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Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 4:13 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013 4:13 p.m. CDT


Enjoy Breakfast with the Bunny on Saturday at the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb. The event, sponsored by Thrivent Financial, will feature a breakfast buffet catered by The Lincoln Inn on stage at the Egyptian. Breakfast will be served between 9 and 10:30 a.m. Children can visit with the Bunny during breakfast, so don’t forget to bring a camera; pictures are encouraged. After breakfast, crafts and games will be held in the theater lobby. The movie “Hop” will be shown at 11 a.m. Cost for the event is $7 for children younger than 12 and $10 for age 12 and older. Space is limited, advanced ticket purchase is required. Tickets can be purchased at The Lincoln Inn or through the theater box office at 815-758-1225 or visit www.EgyptianTheatre.org. The box office is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 815-748-7788 or visit www.RenewDeKalb.com.


Faith United Methodist Church, 325 S. Stott St. in Genoa, will hold its Easter Eggstravaganza annual Easter egg hunt starting at 9 a.m. Saturday. There will be games, Bozo buckets, cookie walk and egg hunt. The egg hunt will run by age groups: ages 0 to 2 at 9:15 a.m.; 3 to 5 at 9:30 a.m.; 6 to 8 at 9:45 a.m.; and 9 to 10 at 10 a.m. Starting times will be prompt to allow parents with more than one child to watch the fun and excitement.


The Cortland Lions Club at 70 S. Llanos St. will host its “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. French toast, scrambled eggs and sausage will be served and a family photograph with the Easter Bunny will be provided, all for a suggested donation of $10 per family. Families also are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to distribute to a local charitable organization. For more information, call Cortland Lion Mike at 815-758-0083.

Maple Park

The annual Maple Park Library Easter Egg Hunt will take place at noon Saturday at 302 Willow St., Maple Park. The event is open to all ages, and will be held rain or shine. Bring a camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is not required. For more information, call the library at 815-827-3362. 

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