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Egg Hunt

West Ridge Center | Highland Park, Ill.

Gather eggs filled with toys and search for the lone golden egg that holds a chance to win a family pass to Hidden Creek AquaPark. Kids will be divided by age groups: 3 and under, 4-7, and 8 and older. After the hunt, bring your camera for a photo opportunity with the bunny for an additional charge. All proceeds go to S.M.I.L.E. to benefit families in need of financial assistance. For more information, call (847) 579-3120.

When: 10-11 a.m.
Cost: Free to attend, $3 visit and photo with the Bunny

Easter Bunny Visit & Egg Hunt

Deer Park Town Center | Deer Park, Ill.


Photographer Hilary Yankello of HY Photography will be on-site taking pictures with the Easter Bunny. The Lake Zurich Fire Department will bring a fire truck for kids to explore. Plus, receive a discount scratch-off from Brilliant Sky with store purchase. Bunny Visits begin at 11 a.m., Bunny Hop at 12:30 p.m. and Egg Hunt at 1 p.m.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America

The Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum | Grayslake, Ill.


The exhibition, created by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, explores the history of our 16th President, from his boyhood to his last years in office. Includes various family-friendly events.

Cost: Free; donations appreciated

Oink, Baa, Moo: Farm Fun

Waukegan Public Library | Waukegan, Ill.


Interactive learning centers include a barn slide, apple orchard and chicken coop. Maggie, a life-sized fiberglass milking cow sponsored by Golden Oaks Farm in Wauconda, will be the focus of the new exhibit. Maggie is over five feet tall and features a working udder that recirculates the water that children "milk."

Cost: Free

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