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Posted on Tue, Mar 19, 2013 : 1:08 p.m.

Jaycees' Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop returning to Ypsilanti

By Ann Dwyer

It might be THE Easter event of the area. It has a helicopter. A helicopter! It is of course the Jaycees' Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop at Frog Island Park.

The event will feature plenty of games and activities for kids, highlighted by the helicopter that will fly overhead and drop hundreds of marshmallows for participants to trade in for prizes. There will be a bake sale with hot beverages available throughout the event and a raffle.

The Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop has been a tradition in Ypsilanti for over two decades. Perhaps they will consider a turkey drop in November.

Saturday, March 23, 2013. 11 a.m. Recommended donation of $1 per child. Frog Island Park is in Depot Town at 699 Rice St., Ypsilanti. For more information, email


Joe Auker

Wed, Mar 20, 2013 : 3:44 p.m.

This looks awesome!! I'm totally taking my son to this!


Wed, Mar 20, 2013 : 2:53 p.m.

I can't wait to see the helicopter! It is my favorite part each year. The determined look on those kids faces is worth every marshmallow :)