Sunday, March 31, 2013
Some of the things we still do today have their roots in ancient -- and sometimes pagan -- traditions.
For better or worse, Easter rivals Christmas when it comes to celebrating the religious as much as the secular. But just how much do you know about Easter eggs, Easter candy and other traditions? x Take our quiz and find out... 1. Why are lilies associated with Easter? 2. What do you have to do on Easter in order to ensure good luck in the coming year? 3. In the song "Here Comes Peter Cottontail," what is the Easter Bunny bringing for Tommy and his sister Sue? 4. Where does the tradition of Easter eggs come from? 5. When was the first Easter egg roll held on the lawn of the White House? 6. How much do Americans spend on Easter candy and how much do they consume? 7. Why do some European countries burn Easter fires? 8. Why do people of the …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The hunt is on for Oak Lawn's annual Easter egg roll starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Bring your baskets and cameras for a visit with the Easter Bunny.
With Easter coming up, you're probably going to be making and coloring hardboiled eggs this weekend.
Friday, March 29, 2013
There's still time to make reservations for Easter brunch.
Oak Lawn's annual Easter egg roll takes place on the Village Green this Saturday. Bring your own baskets and take your picture with the Easter Bunny.
Oak Lawn Fannie May stores offer Easter-infused chocolates.
Read these useful tips and avert an Easter egg disaster.
With Easter arriving this weekend, you're probably going to hardboil and color a few eggs. This is time of year when eggs become essential elements of your special Easter celebration. Five Tips for Making Perfect Hard-Cooked Eggs
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The Village of Oak Lawn is sponsoring a egg hunt with special guest star the Easter Bunny on March 30.
Grab your Easter baskets! The Village of Oak Lawn invites all pre-school through fourth grade kids to the Village Green (94th and Cook Avenue) for an Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 30. Three separate egg hunts are scheduled for children in pre-school through fourth grade. The first hunt is at 11:30 a.m., the second at noon and the third at 12:30 p.m. In addition to the egg hunts, the Easter Bunny will be visiting the gazebo for photos. Bring your cameras. No pre-registration is required. Kids are asked to bring their own baskets. Get in on the action. Join Oak Lawn Patch today.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Catch the Easter Bunny this weekend at Stoney Creek Golf Course (Sat.) and the Oak Lawn Ice Arena (Sun.).
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Oak Lawn Park District has three family-friendly Easter events coming up through the end of March.
If your kids are getting antsy about Easter, the Oak Lawn Park District has more to offer than they’ll know what to do with. Through the end of the month, the Easter Bunny will be making some special appearances at several Easter themed events. Here’s a list of them: Check the Oak Lawn Park District site for more activities