The Friday Five — March 21-24

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published March 20, 2024


1. Easter activities
March 21-24 • Various locations

Clinton Township
Easter Bunny photos, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 21-23 and noon-6 p.m. March 24, continues daily until March 30, The Mall at Partridge Creek, 17420 Hall Road, reservations recommended,

Egg hunt, noon-2 p.m. March 23, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 23000 Gratiot Ave., (586) 777-6300

Egg hunts, ages 4 and younger at 1 p.m. March 23 at Wilson Park, ages 1-11 at 1:30 p.m. at Geary Park, and ages 1-11 at 2 p.m. at Martin Road Park, Easter Bunny at last location,

Grosse Pointe Farms
Brunch, Easter Bunny photos and helicopter egg drop, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 24, The War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Drive, registration required,

Hazel Park
Egg hunt, Easter Bunny visit and face painting, 12:30 p.m. March 23, Green Acres Park, 620 W. Woodward Heights Blvd., registration required,

Easter Bunny photos, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. March 21-23 and noon-6 p.m. March 24, continues daily until March 30, Twelve Oaks Mall, 27500 Novi Road, reservations recommended,

Learn about types of eggs seen in Michigan, then go on egg hunt, 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. March 23, for ages 2-10, Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, 333 N. Hill Circle,

• Egg hunt, Easter Bunny photos, games, face painting, crafts and more, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. March 23, Rochester Avon Recreation Authority, 500 E. Second St., registration required,

Rochester Hills
Easter Bunny and petting farm, noon-6 p.m. March 23-24, also March 29-30, Easter Bunny inside The Gazebo in Festival Park and petting farm in Festival Park, The Village of Rochester Hills, 104 N. Adams Road,

Shelby Township
Egg scrambles, 2:30-3 and 3-3:30 p.m. March 23 for ages 3-5, and 2-2:30 and 2:30-3 p.m. for ages 6-10, Shelby Township Activities Center, 14975 21 Mile Road,

Easter basket giveaway, hosted by Southfield Police Department, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 23, Southfield Municipal Campus parking lot, 26000 Evergreen Road, (248) 796-5144 or (248) 796-5346

Sterling Heights
• Easter Bunny photos, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. March 21-23, and noon-2:30 p.m. and 3:15-6 p.m. March 24, continues daily until March 30, also pet photos March 25, Lakeside Mall, 14000 Lakeside Circle, reservations recommended,

• Pancake breakfast, Easter Bunny, egg hunt, bake sale, arts and crafts, and giveaways, 9 a.m.-noon March 23, Sterling Heights Lions Club, 12828 Canal Road,

• Egg hunt, games, crafts and meet-and-greet with author of “The Bunny and Carrot” series Meredith Bezak, 4-7:30 p.m. March 22 and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 23, Troy Historic Village, 60 W. Wattles Road,

• Selfies with Easter Bunny, noon-6 p.m. March 21-24, continues daily until March 30, South Rotunda at Somerset Collection, 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, $10 donation benefits local children’s charities,

2. Toy show
March 24 • Warren

Presented by Detroit Area Auto Modelers, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 24, Sports & Expo Center, Building P on Macomb Community College - South Campus, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road in Warren, (586) 344-9496

3. Theater productions
March 21-24 • Various locations

‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella: Youth Edition’
Presented by Warren Civic Theatre, 7 p.m. March 22, 3 and 7 p.m. March 23, and 3 p.m. March 24, Warren Community Center, 5460 Arden Ave.,

Read the story: The show must go on at Warren Civic Theatre

‘Native Gardens’
Comedy about neighbors feuding over fence line, 8 p.m. March 21-22, 6 p.m. March 23, and 2 and 6:30 p.m. March 24, also March 27-31, April 3-7 and April 10-14, Meadow Brook Theatre on campus of Oakland University, 378 Meadow Brook Road in Rochester,

Read the story: Comedy ‘Native Gardens’ comes to Meadow Brook Theatre

‘Little Women’
Presented by Chippewa Valley Musical Productions, 7 p.m. March 21, 7 p.m. March 22, and 1 and 7 p.m. March 23, 18300 19 Mile Road in Clinton Township,

‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’
Presented by Grosse Pointe Theatre, 7 p.m. March 22-23 and 1 p.m. March 24, Parcells Middle School, 20600 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe Woods,

Read the story: Children to star in musical

'High School Musical Jr.'

7 p.m. March 22-23, St. Paul Catholic School, 170 Grosse Pointe Blvd. in Grosse Pointe Farms,

4. Our Town Art Show and Sale
Starting March 21 • Birmingham

VIP party 6-9 p.m. March 21, open to public 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 22-23, view online March 22-29, 35% of art sale proceeds support outreach programs for adults and children, The Community House, 380 S. Bates in Birmingham,

Read the story: Our Town Art Show and Sale returns for 39th year

5. Wood Carving Show
March 23-24 • Shelby Township

Presented by Metro Carvers of Michigan, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 23-24, Packard Proving Grounds, 49965 Van Dyke Ave. in Shelby Township,

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