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Posted on Sat, Mar 30, 2013 : 7:41 p.m.

Families celebrate Easter all day Saturday with egg hunts and visits from the Easter Bunny

By Daniel Brenner

Many Washtenaw County residents enjoyed the weather and Easter celebrations in a number of locations on Saturday. The morning began with an Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast at Vineyard Church. Participants searched for plastic eggs while enjoying a meal. They also offered pony rides and childrens games.

More than 1,000 people attended the Ann Arbor Jaycees Easter Egg Scramble in Buhr Park. Jaycees President Karen Haberland says they try to add new attractions every year.

"There's no better way to have fun," she said. Haberland also says more than 500 families preregistered and about 400 signed up at the event. Scramble times were 11:30 a.m., noon, and 12:30 p.m. Other features included a petting zoo, face painting, balloon twisters, and more.

Saline also held their 11th annual Saline Eggstravaganza. Families started an Easter egg hunt at Busch’s Fresh Food Market, followed a trail map to several businesses, and finished at Mickey's Dairy Twist. Participants received candy and treats from local merchants. An Easter Bunny also was circulating to greet families and take pictures.



Sun, Mar 31, 2013 : 12:52 p.m.

Thanks to the Jaycees for a great event. My kids had a good time despite the crowds. All the volunteers were friendly and helpful. The beautiful weather helped, too!


Sun, Mar 31, 2013 : 3:27 a.m.

Great photos!


Sun, Mar 31, 2013 : 2:42 a.m.

Please Mr. Easter Bunny leave me a big basket and Easter Eggs. Just kidding. I hope everyone has a Happy and safe Easter Sunday. Please be safe and have a wonderful dinner.