Weekender: Spring events this weekend in the Chicago area

April 9, 2014 11:27:19 AM PDT
It finally feels like spring! With all the fun, seasonal outdoor events going on this weekend, there's no reason to be stuck indoors.

Egg-Stravaganza ? Soldier Field

You can get an early start on Easter fun at Soldier Field's spring Egg-Stravaganza on Saturday. Beginning at 10 a.m. they'll roll out the largest candy grab in the city, right on the field! They'll also have face painting and balloon artists. Admission is free.

More information: soldierfield.net

Chicago Park District Easter egg hunts ? various locations

The Chicago Park District has many Easter egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny at various locations on Saturday.

More information: chicagoparkdistrict.com

Swing into Spring - Navy Pier

Now through next Sunday you can take pictures with the Easter Bunny and also meet animals from Brookfield Zoo, PAWS Chicago and the Anticruelty Society. If the weather is good, you can take a ride on the wave swinger for just $1!

More information: navypier.com

Reptilefest ? University of Illinois, 901 W. Roosevelt Road

It's everything you wanted to know about reptiles and amphibians in one very large place! Reptilefest features over 200 species of snakes, tortoises and frogs ? many of them hands on ? Saturday and Sunday at the University of Illinois Physical Education Building on Roosevelt Road.

More information: uic.campus.net

CoffeeCon ? Zhou B Art Center, 1029 W. 35th St.

Get your coffee fix and everything java at CoffeeCon! The consumer coffee festival features classes in coffee brewing, home roasting demos and lots of samples on Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Zhou B Art Center.

More information: coffee-con.com

Sing to Live, Best of Broadway ? Glenview and Oak Park

And on the music beat, the Sing to Live Community Chorus wraps up its season with the Best of Broadway on Saturday night in Glenview and Sunday afternoon in Oak Park. This special chorus is made up of breast cancer survivors and those who have been touched by breast cancer. Admission for survivors is free.

More information: singtolive.org

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