Selected Community Events

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35th Annual Spring Souper Saturday

Pattengill Academy, 626 Marshall St. Lansing
Tickets are $5 per person, $3 children under 14, $18 families of 4 or more. Enjoy wonderful soups of all types, desserts, and much more served by local celebrity servers.
There will also be adult/kids only raffles along with a silent auction. Raffle tickets are $.25 each or 5 for $1.
Portion of the proceeds will go to CARE (Capital Area Response Effort)

For more information, call Denise Kelley, 517-484-9109 or Nancy Mahlow, 517-372-3249

Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation ~ Festival of Tables

Heritage School, 222 Western Avenue, Stockbridge, MI 49285
The Stockbridge Area Educational Foundation is excited to host its twelfth annual Festival of Tables, featuring a spirited competition among attendee-decorated tables.

The Stockbridge High Jazz Band will provide music while guests enjoy an all-inclusive buffet and participate in a silent auction, bidding on donated items and services. These range from business certificates for Yoga classes to home grown bouquets of fresh flowers. Following desserts, a live auction will feature a variety of must-haves, from front row seats at the SHS Graduation Ceremony to rounds of golf at The Jewel on Mackinac Island, from a one hour flight aboard a Cessna to a balled & burlapped 'Crimson King' maple tree.

Raffle drawings will follow the live auction. The grand prize for this year's raffle is a 55" HDTV from Specialty Satellite or $500 cash. Winners of additional drawings will receive donations from Hungry Howies, Country Petals, Cravingz, Simply You and Healthy Healing Massage. Tickets may be purchased prior to the event and throughout the evening. Winners need not attend the festival. To purchase raffle tickets, please contact SAEF at 517.851.7188 ext. 5501.

A hundred percent of the net proceeds from the event will fund programs and projects that enhance educational opportunities within the Stockbridge Community School District.

Don't miss out on this extraordinary event! It's open to everyone 18 and older, but pre-registration is required. A registration form and more information regarding the festival are available at (Follow the SAEF link within Organizations.)

Larry Krummrey

Kalamazoo Coin Club Spring Coin Show

Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake St Kalamazoo 49048
Dealers buying and selling coins, paper money ,tokens, etc
Educational exhibits.
Youth program and auction @ 11:00.

Ronald Hale

Spring Fling Shopping Event by One Stop Shop Mid Michigan

Plumbers Union Hall 333 5405 S. MLK Blvd. Lansing, MI 48911
Scents, crafts, jewelry, nail art, edible items, kitchen ware, makeup, skin care, health items and much much more.
Silent auction as well, proceeds going to breast cancer.

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

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.