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"Back to School Blast"

First United Methodist Church, 275 W. Michigan Ave. Jackson (across from the Carnegie branch library) rear parking lot on Cortland St.
The Center For Family Health will be on site with their Mobile Dental Clinic (children must bring parent, guardian or a signed consent form to receive dental care). Also provided will be ambulance tours, face painting, hair cuts (some restrictions apply), games, healthy snacks and a sock distribution.

For more information, contact Fran Adams, 517-529-5502 or the Church office, 517-787-6460.


Ladies Silver Blades Figure Skating Club

Suburban Ice, 2810 Hannah Blvd. East Lansing
All skill levels welcome. Opportunities for lessons, exercise, practice, fun, and friendship for adult women.


For more information, call 517-574-4380, or ladiessilverblades.com.


Jaxon Kennel Club Dog Show

Jackson County Fair Grounds
Families will enjoy over 175 different breeds of dogs as well as different food vendors and a raffle for a 32 inch television. $5 for an adult, $20 for a carload (parking included)




Elvis Presley in "Jailhouse Rock"

Historic Michigan Theater, 124 N. Mechanic St. Jackson
Featured movie will be Jailhouse Rock, a black and white movie filmed in 1957. Admission $5.00 (Admission Free if you wear blue suede shoes). An afternoon featuring Elvis! Door prizes, raffles, Elvis marketplace, impersonator show, plus an Elvis, Priscilla and Lisa Marie look alike contests.




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
Ledge
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 www.cphlansing.com 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 CAHealthAlliance@aol.com 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.
What: FREE LAWN CARE SEMINAR
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 www.delhitownship.com


517-699-3873


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
810-227-5086



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
517-622-5444



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.