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Easter Egg - for RCE

Easter weekend is here. It includes candy eggs, live music and family events all over Racine County. Real Racine has some great ideas.

An egg-sellent time! The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., promises lions, tigers and candy-filled eggs at its annual Egg-Stravanganza Easter Event on Saturday. Bring the family to the zoo from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to hunt for special goodie-filled eggs, play bunny-themed games, make delicious snacktivities, create bunny crafts and meet the animal ambassadors. Regular zoo admission applies (adults, $4; seniors, $3.50 and kids ages 3 to 15 years old, $3.) Photos with the Easter Bunny are just $4. For details, visit

Two more chances. The annual Big Bunny Celebration and Easter Egg Hunt wraps up at Apple Holler Farm, 5006 S. Sylvania Ave. Remaining shows are at 1:45 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. It includes an interactive puppet show, an apple orchard tour on the Big Bunny Express, an egg hunt, a pony ride, games, treats and a photo with the Bunny himself. Admission is $9 per person. Reservations are a must. Call 262-886-8500 or visit

Big band, big jazz. Jean’s Jazz Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with the Shout Section Big Band. This group, with a big swing sound, takes the stage at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16 for seniors and $5 for students. Call 262-633-4218 or visit

The PEEPS are here. You’ll see incredible art made from – and inspired by – PEEPS marshmallow candies at the Racine Art Museum’s 7th Annual International PEEPS Art Exhibition. This year’s show has 123 entries from more than 154 artists. See the PEEPS through April 3 at the Racine Art Museum, 441 Main St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday (except Easter). Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for youth and seniors. For a PEEPS preview, visit

Fun and games. Looking for something to do during Easter break? The Logic Puzzle Museum, 533 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington, has more than 60 hands-on, 3-D and brainteaser puzzles that you can try. The next puzzle session is 1 p.m. Friday. Admission is $9 per person. Advance registration is required. Call 262-763-3946.

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Paul Holley is retired from careers in journalism, public relations and marketing but not from life. These days, he pretty much writes about what he feels like writing. You may contact him directly at:...