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8th Annual Christmas Tack-O-Rama.

Northwest Elementary School, 3737 Lansing Ave, Jackson, MI
New & Used horse tack for sale. 10x10 space $30 Sponsored by Northwest Equestrian Teams & Mid-Knight Ryder 4-H Club

Beverly Cox 517-787-7138

Chipmunk Story Time: Moon Game

Harris Nature Center
Enjoy nature stories with Chicory and Hickory Chipmunk each month followed by nature activities such as a craft, games or a walk. Open to preschool and elementary aged children.

Price: $3/ child/ session

For more information, please contact the Harris Nature Center at 517.349.3866

Family Special: Critter Holiday

Harris Nature Center
The whole family can connect with nature by creating edible treats for the birds and squirrels during this hands-on nature discovery program.

Price: $7/ Family

For more information email or call 517.349.3866

Ladies Night~ friends, fun, sip spirits, & shop til you drop!

Bridge & Main~ 219 N. Bridge st. Grand Ledge
Join your friends for a relaxing evening... share stories, sip spirits, and shop til you drop with LOCAL vendors.

Caroline Meckstroth 517-648-3809

All My Sons

228 Museum Dr., Lansing, MI (Riverwalk Theatre)
World War II is over. One son has returned, one has not. His fate and its effect on his family challenges us to consider the destructive powers of greed and deceit when a devastating secret is revealed, setting the characters on an explosive journey toward the truth.

Mike Siracuse

Peter Rabbit Tales

Wharton Center East Lansing
“Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were – Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter...” Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday year with Enchantment Theatre Co.’s Peter Rabbit TM Tales. Using fantastic masks, whimsical puppets, gorgeous scenery and original music, the magical world of Beatrix Potter comes to life onstage! Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny escape from Mr. McGregor, outfox Mr. Tod, and rescue the Flopsy Bunnies from the badger, Tommy Brock.
Please join us for FREE interactive educational activities provided by our Inner Circle volunteers one hour prior to each Act One Family Series performance.

750 E. Shaw Lane
Wharton Center

Remembering the 1950’s

Meridian Senior Center, 4000 N. Okemos Rd, Okemos,, MI 48864
Presented by Bill Nelton, CADL
Journey back to a simpler time when Coke was a dime and old 1940’s music played on the juke box. American Bandstand was the show every teen rushed home to see after school. Elvis was all the rage and the baby boom was in full swing.

Meridian Senior Center
Cherie Wisdom

Moscow Festival Ballet: Romeo and Juliet & The Sleeping Beauty

750 E. Shaw Lane Wharton Center for Performing Arts East Lansing
This renowned company from Moscow brings two of the most romantic Russian ballets to our stage. Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare’s classic tale of young star-crossed lovers, featuring the music of Tchaikovsky and the choreography of Petipa. The evening also includes selections from another timeless classic, the fairytale The Sleeping Beauty, also set to music by Tchaikovsky. Both performances feature exquisite costumes and lush scenery in the grand ballet style. Founded by legendary dancer Sergei Radchenko, this acclaimed company features leading dancers from across Russia.

750 E. Shaw Lane
Wharton Center for Performing Arts

Walking In Our Community Series

Jun 8, 2013 - Dec 7, 2013 Varies; June 8: 2-4pm; July 17: 7pm; July 20: 8:30am; August 13: 7pm; September 2: 9-11:45am; September 7: 9:45am; October 5: 10am; November 9: TBA; December 7: 10am.

Varies. June 8th event at St. Joseph's Tabernacle Church in Lansing.
Exciting FREE walks to explore our amazing parks, trails, historical neighborhoods and farmers’ markets. The monthly events are held rain or shine or snow, dress for the weather and join the fun!

