2011 Chicagoland Easter Bunny & Springs Events Calendar

Reblogger Lyn Sims
Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Suburban

For Eggggceptional Easter Fun in the Chicagoland Area.  Fun for all ages in many communities.

April 21st in Schaumburg!

Posted by Gene Mundt who personally knows the Easter Bunny!


Gene Mundt Chicago Bancorp 2011 Easter Bunny & Spring Events Calendar




     The Easter Bunny is a busy little bunny in Chicagoland right now. 

     There are egg hunts, special breakfasts, brunches, lunches, craft shows, photo opportunities, and more being held in his honor in many of our communities.  Especially if you have little ones around, you don't want to miss out on all the fun. 
     To help you find where the Easter Bunny is near you, I've put together a Calendar of Easter Bunny Events for Chicagoland.
     I hope my handy Calendar provides you with some great ideas for fun springtime acitivities ... and opportunities to enjoy the fruits of the Easter Bunny's labors ... 
Easter Bunny Events Calendar - Chicagoland 
April 15th                                Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt                              7:30 pm
McCarthy Park, 16802 So. 80th Avenue, Tinley Park
Children Ages:  3 to 4 years Hunt at 7:30 pm
Children Ages:  5 to 8 Hunt at 8:15 pm
Bring your flashlight to hunt for eggs.  The Easter Bunny will visit after the Hunt is over. 
This FREE event will go on no matter the weather. 
    April 16th & 17th                       Bunny in the Greenhouse                         Noon to 3 pm 
Bird Haven Greenhouses, 225 No. Gougar Rd., Joliet
This event is FREE
Photos can be taken with the Easter Bunny
For further infowww.jolietpark.org
April 24th                            Spirit of Chicago Easter Brunch Cruise                    Board:  NOON
Easter Brunch Boards at NAVY PIER, Chicago
Cruise:  12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    Price:  $31.90 per child age 3-12  (Plus Taxes/Fees)   
$51.90 per adult  (Plus Taxes/Fees)
  Goodie Bags for the Children and an appearance by the Easter Bunny! 
Celebrate the holiday aboard the vibrant Spirit of Chicago with a plentiful buffet,
engaging DJ entertainment, dancing and a totally festive celebration!
For More Information and to Book your Easter Cruise: 
or Call:  866.273.2469
April 16th                       P.A.W.S. 4th Annual Easter Egg Hunt for DOGS                       9:30 am     
P.A.W.S.  -  8301 W. 191st St., Tinley Park
$10.00 Donation per Dog
Registration Starts Promptly at 9:30 am
Hunting Begins at 10:00 am
Dogs MUST be in a leash and have up-to-date rabies tags or certificate
Bring baggies to take care of your dog's poops
More than 3000 eggs will be hidden.  All eggs contain prize.
April 16th                            Taft School PTA Craft & Vendor Fair                          9 am - 2 pm
Taft School, 1605 So. Washington Street, Lockport
Admission:  FREE
Concessions Available  - Bake Sale on Site
Pictures can be taken with the Easter Bunny
April 23rd                             Lincoln-Way Special Recreation Foundation                      8 to 11 am
Bunny Breakfast Fundraiser
Lincoln-Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort, IL
Pre-Purchased Tickets:
Children:   3 to 15 years   $6.00 
Adults:  $9.00
Event includes pancake & sausage breakfast, Easter Bunny Egg Hunt, and
Pictures with the Easter Bunny 
Tickets can be pre-purchasedat the Special Recreation Office:
21800 So. LaGrange Road, Frankfort
Ticket prices at the door:  
Children:  3 to 15 years   $7.00
Adults:   $10.00
April 23rd                              7th Annual "Hippity-Hop Easter Egg Hunt"                       10:30 - 1:30 pm
The Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 No. River Rd., Shorewood
10,000 eggs have been ordered for this annual event
Takes place indoor and outdoors
Toddlers participate indoors in a balloon-filled room.
Children 4 years of age and older participate outdoors.
10:45-11:30 a.m. - toddlers
11:30 a.m.-noon - ages 4-5
Noon-12:30 p.m. - ages 6-7
12:30–1 p.m. - ages 8-9
1-1:30 p.m. - ages 10 and older
For additional info on planned activities:
April 21st                                            Flashlight Egg Hunt                                 7:45 - 8:30 pm
336 Knoch Knolls Rd., Naperville
Pre-Registration is Required!    (Click on Link)
 All participants must bring a flashlight and their own container to collect prizes and eggs in.
Parents must be present!  They may not assist in collection of items.
April 23                                                           Easter in Elgin                                  Breakfast:  8 - 10 am
                                                                                                         Play:  10 am & 11:30 am
                                                                                                   Egg Hunt:  11:15 am
Breakfast to be held in the basement of:
The Hemmens, 145 Symphony Way, Elgin.
There are 300 tickets available for the $7 breakfast; kids younger than 5 eat free. 
Tickets must be purchased from City Hall prior to the event to receive these above prices.
Any tickets left over MAY be available the morning of the breakfast.
Play:  "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing"
Egg Hunt to be held at:  Gail Borden Library Lot next to The Hemmens
The area will be split in locations according to age groups.
Elgin Moose Lodge # 799 and The City of Elgin will be providing the eggs.
Both hosts ask that plastic egg shells used in the egg hunt be returned prior to leaving.
April 22                    Egg-Tastic Easter at SciTech Museum!                         Easter Egg Hunt:
                                                                                                                11 - noon for 2 age groups:
