Above / The baseball fields at Frontier Park provide age-appropriate Easter Egg Hunts for children on Sat. April 15, hosted by the Naperville Jaycees. Arrive by 8:55AM to line up for the 9AM blast of the horn. Don’t be a second late! Naperville’s youngsters are fast! Eggs go in a minute! But the Easter Bunny will wait to meet you.
Enter Oswald’s Coloring Contest by April 13 to be included in drawing on April 14
Hop to it to find coloring contests, stuffed bunnies and chicks at Oswald’s Pharmacy in Naperville Plaza. What’s more, Oswald’s has seasonal greeting cards for all the spring holidays as well as candy, chocolates (Russell Stover and Fanny Mae), baskets, egg-coloring kits, stuffed bunnies, puzzles and a wide array of other novelties sure to help celebrate Easter Sunday, April 16.
A large selection of cards for Passover, Mon., April 10, through Tues., April 18, also is available.
In addition, kids are welcome to stop by the service counter and pick up the 2017 entry into Oswald’s Pharmacy Coloring Contest. Color and return to Oswald’s by Thurs., April 13, for a chance to win a huge super soft stuffed bunny rabbit. The winner will be drawn on Fri., April 14.
Naperville Park District’s Flashlight Egg Hunt April 13
The Park District’s Flashlight Egg Hunt returns on Thursday, April 13 from 7:15-8PM for kids ages 9-13 at Knoch Knolls Nature Center and Picnic Grove. Preregistration is required and may be completed online at www.napervilleparks.org. The cost is $10 for Naperville residents and $15 for nonresidents and includes prizes and refreshments.
Take Two! Easter Bunny Photos in downtown Naperville
Stop or hop into the new Hotel Indigo on Water Street (120 Water Street in Downtown Naperville) to see the Big Bunny and take FREE photos with children. Take a peek of the hotel lobby and other new businesses that have recently opened on Water Street including Southern Tide Naperville, Elements Naperville, Plank Bar & Kitchen (inside Hotel Indigo) and Quiubo.
Join the fun either Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, between 11AM and 2PM, and get your professional photo with the Easter Bunny! Take your own photo or Walgreen’s in downtown Naperville will be printing the professional photographer’s photos FREE (4 x 6 photos) for each sitting! (Additional photos may be purchased). Reminder, photos will be taken at Hotel Indigo (first floor lobby entrance, on Water Street, south side of Water Street) with photo pick up across the street at Walgreen’s afterward. (within one hour).
Note: Photos will be taken indoors and so will take place rain or shine! Questions? Email email@example.com. (Downtown parking is free with available street parking on Water Street or in one of two nearby parking facilities, Water Street Parking Deck or the City of Naperville Municipal Parking Deck).
Naperville Jaycees Annual Easter Egg Hunt April 15
Arrive by 8:55AM on Sat., April 15, in time to be in place when the the horn sounds at 9AM and hundreds, if not thousands, of kids with parents scramble across the outfields to find 14,000 eggs, hidden among the four ball-fields at Frontier Park Sports Complex, 3380 Cedar Glade Rd., just south of 95th Street. Age groups are: 0-2yrs, 3-4yrs, 5-6yrs, 7-8yrs. Bring a basket. Special prizes are available and be prepared to hop to it to visit with the Easter Bunny. Good advice is to arrive 30 minutes early as close-by parking is limited. The Jaycees also will be accepting food donations for Loaves and Fishes.
Remember! Jaycees Lobster Day is May 13. The 2017 Lobster Day will be held at Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 1270 E. Chicago Ave.
Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast at Trinity Church of the Nazarene April 15
This free Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast at Naperville Trinity Church of the Nazarene is a safe indoor event for children ages newborn to 4th grade and their parents. It will be held on Saturday, April 15 from 9 – 11AM. There will be fun activities and an opportunity to win door prizes such as zoo tickets, movie tickets and much more. Trinity Church of the Nazarene is located at 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville between Ogden Avenue and Diehl Road. For more information, call the church at (630) 778-0328, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit, at www.trinitynazarene.org.
NJWC’s 4th Annual Hoppy Easter Festival April 15
The Naperville Junior Women’s Club will host their 4th Annual Hoppy Easter Festival beginning at 10AM and ending at noon on Saturday, April 15 at Safety Town, 1320 Aurora Ave. The Fest includes an egg hunt, treat stations, live bunnies and photo-ops with the Easter Bunny. Admission is $10 per family to benefit Safety Town and non-perishable food items for Loaves & Fishes food pantry.
Eggstra! Eggstra! Bargain hunt for savings in downtown Naperville
Do the bunny hop around the shops in Downtown Naperville! Search for eggstravagant spring sales and eggciting specials in abundance throughout Easter weekend in Downtown Naperville in a variety of shops.
Discover eggceptional savings from shop to shop on items to spruce up spring wardrobes or the home.
You’ll also find everything you need to help your favorite Easter Bunny fill baskets at Naper Nuts & Sweets.