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Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan

Leading up to the Sunday holiday on April 20, 2014 (and even that day), find tons of local fun events for the kids. Get the scoop in the Metro Parent roundup.

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The Easter Bunny is on his way to help you celebrate the season! There are plenty of eggs, goodies and more to enjoy this year, through Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Kids, grab a basket to fill at one of the many activities in your area. We've compiled a list of some of the coolest events in southeast Michigan. Take a peek at the details here – and be sure to register in advance, as many of the events do fill up.

Polish Egg Decorating at Polish Art Center

March 1-30, 2014 (Saturdays and Sundays)

  • Address: 9539 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck
  • Phone: 888-619-9771
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, noon-3 p.m. Sundays
  • Cost: $20

At this Hamtramck spot, kids ages 7-plus can learn how to decorate an Easter egg using the traditional Eastern European style.

Egg Stravaganza at Macomb Township Recreation Center

March 29, 2014

  • Address: 20699 Macomb St., Macomb Township
  • Phone: 586-992-2900
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday
  • Cost: $4 resident, $9/nonresident

Hit the Hippity-Hop Trail and visit with the Easter Bunny as well as make crafts, play games and bounce on the inflatables – oh, don't forget to visit and pet the live farm animals! Tickets must be purchased by March 24.

Bunny Lunch at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

March 29, 2014

  • Address: 713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth
  • Phone: 989-652-7200
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $15

Road trip alert! Head to Frankenmuth for this meal, which includes a visit with the Easter Bunny, a magic show and more. Plus, kids will learn about the German Easter tradition of Osterbrunnen.

Pee Wee Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club

April 2, 2014

  • Address: 29350 Northwestern Highway, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-352-8000
  • Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday
  • Cost: free/members, $12/family (nonmembers)

There's tons of fun in store for families including inflatables, music and activities with Ms. Lori, and of course, an egg hunt with prizes. Pre-register via email for this event by March 28.

Saline Spring Craft Show

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 7190 N. Maple Road, Saline
  • Phone: 734-429-5922
  • Time: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $3/person, free/ages 5 and under

Spring is in the air – and along with it is the first of many craft shows to come! This annual event features more than 150 crafters from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. The Easter Bunny will be on hand for the kiddies, as well.

Easter Parade Movie Screening at Senate Theater

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 6424 Michigan Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-894-0850
  • Time: 8 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $5/person

Catch a screening of this film from 1948 that stars Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. There's live pre-show music, too, and a free walking tour of the theater organ after the movie.

Easter Egg Scramble at Stony Creek Metropark

April 5, 2014

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Time: 1 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $4/child

Easter Bunny visits, searching for goodies, crafts and more are in store at this Macomb County Metropark. Pre-registration is required.

Apr 4, 2014 02:31 pm
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