The Prairie District Neighborhood Alliance, one of the largest community organizations in Chicago, will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt, at Chicago’s Women’s Park and Gardens featuring a variety of family activities, on Saturday, March 26 from 12:00 p.m. to 2 p.m. This popular holiday event is expected to draw 2000 people from the South Loop and surrounding communities.
The Easter Egg hunt will begin at 12:15 p.m. During the hunt, children will search for over 12,000 brightly colored toy and candy filled plastic eggs and will be able to win prizes. The egg hunt is recommended for children ages 12 and under. There will be separate designated areas for the hunt, with an area for the younger children and an area for the older children. Children should bring their own Easter basket and must be accompanied by an adult. “The Easter Egg Hunt is such a fun event for the kids, and it is just wonderful to see so many of them hunting for eggs all dressed up in their Easter outfits,” said Rosemary Garrett, Board member of the PDNA. “We know so many residents and neighbors in the South Loop are looking forward to this event,” she said.
The PDNA is very excited to partner with the Chicago White Sox to bring mascot, Southpaw to this year’s Easter Egg Hunt. The White Sox will also be providing hundreds of free game ticket giveaways to participants. “We are thrilled to have the support of the Chicago White Sox and the children really love visiting with Southpaw,” said Tina Feldstein, PDNA President. “The game tickets are a big hit with the families too,” Feldstein added.
Other activities include: An animal petting zoo, soccer freestyle demonstrations, piñatas and a visit with the Easter Bunny. The PDNA will be giving away hundreds of great prizes, including bikes and plenty of toys provided by event sponsors, Kozy’s Cyclery, and Gems World Academy, among others. Attendees will also enjoy special Easter cupcakes and cookies, as well as plenty of candy and refreshments. There will be lots of great photo opportunities, so parents should bring their cameras.
The Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens is located 1801 S. Indiana Avenue in Chicago. Admission is $12 for children 1-12 and $5 for age 13 years to adult. There is no charge for children age 12 months and under. Space is limited and RSVP is REQUiRED. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the PDNA web site at: http://pdnachicago.com/page10.php#Eater or call (312) 401-2688.