Enjoy a buffet and then take a walk over to the Bunny Patch, where kids can do crafts, activities and take a photo with the bunny. Call (847) 362-5050 for reservations. April 18-19.When: Seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m. and noon
A tasty springtime buffet featuring a visit from the Easter Bunny. April 18-19.When: 9-11 a.m.
Activities include Easter Glitter Art, Create Your Own Easter Bag, Monster Egg Decorating, Easter Scavenger Hunt, Easter Egg Chick Photo Frame, Create Your Own Easter Egg Wreath, Easter Headband Craft, Animal Egg Decorating, Jumbo Foam Eggs, Story Time With Easter Bunny and Create Your Own Easter Magic Screen. The Easter Bunny will make appearances throughout the weekend.Cost: Free with admission
The Easter Bunny will be available for photo opportunities on The Ledge, with professional photographs available for purchase.When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bring your toddler to an age-appropriate learning environment in the gallery and art studio. Participate together in a visit to the galleries, then design and create a superhero with your child.Cost: $20 family (maximum four)
Visitors investigate nanoscience by learning about electroplating and discovering what tiny particles make up magnetic ferrofluid. Find your height in nanometers and learn about the usefulness of Oobleck! Come learn about the importance of nanoscience in a morning devoted to the microscopic world of atoms and molecules.When: 9:30-11 a.m.
Kids can help color in a huge caterpillar, and create their own to in the painted tissue paper style of author and illustrator Eric Carle. A Pop Up Box Office will also be set up to sell discounted tickets to The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites.When: 10:30 a.m.
An educational presentation about the beautiful red planet, Mars, with popular presenter and astronomer Bruce Abels. Presentation will be followed by a guided telescope viewing. Register by April 16.When: 8-9 p.m.
Dads and sons can transform into superheroes and join in a "Dark Night" full of games, crafts, snack time and fighting off evildoers.When: 6:30-8 p.m. April 18