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5 Things to Do This Weekend

Published: Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:15 p.m. CDT

 1. Take in some art. Wooden Box Theater will present "Charlie's Angels Nite" at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ellwood House Visitor Center, 509 N. First St. in DeKalb. Cost is $5 at the door. The event includes theatrical skits, live music from a variety of genres, fashion shows, dance performances, and displays of art work.

2. Groove with the kids. Jim Gill will present a family concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sycamore Public Library. Gill is a musician, author and child development specialist whose silly, kid-friendly performances are fun for the family.

3. Eat pasta for a good cause. Feed'em Soup's unlimited pasta bar will serve up a variety of pasta shapes and sauces, plus garlic bread and salad, from 5-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $12 at the door, and the dinner will be at Feed'em Soup's headquarters, 122 s. First St. in DeKalb. Proceeds fund the organization's mission to provide a weekly hot meal to anyone who needs one, regardless of ability to pay.

4. Decorate for spring. The Sycamore High School cheerleaders will host a Spring Fling Craft Show from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at the high school. Free admission, hourly raffle drawings, two bounce houses and an appearance by the Easter Bunny ought to keep everyone happy.

5. Find a few eggs. The Sycamore Police Department will sponsor an Easter egg hunt at Good Tymes Shelter in Sycamore Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. Trinity Lutheran Church, at Seventh and Franklin in DeKalb, will host an egg hunt for kids 12 and younger at 10 a.m. Friday, and Federated Church in Sycamore will host a hunt after the 10 a.m. service on Sunday.

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