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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Fast but fun, Glenview's Eggstravaganza draws kids of all ages

     Fast but fun, Glenview's Eggstravaganza draws kids of all ages
    More than 12,000 plastic eggs gone in 30 seconds, disappearing under a wave of surging, scrambling children holding woven Easter egg baskets. And even though they were told not to, some parents descended upon the rainbow of colored eggs, as well....
  • False start signals the end for 5,000 eggs on Spring Bunny Trail

    The Northbrook Park District Spring Bunny Trail at the Leisure Center got off to a false start at one of its egg hunts March 28, when children misinterpreted a signal. Kids thought a cue was a cue, when it wasn't. Like a vacuum cleaner works its magic,...
  • Special Seder celebrates Passover and Easter

    Special Seder celebrates Passover and Easter
    A Passover Seder may seem like an odd tradition for a church, but North Suburban Evangelical Free Church in Deerfield has been observing the tradition for 10 years. This year 's service is on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The Seder is a shared experience...
  • Cook's Corner: Time to bake Easter breads and Passover (flourless) cakes

    The breads of Easter are a celebration of cultures and traditions, of roots and rituals. Some, like hot cross buns from England and babka from Poland, are well known in this country. But the special breads of Easter also include the towering fruit-...
  • Easter brunches in Lake County

    Easter brunches in Lake County
    Find Easter brunches in Highwood, Lake Forest, Lake Bluff, Libertyville, Mundelein and other suburbs. Find more suburban brunch options here. Easter brunch has become an institution, its allure hard to resist. Diners know it and so do smart...
  • New Easter egg hunt offers more than '10 minutes of mayhem'

    New Easter egg hunt offers more than '10 minutes of mayhem'
    Not even the cold could keep the hundreds of area children from the treat-filled eggs that awaited them in Lake Zurich's Lions Park on March 28. Lions Park turned into two separate seas of children that afternoon, separated by age group, after Mayor Tom...
  • A guide to the perfect wines for Easter dinner

    Traditionally, the Easter dinner groaning board bears the weight of big chunks of ham or lamb. But that doesn't mean it has to become stale and routine. And the same is true for the wines that go with it. A majority of Easter recipes for ham include some...
  • Brooklyn Park: Lions Club elects members and discusses future

    Brooklyn Lions Club took a look at itself during its regular meeting on Wednesday, when results from an internal and anonymous survey was discussed. Perfectly time, as it will help give guidance to its 2015-2016 officers who were inducted during the...
  • Glen Burnie West: Local churches busy with activities leading up to Easter

    Glen Burnie West: Local churches busy with activities leading up to Easter
    The focus at most Glen Burnie churches this week is on special Holy Week services. Services and activities planned through the weekend follow. Easter Sunday listings are listed elsewhere in today's publication: •Ferndale United Methodist Church...
  • Kids fill their bags with 6,000 eggs at Lake Forest hunt

    Kids fill their bags with 6,000 eggs at Lake Forest hunt
    It was four minutes of bedlam as 6,000 plastic eggs disappeared from the rec center lawn at Deerpath Community Park on March 28. Joe Mobile, who's been running Lake Forest's annual Easter Egg hunt for 21 years, issued the command to "Go!" at 11:10 a.m....
  • Oakbrook Terrace event offers dogs some Easter fun

    Oakbrook Terrace event offers dogs some Easter fun
    The Oakbrook Terrace Park District's March 28 doggie egg hunt offered the opportunity for man's best friend to grab some treats before kids went looking for Easter eggs at Terrace View Park. The odds were good for the 15 dogs that participated, as...