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The Friday 5 — April 12-14

Your guide to this weekend's events

C&G Newspapers | Published April 10, 2019

1. Clawson Easter egg hunt
Saturday, April 13 • Clawson City Park

Clawson’s Easter egg hunt, sponsored by Clawson Youth Assistance, kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Clawson City Park, 935 N. Custer Ave., near 14 Mile Road and Main Street.

The city encourages participants ages 1-12 to arrive early with their baskets, as the event lasts mere minutes, and for families to remember their cameras to capture the mad dash. The Easter Bunny also will be hopping about.

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2. RARE Easter egg hunt
Saturday, April 13 • Huron Park, Roseville

The Recreational Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe will host its annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Huron Park, 25979 Kelly Road in Roseville.

The egg hunt starts at 10 a.m. sharp, with one age group participating at a time. The event will also include a petting farm from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., and a visit from the Easter Bunny.

The Easter egg hunt will be relocated to RARE’s recreation center in the event of inclement weather. The RARE recreation center is located at 18185 Sycamore St. in Roseville. For more information, call RARE at (586) 445-5480.

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3. Shelby Township Easter Egg Scramble
Saturday, April 13 • River Bends Park, Shelby Township

Shelby Township will be hosting its Easter Egg Scramble from 1 to 3 p.m. April 13 at River Bends Park, located at 5700 22 Mile Road in Shelby Township.

The event will start at 1 p.m. for ages 3-5, and 2 p.m. for ages 6-10. Registration for the event is required, as it fills up fast, and identification is required at the park entrance to attend. The event is free for Shelby Township residents, or $10 for nonresidents. For more information, call (586) 731-0300.

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4. Utica Easter egg hunt
Saturday, April 13 • Grant Park, Utica

The city of Utica will be hosting its annual Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 at Grant Park, 8201 Hahn St., just east of Van Dyke Avenue. There will be a hunt for eggs, and appearance by the Easter Bunny, and food and beverages.

The city asks that people arrive early, as eggs go fast. There will be about 4,000 eggs, and they will be filled with toys and candy. The area for the egg hunt will be roped off based on age.

The event is free and no registration is required to attend. It is open to 1-year-olds through children in sixth grade. For more information on the Utica Easter egg hunt, visit its Facebook event page.

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5. Ferndale Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 13 • Ferndale

Ferndale’s long-held Eggstravaganza egg hunt will be held Saturday, April 13, at various parks within the city.

The first hunt will be for children ages 1-4 only at Marie Park starting at 12:30 p.m. It will be followed by hunts for children of all ages at 1 p.m. at Wilson Park, 1:30 p.m. at Garbutt Park, 2 p.m. at Geary Park and 2:30 p.m. at Martin Road Park.

For each hunt, children gather as many eggs as they can; each contains a prize. There also is a golden egg that will hold a special prize for the child who finds it.

At the last hunt at Martin Road Park, children will be able to meet the Easter Bunny, as well as drink hot chocolate and eat senior bake sale goods. Parents do not have to register for the free event. For more information, visit the event page on Facebook

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C & G Staff Writers Sarah Wojcik, Brendan Losinski, Kara Szymanski and Mike Koury contributed to this report.