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Top 5 things to do this weekend: April 19-21, 2019

Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.
Looking for something fun to do in the Sauk Valley this weekend? Here are some suggestions.

Egg in the Dark

OREGON – Games begin at 7:30 and a flashlight hunt begins at 8 p.m. Friday at Oregon Park West on 14th Street for kids in grades 5-8.

Bring your own flashlight and basket, 815-732-3101.

All-inclusive egg hunts

OREGON – The Oregon Park District's first sensory-friendly egg hunt for special needs kids of all ages begins at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in an enclosed area in Oregon Park West.

Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 9 to 9:25 a.m. Participants are asked to RSVP for planning purposes at www.oregonpark.org Programs/Inclusion.

A traditional hunt for preschool through fourth-graders follows at 10 a.m.

Participants should come early to find a parking spot, and bring their own baskets. Call 815-732-3101 for more information.

Wright family mega-hunt

LYNDON – The Wright family Easter egg hunt – this year featuring 30,000 eggs, and expected to draw 3,000 to 4,000 people to this village of 600 – begins with registration at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Richmond Park on Fifth Avenue East.

The hunt begins at noon for kids 4 and younger, 5 to 9, and 10 and older. An area will be set aside for special needs children.

More than 300 bike and toys will be given away at 12:30 p.m., and there will be bounce houses, food, and a petting zoo.

Find Wright's Annual Egg Hunt on Facebook for more information.

Blues and Bluegrass

FRANKLIN GROVE – If it’s the third Friday of the month, it’s Blues and Bluegrass night at the H.I. Lincoln Building, 136 N. Elm St.

Open-stage acoustic gospel, folk, country, blues and bluegrass will be performed at 7 p.m.

Admission is free; donations are accepted to help with the upkeep of the historic building.

Call 815-456-3030 or go to franklingroveil.org for more information.

Hitz City at Rosbrook

DIXON – Hitz City Rhythm & Blues will perform Saturday at Rosbrook Studio, 107 S. Peoria Ave. Time Bandits will open the show at 8 p.m.

Doors open at 7 p.m.; admission is $5. Pizza and beverages by Mama Cimino’s will be sold.

Find Rosbrook on Facebook for more information.

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