Bensenville Park District to host free Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza

Meet the Easter Bunny at April 1 event to be held at Varble Hill and Deer Grove Leisure Center

Bensenville, Ill.—Hop to it! It’s fun for the whole family when the Bensenville Park District’s annual Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza returns Saturday, April 1, to Varble Park Hill and the Deer Grove Leisure Center (DGLC), 1000 W. Wood St., Bensenville. The event is free, thanks to the generous support of Grand Subaru, and no registration is necessary.

The egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. for little ones age 3 and under, with other age groups commencing at 10:10 (ages 4-5, 6-7) and 10:20 a.m. (ages 8-9 and 10 and older). Thousands of candy-filled eggs will be scattered across the hill at Varble Park, just waiting to be found. Don’t forget to bring a bag or container to hold them all!

After the egg hunt, be sure to bring the whole family into the DGLC for fun and games, crafts and inflatables. All are invited to take photos with the Easter Bunny until the event ends at 12:30 p.m.

Wood Street Fitness also invites families to join in Family Storytime with Yoga Bunny—a premium, interactive mind-body storytelling session in conjunction with the egg hunt—11 a.m. to noon, in the DGLC’s exercise room. After the story time, in which participants learn the child’s pose and other basic yoga moves, kids will make a bunny craft, and the special event will end with a visit from the Easter Bunny and unique photo opportunity with farm bunnies, Patty and Lucy.

Advance registration for is required by Wednesday, March 29. Fees are just $8 ($7 for those residing within Bensenville Park District boundaries). In-person registration can be completed at the DGLC or by phone at 630-766-7015.

Information about the Egg Hunt and Eggstravaganza and Family Storytime with Yoga Bunny may be found on the park district website.

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