Things to do around Clarendon Hills this weekend, April 11-13

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Dan Luedert | Sun-Times Media

Celebrate the belated arrival of spring with a hike and salsa dancing, plus a singalong to the classic movie “Grease” and more in our top picks of things to do around Clarendon Hills this weekend. If you’re looking to celebrate Easter early with egg hunts and family fun, check out our complete guide to Easter events in Chicago’s suburbs here, or for a complete listing of events, visit clarendonhills.suntimes.com/calendar.

1. HPL After Dark: Salsa Night, 7 p.m. Friday

Come to the library after hours for live music, salsa dancing and salsa tastings. Hinsdale Public Library, 20 E. Maple St., Hinsdale. Call 630-986-1976.

2. ‘Salvage,’ 8 p.m. Friday

First Folio Theatre presents a production about a shy man who owns a collectibles shop in Detroit and a mysterious customer who brings in some amazing items. Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st St., Oak Brook. Call 630-206-9566. $22-$37.

3. ‘Craftapalooza:’ An Arts and Crafts Spectacular, 2 p.m. Saturday

All of the crafts and arts supplies at the library are pulled out for students ages six to 12 to create anything they want. Hinsdale Public Library, 20 E. Maple St., Hinsdale. Call 630-986-1976.

4. Orchestrapalooza!, 5 p.m. Saturday

Musical fundraiser to benefit the LTHS orchestra program. Headliner is radio legend Buzz Kilman; other performers include Shirley King, daughter of blues legend BB King. There will also be a celebrity meet-and-greet area, food vendors, info booths, raffle prizes and a family area with face painting, henna artist and prizes. Lyons Township High School – South Campus, 4900 S. Willow Springs Road, Western Springs. $10, $5 ages 18 and under.

5. ‘Grease’ Singalong, 8 p.m. Saturday

The event is open to the public, and participants are encouraged to dress as a T-Bird, a Pink Lady or in any other 1950s high school attire. The evening will be hosted by Joe Savino of Chicago, host of singalongs at Chicago’s Music Box Theatre. He will warm up the audience, teach attendees how to “hand-jive,” deploy the contents of free Magic Moments Fun Packs and heckle in all the right places. Following the introduction, there will be a costume parade and prizes. Theatre of Western Springs, 4834 Hampton Ave., Western Springs. Call 708-246-4043.

6. Wildflower Hike, 1 p.m. Sunday

Enjoy the area’s native wildflowers on a nature hike through the woods. Sagawau Environmental Learning Center, 12545 W. 111th St., Lemont. Call 630-257-2045. Free.

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