the woodlands in search of fallen trees. Climb on top and search below these trees to discover their role in a woodland habitat in a safe way.

When: 10 a.m.-noon April 19
Cost: Free

Easter at the Cove

KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort | Gurnee, Ill.

Activities include Easter Glitter Art, Create Your Own Easter Bag, Monster Egg Decorating, Easter Scavenger Hunt, Easter Egg Chick Photo Frame, Create Your Own Easter Egg Wreath, Easter Headband Craft, Animal Egg Decorating, Jumbo Foam Eggs, Story Time With Easter Bunny and Create Your Own Easter Magic Screen. The Easter Bunny will make appearances throughout the weekend.

Cost: Free with admission

Celebrate Easter with the Easter Bunny

Skydeck Chicago | Chicago, Ill.

The Easter Bunny will be available for photo opportunities on The Ledge, with professional photographs available for purchase.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Admission, plus photos

Guess Who? Architects!

Chicago Architecture Foundation | Chicago, Ill.

Young architectural enthusiasts will learn about several architects important to the history of Chicago's built environment, and then play an exciting game of Guess Who?

When: 11-12:45 p.m. or 1:15-3 p.m.
Cost: $5, free members

Egg Hunt Activity

Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview, Ill.

Two outdoor egg hunts in the Museum's outdoor Habitat Park exhibit with special toddler and young children areas sectioned off to ensure that everyone has fun. Two special eggs will contain a gift certificate for a Kohl Children's Museum membership while all others will reveal candy, toys or other fun and exciting prizes.

When: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Cost: $5, plus admission

Easter Egg Event

Des Plaines History Center | Des Plaines, Ill.

Learn about the tradition of coloring Easter eggs and create a beautiful Easter egg to take home.

Cost: $4, $2 members

Earth Day Concert for Kids

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Joe Reilly is a singer, songwriter and environmental educator from Ann Arbor, Mich. and is the official Troubadour of National Get Outdoors Day. He offers an interactive musical program for kids that teaches ecology and environmental science. 

When: 11 a.m.-noon
Cost: $15, $10 kids

Earth Day Kid’s Concert with Joe Reilly

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum | Chicago, Ill.

With an interactive musical program, Joe brings smiles while teaching ecology and environmental stewardship. Space is limited. Please visit website to register.

When: 11 a.m.
Cost: $15, $10 kids

Easter Egg Hunt

Schaumburg Boomers | Schaumburg, Ill.


Bring your own basket for the day's hunts which will be broken into four different age groups with eggs scattered all over the playing surface at Boomers Stadium. Plusthe tennis ball toss and an opportunity for everyone to run the bases.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $2

Easter Brunch Buffet

Ed Debevic's | Chicago, Ill.

The Easter Bunny will be joining in on the festivities as he strikes a pose for photos with guests. Kids are invited to complete their meal with their own personally decorated Easter cookies.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $20, $10 kids 5-12, free kids 4 and under

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