Easter Egg Hunts

By: Ashmar Mandou

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsWho’s ready for an egg scavenger hunt? From the Chicago Park Districts to the Woodfield Mall, we have rallied a list of egg hunts occurring in and around the city. Expect candy, toys, prizes and more. Now hop to it and enjoy all the egg-cellent events.

Chicago Park District Egg Hunts
Take a trip to your favorite neighborhood park for a good old-fashioned egg hunt. There are quite a few traditional options with hunts and bunny photos, but here are some egg-xtra special ones you can check out. There is a Doggie Egg Hunt at Horner Park (Apr. 13, 1 p.m.-3 p.m.) where your furry friends can search for treat-filled eggs. Garibaldi Park will be hosting a Flashlight Egg Hunt for your adventurous little bugs, ages 3 & up (Apr. 5, 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.). Sheridan Park is getting in on the Flashlight Egg Hunt action as well (Apr. 12, 8 p.m.-10 p.m.). Your little water lovers can also hop into their bathing suits for the Egg Hunt in the Pool at Sheridan (Apr. 12, 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m.). From your smallest munchkins to your tweens, Chicago’s parks have a hunt just for them.
Held on select dates thru April 20
Cost: Varies (check specific hunts for more details)

Bunny Rock Half Marathon, 5K and Egg Hunt
Hop, skip and run for a great cause. Support the Red Door Animal Shelter while your gang run/walks through this bunny-filled 5k. Participants get bunny ears, sunglasses, a dri-fit t-shirt and goodie bag. After the 5k, your little candy lovers won’t want to miss this massive Egg Hunt, for kids ages 2-10. This year, the hunt will have 4 waves of hunts based on age. With 3,000 eggs there will be plenty for everyone. They can also visit the Petting Zoo for some snuggle time with ducks, goats, lambs, donkeys and of course, bunnies!
April 20, 9 a.m. (egg hunt at 10:15 a.m.)
Cost: Varies (egg hunt $10 until Apr. 5; $15 starting Apr. 6)
Montrose Harbor, 601 W. Montrose Ave., Uptown

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Easter Extravaganza at Woodfield Mall
Families are invited to hop in for Easter-themed crafts, games and more during Woodfield Mall’s annual Easter Eggstravaganza in the mall’s Grand Court. Families can also plan their visit to the Bunny Photo Experience, which runs through Saturday, April 20, in Woodfield Mall’s Grand Court during normal mall hours. Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion.
April 20, noon-2 p.m.
Cost: Free
5 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg

Spring Fun Fest at Parkway Bank Park
Parkway Bank Park invites families for a Spring Fun Fest which will include balloon sculpting, bounce houses, face painting, visits with the Easter Bunny and live entertainment. Children are also invited to participate in an Easter egg hunt featuring 10,000 eggs filled with candy, toys and coupons for Rosemont businesses.
April 20, 1 p.m.-5 p.m.
Cost: Free
5501 Park Place, Rosemont

Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza
Thousands of Easter Eggs have been filled! We look forward to seeing everyone at our 10th Ward Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 20th at Calumet Park (9801 Avenue G) 11:30am-12:30 pm. Children ages 2-11, and accommodations for children with exceptional needs. Take a picture with the Easter Bunny.
April 20, 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
Calumet Park (9801 Avenue G)
Cost: Free

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