YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN – The Ypsilanti Area Jaycees recently announced the dates for their two Easter events for 2013. This year's Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop is scheduled for March 23 in Frog Island Park. New this year, the Jaycees will hold a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on March 16 at the Recreation Park Senior Center in Ypsilanti.
The Jaycees' Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop has been a springtime fixture in Ypsilanti for over two decades. This year's event will start at 11:30am with various games children can play for prizes.
The scrambles begin at noon for newborns to 4 year-olds, 12:15pm for children aged 5 to 8 years, and 12:30pm for 9 to 11 year-olds.
Drawings for raffle prizes and contest winners begin at 1:00pm, along with dancing with the Easter Bunny. The marshmallow drop, where a helicopter flies over Frog Island Park releasing hundreds of marshmallows for attendees to gather for prizes, ends the day at 1:30pm.
New this year is the Jaycees' Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. The breakfast takes place on March 16 from 8:00am to 11:00am at the Recreation Park Senior Center, 1015 N. Congress St., Ypsilanti.
Along with a buffet style breakfast, attendees will be able to meet the Easter Bunny, preview some of the games and activities from the scramble, and participate in a coloring contest.
The cost of the breakfast is $8.00 for 12 and older, $6.00 for children under 12, and 2 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door, or may be purchased in advanced at http://jayceeseasterbreakfast.eventbrite.com/.
All proceeds from the breakfast benefits the Jaycees' Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop.
For more information about the Easter Egg Scramble and Marshmallow Drop, contact Lindsey Hall and Erica Hampton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, contact Joe Auker at email@example.com.
The Ypsilanti Area Jaycees is a local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, which represents more than 18,200 young adults in over 680 chapters across the country. Jaycee chapters focus on empowering its members to create positive change in their communities and in themselves by developing leadership skills. For more information about the Jaycees, visit http://ypsilantijaycees.com.