June 8 – 2:00 - 4:00 pm at St Joseph’s Tabernacle Church, Lansing
July 17 – 7:00 pm Trail Walk at Harris Nature Center, Okemos
July 20 – 8:30 am St. John’s Walk/Farmers Market, 100 E State St., St. Johns
August 13 – 7:00 pm Grand Ledge walks with the Mayor, Location TBD
September 2 – 9:00 – 11:45 am Labor Day Bridge Walk, Fitzgerald Park, 133 Fitzgerald , Grand
September 7 – 9:45 am ‘Live Life N’spired Walk’ & Health Screenings at Hayes Green
Beach Hospital, Charlotte
October 5 – 10:00 am Fall Color Trail Walk at Burchfield Park, Holt
November 9 – Time TBA Walk in Williamston with Jodi Davis, BCBSM Walking and
Healthy Living Advocate
December 7 – 10:00am Holiday Window Shopping and Cocoa at Eastwood Towne Center

Please visit or call Alicia Armstrong, Playmakers, 517-282-5035.

Choosing Health Rally

Jun 8, 2013 1:30pm-4:30pm

The Armory & St. Joseph Tabernacle Church, 330 Marshall St., Lansing, MI
The FREE Spring/Summer Choosing Health Rally features children's activities (games & prizes), speakers and demonstrations (learn about healthy eating), door prizes, taste of health (food samples from area restaurants), a community walk and lifestyle resources.

Registration is requested but not required. Please call (517) 347-3377 or email for more information.

Free Lawn Care Seminar

Holt Junior High School. 1784 N. Aurelius Road, Holt, MI 48842
FREE LAWNCARE SEMINAR - ABCs of Lawn Fertilization and Composting

Fertilizing lawns is a science not an art. Gary Heilig, Horticulture
Educator for the MSU Ingham County Extension will discuss what soil
conditions and nutrients are needed to grow a nice lawn, how to assess the nutrient needs, solid versus liquid fertilizers, organic lawn care and composting.
When: Thursday March 19th, 2009 at 7pm
Where: Holt Junior High School Auditorium, 1784 North Aurelius Rd.
Holt, MI 48842

Door prizes provided by Cottage Gardens

Admission is FREE and open to the public, but please call 517-699-3873
to register or visit the Delhi Township website at


Smokin' Jazz and Barbeque Blues Festival

Sep 8, 2007 11:00am-10:00pm

Downtown Brighton, MI
Like nothing Livingston County has ever seen, Brighton's unique street festival invites nationally renowned Blues and Jazz musicians to Downtown. A culturally diverse festival where everyone has a smokin' time is returning for its second year due to high demand. Barbecue vendors will line the streets to offer a variety of unique tastes. There will be plenty of beverages for the adults, A guitar will be raffled off and a music scholarship will be introduced. Don't miss out on this "big city" event in the beautiful city of Brighton.

Sally Eastman

Go Fore Golf Scramble

Jul 21, 2007 7:45 am

Forest Akers East Golf Course
Golf Scramble for Individuals with Disabilities. Non-disabled Golfers also Welcome. Great Family Event! Cost $35 and includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes!

Jeanne Esch

Current Weekend Shows at Abrams Planetarium

Nov 30, 0002 2:30PM

Abrams Planetarium, MSU
Present weekend shows "The Little Star That Could". Show is aimed at children preschool through grade 2, the information and humor and appeal to a wide range of ages. Admission for all shows is: $3 for adults, $2.50 for students and senior citizens, and $2 for children 12 and under. Free parking is available across the street from the planetarium. For any information about the programs, call Mary Gowans at 355-4676.

Beauty First Debuts in Eastwood Towne Center

Nov 15, 2003 unknown

Grand Opening of Beauty First in Eastwood Towne Center. Beauty First will carry more than 6,000 professional products for hair care, skin care, nail care and more.

Drop In Teen Program

Field Trips
Lansing Parks and Recreation is offering a place for teens 12-17 to plack pick-up baskerball, volleyball, tennis, swimming, have cookouts, attend field trips, and a place to hang out with friends.

Call 483-6277

New Playground Equipment

Fitzgerald Park
Check out the new additions.

Entry to park is free on Wednesdays. $2 other days.

Community Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

Jackson County Health Department
The community Blood Pressure and Cholesterol clinics are no longer provided by the Jackson County Health Department as of May 31, 2002.