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Easter

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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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Snow moves Easter egg hunt indoors

    When Palm Sunday experienced late light snow showers, organizers of the Our Lady Mother of the Church Easter Egg Hunt opted to move the event inside rather than face the elements outdoors. The March 29 event instead took place in the church's Hayes...
  • Pair your Peeps with these new Just Born candies this Easter

    Pair your Peeps with these new Just Born candies this Easter
    Bethlehem candy-maker Just Born is hoping you'll add some new Mike and Ike and Hot Tamales candies to your Easter basket this year. Here's the rundown on the new candies: • Mike and Ike Easter Treats feature flavor favorites like grape,...
  • Hounds in costume join Easter bunny at Doggie Egg Hunt

    Hounds in costume join Easter bunny at Doggie Egg Hunt
    These hunters used their eager noses, framed by whiskers resembling the Easter bunny's, to sniff out treats during a non-traditional egg hunt. It proved to be a howling good time. About 40 hounds attended the Doggie Egg Hunt Extravaganza at Easterlin...
  • Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful

    Biblical dramas gather Easter faithful
    UPDATED: The Bible had a very good night in Easter evening television.  "A.D. The Bible Continues," NBC's new series about the Jesus' apostles, drew 9.7 million viewers, the biggest audience of the night. (No. 2 was CBS' "Madam Secretary" with 9.3...
  • Easter Morn

     
    Photo by Paul Calvert titled "Easter Morn."...
  • It's cold, but egg hunt has a sunny side

    It's cold, but egg hunt has a sunny side
    The joy was apparent on children's faces Saturday morning as they rushed onto fields as soon as the cue was given for them to gather as many Easter eggs as possible. The eggs had been strewn about several fields at Centennial Park in Orland Park, site...
  • Kitchen gadget: Egg slicer (and a bonus recipe)

    Kitchen gadget: Egg slicer (and a bonus recipe)
    When you’re looking for the perfect tool to slice an egg, a knife is the last way to go -- there’s too much surface area on the blade to get a clean slice. You’re better off using a wire cake or cheese slicer, even dental floss. Or you...
  • Farmers' Market hosts Easter show

    The Carroll County Farmers' Market is hosting their annual Easter show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at the Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agricultural Center Drive, Westminster. The free event will feature more than 75 vendors with...