Activities and Events
SPRING FIESTA SILENT AUCTION: Join Ann Arbor Learning Community, an EMU chartered school on Friday, May 3, 6 - 8 p.m. for their annual Silent Auction. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The event will be held at the Ann Arbor Learning Community located at 3980 Research Park Drive. Click Map and Directions or visit Spring Fiesta Silent Auction for more information or call 734-477-0340.
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HELP AT THE COLOR RUN: Volunteers are needed to help with The Color Run event on Saturday, May 11, and also to help before the race on Thursday, May 9 and Friday, May 10. EMU prepares all of the meals for the Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels and funding for the organization is based on the number of volunteers who sign up to help. If you would like to volunteer, please go to Register to Volunteer and make sure to select Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels as your charity.
ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER AT EAGLE FLIGHT CENTER: Come join EMU's Aviation and Alpha Eta Rho, Sigma Chi for their annual Pancake Breakfast Fly-In Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Eagle Flight Center, located on the west ramp at Willow Run Airport (3099 Tyler Road, Ypsilanti). All are welcome, whether by air or by car. Come see multiple aircraft on display, sit in the state-of-the-art cockpit of one of Eagle Flight's Cessna 172S and enjoy a great pancake breakfast. Enter our raffle to win an 1 hour discovery flight in a Cessna 172S with one of our wonderful instructors. The tower will direct pilots in upon arrival. Recommended donation is $7 per person. Please visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/events/454129617996131/.
YPSILANTI PRIDE DAY: Ypsilanti Pride Day is a city-wide event intended to foster community pride and encourage local business growth by creating a clean and welcoming environment. Eastern Michigan University has committed to three different community service sites. The event is Saturday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at three different sites (Water Tower, Depot Town, and Frog Island). This event is FREE and is a great way to get involved in the community. If you wish to attend, please click on Register for Ypsilanti Pride Day or call 487-1313. Lunch and entertainment will be provided after the event. For more information, please visit Ypsilanti Pride Day Event.