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Sunday picks: See 'Wlly Wonka' on the big screen

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  • See Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum in the 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago on Sunday, March 31.

      See Gene Wilder and Peter Ostrum in the 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago on Sunday, March 31.

  • A newborn Angolan colobus monkey is held by its mother in the Tropic World exhibit at Brookfield Zoo. The baby, born on March 9, is the first birth of this species of colobus at Brookfield Zoo.

      A newborn Angolan colobus monkey is held by its mother in the Tropic World exhibit at Brookfield Zoo. The baby, born on March 9, is the first birth of this species of colobus at Brookfield Zoo.
    Courtesy of the Chicago Zoological Society

 
By Scott Morgan and Laura Stewart

Candy Man can
Top off your Easter Sunday sugar rush with a special screening of the 1971 film "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory." There will be candy, a film costume contest and goody bags at the Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $12. (773) 871-6604 or musicboxtheatre.com. 2 p.m. Sunday, March 31

Zoo's new addition
See the new Angolan colobus monkey, born on Saturday, March 9, at Brookfield Zoo, at First Avenue and 31st Street in Brookfield. The baby monkey and its mother live in the zoo's Tropic World exhibit, and this is the first birth of this species of colobus at Brookfield Zoo. (708) 688-8000 or czs.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

'Elmhurst Goes to the Fair'
Find out more about three Elmhurst residents who impacted and experienced the Chicago World's Fairs at the "Elmhurst Goes to the Fair" exhibit at the Elmhurst Historical Museum, 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst. See World's Fair items from the museum's collection and learn about residents such as Dorothy Brush, who, as a youngster, made numerous trips to the 1933-1934 Columbian Exposition. Free admission. (630) 833-1457 or elmhursthistory.org. Runs through Sunday, April 21. Open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 31

'The Birthday Party'
See Harold Pinter's 'The Birthday Party' in the Upstairs Theatre at Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., Chicago. At a seaside boardinghouse in England, the humdrum routine is interrupted by the appearance of two mysterious strangers. $55-$78. (312) 335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 30-31

Bands & bulls
Jaripeo de Oro features Latin acts like Los Rieleros del Norte and Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizarraga Sunday at the Sears Centre Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates. $47-$67 VIP tables; $37-$52; $20 parking. (888) 732-7784 or searscentre.com. 4 p.m. Sunday, March 31

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