Top 10 things to do this weekend
Our picks for family-friendly events and activities this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, March 30
Prairie District Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt
Chicago Women's Park & Gardens, 1801 S Indiana Ave (312-328-0823, explorechicago.org). Noon–2pm; $4, kids 10 and under $10, 1 and under free.
Bring your tykes and their Easter baskets to hunt for eggs in the historic Prairie District's Women's Garden. More than 8,000 candy- and prize-filled eggs await, plus an animal petting zoo, piñatas, visits with the Easter Bunny and more. Recommended for kids 10 and under. Reservations required.
Stage 773, 1225 W Belmont Ave (773-327-5252, stage773.com). 10:30am; $5.
This tall tale, filled with princesses, dinosaurs and underwater escapes, gives kids an introduction to improv comedy by literally getting them in on the act with plot, character and costume design and planning, live music playing all the while.
Breakfast with the Bunny and EGGstravaganza
Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St, Skokie (847-677-7001, skokieparkdistrict.org). 9:30am.
Kids, set your clocks for an early rise and beat the crowds for a terrain scouting report. Grab a bite with the Easter Bunny in the morning for some much-needed energy, before the egg hunt at 11am. Perhaps your furry friend will divulge a secret or two, so you can find that perfect holiday treat.
Wicker Park Holiday Egg Hunt
Wicker Park, 1425 N Damen Ave (312-742-7553, chicagoparkdistrict.com). 10am–1pm; free.
Don't forget your Easter baskets; you'll need them for this neighborhood egg hunt, with a showing of the movie Hop to follow.