                                                                                                                                           5 & under, and 6 & up
SciTech Museum, 18 W. Benton St., Aurora
Phone: 630-859-3434
Easter Event for kids featuring Wacky Science Fun! 
 Learn, Engage and Inspire your Kids! 
   Kids can meet the Easter Bunny from 10 am to 2 pm.
Noon to 2 pm there will are photo opportunities. 
Kids can also engage in scientific Eggtastic Eggsperiments from noon until 2 pm!
 All Easter activities are included with regular admission.
April 17th                       Easter Egg Hunt & Parade - Downtown Joliet                   Start: 
                                                                                                                                                                    Egg Hunt:  10 am
Silver Cross Field
 Easter egg hunt hosted by the Joliet Slammers, Joliet’s new minor league baseball team
Wish Upon a Star Foundation Lunch: 
11 am to 1:30 pm
Hot dog lunch inside the rotunda of the Rialto Square Theatre
$3 lunch includes: hot dog, chips, cookies & beverage
Easter Bunny photo shoots at Giji’s Sweet Shoppe
 81 N. Chicago St., Joliet
Visits with the Easter Bunny are free
Photographs are $7 each and come with a frame
Movie  “How to Train Your Dragon”  at the Rialto Square Theatre
There is no charge
Noon to 1:45 pm
Easter Crafts & Games  -  Joliet Area Historical Museum
Noon to 5:00 pm
Reduced Admission Charge today:  $3
Museum Members:  Free
Crafts and Games in the Museum Discovery Room
Joliet Public Library
 Easter Bunny Crafts
1:00 to 4:00 pm
2:00 pm  -  Wish Upon a Star Foundation Easter Parade Starts 
Chicago Street, Joliet
               April 21                        Underwater EGGstravaganza                     6 - 8 pmGene Mundt Chicago Bancorp 2011 Easter Bunny & Spring Activities Calendar blog
                       505 N. Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg
Join Bunny for a swim at The Water Works!
Pool egg hunts, entertainment, games and prizes are part of the fun.
Egg hunts will be in the play pool and parents will be able to assist small children.
There will be scheduled egg hunts per age group throughout the evening.
Pre-registration deadline ends April 20.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
For Info:  847/490-7020   
$8 for residents 
$12 for non-residents for pre-registration
Day-of registration (if available) is $12/$18.  Adults are free.
April 22nd & 23rd                      Bunny Brunch at Lambs Farm                         10:00 am
        14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville
Go to  Lambs Farm for food and fun with the Easter Bunny!
After feasting on a delicious meal, kids can hop on over to the Garden Patch
for a variety of activities including a photo with the Bunny.
Advance Arrangements Required 
Seatings at 10:00 am & Noon
For reservations, call Country Inn Restaurant:   (847)362-5050
$15.95 per person
(Children under 23 months eat free with a $7.95
charge for all activities and photo with the Bunny)
April 22nd                    Good Friday Open Skate - Orbit Skate Center                         1 - 4 pm
615 Consumers Avenue, Palatine
Public Skating Session for all ages
Live DJ, specials, games and fun for the entire family
Admission is $6.50 per person
$19 for a Family up to 4 people
Skate rental is $3.00 regular skates or inline skates 
April 23rd                                                Egg Hunt - Ladd Arboretum                      Session Start @ 10 am
Sponsored by the North Suburban Youth Foundation
Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick, Evanston
Belinda the Bullfrog needs our help! She's misplaced her eggs in the Ladd Arboretum.
During the one-hour program on Saturday, April 23, City of Evanston Ecology Center
staff will teach children all about frogs. 
Participants will help Belinda find her eggs, followed by activities and a craft. 
Bring a basket or bag for collecting
A special area is reserved for egg hunters 18 months to 4 years of age
 Preregistration is required.  
Call:  847-448-8256 
April 23rd                                         Egg’straordinary, Downtown Plainfield                         8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Settlers Park
Enjoy a spring day in historic Downtown Plainfield.
  Breakfast or Lunch with the Easter bunny
“Hop The Bunny Trail” which will end up at the Plainfield Fire Station
located on Des Plaines Street
Children can pick up a passport at any participating business. 
Travel the Bunny Hop Trail to get their Passport stamped.
Children will be searching for the Golden Egg!
There's also a coloring contest, magician, caricature artist,
jumpy (weather permitting), and face painting!
Have a Safe and Happy Easter
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Charles McDonald
Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner

That is a lot of events for Easter. Hope you have a grand time

your friend in Charlottesville

Apr 17, 2011 12:48 PM #1
Ellen Caruso
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Glen Head, NY

Lyn, how fun is that tracking the where abouts of the Easter Bunny! Does someone have a tracker on his bunny phone, or radar in his ears?

Apr 17, 2011 02:19 PM #2
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Real Estate

Ellen:  The easter bunny has built in antennae in his ears!  Great reception on his Iphone, Ipad, GPS, too!  ;-)

Apr 18, 2011 02:46 AM #3
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656 - New Lenox, IL
708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience

Lyn:  Came over to check-out your new blog .. and wow .. surprise!  Thanks so much for the re-blog.  Hope it helps many many Bunny lovers ...


Apr 18, 2011 11:04 AM #4
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