Events

EASTER EVENTS

Children race toward Easter eggs at the 2018 DeKalb Park District Easter Egg Hunt.
Children race toward Easter eggs at the 2018 DeKalb Park District Easter Egg Hunt.

The following are upcoming Easter events scheduled in the area.

DeKALB

Breakfast with the Bunny

Time: 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Hopkins Park Terrace Room

Cost: $7 adults and children age 2 and older

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Breakfast, provided by Fatty’s Catering, includes eggs, pancakes, sausage and more. The Easter Bunny will visit from 9 to 10 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: McCormick Park

Information: 815-756-7374

The event is for ages 10 and younger. Sponsored by Trinity Lutheran Church.

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 10:45 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Hopkins Shelter House

Cost: Donation to Safe Passage

Information: www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

The egg hunt, for ages 2 to 10, is separated by age into designated areas. Sponsored by DeKalb Crossroads Church and DeKalb Park District.

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: NIU North 40, intersection of Locust Street and Kishwaukee Drive

Information: 815-758-6557

The event also will feature a raffle, prizes and face painting. Sponsored by Cathedral of Praise.

GENOA

Easter Eggstravaganza

Time: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20

Place: Genoa Faith United Methodist Church, 325 Stott St.

Information: 815-784-5143

Event features crafts, games, cookie walk and a $3 pancake breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The egg hunt for ages 2 and younger starts at 10:15 a.m., ages 3 to 5 at 10:30 a.m., ages 6 to 8 at 10:45 a.m. and ages 9 to 10 at 11 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Chamberlain Park

Information: www.genoaparkdistrict.com

Children will be separated by age groups: 10 a.m. children 4 and younger, 10:30 a.m. children 5 and older. The Easter Bunny will visit.

KIRKLAND

Adult Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in opens, 7:50 p.m. costume judging, 8 p.m. shotgun start Friday, April 12

Place: Walnut Grove, 33600 Pearl St.

Cost: $15

Information: www.oneseedoneplant.com

Adults can bring a basket, flashlight and their running shoes to search for more than 3,000 eggs hidden on a 3-acre parcel. Inside some of the eggs will be prizes; top prize is $100 cash. DeBennedetto’s of Kirkland will sell food, beer and wine, with 10% of sales benefitting DeKalb County Community Gardens.

MALTA

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Lions Park, 120 S. Third St.

SANDWICH

Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13

Place: Sandwich Public Library, 925 S. Main St.

Info: 815-786-8306

Eggs will be hidden around the library.

SYCAMORE

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 18

Place: Sycamore Park District Community Center

Cost: $12 residents, $15 non-residents

Information: www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

Ages 12 to 16 can bring a flashlight to hunt for Easter eggs, candy and prizes. Indoors, there will be a DJ, games, activities and snacks available for purchase.

Breakfast with the Bunny

Time: 7:30 to 9:15 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Sycamore Park District Community Center

Cost: $7 resident, $8 nonresident

Information: www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, pastries, juice and coffee.

Sycamore Police Department Egg Hunt

Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Sycamore Park District’s Good Tymes Shelter

Information: www.sycamoreparkdistrict.com

Children will be divided into age categories for three separate egg hunts.

Community Egg Hunt

Time: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Sycamore High School, 427 Spartan Trail

Information: www.crossroadscn.com

There will be 20,000 eggs, games, giveaways, face painting, prizes, food trucks and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

WATERMAN

Waterman Lions Club’s Easter Egg Hunt

Time: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 20

Place: Indian Creek Middle School, 335 E. Garfield St.

Information: 815-264-3351 or len9635@gmail.com

Train Rides with the Easter Bunny

Time: 12:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Place: Lions Community Park, 435 S. Birch St.

Information: www.petestrain.com

The Waterman & Western Railroad will offer free train rides with the Easter Bunny. Professional photos available for purchase.

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