5 Things to do in the North Shore: April 7

Get ready to welcome the spring season with new experiences to make your days brighter! From outdoor activities like nature walks and festivals, to exploring new areas and shops, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of five activities this weekend that we think you will love to kick off the spring season!

Easter Egg-stravaganza at Little Beans Cafe

Hop on over to Little Beans Cafe this Easter for a fun-filled day of play and activities. The event will feature a variety of themed crafts, games, and a special visit from the Easter Bunny. Kids can also enjoy the cafe’s play areas, including a soft play space and an interactive village. Check out this egg-citing event that’s sure to delight the whole family! 
Date: April 8 
Time: 4:00PM – 8:00PM 
Cost: $35+ 
Location: Little Beans Café, 430 Asbury Ave, Evanston  
More info: littlebeanscafe.com

Take & Tinker & Have Tremendous Fun!

Explore your favorite kid’s creativity with the Winnetka Public Library’s Take & Tinker program. Each week, the library offers a new take-home activity kit for kids to experiment with and create their own unique projects. This week, they’ve got DIY Shaker Eggs! Head to the library for this opportunity to inspire your child’s imagination and creativity.
Date: April 8 
Time: Open During Library Hours 
Cost: Free 
Location: Winnetka Public Library, 768 Oak St, Winnetka 
More info: winnetkalibrary.libcal.com

Listen to a Baroque Bonanza from Home

Experience the timeless beauty of Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with Music of the Baroque’s upcoming concert without leaving your home! Buy an “On Demand” pass to see this powerful and emotional masterpiece be brought to life by a world-class ensemble of vocal soloists, chorus, and orchestra under the direction of Music Director Jane Glover. Take advantage of the opportunity to experience Bach’s St. Matthew Passion performed by some of the world’s most talented musicians without leaving your couch.  
Date: April 7  
Time: 10:00AM 
Cost: $15 
Location: Virtual Event 
More info: baroque.org

No School? No Problem with a School’s Out Movie!

The Wilmette Library is hosting a School’s Out Movie on Friday, so bring the whole family to enjoy Onward. This animated adventure film tells the story of two elf brothers who embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic left in the world. This heartwarming tale takes audiences on a journey through a fantastical world filled with mythical creatures, epic battles, and unexpected twists and turns.  
Date: April 7 
Time: 2:30 – 4:15PM 
Cost: Free 
Location: Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette 
More info: wilmette.libnet.info

Check Out Roger Clyne at SPACE

Get ready to rock with Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers as they take the stage at Space in Evanston! Known for their high-energy performances and infectious blend of rock, Americana, and reggae, this band is sure to get the crowd on their feet and dancing. With hit songs like “Banditos” and “Green and Dumb,” this Arizona-based band has been a favorite of music fans for over two decades. Don’t miss your chance to see them live in concert and experience their signature sound for yourself! 
Date: April 8  
Time: 7:00PM 
Cost: $30+ 
Location: SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston 
More info: evanstonspace.com

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