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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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Easter Bunny Lunch at Shelby Community Center

April 12, 2014

  • Address: 5170 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 11 a.m. Saturday
  • Cost: $7/residents, $12/nonresidents

Pizza, salad and the Easter Bunny! It's the perfect party for kids ages 10 and under. Parents, bring your cameras to capture memories. Register by Saturday, April 5.

Easter Egg Scramble at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Time: noon-2 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $4/advance tickets, $6/at door (ages 12 and under)

The Barnyard Express animal show and face painting are among the highlights at this egg hunt, which also gives kids the chance to meet the Easter Bunny.

Bunnies and Awesome Egg Dyeing at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-0999
  • Time: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $6/members, $8/nonmembers, $20-$24/family

Kids can dye eggs and then meet a real bunny! You must register by Sunday, April 6.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Grosse Pointe War Memorial

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-881-7511
  • Time: 10:30 a.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $18

Families will enjoy a family-style breakfast, plus a make-your-own-sundae bar. After you've filled up, head to the lakeside lawn for an egg hunt, which will be divided by age group. Be sure to register by April 11 or as early as possible.

EGG-citing Easter Event at Burgess Shadbush Nature Center

April 13, 2014

  • Address: 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-323-2478
  • Time: 1-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: $4/child

Bring six hardboiled eggs and a bag to this event – where kids ages 3-plus will decorate eggs before going on an egg hunt. Plus, they'll meet the Easter Bunny. Be sure to register in advance.

Macy's 2nd Monday at Henry Ford Museum

April 14, 2014

  • Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-982-6001
  • Time: 10 a.m. Monday
  • Cost: $17/ages 13-61, $12.50/ages 5-12, free/ages 4 and under

Swing on by for an "Easter Celebration" theme just for preschool kids. The activities include a game, make-and-takes, stories and more.

Pippin Puppets at Royal Oak Public Library

April 15, 2014

  • Address: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-246-3725
  • Time: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday
  • Cost: Free

Rob Papineau's Pippin Puppets presents The Bunny Funnies! It's a story of basket-making, runaway eggs, an Easter-related fashion show and the search for the Easter Bunny. The presentation is for ages 3-plus – and space is limited to 100 people, so register ASAP.

Fun on the Farm: Egg Scramble at Kensington Metropark Farm Center

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
  • Phone: 248-684-8632
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, free/children under 12 months old

Little tykes will have loads of fun at this Metropark farm center as they scurry to find as many eggs as possible. Plus, they'll have the chance to visit with the Easter Bunny. Pre-registration is required.

Spring Fling Egg Hunt at Drake Sports (Younger Kids)

April 17, 2014

  • Address: 6801 Drake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Phone: 248-451-1900
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. Thursday
  • Cost: $10/residents, $12/non-residents

Kids ages 1-6 can hunt for eggs filled with toys and goodies. Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will be there for kids to meet, too, so be sure to bring your camera for photo opportunities. This event is a sell-out, so advance registration is recommended. Early registration ends April 10; then the price goes up $5.

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