Get Out: Guaranteed Weekend Fun
There's plenty to do this Easter weekend.
Live Music at The Glen
When/Where: Via Gelato Cafe, 1853 Tower Dr., Glenview; Friday, April 22, 8 p.m.–10 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy the ambiance of this traditional Italian café while you listen to live rock and blues music.
Cost: Buy a cup of coffee.
Meet the Easter Bunny
When/Where: Glenview State Bank, 800 Waukegan Rd., Glenview; Saturday, April 23 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Come meet and take pictures with the Easter Bunny (he’ll have treats with him, too).
Easter Egg Hunt & Coloring Contest
When/Where: Nickel City, 555 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook; Saturday, April 23
Why Go: Kids 10 years and younger are invited for an old-fashioned Easter Egg Hunt (make sure you bring your empty Easter baskets!). If you’d like to participate in a coloring contest, stop in at Nickel City before April 23 and pick up your free coloring pictures.
Where/When: Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar Ln., Northbrook; Saturday, April 23 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Why Go: Children ages 3-6 can participate in an art class from the NSYMCA Art Academy.
Family Saveneger Hunt
Where/When: River Trail Nature Center, 3120 Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook; Sunday, April 24 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Why Go: Embark on a search at this indoor/outdoor recreational facility. The woodland habitat winds along the banks of the river and is home to a variety of plants and animals.