WEST SUBURBAN EASTER CELEBRATIONS
Spring is in the air and family fun is in full swing. Enjoy these Easter happenings throughout the western suburbs, perfect for all ages. Happy Easter to you and yours!
Breakfast with the Bunny at Brookfield Zoo • March 19, 20, 26 Hop over to Brookfield Zoo for its annual Breakfast with the Bunny. The all-you-can-eat buffet, held in the zoo’s Discovery Center, will feature a special appearance from costumed characters Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who will be available for photo opportunities. In addition, the Banjo Buddies will provide musical entertainment. Seatings are offered at 9am and 11am. Pricing, which includes zoo admission and parking, is $29.95 for adults and $21.95 for children ages 3 to 11. Children 2 and under eat for free. Seatings are limited, and reservations are required. For more information and to make reservations, visit www.CZS.org/Events.
Hoppy Easter Festival at Safety Town In Naperville • March 19 Held from 10am-noon hosted by Naperville Junior Woman's Club. Children can bring their baskets and tour the town to hunt for eggs, collect treats at stations, meet the Easter Bunny, take pictures and learn a few safety tips! A non-perishable food item for Loaves and Fishes as well as $7 per family is kindly accepted to benefit Safety Town. This event will be held outside at Safety Town. www.napervillejuniors.org
Easter Brunch at The Abbington In Glen Ellyn • March 27 This Easter, experience the elegant atmosphere, impeccable service and gourmet cuisine of the Abbington. Feast on exquisite brunch selections prepared by executive chefs Robert Fabbri & Philip Griffin. Featuring: Our Breakfast Station with Traditional Favorites. Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3s002 IL Route 53, Glen Ellyn. www.abbingtonbanquets.com
Doggie Easter Egg Hunt In Batavia • March 19 Let your dog hunt for Easter eggs! Head over to Bark Park as your dog(s) hunts for Easter eggs filled with doggie treats. All dogs must be leashed during the event! Pre-registration is requested, but will accept registration at the gate to the Bark Park starting at 11am. Registration fee is per dog. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Anderson Animal Shelter. Hunt will begin at 12 pm SHARP! West Main Park Shelter, Batavia. www.bataviaparks.org
Easter Egg Hunt at Cantigny In Wheaton • March 26 Come on out for some good ol’ fashioned fun! The Egg Hunt will run continuously from 9am - 12pm and eggs will be hidden throughout the park. All guests will be given a map when they enter to help them locate the eggs. This event is more open house-style and for all ages. For photos, “Mr. Bunny” will be at the McCormick Museum and “Mrs. Bunny” will be at the First Division Museum. Kids can paint an egg-shaped ornament at the Education Center ($2). The Easter Egg Hunt is free to all ages, no registration required. $5 parking fee applies. 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, (630) 668-5161, www.cantigny.org