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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....
  • Child Sense: A family Easter

    Child Sense: A family Easter
    As the snow is finally beginning to melt and spring comes to life we know that Easter will soon be here. Whether your family dyes eggs, makes centerpieces, or goes on Easter egg hunts, the warmer weather and the ability enjoy the sun, makes Easter...
  • Hundreds of happy kids search for 2,000 eggs at Carroll House lawn in Annapolis

    Nothing gets in the way of a kid and candy — except maybe the permission to hunt for it. On your marks, get set, go! Hundreds of children swarmed the lawn at the Charles Carroll House and Garden in downtown Annapolis Sunday afternoon,...
  • Baby fairs offer prenatal and postnatal education

    The Young Families Health Initiative Committee of Lake County is presenting the 26th annual baby fairs. The free events are for first-time or special-needs parents including pregnant women and parents of newborns. The event will provide information...
  • Bunnies, egg hunts mark pre-Easter fun in Park Ridge

     Bunnies, egg hunts mark pre-Easter fun in Park Ridge
    The Park Ridge Park District got an early start on Easter by hosting breakfast with a special guest. The Easter Bunny was invited to the Maine Leisure Center on March 21 to share a buffet meal with children, who then hunted for eggs. Other Easter-...
  • 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...
  • Church news in the region

    CHESTERTON Liberty Bible Church: 824 N. Calumet Ave. — Easter worship is at: 7:45 a.m., 9 a.m., 10:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. April 5. Services will take place at two venues for the 9 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. worship. Care for children 5 and younger will...
  • Snow doesn't slow down Easter egg hunts

    Snow doesn't slow down Easter egg hunts
    Easter is supposed to be the time of spring and rebirth, but families attending the first wave of community Easter egg hunts Saturday morning were greeted with an unwelcome additional challenge to the search for multicolored treats — snow. Despite...
  • Bok Tower Gardens plans Easter sunrise service

    Bok Tower Gardens plans Easter sunrise service
    Bok Tower Gardens, a historical attraction in Lake Wales, again will hold sunrise services for Easter. Admission will be free from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Sunday. Geert D'hollander, carillonneur for the park, will play seasonal music from the bell tower...
  • 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...