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13.55-61 Fun Things To Do For Easter

March 23, 2013

To me Easter since I was a little kid always meant spring was here or around the corner. Going outside playing with a new kite or a balsa wood airplane I got from the Easter Bunny. Over the years going to church, a brunch, Easter Egg hunt with family, or just dinner with family has always been enjoyable. I did find it rough for a number of years going home to Chicago for Easter because I would have to be on the road back by 3pm if I was going to make it back to West Michigan at a decent hour. As an adult, Easter is also the start of the heavy traffic on I-94 between West Michigan and Chicago. Before I share a list of fun things to do on Easter weekend in West Michigan, regardless if you are Christian or not, odds are your kids will have time off from school. Have fun, be safe, and enjoy the time off with friends and family.

13.55. Grand Haven Easter Egg Hunt: March 30, 2013, at 11:00 am in downtown Grand Haven Central Park. A fun free event for kids up to 10. Over 5,000 Easter eggs filled with candy and prizes.

13.56. 5th Annual Eggsapalooza Charity Event: Proceeds to Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation, the foundation helps save lives and advance the health and well-being of our young patients and their families. Last year, the Eggsapalooza Event was able to raise around $1,000.00 for donation.

This will be a fun filled event for a worthy cause. We will be having a multitude of wonderful activities including: Easter Egg Hunt – Coloring Contest – Face Painter – Pictures with the Easter Duck, Bunny, & Peep – Side Walk Chalk – Balloon Artist – Cook Out w/ food from Noodles & Company – Noodle Art provided by Noodles & Company – and many other fun filled activities.

Appearances by: Crash from the Whitecaps, Cascade Fire Department, The Easter Bunny, The Easter Duck.

March 24, 2013 from 1pm to 4pm at the Hampton Inn & Suites – Grand Rapids Airport located at 5200 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids.

13.57. Easter Eggstravanganza: Hudsonville, Is on Sunday, March 31! This community wide event will include 5000 egg hunts for kids up to age 10 followed by fun filled activities inside of Inflatables, face painting, crafts, live animals to pet, snacks, and more! It will prior to each Easter service 9:15am & 10:45am at the Daybreak Church located at 3501 Baldwin, Hudsonville, MI 49426.

13.58. Ninth Annual Easter Brunch at the Bay Pointe Inn Lakefront Resort on Historic Gun Lake on Sunday, March 31st, 2013 from 11am-3pm Adults $27.95 Children (age 5-12) $12.95

15.59. Thousand Oaks Golf Club Easter Brunch. Sunday March 31, 2013, $22.95 Adults and $8.95 Kids age 4-9.Located at 4100 Thousand Oaks Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49525.

13.60. The Bunny Train: The Coopersville – Marne Railroad: Kids of all ages will enjoy this one hour and twenty minute excursion through the Spring Time country-side. The Easter Bunny and her cast of a wacky, musical characters perform in each of our antique passenger coaches. These shows star local actress Angie Peavy who has many credits; including “Snow White” at Disney World Resorts in 2003. Our Springtime Princess will read children’s books and lead the passengers in springtime songs.

Kids will be given a surprise at the end of the ride.
When the kids look out the train windows, they may see other bunnies too.

Adults $15.50, Seniors (60+) $14.50, Kids (2-12) $13.50 Under 2 FREE

Saturday Departures March 16 & 23 at 11am & 2pm
Saturday Departure March 30 at 11am, 1 & 3pm
Sunday Departures March 17 & 24 at 1pm & 3pm

For more information and year long events visit:

13.61. Jack’s Easter Day Brunch at the Spring Lake Holiday Inn: Jack’s is offering a Easter Day Brunch March 31st with select items from both breakfast and lunch. Our famous omelet station will be available as well as a prime rib and ham carving station. Jack’s is accepting reservations from 11AM – 3PM with adults $19.99, Children Ages 5-12 are $9.99 and Children 4 and under are free.

If you have an event or a special place that you would like to share please let me know and I would be more than happy to post it.

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