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Hunt and pick: weekend Easter-themed activities

Kids pick up eggs during the Dixon Park District's 2017 egg hunt.
Kids pick up eggs during the Dixon Park District's 2017 egg hunt.

This weekend’s egg hunts and other Easter-themed activities:


• Dixon Park District, Lowell Park, 2114 Lowell Park Road, 11 a.m.-noon, starting with 2 and younger, then 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-10.

Six bicycles and helmets will be given away, and there will be a bouncy house, face-painting, prizes and the Easter Bunny.

Bring your own camera and baskets, bags, or buckets. Park at the boat ramp lot. Call 815-284-3306 for more information.

• Sterling Park District egg hunt, 1:30 p.m. for ages 8 and younger at the Westwood soccer fields, 1900 Westwood Drive off West LeFevre.

The Easter Bunny will be available beforehand for photos. Call 815-622-6204 for more information.

• Coloma Park District, 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Centennial Park, 508 E. 11th St. in Rock Falls for ages 3- and 6-8.

Prizes will be awarded to all participants. Call 815-625-0272 for more information.

• Dixon YMCA, 110 Galena Ave., for ages 10 and younger, 1 p.m. egg hunt in the pool. Nonswimmers must be accompanied by an adult in the pool, those up to age 8 must use flotation devices. Bring your own basket. Call 815-288-9622 for more information.

• Dixon Elks Lodge, 1279 Franklin Grove Road, 10 a.m. Easter egg hunt for 3 and younger, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. Call 815-288-3557 for more information.

• Good Samaritan Society-Mount Carroll, 10 a.m. Easter egg hunt for 9 and younger. Bring your own basket. Refreshments will be served after the hunt. Rain date is April 20. Call 815-244-7715 for more information.

• Sugar Grove School and Church, 352 Timber Creek Road, Dixon, 10 a.m. for ages 2-12. Call 815-288-2811 for more information.

• Abiding Word Church, 806 E. Lynn Blvd., Sterling, 10-11 a.m. Families can travel through different stations to hear the Easter story; eggs and candy will be given along the way, and crafts and cookies will be available afterward. Call 815-626-1827 for more information.

• Polo Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 703 E. Buffalo St., register at 10 a.m., hunt at 10:30 for ages 3 and younger, 4-6, 7-9, and 10 plus. Bring your own basket and camera.

•Visit with the Easter Bunny at the Lanark Transformer Team Spring Fling festival and vendor fair.

The fair runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lanark Information Center, 111-A S. Broad St. just south of City Hall. The Easter Bunny will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and kids who visit him will get a free picture, goodie bag, cookie and decorating kit. No egg hunt.

• Brookville United Methodist Church, 17725 W. Chambers St., Polo; 6 p.m. free supper and egg hunt.

Pizza, a beverage, ice cream, dessert bar and prizes will be provided, guests are asked to bring a dish to pass. Call 815-493-2274 for more information.

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