Friday Fun Five April 12, 2019

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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Spring Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair
April 12-14 at The Odeum in Villa Park, IL

Hundreds of the nation’s top artists and crafters display and sell their handcrafted works. Consistently voted one of the top 100 shows in the Country by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Register for an hourly gift certificate, enjoy plenty of food & drink, lots of family fun, and free parking! Show hours are Friday 11am-9pm; Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission prices are Adults $10; Seniors $9; Children Under 10 are Free. New this year, your paid admission is good all weekend long with our hand stamp. Please visit our website for more information at




Brookfield Zoo’s Breakfast with the Bunny
April 13, 14, 20 in Brookfield

Hop to it and join family and friends at Brookfield Zoo for its annual Breakfast with the Bunny. An all-you-can-eat buffet, held in the zoo’s Discovery Center, will feature a special appearance from costumed characters Mr. and Mrs. Bunny.




Easter Egg Hunt – Presbyterian Church of Western Springs
April 14 in Western Springs

All children are invited to join us for an Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt will start after Fellowship at 11:00 a.m. Eggs will be color-coded by age group to allow little ones to participate. We invite parents and children to meet under the parking lot portico at 10:45 a.m.




Easter Kinderfest at Hofbräuhaus Chicago
April 14 in Rosemont

Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s guests can kick off Easter early with the restaurant’s Easter Kinderfest, Sunday, April 14 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The restaurant will offer fun for the whole family including a magician, pinwheel decorating, face painting and meet and greets with the Easter Bunny.




Spring Fever Festival – Vaughan Athletic Center
April 13 in Aurora

Bring the whole family to this fun-filled Spring themed festival! Featuring egg decorating, music, crafts, games, snacks, and more. Special guest appearance from the Easter Bunny.




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