5 things to do for $5 (or less) this week in the suburbs

Eggs will roll

Arlington International Racecourse boast a cache of 30,000 eggs for this Saturday's Easter Egg Hunt. There are also other pre-hunt activities like "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny" for a fee at 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights. Egg hunt is free with online registration. (847) 385-7500 or 9 to 11 a.m. pre-hunt activities; 11:30 a.m. hunt Saturday, April 20

Spring fun

Families can enjoy bounce houses, face painting, an egg hunt and more at the "Spring Fun Fest 2019" at Parkway Bank Park, 5501 Park Place, Rosemont. Free. (847) 349-5008 or 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 20

Sheila Newenham's "Dreaming Fox" is featured in the collective artist exhibit "15th Annual Member Show" now through Friday, May 3. Courtesy of Arts in Bartlett

Suburban artists

Marvel at the creations of 16 suburban artists for the "15th Annual Member Show." The Arts in Bartlett-sponsored exhibit is ongoing at the Village Hall Gallery, 228 S. Main St., Bartlett. Free. (630) 372-4152 or 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; continues through Friday, May 3

Scandinavian pride

Learn about Scandinavian history by touring a replica Viking ship, one that crossed the Atlantic Ocean for Chicago's 1893 Columbian Exposition, at Good Templar Park, 528 East Side Drive, Geneva. $5; $3 teens. (630) 753-9412 or 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20 (monthly tours continue through Oct. 20)

Eco bugs

Hawthorn Mall hosts two simultaneous events on Saturday. There is a "Beat Bugs Sing Along" for fans of The Beatles-inspired animated children's series while an Earth Day Expo features crafts, face painting, and a charity drive to collect unwanted shoes, new or unused travel-sized toiletries and plastic grocery bags. Hawthorn Mall is at 122 Hawthorn Center, Vernon Hills. Free. (847) 362-2600 or Noon to 2 p.m. for both events on Saturday, April 20

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