Easter Fun in Shelby

mascot-easter-bunny-costumeThe Easter Bunny is on his way to Shelby Township! Come meet the floppy-eared hare at any one of our “egg-citing” events planned for the weekend before Easter.

Easter Bunny Lunch at the Shelby Community Center: Saturday, March 19 at 11:00 am. Join the Easter Bunny and a surprise entertainer for a pizza/salad lunch. Remember to bring your cameras and register for this event! Fee, per person, for ages 2 & up: $7 for residents and $12 for non-residents.

Easter Egg Scramble at River Bends Park: Saturday, March 19 at 1:00 pm for ages 3-5 and 2:00 pm for ages 6-10. A truly festive afternoon will start with an egg hunt, kids will “scramble” to find all the goodie-filled eggs, as well as special “Golden Eggs” that will have a token for a special gift courtesy of Genisys Credit Union. Bring your own basket for egg collection! This is an outdoor, rain or shine, event with no registration and no payment required.

“Egg”citing Easter at Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center: Sunday, March 20 from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This event will feature an egg hunt, Easter bag and egg decorating activities, and a chance to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. Remember to register for this event and bring 6 hard-boiled eggs for decorating! Fee is $4 per participating child.

“Egg-Citing” event at Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center


Are you ready for an “EGG”-CITING weekend? This Sunday, March 29, the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center will be hosting “Egg”citing Easter!

Children will delight in all the activities. You can decorate eggs (bring 6 hard boiled eggs), go on an Easter egg hunt, decorate an Easter bag, and have you picture taken with the Easter Bunny!

Cost is $4.00 per participating child, and pre-registration/pre-payment is recommended.

Do you wanna build a snowman?

Shelby Township Parks and Recreation department has a contest for free tickets for breakfast with the Easter Bunny. All you need is snow and imagination. Everyone has plenty of at least one of those …

So why not make the best of all that snow outside! Bundle up and get creative with the kids! Build a snowman or other snow creature and send us a photo of your family with it by February 28. Tell your friends to enter too! We’ll post them on our Facebook page and pick a winner to receive 4 free tickets to our “Lunch with the Easter Bunny” event which will be held on Saturday, March 28 at the Shelby Community Center.

Send your photo through Facebook or email it to us at shelbyprm@shelbytwp.org. The winner will be announced on Facebook and contacted via email by Friday, March 6.