LANSING, MI (WILX) - There is still time to celebrate the holiday weekend with your family searching for Easter Eggs.
The JCI Lansing is hosting their 36th Annual Egg Hunt at the Michigan State Capitol. The event take place April 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the east lawn of the state Capitol building, at 100 N. Capitol Ave., and is free and open to the public.
"One of my favorite Jaycees events is the Easter Egg Hunt, because we get to throw this incredible experience for the Greater Lansing Community and see the smiles on everyone’s faces the whole time," said Nicole Perry, JCI Lansing president. "We're excited to put it on this year with the help of our sponsors!"
There will be three separate hunts that typically last no more than two minutes each; one for ages 7 and up, one for ages 4 to 6, and a final one for ages 3 and under. Participants should arrive no later than 10:30 a.m.
Also, family fun activities for the whole family.
In Delta Township, an Easter Egg Hunt will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church and School in Delta township from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Children ages three through twelve are invited to take part in the fun event at at 7910 East St. Joseph Highway in Lansing.
There's also an egg hunt in Jackson at Jackson College.
It's from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday on Central Campus.
The egg hunt starts at 10:30 with children in age groups: 0-2, 3-5, 6-7, and 8-10.
There are also family fun activities like face painting and a petting farm exhibit with rabbits, lamb, baby ducks, goats and more.
The Lansing Lugnuts will be hosting an Easter Egg helicopter candy drop on Saturday.
The helicopter will drop thousands of candy pieces onto the field before the game, and kids can run onto the field and gather a prize of their choosing!
Gates open at 11:00 a.m. and the candy drop will happen at noon.
A local Veterans association is also hosting a children's Easter party.
Voiture 946 of the Forty and Eight, at 2949 S. Waverly Highway, invites children from the Greater Lansing Area to the event, which will take place at noon.
The party includes a lunch of hot dogs, chips and dessert, followed by egg hunts based on age groups.
"This is one of my favorite events of the year, and we want to open our doors to all kids in the Lansing region," said Chef de Gare Michael Brokenshire. "We want to give the kids and their parents a fun afternoon with lunch, the egg hunt and a visit from the Easter bunny. We would love to have you as our guests."
The Kiwanis Club of Delhi Township is having an Easter Egg Hunt too.
Their egg hunt takes place from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Valhalla Park, on Keller Road, in Holt. They will have different age groups participating in finding 7,000 candy filled eggs. And the Easter Bunny is said to be there for pictures too!
And don't forget your doggie this holiday weekend.
The 5th Annual Doggie Easter Egg Hunt & Kids' Eggstravaganza is happening in Mason at 1:30 for kids and 2:00 for dogs.
The Ingham County Animal Shelter says that this "family event will feature fun activities including crafts, photos with the Easter Bunny and Chippy (Ingham County Animal Control's mascot), and games, and - of course - Easter egg hunts for dogs and kids.
All the dog eggs are filled with grain free treats to accommodate dogs with food sensitivities, and kid eggs are peanut free.
Pre-registration is open at icasfund.org through 5:00 PM on April 19th , and participants who pre-register will receive a free gift. Same day registration opens at 1:30 for kids and 2:00 for dogs. The Kids' Egg Hunt will take place at 2:30; the Doggie Egg Hunt is at 3:00.
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