5 Things to do in the North Shore: April 2 – April 4

Stay safe and entertained with these online and socially distanced events. 

Get artsy in Evanston 

Celebrate and elevate the visual arts in Evanston through several in person art events. Events require masks and practicing social distancing. Other events can be seen from the sidewalks or the couch!

Date: Sat April 3
Time: 10AM-6PM
Location: 1310 Chicago Ave., Evanston  
Cost: Free

More Info: eventbrite.com

Bring home an egg painting kit 

Pick up a special take-home painting kit for your Easter Eggs. Kit includes a dozen ceramic eggs to paint, 6 paint colors of your choice, 6 brushes, painting instructions and a cute cardboard carrying tote. Order online or pick up.

Date: Fri April 2 – Sat April 3 
Location: Curbside Pick up at Color Me Mine, 1855 Tower Rd., Glenview 
Cost: $55

More Info: glenview.colormemine.com

Catch some laughs from your couch 

Join Oil Lamp Theater for a night of virtual comedy theater that will have you smiling ear to ear. 

Date: Fri April 2 – Sat April 3 
Time: 7:30PM
Virtual
Cost: $15 – $60 

More Info: oillamptheater.org

Meet the easter bunny in Skokie 

The bunny is making a special trip to the Skokie Park District to visit with your family! Pose for pictures with this furry friend who will lead the kids in an egg hunt. Enjoy a boxed breakfast to go, and each family will receive one craft bag.  

Date: Sat April 3
Time: 9:30AM – 10:30AM and 11:00AM – 12:00PM 
Location: Skokie Park District, 4701 Oakton St., Skokie 
Cost: $13-$16

More Info: skokieparks.org

Get your green-thumb going 

In this Zoom class you will learn about early-season vegetables that thrive in cool spring temperatures. Discuss and practice early-season bed preparation, seed sowing, and harvesting techniques

Date: Sat April 3
Time: 9AM – 11AM 
Cost: $32/$40
Virtual

More Info: chicagobotanic.org