5 Things to do in the North Shore: April 8

Spring is here with fresh adventures for you around town and online! Here’s a round-up of five activities that we found most interesting for you this week.

Don’t forget: limited capacities and vaccination requirements apply at many venues. Please check the details and for any updates before finalizing your plans!

Experience the Sounds of Easter

Musique of the Baroque makes its triumphant return with Easter Oratorio! The Music of the Baroque Chorus, Orchestra, and its four renowned soloists, as led by Dame Jane Glover, will perform Bach’s Easter Oratorio, known as the musical “journey to heaven”.

Date: Sun, Apr 10
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: From $35
Location: North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie
More Info: baroque.secure.force.com

Rock Out

Coming to Evanston SPACE this weekend, Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band of delightful simplicity. After touring the country with the likes of Third Eye Blind out of their trusty minivan, this group of talented musicians are sure to put on a show, performing their third studio album, Walkman.

Date: Sat, Apr 9
Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: From $17
Location: Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston
More Info: evanstonspace.com

Get Crafty

Bring the whole family to the Devonshire Cultural Center for Family Art Night! You can all create a beautiful piece of art for your home, while spending quality time with your loved ones as you work on a mystery project.

Date: Fri, Apr 8
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: $12/residents | $14/non-residents
Location: Devonshire Cultural Center, 4400 Greenwood St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Soak in Nature

This weekend, reconnect with nature in a peaceful, guided exercise called “nature bathing,” the process of using your senses to reconnect with the natural world. Explore the beauty of the forest as you look, touch, and listen to the sounds of spring. At the end, share a cup of tea over a campfire!

Date: Sun, Apr 10
Time: 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Cost: $14/residents | $18/non-residents
Location: Emily Oaks Nature Center, 4650 Brummel St, Skokie
More Info: skokieparks.org

Hunt for Eggs

Grab your baskets, and head down to Prosel Park in Lincolnwood for an Easter egg hunt. This fun community event has treats and prizes, and a special visit from the Lincolnwood Bunny!

Date: Sat, Apr 9
Time: 10:00 am
Cost: Free
Location: Henry A. Proesel Park Pavilion, 6915 Kostner Ave, Lincolnwood
More Info: lincolnwoodil.org

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